The Soul of Place: A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci by Linda Lappin July 14, 2015

For those of us who have wondered how a writer makes a place seems so real, or for those of us who write and want to make our places feel more autentic Linda Lappin gives us great insight and exercises to make the places our characters inhabit feel real through looking at simple things in our own day to day lives and our pasts. One example has the writer revisit a house from their past and examine it room by room using memories and photographs if possible. There is lots of variety in these exercises and each section is carefully thought out and introduced. A great read for those of us who want to create memorable places.

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