On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft“What Writing Is” I have written an article in another Blog summarizing several sections in Stephen King's book. This article is about another section of his intriguing book. Stephen King’s “What Writing Is” 4. What Writing Is —pp.103-107
Stephen King suggests: “Telepathy,
of course.” Writing is telepathy.
Telepathy is defined as “the transmission of information from one person to another without using any of our known sensory channels or physical interaction.” In modern fiction and science fiction, many superheroes and super-villains are endowed with telepathic abilities. The term was coined in 1882 by the classical scholar Frederic W. H. Myers, a founder of the Society for Psychical Research, and has remained more popular than the earlier expression thought-transference. (Wikipedia)
Writing about telepathy, King
suggests that we are “downstream on the time-line”. We are in the here-and-now
and as he writes from the past, he projects images into our …