Member Blogs > Books Tell You WhyShirley Ann Grau and the Importance of Place in Literature

  • Wed, 08 Jul 2015 08:00:00    Permalink

    The setting of a novel or a short story often goes a long way in securing its readership. And the act of describing setting is an art form. Include too much detail and readers are, at best, overwhelmed and, at worst, bored. Include too little detail and readers are lost and confused. Finding the sweet spot when it comes to describing place and setting sets a good writer apart from a great one. Shirley Ann Grau is one of the greats.

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