Slowing Down Time (in Writing & Film)

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How do you slowmo a story? The narrator of a short video models how to slow down the pace of a narrative by using concepts drawn from slow motion filming. Just as slow motion in a film is achieved by speeding up the process so that more frames are shot per second, a sense of slow motion in writing can be achieved by including more frames of detail in a story. A beautifully simple solution to what may seem like a challenging problem.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Pros

  • Drawing the parallel between filming and writing, between additional frames and additional details, simplifies the process so all writers can feel they could imitate the process
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