Monthly Archives: October 2010

Scenes in The Forgotten Garden

I’m still pondering settings . . . Kate Morton’s The Forgotten Garden, struck me hard. I think the story packed a walloping punch because of her intense storyworld, and the severe contrasts between settings. I consider the parched, oppressively hot … Continue reading

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Favorite Escapes

The setting in a novel is huge. It’s the silent character. Readers may not pay close attention, but without setting, you are literally nowhere. When I read the last page of a great novel, I often close my eyes and … Continue reading

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