Scene Setting And The Five Senses

So, last week we talked a bit about my preferred method of scene-setting, which is to give the reader the broad, impressionistic strokes of the scene, which they can largely flesh out in their own mind. I’ll go into detail about certain things, but only if they’re germane to the plot, or if they’re going … Continue reading Scene Setting And The Five Senses

How To Set The Scene (Without Putting People To Sleep)

I was asked recently by an aspiring writer to help them figure out how to set the scene. It’s interesting how often I do things without thinking about them. I had to think about this guy’s question for a bit. How exactly do I set scenes? Well, there’s one guiding principle here, and that’s that … Continue reading How To Set The Scene (Without Putting People To Sleep)