Setting Through The Lens Of Character

The scenery around us often changes in subtle ways depending on our moods and particular outlook on any given day. A garden that once provided comfort might morph into a mockery of that feeling in a darker personal moment, its hedges shifting away from a sense of whimsy, tightening around you, trapping you into aContinue reading “Setting Through The Lens Of Character”

Scene Building: Setting The Pieces Into Motion

We’ve discussed the pieces that are needed to build a good scene, but now we are going to dive into the actual process so we can see them in action. I will be using the very first scene in chapter one from a book I wrote in junior high — let it never be saidContinue reading “Scene Building: Setting The Pieces Into Motion”

Writing Prompt #8: Change of perspective

It is amazing what a simple shift in point of view can do to a scene, whether it is giving the POV to a new character who is also in the scene or it is implementing a complete narrative mode switch from first person to third person. This prompt requires you to pick a sceneContinue reading “Writing Prompt #8: Change of perspective”