14.33: Writing Imperfect Worlds
Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Margaret, and Howard
How do you write a setting in which the status quo is one with which you deeply disagree? How do you create a conflict of this sort without being overtly pedantic or preachy? In this episode we talk about creating engaging worlds while worldbuilding around—and yes, over—landmines.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Dan Thompson, and mastered by Alex Jackson.
Homework: Take a wish-fulfillment character, and place them on the lowest rung of the power structure.
Thing of the week: The Fated Sky, by Mary Robinette Kowal.
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