Using Imagery to Drop Info into Fiction

 

 

Here’s an illustration of how introduce  information into a piece of fiction: just a little at a time, and walk away without breaking the narrative.

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Green Party Electioneering, Reykjavik

Yes, that’s a businessman with a blockhead in the background. He’s been there for awhile.

In this case, my hunch is that the technique is learned from deep experience with graffiti traditions and their combination and recombination of iconic elements into new narratives.

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Reykjavik’s Graffiti Square

The paint fumes have a lot to do with the visions, I think.

So, get out there to that graffiti gallery, fictioneers. There are more tricks out there to be picked up yet.

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