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6 Ways To Manipulate Time In Fiction Plus A Freebie

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C.S. Lakin is part of this community, I believe, though I do not know Yvonne Shiau, yet.  I really enjoy the technical degree of her articles. 

This subject has come up in my writers' group.  I suggested rituals and celebrations to show the passage of time.  

Actions need to be compressed in fiction.  What might really take a few weeks, needs to occur in a few hours or days.  The author needs to work hard to balance pace with suspended disbelief.  

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