Time is a big subject to choose for this month’s blog, especially as I don’t have much of it! But it seems appropriate as I'm currently recording a CD entitled ‘Time’ with Foxwillow Trio. One of the songs starts ‘Time never stands still,’ and that’s particularly true for me just now. Here are a few more brief thoughts about Time:
Time is irregular. Its pace varies. Writers can use this to their advantage for dramatic impact. Yet apparently the most common thing writers get wrong is pacing – too fast, too slow, or too fast in some places and too slow in others. Almost like life...
As humans we are obsessed with following time schedules: Getting up, eating, working at the same hours each day. Routine can be helpful but isn't everything. Nature itself doesn’t stick to such a tight schedule and it manages just fine. Look! Christmas weather has finally arrived, and it’s March!
That's all I have time for I'm afraid!