Monday, September 20, 2010

A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon 34


the introduction of memorable objects or characters that can be used as crucial elements later on in the story or not. Usually some irony is attached to seeding. i.e. a favorite silver letter opener might becomes the murder weapon. (I have a set of MountBlanc pens, I even name them, that have a life of their own).

Edward C. Patterson

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