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Description and Setting

94 Description and Setting Ideas for Writers

94 very clever ideas to make your descriptions and settings more effective, and bring your scenes to life on the page.

34 pages, ebook (PDF), £3.99

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Create settings your readers will never forget. No more one-dimensional, static backgrounds; your settings will feel rounded and alive. Your descriptions will add extra layers of depth and reality. Your story will be vivid and compelling and will leave your readers hungry for your next creation.

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In today's ultra-competitive writing and publishing market, you need every advantage you can get. That's where our inspiring collection of writing ideas can help you.

Each of the 35 books in the ideas4writers collection is packed with versatile ideas, expert tips, and easy-to-implement practical advice.

You'll soon be writing brilliant books, amazing articles, and standout stories that will have readers, editors and publishers longing for more.

The DESCRIPTION & SETTING collection includes:
  • How to research a location before you visit it, and what to do if you can't visit it
  • Why the setting can be the main focus of the story
  • How to make your settings and descriptions unique by using colour and senses
  • How to see places from the viewpoint of a writer or an artist, a local or a stranger
  • How to combine action and description to control the pace
  • And much more

Be a more inspired, more productive and more successful writer with the ideas4writers ideas collection.

Excerpt: Background sound

A great way of capturing the atmosphere of the place you're writing about is to go there (or get someone else to) and leave a tape recorder or digital recorder running for an hour or two. Then play the recording over and over again as you write, immersing yourself in the sound of the location. It'll almost feel as if you're there - especially if you surround yourself with photos of the place too. After a few minutes you'll hardly notice the sounds
in the background any more, but your subconscious mind will pick them up and suggest the perfect words to you. These recordings are also the perfect thing for masking out distracting noises when you're trying to write.

If you'll be playing the tapes a lot, it's worth transferring them onto CD or onto your computer so they don't wear out. If you want really good sound, use a high quality stereo digital recorder to capture it, or a digital camcorder with a separate microphone (don't use the built-in microphone as it'll be too noisy).

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Buy the complete Volume 1 (The Elements of Fiction - 6 books in 1)

Includes: Characters, Description & Setting,
Dialogue, Plot, Structure, Theme

799 very clever ideas, 310 pages

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