Time is an Object [Heidi Julavits]
In books, there is often the issue of time to contend with—past, present, future. Characters typically have an implied amount of time behind them in addition to a story in front of them. As a writer, how can you best manage all that time and history? How do you set up limitations so that all of time is not your responsibility, or so that only a specific time is your responsibility? We will read a selection of short stories and novel excerpts that explore time management through objects.