By Sven Davison
Setting is a very important part of storytelling. It can set the mood and the tone for your entire manuscript. It can influence the psychology of your characters in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. But what happens if you struggle to find the right setting? What happens if you encounter… WRITER’S BLOCK? Sven and NEVS debate the issue. Well, Sven does, NEVS becomes a bit unhinged.
Sven Michael Davison is the author of Blockbuster, a satirical look at action films and the people who make them. He has also penned The God Head Trilogy, a post-cyberpunk tale that examines the darker side of singularity theory, mass effect, and artificial intelligence.
Sven spent many years in Hollywood trying to break into screenwriting while writing trailer copy for movies like Beavis and Butthead Do America and The Relic. He then launched the DVD Production and Content Group for Twentieth Century Fox and spent ten years managing the department where he was responsible for all special features on DVD, Blu-ray, and UMD media.
In addition to hosting the YouTube channel Author/Author, Sven is close to releasing a memoir about traveling to all seven continents in seven years as well as putting the finishing touches on a contemporary fantasy trilogy.
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