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    Passing Time

    Discussion in 'General Writing' started by PinkFloydian21, Jun 21, 2008.

    What's a good way to pass time in a piece, other than saying "Two weeks later," or "After a while..."



    I'm working on a short piece and need to jump quickly to get to the end but don't want to sound too corny or cliche.
     
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    there are as many ways as there are writers... check out how the best do it in their published works and find ways that work for you, your plot and your characters...
     
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    Yep, thats advised.

    You can always take an indirect approach such as:

    Instead of - "Three weeks past and he became lonely"

    Switching it around you can say - "His solitude had grown in the weeks beforehand"

    That sort of thing, hope it helps XD
     

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