Writing Vivid Settings

Writer's Craft
Narrated by: Cat Lookabaugh
Length: 2 hrs and 48 mins
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Do you want your readers to feel like they're really there - in the place where the story happens? Whether you want to enrich stark prose with atmospheric detail, add vibrancy to a dull piece, or curb waffling descriptions, this guide can help. Learn how to make your settings intense, realistic, and intriguing. This is the 10th book in Rayne Hall's acclaimed Writer's Craft series.

©2015, 2016 Rayne Hall (P)2017 Rayne Hall

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Better than expected.

When I first started listening, I was worried that the language differences between British English and American English were going to make it hard to follow, which is often the case.

She did a great job of giving several examples of each pointer, so even if I did not understand one example, the next I did.

It was a short and to-the-point book, which I like, and I will use the pointers that I learned, may even listen again, to see if I can pick up anything else.

Worth the time and money, thanks!

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Very helpful. Exactly what is needed.

Narrator is not monotone and is enjoying the subject matter. She has lots of inflection through the whole book.

The exercises are at the end of each chapter.

The whole book is helpful, and to the point.

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Introduction audio drew me in.

I immediately went to writing after listening to one chapter. The tips will make your work come alive a must have for your writing arsenal.

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Brought My Book to Life

this is an amazing work that provides succinct guidance followed by simple easy to understand examples.

This book has been a tremendous foist to my story

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Creative and descriptive

The author really informs you how to create vivid scenes that take over all the senses. The book is chalk full of exercises and different methods for bringing your story to life.

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Practical Advice on Writing Excellent Settings!

An excellent book, "Writing Vivid $ettings" had me hooked in from the first words. I immediately began to find out ways I could improve the settings in my current book. I will apply these lessons to future books as well.

Rayne Hall provides excellent suggestions as well as examples from existing books. The assignments at the end are particularly helpful. Cat Lookabaugh pagcd her narration very well and kept me interested in the book. I will definitely be recommending this book to others! right now I'm going to go listen to this team's book on deep point of view.

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On WRITING VIVID SETTINGS

Loved this mind-stretching, creative manual brought to life by an excellent narrator. I highly recommend!

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thorough and helpful!

I found this audible reading engaging. the content very thorough, and intriguing! Great vivid descriptions!

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great advice

includes many tips and examples of writing, the compare and contrast style helps sink the information in. The do it yourself direction is much appreciated.

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Great, indepth guide with good examples.

This book is very helpful and goes indepth on many different aspects like sound and smells and even lighting and POV filters. The narrator was so-so though.

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