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Self-Published Authors Helping Other Authors

A few days ago I wrote a post that talked about using a real place in your fiction. Today I want to talk about creating a fictional setting for your fiction. The good thing about creating a fictional place is that anything can happen in that world. The bad thing is that some authors think they don’t have to follow the rules because their world is not real.

You have to follow some rules though. Yeah, I know. You create this world from your imagination and it’s not real, so why should you have to limit it. One simple reason: Readers have to believe in your world and accept what is happening to your characters.

Just as I mentioned in Ever Want to Use a Real Place in Your Fiction and Get Away with it? readers may be willing to suspend belief, but they also have certain expectations, and while…

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Posted April 29, 2012 by LediaR in Uncategorized

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  1. Pingback: [+ve] Fiction is good for you! « hastilyScribbled

  2. Pingback: Why fiction is good for you « Johnny's Warehouse

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