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  • Hi Kristy, setting is my creative driving force, too. I loved this "But ten years from now, I wanted them to remember Peachtree Bluff."
  • Dear Terri, I enjoyed your article. I was inspired by your accomplishments. Keep up the good goal setting. I am so inspired that I am rewriting my goals for 2020. Thank you. Rose
  • Excellent advice! Thank you for articulating what I've sensed about the importance of setting, especially in historical novels.
  • ...ntil the third that I started putting "writer" when forms asked for my profession. What made the difference? Marketing - appearing at book fairs, setting up social media, having my bo...
  • ...one of the cardinal signs of the sociopath: r=they always accuse someone else of doing the evil that they themselves are actually already doing, setting up smokescreens of lies ahead...
  • ...cast) as automatically "racist," "misogynist," and "haters." The protesters-cum-rioters are committing violence, sometimes beating people up and setting files, while flinging around...
  • ...late in your wonderful room, writing away, and wishing you had some rice cakes with peanut butter or whatever it i that you fancy.   And the goal setting is also good.  But leave some...
  • ...with writing what you want to read or writing to a formula as long as you're enjoying it. Lately, a lot of the things I've edited have skimped on setting and description because eithe...
  • I loved this post. I never really thought about how my previous experiences with past employment could be used to create a setting in a novel. For some reason I was only approaching m...
  • Laura, that's helpful ... thanks! You're right about the setting piece, of course. I will think about that as I keep working on it. What I did find helpful about the ten words thing w...