Season 06 Archives

Writing Excuses 6.13: World Building Communications Technology

Brandon, Dan, Howard, and Mary discuss communications technology, and how the ability for characters to communicate is a critical piece of your world-building, whether you’re writing science-fiction, fantasy, or pretty much anything else.

Writing Excuses 6.30: Help! I Can’t End My Book!

Brandon, Dan, Mary, and Howard talk endings, and how to troubleshoot common problems writers have with them.

Dan needs a hamburger. What’s stopping him? And what is he going to end up with instead of a hamburger? (Hint: it should be more satisfying than the end he had in mind at the beginning…)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams. Try it narrated by Stephen Fry, or try out the original radio teleplays!