The Role of Scene in Storytelling

The best settings don’t come from books.

~

apoldaRuined Townhouse, Apolda, former East Germany

Complete with TV antennas and a birch tree growing from the brick.

Any story worth telling will show up in its smallest parts. Even in the setting. It is the skeleton of your characters. But here’s the thing: if you write from a book instead, it will write you.

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