Jim Westergren
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"If we did all the things we are capable of, we would literally astound ourselves." - Thomas A. Edison

About writing

Finished my novel one way through, next steps

26 Jun 2004

It was long since I wrote my last essay about fiction writing. I have been busy on my duties in the organization I work but I never lost my purpose on the writing. Some weeks ago I was put on a watch cycle for a few days. In that time I was writing full time [...]


About Stereotype Fiction Stories

1 Jan 2004

I have recently reviewed some "story writing tech". There were based on the idea that there has to be a quest, then a conflict, good and bad guys, then the good guy is seeming to loose but in the end he makes it go right and wins anyway. This is complete CRAP. There is NO [...]


The Plot Summary

1 Jan 2004

Some notes .... TITLE: DATE FIRST MENTALLY DRAWN UP: TYPE: ESTIMATED LEANGTH: TIME IN RELATION TO EARTH: BACKGROUND DATA: PROLOUGE: SUMMARY OF PLOT: EPILOUGE: CLIMAX: TRIUMPH: ENDING: STYLE OF WRITING: POINT OF VIEW: ANY SHIFTS IN POINT OF VIEW: MAIN CHARACTER: OTHER CHARACTERS: LOCATIONS: ATMOSPHERE: PAINTING OF SCENERY: FEELINGS: KEY ITEMS: ANY NEW TECHNOLOGY: TO [...]


The Importance of Writing

1 Jan 2004

Recently while writing I could see something intereresting. I could see that the important thing was to write. While writing I then got more materials to write and work on and the ideas came to me. The important thing is to write.


Tools of a Fiction Writer

6 Sep 2003

The following is per what I so far have noted to be the tools of a fiction writer: Time shifts This is a common one. For example a new chapter starts one month later on the story. It can also be indirectly or directly communicated. Point of view shifts For example it is first from [...]


How to get ideas to write

21 Jun 2003

While writing fiction I found out that for me 80% of the work is done in the mind. As I also have a pretty hard time to find any time to write at all the writing time becomes something golden. As for me it can take 2-3 weeks before I have any possible to write [...]


Fundamentals of Writing

10 Jan 2003

During the course of my writing I have located and isolated three main factors that are the fundamentals in any written communication. These three factors are very distinct from each other and could be said to be the anatomy of what is being dealt with in this often diffuse term "writing". ##READ-MORE-LINK## The first factor [...]


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