How Important Is Place To A Story?

cottageAre you drawn to a book partly by where it’s set? I am sometimes. My novel, Hitler and Mars Bars, and my short story collection, Dancing Shadows, Tramping Hooves, are both set not far from where I live in Ireland. Most of the stories that are in my head, waiting to be written, are also set here and I recently had a new header designed for this website that reflects the places where my stories are set (It’s there at the top of this page).

Since I’ve been thinking about how important place is to the stories we read I jotted down my thoughts. If you want to know what’s been running through my mind, see my post on Writers Abroad’s website. 

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About Dianne Ascroft

I'm a Canadian writer and author, living in Britain. My first novel, 'Hitler and Mars Bars' was released in March 2008. More information abo
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