The Basics of Setting
Focus on forging a vivid world in this one-day workshop exploring how to make your setting as vibrant as your characters.
What you can learn.
- Learn how descriptions of setting can support larger themes in your work
- Understand the relationship between a story’s setting and its role in widening the scope
- Employ sensory details that bring your story world to life
- Develop a strong relationship between your characters and the world they inhabit
About this course:Setting and Description are foundational to a story and can support larger themes well if done thoughtfully with fresh and vivid language, and with attention to detail, implication, and perspective. They can, in effect, give one's characters a home or space to work within, as well as open up possibilities for deepening and expanding the scope of any story. Learn how to create vivid and descriptive settings through a one-day workshop that explores how to write with sensory detail.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment opens two weeks prior to course date. Internet access required.
This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time.