Richard's Ramblings » Post Topic » What to think about when writing a Time Travel Novel. Time Travel is a popular element in hundreds of books, TV programmes and movies. If you fancy writing your own then here are a few ideas and questions to mull over. Just because a book is set in another world or in the future or involves time travel does not means you don’t need to follow a set of rules. You can’t just make it all up as you go along or people will soon get fed up with the chaos. In fact sci-fi and fantasy authors need to be able to explain to readers how THEIR world works because the reader does not know.
To do this the writer must KNOW themselves how it all works. Made up worlds need more rules than the real world. The first choice you should make when planning a time travel novel is HOW exactly will time travel work. •A machine or mechanism probably developed by a scientist or an advanced civilisation. •Divine intervention – There are ancient religious stories where people are taken from their own time and transported miraculously to other times. What are the Dangers? Science Fiction Story Ideas – Part 16: Time Travel & Alternate Worlds | Writepop - Science fiction stories, humor, and writing about writing.
Iatbb. Ideas. Stories about Time Travel by children's author James M. Deem. On The Edge of Time: The Mystery of Time Slips, By Tim Swartz. ON THE EDGE OF TIME: The Mystery of Time Slips By Tim Swartz Time is a funny thing. There never seems to be enough -- yet there is an infinite amount. Time slips through moment upon second into eternity past; yet present, to begin the future. Time is thought to be unstoppable in its relentless push towards the future.
Humans perceive themselves as bound up in time as an insect in amber. Forever imprisoned and forced to reconcile with the regularity and inevitability of change. The past is gone -- the present, fleeting -- and the future is unknown. If a Merseyside policeman by the name of Frank was asked, he may have an entirely different opinion on the subject of time. On a sunny Saturday afternoon in July of 1996, Frank and his wife, Carol was visiting Liverpool's Bold Street area for some shopping. Suddenly, a small box van that looked like something out of the 1950s sped across his path, honking its horn as it narrowly missed him. She replied, "Yeah!