Tag: avoidance

Your characters’ memories and perception of time

How can you portray time as coming toward a person or as a person as moving through time?

How rapidly do events happen within your character’s timeline and how do they perceive that speed?

How does your character perceive and remember a sequence of rapid-fire events?

When the truth is revealed, does your character give up their false memories and false narratives?

Can fiction writers benefit from falsificationism?

In “The Falsification Mindset: How to Change Your Own Mind,” Mike Sturm explains why a belief system or theory should state “what specific evidence would prove it wrong.”¬†For one thing, as proposed by Karl Popper, the theory isn’t scientific unless you do this. It’s…

Spotlight: More books on Alzheimer’s Disease

AlzAuthors features the work of over 160 authors writing about Alzheimer’s, including books of non-fiction and fiction. Here’s five more books!   The Memory Keeper by Jessica Bryan Jessica Bryan is a caregiver and author of four books. In this book, she describes coping…

Spotlight: Books about Alzheimer’s Disease

AlzAuthors features the work of over 160 authors writing about Alzheimer’s, including books of non-fiction and fiction. Here’s just three of them! These three books are all available in both paperback and Kindle eBook editions. If you subscribe to Kindle Unlimited, you can read…

Writing the negative space

When we set out to draw an object, we usually imagine the object in the foreground of the picture, draw its outline, and fill it in. This is a representation of “positive space.” It is also possible to represent an object in “negative space”…