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pauline-rowson's picture
Nov.12.2013
Time frames in novels, and particularly when writing a series, as I do with the DI Andy Horton novels, are a tricky thing.  There is ‘real time’ and there is ‘fictional time’. In ‘real time’ I write two DI Horton novels a year whereas in ‘fictional time’ the current novels are set over a...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.18.2013
OK. I do not know why, but I am a sucker for this type of thing. I don't really know what it proves or - indeed - what it means. But you can watch - in real time - as every tweet in the world is being posted. It has the graphs and numbers to tell you what you are seeing. And - no - I don't watch it...
pauline-rowson's picture
Jun.05.2011
Time frames in novels, and particularly when writing a series, are a tricky thing.  There is 'real time' and then there is 'fictional time'.  In 'real time’ I write one DI Horton a year whereas in ‘fictional time’ the novels are currently set over a period of a year. Tide of Death, which...