Posted on 12/16/2020 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The amorphous nature of time during a lockdown-heavy pandemic has replaced the weather as a favorite small-talk starter this year.
Even if you can’t distinguish day from night and weekdays from weekends in real life, though, you should strive to make the passage of time clear in your fiction.
Zara Altair offers suggestions on subtle ways to incorporate the current time and the passage of time in your novel — since, for most books, a countdown at the beginning of each chapter is overkill — at her Write Time blog.
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