The Layers of SF
holy shit I am making these poster-sized and pinning them to my wall.
So often setting is overlooked by writers, when in fact it’s a wonderful colour to add to your storytelling palette.
Environment shapes character, informs plot and adds mood to your story. From the moral and religious background of your characters, to changing morals and weather, all of these form a crucible to forge out your narrative.
Here are three ways to use setting in your novel.