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Building Worlds and Filling Them With Magic

It’s been quite some time since my last blog post, and while I feel a little bad for setting my blog on the back burner, I’m heartened by knowing that the reason for my absence was due to a big event in my life.

As you’ll recall from my 6 previous Reading Nook posts, I’m doing the ’12 Meses, 12 Libros’ Challenge. This month’s topic was a book from a genre I’d never read before, I chose travel, and went with the #1 recommendation from people who have opinions: The Alchemist, by Paulo Coelho.

One of the most important aspects of storytelling is creating a vibrant world. In many ways, the setting is a silent character and a driver of plot. Even if your story is set in modern-day Chicago, not everyone who reads it will be in modern-day Chicago, walking the streets, so you need to be able …

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