October 20 – 23, 2022

Pasadena, CA

Writing Place as a Character

A sense of place grounds readers, and can be one of the most magical aspects of a novel, casting a transportive spell that not only creates a powerful experience in the moment, but makes a book linger in memory, too. How do you cast that spell for your readers? Explore the layers of culture, geography, weather, local lore, and other details to create a sense of place that is a character in itself.