Artistic License

Story Empire

Hi Gang! Craig with you again today to talk about artistic license. I am not an expert here, so this is presented with the desire to get some discussion going.

Essentially, an author is going to bend reality a little bit for the purpose of a better story. Each author is going to have to consider their readership, then build fences to live within.

Let me give you some examples of what I’m talking about. I’ll turn to my traditional references, motion pictures. In film, characters can spray machine-gun fire all over the field and never hit anything. In film, every pregnant woman has to vomit at some time, usually before she’s announced her situation. This isn’t the real world, but we’ve almost been trained to accept it. I remember the Lone Ranger shooting guns from someone’s hand like it was an everyday occurrence. There is a little bit of…

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