Episode 67 - From Research to Reality: using the raw material of research to create compelling setting and backstory

June 02, 2016 00:19:12
Episode 67 - From Research to Reality: using the raw material of research to create compelling setting and backstory
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Episode 67 - From Research to Reality: using the raw material of research to create compelling setting and backstory
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You might have a lot of research for your story, but how do you apply it effectively to create a rich and compelling setting, not just for the story itself but for the foundational backstory you need to give your work depth and credibility? In this episode we examine the steps you can take to do this, by laying out the framework and the environment of your work, and then bring your research to bear so that you can create individual scenes that are authentic and vibrant, drawing the reader into the story. We'll explore the way in which settings can be broken down into specific scenes throughout the story so that each scene can be transformed by your research.

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