A good story is a “constructed reality,” and this is no less true of non-fiction than of fiction. Getting this constructed reality from your head into the heads of your readers requires more than just a command of words. Two tools for conveying a sense of reality are structure and pacing. Structure works on the macro level of story, while pacing works on the micro level. Both together serve to carry the reader smoothly through the story like a whitewater rafter who has lost his paddle, and must trust you to get him safely through the rough bits.
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Media Resources for By Light of Hidden Candles, by Daniella Levy. A forbidden romance that spans five centuries, By Light of Hidden Candles tells the story of two college students—one an American Jew of Sephardic descent, the other a Catholic Spaniard—who team up to research their families’ respective histories, only to discover that their pasts are inextricably linked.
By Light of Hidden Candles Daniella Levy ISBN: 978-0991058471 Published: October 2017 Format: 5.5 X 8.5 Trade Paperback Pages: 320 Price: $14.95 Available from: Small Press Distribution, www.spdbooks.org contact: email@example.com In a mud hut in the Jewish Quarter of 16th-century Fez, a dying woman hands her granddaughter a heavy gold ring and an even heavier secret. Read more