Mood and tone are essential elements of any written work.
Both come from the author’s mind but are also influenced by the reader’s.
Both factor into a reader’s experience. Both make a story more affecting and memorable.
But what is the difference between mood and tone?
Generally speaking, one is used to create the other.
But we’re going beyond that to show examples of both tone and mood in context.
The goal here is to help you make the most of both.