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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Also, how to use tidbits from reality without simply copying and pasting. Showing of 77 reviews.

I think this is a great book for any writer who wants to improve his craft. Feb 06, Philip Dampier rated it really liked it. Slipping in description without stopping the flow of the story is essential. Specifically it gives you examples of how to: Even though I’m a beginner in fiction writing, I only learned a few things from this book.


To add insult to injury, the aforesaid sentence is awkward in construction. Refresh and try again.

I also think “showing” and “telling” in some instances wasn’t made clear. There were at least one excerpt from a novel I could never continue past chapter one, so I found sections of it to be absolutely boring.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I think it takes a lot of hubris to say you don’t need to improve your craft; I worry what it says about me when I have to admit a book on writing roxelle work for me. I think had I not struggled getting past chapter anv and five I would have considered this a must read for writers wanting to learn more about improving their description.

For example, readers of historical fiction and science fiction expect a lot of emphasis on setting, while readers of mainstream fiction and thrillers do not.

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How much description is too much? I have already begun my writing journal on Ron’s advice, and I am developing my observational skills. I like to think I wrote a best seller, but I think my chances for writing one would have been greater if I had this book before I began writing. This chapter covers it all. You can find all the answers you need in Write Great Fiction: Definitely a book you want to pick up.

But to another reader, the “obvious” information may be something they’ve never known, and have great leaps in their writing progress as a result.


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After reading this, I feel like I understand a little better this craft that is writing. Rozelle has a terrific eye for picking beautiful passages. This was actually better than I expected.

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Description & Setting by Ron Rozelle

While this wasn’t the best Write Great Fiction series book I’ve read, it was a good overview and refresher. He used a lot of examples, and sometimes would simply say, there. This book covers the main points and strategies for writing description and setting, but it didn’t have a lot in the way of technique. Rozflle 12, Monica Rodriguez rated it liked it Shelves: Build a Believable World How essential is setting to a story?