Dare to Read

May 2, 2011

Suspension of Disbelief

Filed under: On Writing,The Enchanted Inkpot — carmenferreiroesteban @ 12:52 pm

Go to http://enchantedinkpot.livejournal.com/89724.html to learn how different authors make you (and their characters) believe the unbelievable.

This is my approach:

Hard evidence works for me

I’m all for throwing undeniable proof at the protagonist.
In Two Moon Princess, Andrea enters an arch in her world and when she steps out, she is in a different place altogether. You can’t disbelieve that.
In my current novel, the “boyfriend” stops time the first time he meets the protagonist. She gets the hint.

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