Welcome to Voices of Fiction.
We continue with our discussion of how to get the reader involved in the story.
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This week's question: How do you get your readers involved in the story?
Vijaya Schartz: First, it has to be a really good story. I’m a plotter now, and I like to foreshadow and set up my stories for the reader. Getting the readers involved is also part of a set of writing skills all good writers value. I use many sensory details and visual setting to place the reader at the scene. I work hard on dialogue. I also dig deep into my character’s point of view, so the reader can identify with him/her. Even with my villains. I’m somewhat famous for developing my villains.
Cindy Cromer: By creating characters with secrets and hidden past which are revealed gradually throughout the plot. Also, I love to write interviews with the characters I created and bring them to life.
Nicole Zotack: By asking their opinions for story ideas.
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