Setting

9 Literary Terms You Need To Know

9 Literary Terms You Need To Know

We need to know the basics of literature when we read and write. Literature includes fiction, memoir, drama, and poetry. We use certain literary terms to describe the structure of literary works. We have to know these terms if we are studying literary works or…
Back To Basics: 3 Steps To Setting

Back To Basics: 3 Steps To Setting

As we wrap up January of the New Year, we’re looking at the three basics of fiction writing, and we’ve covered plot and character and now we’ll finish it with a look at setting. Setting is almost like an unseen and silent character in your…
5 Ways To Sneak Setting Into Short Stories

5 Ways To Sneak Setting Into Short Stories

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we give you five ways to sneak setting into short stories. We need to convey a sense of setting in our short stories, which is a tall order, because of the length of the story.…
Creating Tension In Characters, Plot, And Setting

Creating Tension In Characters, Plot, And Setting

A good plot is sustained by a single thread: tension. You can have conflicts and resolutions across the span of the story, but tension is the rope that joins it from beginning to end. Creating Tension In Characters, Plot, And Setting One way to create…
World-Building For Every Genre: The Ultimate Setting Checklist

World-Building For Every Genre: The Ultimate Setting Checklist

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, we help you build worlds with our ultimate setting checklist. Last week I discussed the importance of setting and what we can learn from sci-fi and fantasy writers about world-building. By following  their guidelines, we…
7 Simple Things To Remember About Setting

7 Simple Things To Remember About Setting

You may have awesome characters, a thrilling plot, and an epic story goal, but where is it happening? You have to create a complete picture by including setting details. If you don’t, you run the risk of alienating your reader. We will not believe you,…
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