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Questions 708 – Where is the Setting?

Ian asks: “I’m struggling to find current examples of rich setting. Have authors stopped using setting, or am I not looking in the right place?”

Resources Mentioned

The Girl with the Deep Blue Eyes by Lawrence Block
Choke by Chuck Paulinuk
Setting: How to Create and Sustain a Sharp Sense of Time and Place in Your Fiction by Jack Bickham

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Feedback: Backstory & Process

Today we have listener feedback on backstory and process.

Resources Mentioned
The Never Game by Jeffrey Deaver
The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien
The History of Middle-Earth by J.R.R. Tolkien
The History of the Lord of the Rings (4 volume set nested within the History of Middle Earth) by J.R.R. Tolkien
Writing the Blockbuster Novel by Albert Zuckerman