“The Lamentation of Their Women,” by Kai Ashante Wilson, Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, Lari, and special guest Erin Roberts We’ve received a number of questions about the ‘tools of the trade’ for organizing our work, especially with regard to worldbuilding. Whose career do you wish you could have? Howard: Because you’re in a hurry, Dan: and we’re not that smart. We get a bit … Continue reading 15.27: Alternate History, with Eric Flint →. Credits: This episode was recorded by Bert Grimm, and mastered by Alex Jackson, Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:58 — 15.9MB). Over the years we've won a bunch of awards, we've showcased a phenomenal who's who of fantasy, science fiction, and horror authors, and we've had the privilege of being there when exciting new authors start promising new careers. In this episode Lari and Alex help us navigate those complexities, both from the standpoint of the translator, and from the standpoint of the author seeking to have their work translated. Update: 2009-05-03. Because Mom/Dad said the same thing. Docile, by K.M. In this episode we talk about the various ways in which we do this. Writing Excuses 15.07: Creating Chapters . [Dan] Because you're in a hurry. Update: 2009-03-09. →, Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard We’re often asked how to balance character arcs with the intricacies of the plots we create. Writing Excuses, Season 5, Episode 22: Film Considerations with David Farland, Mary Robinette Kowal ... 15:46. She is quick and to the point The creative writing life podcast Writing Life Podcast. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. So you want to write a story?Well you're in luck. 3) Treat this critique from your friend as if it was for your manuscript. Then compare this against what your alpha/beta readers tell you what they think your themes are. Season 3. Write a story in which the characters are in trouble because of a linguistic misunderstanding. Read something out loud, for an hour, in a genre you do not like. [Howard] 15 minutes long. Guest, Season 15, Theory and Technique 15.52: Economy of Phrase, Being the Concentrated Concatenation of Complex Thoughts in Just a Very Few Words Which Must Fit In A Very Very Small Box, With Patrick Rothfuss December 27, 2020 Howard Tayler 1 Comment Did we have too much fun applying ironic humor to the title of this episode? [Brandon] This is Writing Excuses, Creating Chapters. Role-play, with toys, a scene from something you’ve written. But prescriptive feedback—critiques that include suggestions for you how to might rewrite something—is an important part of the process. Season 8. In another word? With over 120 episodes around 20 minutes each, Writing Excuses will keep you in short, inspirational podcasts for weeks (or longer.) Choose an aspect of culture that ties into religion (dealing with death, for instance), and explore how specific religious beliefs have influenced that culture. Pick a dialogue scene and try to take each piece of dialogue up a half of a notch, evoking a little more character. ... [Mary Robinette] Season 15, Episode 29. So far, the Writing Excuses podcast has released two episodes this season with Pat as one of their guest authors. Then give them a mantra, or a code by which they live. And I don’t want you to think I’m being dismissive or unkind about your excuses – our reasons for not writing are generally based on real difficulties, or real fears.. 732 . So you want to write a story?Well you're in luck. Listen to Writing Excuses episodes free, on demand. My assistant Peter has uploaded the July Twitter posts archive, as well as the beginning of the August archive. Jan 3, 2017 #1. Write every swear word you know, and then delete the file, or burn the sheet of paper. Writing Excuses Season 3 Episode 14: The Four Principles of Puppetry, with Mary Robinette Kowal » Writing Excuses —Huffduffed by GrandMoon on February 19th, 2011 We’re often taught that the best critique group feedback is reactions to the writing, rather than  advice for fixing it. This is really good news for a lot of you, because it is way … Continue reading The Writing Excuses Retreat Goes Virtual! WritingExcusesIndex. [Brandon] This is Writing Excuses, Barbie Pre-Writing, with Janci Patterson and Megan Walker. We decided to end the season with a discussion of endings. This season's focus will acting like a classroom for their master class format. Season 8. ... Key Points: This season is going to be organized around topics taken from questions from the audience. Credits: This episode was recorded by Dan Thompson, and … Continue reading 15.42: Writing The End →, The Invisible Life of Addie Larue, by VE Schwab, Your Hosts: Brandon, Dan, Mary Robinette, and Howard, with special guest Bruce D Richardson Bruce D Richardson, who is often credited as BDR, or BD Richardson, is a voice-over actor and audiobook narrator. They share some numbers with us, and talk about their strategies for reaching their audience, and making the most of their market. All the transcripts. Season 4. Credits: This episode was recorded by Bert Grimm, and mastered by Alex Jackson, Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:01 — 16.6MB). When people come to know the Lord, the devil always loses, So to keep them folks away from church, he offers them excuses! When you’re having trouble, how do you know … Continue reading 15.08: Q&A on a Ship →. Using whichever tool you would like, examine your favorite worldbuilding elements, and determine what your influences are for them. Make a list of transactions in your life which have no reciprocity. In this episode we tackle the topic that dominates our collection of these questions: CAREER. Topics! ... [Mary Robinette] Season 15, Episode 45. In this episode we discuss a few good and bad examples of depictions of religions, and the ways in which these examples … Continue reading 15.38: Depicting Religions That Are Not Your Own →. In 2009! Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, Your Hosts: Howard, Mary Robinette, and Dan, with special guest Patrick Rothfuss. TypecastRPG, a streamed role-playing game with Dan Wells, Charlie Holmberg, Brian McClellan, Mari Murdock, Ethan Sproat, and Howard Tayler, Your Hosts: Mary Robinette, Piper, Howard, and special guest Cory Doctorow “How do you break in?” is one of those questions we always get asked in some form or another, and it’s also one for which those of us who “broke in” more than a couple of years ago are increasingly unqualified to answer. ... 15 minutes long. Liner Notes: Here’s the gridded lifestyle tracker for the homework, lifted directly from … Continue reading 15.20: Mental Wellness and Writing →. He joins us for a discussion of reading out loud for an audience, including some mic techniques and best practices for recording. Writing Excuses 15.29: Barbie Pre-Writing, with Janci Patterson and Megan Walker . In this episode we discuss writing things that make us uncomfortable. Writing Excuses - Season 7 Episode 17 featuring Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler and Dan Wells with special guest Larry Correia. Hopefully we won’t run … Continue reading 15.37: Writing Under Deadlines →. Liner Notes: It hasn’t actually been … Take something you’ve completed, but which is still in draft form. [Dan] Because you're in a hurry. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard In this episode we’ll be talking about the things we do to stay creative, productive, healthy, and happy. In this episode we talk about how to determine which of these elements needs to come first. The Internal Editor. How do you go about becoming an agent? Never ... 3-15 Writing Process Q&A (with Mary Robinette Kowal) [At World-Con] ... 3-33 Writing Excuses Parsec Acceptance Speech Writing Excuses won an award for exceptional spec fiction podcasts! Writing Excuses - Season 7 Episode 20 - Cathartic Horror with the Collings ... 19:23. Season 15: Topics You Asked About! We're kicking it off with Brandon's episodes, which are all about the business of writing, and the first of those is this one! … Continue reading 15.43: Audiobook Narration, with Bruce D Richardson →. Writing Excuses 15.01: Evolution of a Career Jan. 9th, 2020 11:12 am. What are your excuses for not writing? Excuses, Excuses. So… GOOD OMENS. ), Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Dan, and Howard The title of this episode comes to us from listener questions along the lines of “what do you do when you’re ‘in the trenches’ querying agents?” Our answers, predictably, have almost nothing to do with actual trenches. Season 6. Possibly! 2) File the serial numbers off (character names, locations, etc) and swap critiques. Season 9. We talk about our various techniques for getting distance from our work, incorporating feedback, and breaking the process down into … Continue reading 15.04: Revision, with Patrick Rothfuss →. What have you learned in the past year that has improved your craft? Return to your notes or your outline and look for the things that excited you about writing this story. Your Hosts: Dan, Mahtab, Howard, and Brandon We’ve talked about deliberately making our readers uncomfortable. Writing Excuses Season 1 Notes. Season 6. Your Hosts: Dan, Dongwon, Mary Robinette, and Howard What do you do when some of the key foundations of your authorial (or otherwise creative) livelihood are kicked away? Catfishing on the Catnet, by Naomi Kritzer, Your Hosts: Piper, Tempest, Dongwon, with special guest Erin Roberts What can we do to be allies to members of marginalized groups? Luke 14:15-24. Liner Notes: It hasn’t actually been … Continue reading 15.01: Evolution of a Career →. In this episode we step out of our own comfort zones to examine this challenge, and to offer some strategies to you. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. Make a list of people you can reach out to this week—people who might inspire you, help you feel like part of a community. In this episode we talk about how we do it, and how writers … Continue reading 15.06: Prose and Cons, with Patrick Rothfuss →. Liner Notes: The deadly nightshade incident Howard … Continue reading 15.28: Small Evils →, Your Hosts: Brandon, Dan, and Howard, with special guests Janci Patterson and Megan Walker Janci Patterson and Megan Walker joined us to talk about their pre-writing process, which involves role-playing in a room full of dioramas with Barbie dolls. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. FifthView Istar. Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, Lari, and Erin How do you proceed when the story you want to write includes elements that make you personally uncomfortable? We cover how to research and evaluate the various markets based on what you need from … Continue reading 15.32: Short Story Markets →. How do I end this book witho… Wonder as Subgenre. I used to listen every week religiously. Your Hosts: Brandon, Howard, and Dan, with special guest Jim Butcher Jim Butcher joined us at NASFIC for a discussion about how we can keep long-running serials engaging after numerous books. Welcome to 2021, and Season 16 of Writing Excuses. From https: ... [Mary Robinette] Season 15, Episode Seven. JimZub.com comic-writing tutorials Share. Credits: This episode was recorded by Bert Grimm, and mastered by Alex Jackson Liner Notes: … Continue reading 15.09: Choose Your Own Adventurous Publishing Path →. The Midnight Bargain, by C.L. Like writing, for example. She joins us to talk about how to deal with the fact that we, as authors, often feel isolated. Liner Notes: Given, … Continue reading 15.03: Self Publishing →. This is something we’ve all struggled with, and sometimes we’ve failed at it pretty spectacularly. Practice the signature. “The Green Hills of Dmitry Totzkiy,” by Eldar Safin, (English translation by Alex Shvartsman), Your Hosts: Piper, Dan, and Tempest, with special guests Nisi Shawl and Silvia Moreno-Garcia Writing stories which feature people who are not like you is, in a word, difficult. Pick one, and build additional conflict around it. The seventh annual Writing Excuses Workshop and Retreat is going to be amazing! Writing Excuses Season 2 Episode 15: Knowing When To Begin » Writing Excuses —Huffduffed by damenleeturks on March 13th, 2012 —Huffduffed by I4detail on April 14th, 2015 Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Our listeners have asked about how we handle managing a large cast of characters. (Start here!) So this is what you wanted to know! The Writing Excuses Retreat Goes Virtual! And here we are, at the final episode of Writing Excuses, Season 2. Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, and Brandon Welcome to 2021, and Season 16 of Writing Excuses. Excuses, excuses, you hear them everyday. Take a favorite piece of media, and make a list of the worldbuilding elements which are absolutely necessary to make the story work. I'm not sure if it's the new format of different hosts, or the hosts themselves, but I am underwhelmed this season. Season 8. 2) File the serial numbers off (character names, locations, etc) and swap critiques. Season 9. Here are the questions! What are your thoughts on Season 13. Season 4. Credits: This episode was recorded by Bert Grimm, and mastered by Alex Jackson. We open with the definition of “branding,” talking about what it is, and (just as importantly) what it is not. What’s your favorite excuse for not doing something you really want to do? This year we’ll start with some classes and events in Houston on September 25, and then we’ll hop on a cruise ship and head to Cozumel, Georgetown, and Falmouth. Shot … Writing Excuses Season 2 Episode 30: The Most Important Thing Howard Learned In The Last Year. Season 7. a guest . But good writers do difficult things, and in this episode Nisi Shawl and Silvia Moreno-Garcia join us to discuss how research can … Continue reading 15.40: Researching for Writing the Other →. In this episode we discuss writing things that make us uncomfortable. Credits: this episode … Continue reading 15.35: Tools for Writing and Worldbuilding, with Erin Roberts →. Filmed at the Superstars Writing Seminar 2011 in Salt Lake City, UT by Moses Siregar III. Sign Up, it ... 1-15 Costs and Ramifications of Magic . After listening to 15.11 (Digital is Different) I finally hit that unsubscribe button. Can I do both? Season 2. This year we’re dividing the year into “master classes” or “intensive courses.” We’re kicking it off with Brandon’s episodes, which are all about the business of writing, and the first of those is this one! Hosted by Brandon … Godfire, by Cara Witter, Your Hosts: Dan, Dongwon, Piper, and Howard You had questions for agents, Dongwon has answers! Credits: this episode was recorded by Ross Smith and mastered by Alex Jackson, Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 17:39 — 12.9MB), Take a culture, and a character who is a descendent of immigrants from that culture, then write a scene where that character returns to the original culture, 15.52: Economy of Phrase, Being the Concentrated Concatenation of Complex Thoughts in Just a Very Few Words Which Must Fit In A Very Very Small Box, With Patrick Rothfuss, 15.51: Feedback—When to Listen, and When to Ignore, with special guest Mahtab Narsimhan, 15.49: Maintaining Passion for a Story, with special guest Mahtab Narsimhan, 15.47: Worldbuilding Science Fiction, with Cory Doctorow, 15.46: Crafting Chinese-American Characters, My Favorite Bit: Stina Leicht Talks About PERSEPHONE STATION, Where to (Virtually) Find Mary Robinette in January, My Favorite Bit: Charles Choi Talks About BY THE WILL OF THE GODS, Project in Depth (“The Mother of All Crunchy”), 8.42: The Internal Heckler vs. Brand-ING. Writing Excuses Season 3 Episode 18: How To Not Repeat Yourself » Writing Excuses Huffduffed by I4detail on April 15th, 2015 John Brown rejoins us for this discussion of repetition. Season 9. What strategies might help you bring the writing in under the deadline? Tales from the Loop (the role-playing game), Your Hosts: Dan, Howard, Mahtab, and Brandon This episode comes from a question we’re often asked: “how do you stay excited about a story you’re working on?” We talk about how we maintain our passion for the stories we’re working on, and how that’s not the same as being super excited to write every time … Continue reading 15.49: Maintaining Passion for a Story, with special guest Mahtab Narsimhan →. [Dan] This is Writing Excuses, Writing Deliberate Discomfort. Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, and Dan, with Shannon and Dean Hale Shannon and Dean Hale join us to discuss how to effectively and convincingly write about¹ children. Understanding Comics, by Scott McCloud, 15.06: Prose and Cons, with Patrick Rothfuss, 15.09: Choose Your Own Adventurous Publishing Path, 15.11: Digital is Different, with Cory Doctorow, 15.18: Finding a Community, with Shauna Hoffman, 15.19: As You Know, This Episode Is About Exposition, 15.21: Writing About Children, with Shannon and Dean Hale, 15.22 Writing For Children, with Shannon and Dean Hale, 15.25: Using the MICE Quotient for Conflict. Season 5. Something Wicked This Way Comes, by Ray Bradbury, Your Hosts: Dan, Piper, and Tempest, with special guest Yang Yang Wang Yang Yang Wang, an author, actor, and director (among many other things) joins us for a discussion of language, food, and a whole raft of other cultural elements critical to crafting Chinese-American characters. Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, and Brandon Welcome to 2021, and Season 16 of Writing Excuses. New Suns: Original and Speculative Fiction by People of Color, edited by Nisi Shawl, Your Hosts: Mary Robinette, Dan, and Lari, with guest Alex Shvartsman Translation is fantastically complex. Credits: This episode was recorded remotely, and … Continue reading 15.34: Writing Deliberate Discomfort →. The word “genre” has a lot of weight to it. Oct 14th, 2015. Write three different first lines for your project. Brandon: This is Writing Excuses! [Mary Robinette] 15 minutes long. Go find some poetry, and then read it. Season 15: Topics You Asked About! Create a three-pillar mythos for your character: What do they fear, what do they want, and what are they willing to do to get what they want. Identify your chapter and scene purposes, and apply the 10% solution during a revision pass. So… your career is your business. Howard takes the moderatorial lead on this episode in which he, Brandon, and Dan are joined by Rob Wells for a discussion of marketing. Tags: beginning, chapter endings, cliffhangers, ending, Writing Excuses, Season One. Like, DIE HARD might become HOME ALONE…, The Princess in Black, by Shannon & Dean Hale, Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, and Dan, with Shannon and Dean Hale Shannon and Dean Hale join us again, this time to discuss how to effectively and convincingly write for¹ children. Nebula Awards Showcase 2019, edited by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Many Writing Excuses listeners have asked us how we muscle through writing second acts, those big, chonky “middles” of our stories. Writing Excuses, Season One. This year we’re dividing the year into “master classes” or “intensive courses.” We’re kicking it off with Brandon’s episodes, which are all about the business of writing, and the first of those is this one! Брандън Сандерсън няма нужда от представяне за публиката на ShadowDance.Писали сме за повечето му книги (макар и срамно да не сме покрили Young Adult творчеството му), интервюирали сме го, любим го и го тачим. The outcome or conclusion of the dialogue scene should remain the same. Now, the devil he’ll supply them, if from church you stay away. … Continue reading 15.52: Economy of Phrase, Being the Concentrated Concatenation of Complex Thoughts in Just a Very Few Words Which Must Fit In A Very Very Small Box, With Patrick Rothfuss →. There are a plethora of reasons writers give for letting excuses take over their work. The Internal Editor. Season Eleven will not be engaging in those arguments. ... A subreddit to discuss and share everything relating to the Writing Excuses podcast. Patrick Rothfuss joins us to talk about economy of phrase, and the ways in which big ideas can be expressed with a few of the exactly-right words. Romance Your Brand: Building a Marketable Genre Fiction Series, by Zoe York, Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard We’ve talked in the past about how ideas are cheap, and that it’s execution upon those ideas which is what really matters. Sure, some are the real-life instances you may connect with, and others are cheesy ideas saved in your head. Creative writing life podcastStephan Bugaj (visual effects artist for Brave, Wall-E, and The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (writer of the Game of Thrones video game), and Kevin Tumlinson (author of 30-Day Author) host this podcast on writing for the page and screen. So if you’ve used any of the excuses on this list, please don’t feel attacked in any way. 15:46. Maybe it’s writing strong language, or sex scenes. When a listener asked how we might use the MICE quotient to create, inform, manage, and otherwise help us “do” conflict in our stories, … Continue reading 15.25: Using the MICE Quotient for Conflict →. 3. Now take that list, and map it onto your OWN second act, in order to build a second act that you love. How do an agent and author work together? Season 5. Season 8. Credits: This episode was recorded … Continue reading 15.21: Writing About Children, with Shannon and Dean Hale →, Take a story about adults and write a synopsis of how it would go if it were about kids. On numerous occasions, often at conventions, the hosts invite guest authors and industry professionals on board for podcast episodes. Your Hosts: Dan, Mahtab, Howard, and Brandon. Consider what sorts of decisions Neil Gaiman made to adapt the novel to a new medium. In this episode we talk about how we turned our failures into learning, and what we do today to keep our ensembles in line and our stories on track. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard. WritingExcusesIndex. Starting off with the evolution of a career, goal setting for a career as a writer. Pat on Season 15 of Writing Excuses Podcast. JimZub.com comic-writing tutorials In this episode we talk about the ways elections can be worked into our stories. Liner Notes: I… How do I decide where my book fits?” In this episode we’ll cover these, and many more questions as best we’re able. In this episode we attempt to provide answers. Description. This year we’re dividing the year into “master classes” or “intensive courses.”. Next we have a microcasting episode that touches … There is a new Writing Excuses episode this week: How Much of the Beginning Needs to Come First? In this episode we talk about how we do it, and how we … Continue reading 15.07: Creating Chapters →. We had a discussion in this vein with Dongwon a few weeks ago, but neither Brandon nor Victoria participated then, so it’s worth revisiting. Frasier (/ ˈ f r eɪ ʒ ər /) is an American television sitcom that was broadcast on NBC for 11 seasons, premiering on September 16, 1993, and concluding on May 13, 2004. Season 5. Just change one thing, and then follow the permutations. In this episode we’ll talk about how that mindset—this is a business—informs our other activities, and how valuable it can be to get our heads in the right place early on. For the purposes of this discussion, “mental wellness” is not about coping with mental illness, it’s about self-care. We’ve talked about deliberately making our readers uncomfortable. Video Link for this episode, and two other episodes, Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:33 — 16.3MB). Season 7. Writing Excuses is a weekly podcast for writers and aspiring writers. Sparza (releases in March 2020), Your Hosts: Dan, Mary Robinette, Dongwon, and Howard At WXR 19 we recorded live, and took audience questions aboard the ship. Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Dan, and Howard The MICE quotient is a tool for categorizing story elements—Milieu, Idea, Character, and Event—and we’ve talked about it quite a bit in the past. How do you go about repairing, rebuilding, or rebooting your career? Season 15: Topics You Asked About! Worldbuilding is something you do to some degree in everything you write. Writing Excuses 15.45: Worldbuilding Fantasy, with Patrick Rothfuss Nov. 16th, 2020 09:56 am. Season 4. Writing Prompt; Pull out an old piece of writing from the last year or so. Your Hosts: Dan, Piper, and Tempest, with special guest Yang Yang Wang. Credits: This episode was recorded by Joseph Meacham, … Continue reading 15.13: Using Elections in Stories →, LTUE Anthology: Trace the Stars (submissions open for upcoming LTUE anthologies! Writing Excuses 15.34: Writing Deliberate Discomfort Aug. 26th, 2020 10:53 am. Sit down and write something first. This episode isn’t about writing the big villainy of world domination, but about focusing on the more relatable villainy of small evils—the little crimes, the minor antagonisms—which can be the key to connecting the reader to the book. 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