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Saturday, April 30 • 2:45pm - 3:45pm
8H: Essentials of Place LIMITED

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Setting is undeniably a crucial aspect of fiction. How does a strong sense of place help define a story, influence the characters, enhance the world you have created for the reader? This session will focus, through specific examples and exercises, on the different ways place can be successfully used in storytelling. Attendees will be provided with fundamental approaches to maximize the impact setting can have as it relates to character, plot, and the overall context of your writing, while making sure it reads as a necessary and organic element of your story.

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Dariel Suarez

Author, IN THE LAND OF TROPICAL MARTYRS
Dariel Suarez was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. He immigrated to the United States with his family in 1997, during the island’s economic crisis known as The Special Period. He’s the author of the chapbook In The Land of Tropical Martyrs, available from Backbone Press. Dariel earned his M.F.A. in fiction at Boston University, where he was a Global Fellow, and is one of the founding editors of Middle Gray Magazine. He has taught... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Tremont Room

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