Nolan vs. the World

Scene – A Different Wind

Just for the heck of it, I’m dropping a flash from my past. Below is the beginning of a short story that I wrote in college. It's nothing too exciting—just plain-old fiction—but it was a necessary scene for me to write at the time. Back then, I desperately needed practice writing the everyday scenes. I… Continue reading Scene – A Different Wind

Thoughts of a Writer

The Most Powerful Plot Device

It’s a super-power. It’s a tragedy. It’s a second chance. It’s even an entire sub-genre. Time Control: the most powerful plot device. Yes. Yes way. What is so engrossing about the concept of time? Mainly, it’s inevitable, consistent, and the frame of not only our lives, but all of history. To us real people, it is… Continue reading The Most Powerful Plot Device