15.48: Deliberate Discomfort, Part Two
Your Hosts: Dan, Mahtab, Howard, and Brandon
We’ve talked about deliberately making our readers uncomfortable. In this episode we discuss writing things that make us uncomfortable. Maybe it’s writing strong language, or sex scenes. Perhaps it’s a personal narrative that is painful to relive. Whatever it might be, as writers we need to prepare ourselves to embrace that pain, soak up that discomfort, and put the words on the page.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Marshall Carr, and mastered by Alex Jackson
“No, I’m Fine.” by Howard Tayler
Video Link for this episode, and two other episodes
Homework: Write every swear word you know, and then delete the file, or burn the sheet of paper.
Thing of the week: Tales from the Loop (the role-playing game).
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