51. Red Country by Joe Abercrombie – Concrete and Specific Setting Descriptions

Red Country by Joe Abercrombie is an innovative and captivating work, merging the fantasy and western genres into something new and fresh. A big part of its success are Abercrombie’s vivid and immersive descriptive language. This episode dissects how to write setting descriptions that make readers feel like they’re part of your story’s world. 

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Show Notes:

My fantasy book, Across the Broken Stars, is free on Amazon until 01/05/2020! Get it here: https://amzn.to/2Ya3WEf

Previous episodes on Joe Abercrombie’s books:

Episode 50: Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie – A Simple Way to Craft Compelling Characters 

Episode 7: The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie – Exploring Theme 

Episode 2: The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie – Characterisation through Contradiction

50. Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie – A Simple Way to Craft Compelling Characters

Use this technique to generate compelling, flawed, three-dimensional characters. 

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Show Notes:

Fires of the Dead – available in audiobook, ebook, & paperback. 

Link to all formats here: jedherne.com/firesofthedead

Link to the audiobook deal: bit.ly/FOTDchirp

Episode 2 – The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie – Characterisation through Contradiction: bit.ly/bladeitselfNA

7 – The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie – Exploring Theme: bit.ly/theheroesNA