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Muses

A couple of months ago Melissa wrote a post on muses and asked us whether we knew our muse. At the time I drew a huge blank. Now, I realize I have two that I use frequently and I can’t […]

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Setting as Character: What I Took Away from Faith Hunter and David B. Coe

Setting as Character: What I Took Away from Faith Hunter and David B. Coe

I’m mixing it up today by talking about the panel I attended presented by Faith Hunter and David B. Coe called On Writing. The floor opened up to whatever writerly banter the two could come up with –you’ve got to love […]

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The Challenge of Writing Setting

The Challenge of Writing Setting

One of the aspects of writing I have the most trouble with is writing setting. Pretty much everything about it. I have a hard time imagining all the details around a character, beyond their interactions with it. My writing is […]

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A Familiar Setting

I am embarking on the reread of one of my favorite series. Usually, I’m not a patient reader. I don’t want to wait six years for the next book! But with this series, I will and I do. The series […]

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The Sense of a Place

The Sense of a Place

Today’s topic was inspired by a great post over on Girl Tries Life about setting. I’ve covered writing about setting before, either discovering a place vicariously or the politics of choosing setting, but a particular sentence and caption Victoria wrote caught my eye and had […]

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Defaults

Defaults

I had a moment. Vague start to an Anxiety post, I know, but hear me out. I was just starting to fall asleep and an idea hit me, as they do when one is just starting to fall asleep. It […]

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