Buy Description and Setting: Techniques and Exercises for Crafting a Believable World of People, Places and Events (Write Great Fiction) by Ron Rozelle (ISBN. Description & Setting has ratings and 63 reviews. Marie said: Writing books are so dififcult to rate, because their value is in how they improve my w. Write great fiction: description & setting / by Ron Rozelle.—1st ed. p. cm. Ron Rozelle teaches Creative Writing on the Texas gulf coast. He is the author.

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Dec 05, Amanda Patterson rated it really liked it. Rozelle emphasized wordsmithing in the editing process. Other books in the series.

From inside the book. From book blogger Alex Kourvo at the Writing Slices blog. The more I can learn about writing the better.

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By using our website you agree settiing our use of cookies. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Lists with This Book. Shame that I got it through the library as I wanted to highlight certain sections. I learned a lot but a book has to hold your attention in order to inform you.

More than that, the book provides a lot of inspiration and handy tips for aspiring writers. The thing here is, this is a general setitng on description and setting. They were rather involved, and would have been more useful if I hadn’t been in the midst of editing my work in progress. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Build a Believable World How essential is setting to a story?


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Not Enabled Word Wise: Really, if you’re not a writer but simply love books with great description, pick up this book and flip through to find the excerpts from other novels. Product details File Size: Since I had questions about how to effectively create a sense of place, this book had some great ideas. Feb 06, Philip Dampier rated it really liked it.

Specifically it gives you examples of how to: Sep 05, NePo rated it really liked it. You have to learn the techniques of what makes a novelist succeed in the 21st century – or carry on writing tomes for yourself. I do wish that I knew how to organize all the notes that he suggests jotting down for later use. No trivia or quizzes yet. Dec 31, Todd Hogan rated it liked it. There descrpition a problem filtering reviews right now. Even though I’m a beginner in fiction writing, I only learned a few things from this book.

The author, Ron Rozelle, explains weighty concepts without dumbing it down.

I have already begun my writing journal on Ron’s advice, and I am developing my observational skills. Set up a giveaway. But it did give me a lot more of what I didn’t expect, and This was actually better than I expected.


Jan 17, E. Return to Book Page. Thirdly, the various exercises at the end of each chapter also vary in quality and usefulness. How much description is too much?

Description & Setting

Points you will want to consider with your title, first sentence, first paragraph and first page. Liked it so much I bought it on Amazon. What other items do customers buy after viewing ajd item? That means using all five of the senses to set up a scene, mood, environment, descripfion This nuts-and-bolts guide – complete with practical exercises at the end of each chapter – gives you all the tips and techniques you need to: It covers its subject matter very well, but what distinguishes it is the way in which it deftly goes beyond its scope to incorporate excellent advice which any budding writer would do well to heed.

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