Subtle Differences… or maybe not so subtle

Earlier this month on the way into our cabin I took this photo: . On the way out a week later I took this one: Same horse, same general location, but the weather had changed. Who would have thought a few snowflakes could alter the mood of a scene so drastically? The same thing happensContinue reading “Subtle Differences… or maybe not so subtle”

How does perspective affect mood in a novel?

. The word perspective has several synonyms including perception, angle, outlook, and viewpoint. Granted, each of them carries a slightly different nuance, but how often do we consider the importance of that when deciding which point of view to use in our stories? After we decide on the main characters, there is always the questionContinue reading “How does perspective affect mood in a novel?”