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A Writer's Guide to Active Setting by Dianna Love, Mary Buckham

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Part Three

Anchoring: In Action Sequences, as a Character, and More

Overview

In strong writing, there is always an overlap of craft techniques, resulting in a more integrated story. Nothing lives in isolation. So, for those who have read the first two sections in this book, you will notice that anchoring enhances what you learned about characterization in Part One, and Setting in an action sequence relates to elements of conflict in Part Two. This is necessary both for combining the elements into a seamless unit and for helping you assimilate by repetition.

We will look at different concepts and examples in this next section, so you don’t need to read the earlier sections to understand and embrace the concepts here, but these concepts build on ...

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