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Elements of setting - how to create a vivid fictional world

Elements of setting: How to create a vivid world

The elements of setting – time, place, mood, social and cultural context – are what help to make a novel feel real and alive.  If your setting is fully realized, then your story will be as well, and the overall effect will be a more immersive novel. Read more about using the key components of […]

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Infographic - 6 ways to bring setting to life - writing tips

Infographic – 6 ways to bring setting to life

Our post ‘6 ways to bring setting to life’ provided practical advice for how to immerse your reader in a believable place. Now you can read, share and save a handy infographic containing those same insights. Did you find this infographic useful? Once you’ve tweeted, repinned or embedded it, read through our other blog posts […]

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A picture of Holi Festival in India - bringing setting to life.

Writing setting: ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’

While many readers may think first of plot and characters as central elements of a novel, setting can also be a powerful part of what makes a book successful. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel is one example of a book with a memorable setting that is inextricable from its other elements, and its author, Deborah […]

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