Review: Novelist’s Essential Guide to Crafting Scenes by Raymond Obstfeld

Quick review for a quick read. I read this book as a reference from my local library during my Camp Nano writing pursuits. I thought it was a thorough examination of scene building on several levels – from character to setting to genre. It was logical in its orientation and organization, with examples from literature, film, and the author’s own writings. However, for me I wouldn’t say it was as helpful as other resources on writing I’ve perused.

Overall score : 3/5 stars.

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