Archive for April, 2013

More comparisons, music to fiction

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

One of my more recent large projects is revising a 3DayNovel from a year and a half ago, and, at the same time, revising the sequel that I wrote last NaNoWriMo. These are very plot oriented stories, mysteries, action stories to some extent, and so there is a very definite structure, key points, key activities, […]

Composition; musical and fictional

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

I was a classical composition major in university who came from a self-taught jazz background. Sometimes I think about the differences between writing fiction and writing music. Music has a life of its own. These days if you compose something you probably have a synthesizer and MIDI and you record what you’re working on into […]