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Creative Writing: The Craft of Setting and Description
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Wesleyan University
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Course 3 of 5 in the Specialization Creative Writing
From the lesson
Persuasive Settings: Why Description Matters
Writing a great short story is like conveying a dream. As we will see from studying one famous master, a "persuasive" setting is necessary in order to build mood, character, and even plot.

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  • Amity Gaige
    Amity Gaige
    Visiting Scholar in Creative Writing

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