Tag: writing fiction
Did I Write That?
Let’s talk about the subconscious mind and its effects on writing fiction. I’ve studied and practiced the art of fiction writing for a short time: four years, two months, and four days (4 to 8 hours per day, most days.) That’s a lot of hours. About two years ago I phoned my ‘favourite reader’, and…
Tim Sorrensen on Writing Part 3
Welcome back. Once again, I begin by putting the story parts in order. With reference to the initial outline, you may have noticed that I make changes as I write, if they fit. Scene one and two have combined and it looks okay. So, scene three will become scene two. How much time between the…
Tim Sorrensen on Writing Part 2
Welcome back. The next step I take is to cut and paste the story parts in order. At this stage you may notice we have some names. Jack J. Novak, Jules Sinclair, and Isabel Novak. I chose these on the fly as I wrote. Note the syllable ratios. Jack J. Novak=1:1:2. Jules Sinclair=1:2. Isabel Novak=3:2.…