The Concept of Time in Writing

TimeAs writers we constantly deal with time, both as a concept and a reference point. We can write a whole novel about an hour in the life of a character, or we can cover billions of years in the same amount of pages. We can stretch a moment into a lifetime, go back in time, or forward; we can travel sideways (as in parallel realities) or into the depth of time (like a dream within a dream within a dream). In fact as writers we utilise and adapt every conceivable theory concerning time.

Truth is stranger than fiction

Time is relative, we are told, and just about everyone knows that; although not everyone understands it. If you ask the question, “What does ‘time being relative’ really mean?” It would of course depend on who you ask, but you are still likely to get a stock answer that may not be easy to understand. A physicist might theorise about the space-time continuum; some may even express concepts regarding the multiverse theory; whereas a philosopher might approach the subject from a totally different angle, postulating from a metaphysical or psychological standpoint. Continue reading “The Concept of Time in Writing”

New Release: Tangent, by Mike Pomeroy

Mike Pomeroy is pleased to announce the release of his newest novel.

Tangent is a story of Alan; a man who travels back into our present era from the not-too-distant future.

More than most time-travel stories; Tangent has a strong literary flavor and lovingly explores the strange rituals of modern life. Alan encounters many interesting characters who all serve, in one way or another, to unlock the mystery of his fate. Tangent also explores our perception of reality and the struggle to gain solidarity and peace in a world governed by quiet subversion and unchecked greed.

The reader is left to ponder the possibilities that Alan discovers through the course of the novel.

“Tangent is a politically-charged, time-bending, dystopian view of the distant and not too distant future.” -Kevin Godbee,

This title is available from Amazon US and Amazon UK.