Newton’s Laws of Writing

1. A writer at rest remains at rest and a writer in motion continues to write at a constant velocity until the force of the idea is zero. Meditate2. An idea gives the writer force in the direction of the story arc and has magnitude directly proportional to the novel’s theme. IMAG20673. Whenever a character exerts a force on another character, the latter exerts a force of equal magnitude and opposite direction on the former, effecting tension. Assembled fellows