The Urban Setting Thesaurus

Inside The Urban Thesaurus, you'll find: A list of the sights, smells, tastes, textures, and sounds for over 120 urban settings Possible sources of conflict for each location to help you brainstorm ways to naturally complicate matters for ...

The Urban Setting Thesaurus

The Urban Setting Thesaurus

Making readers care and feel like they're part of the story should be the number one goal for all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction's most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Not only can the right location become a conduit for emotion, it can also provide conflict, characterize the story's cast, reveal significant backstory, and trigger the reader's own emotional memories through sensory details and deep point of view. Inside The Urban Thesaurus, you'll find: A list of the sights, smells, tastes, textures, and sounds for over 120 urban settings Possible sources of conflict for each location to help you brainstorm ways to naturally complicate matters for your characters Advice on how to make every piece of description count so you can maintain the right pace and keep readers engaged Tips on utilizing the five senses to encourage readers to more fully experience each moment by triggering their own emotional memories Information on how to use the setting to characterize a story's cast through personalization and emotional values while using emotional triggers to steer their decisions A review of specific challenges that arise when writing urban locations, along with common descriptive pitfalls that should be avoided Downloadable tools to help you plan each setting so you can choose the right one for a scene, providing the biggest storytelling punch The Urban Setting Thesaurus helps you tailor each setting to your characters while creating a realistic, textured world readers will long to return to, even after the book closes.

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The Urban Setting Thesaurus
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Angela Ackerman, Becca Puglisi
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-22 - Publisher:

Making readers care and feel like they're part of the story should be the number one goal for all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction's most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Not only can the right location become a conduit for emotion, it can
The Urban Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to City Spaces
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Becca Puglisi, Angela Ackerman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: JADD Publishing

Making readers care and feel like they’re part of the story should be the number one goal of all writers. Ironically, many storytellers fail to maximize one of fiction’s most powerful elements to achieve this: the setting. Rather than being a simple backdrop against which events unfold, every location has
The Rural Setting Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Personal and Natural Places
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Becca Puglisi, Angela Ackerman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-04 - Publisher: JADD Publishing

Within the pages of a book exists a world drawn from a writer’s deepest imaginings, one that has the ability to pull readers in on a visceral level. But the audience’s fascination will only last if the writer can describe this vibrant realm and its inhabitants well. The setting achieves
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Character Expression (2nd Edition)
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Becca Puglisi, Angela Ackerman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-19 - Publisher: JADD Publishing

The bestselling Emotion Thesaurus, often hailed as “the gold standard for writers” and credited with transforming how writers craft emotion, has now been expanded to include 56 new entries! One of the biggest struggles for writers is how to convey emotion to readers in a unique and compelling way. When
The Occupation Thesaurus: A Writer's Guide to Jobs, Vocations, and Careers
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Becca Puglisi, Angela Ackerman
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-19 - Publisher: JADD Publishing

Compelling fiction starts with characters who have well-crafted layers that make them memorable, relatable, and fascinating. But trying to convey those layers often results in bulky descriptions that cause readers to skim. Occupations, though, can cover a lot of characterization ground, revealing personality traits, abilities, passions, and motivations. Dig deeper,

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