The background itself can add suspense.
Tuesday, August 23, 2011
Setting and Background in Fiction (Part 6 of 8)
If we choose the right background, the setting itself can become an element of suspense. What if she is to meet someone at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, D.C. after dark? What about being the only person waiting for a MARTA train in Atlanta and a man comes down the escalator? He stares, right hand in a coat pocket, and steps toward her.