Tag Archives: Setting

Guest Blog: 3 Ways To Reveal Character Through Setting Without Sounding Like A Travel Agent

Many thanks to Kourtney for inviting me to post and to discuss a bit of my writing process and my new book, The Vendetta, out now from Etopia Press. There are many, many ways to reveal character in writing, but … Continue reading

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Setting–my nemesis

I hate hate HATE writing setting. I can imagine the scene unfolding in my head. See all the background and the details. But they always feel like background. Window dressing. Never the meat and potato of the scene. And while … Continue reading

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Crimebake Workshop–Writing the Traditional Mystery

Firstoff, huge thanks to MWA NE and SinCNE for making Crimebake 2010 a fabulous conference! Friday at Crimebake started off with an amazing welcome for Sisters in Crime New England. They had coffee and cookies and the perfect ice breaker–a … Continue reading

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Setting: The Ugly Stepchild of my Writing

One of my beta readers (okay, my dad, but he’s a tough critic 😉 ) was giving me feedback on the first fifty pages of my new paranormal romance and he asked, “What about the setting?” My response: What do … Continue reading

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location location location

So this summer, I have plans to head to the midwest for a few days to get a better feel for the location of my new story, TSTTW. Why did I pick the midwest since I’ve never lived there? Because … Continue reading

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