Your Hosts: Brandon, Mary Robinette, Margaret, and Howard
Alternate histories (and historical fantasies) are a staple of genre fiction. In this episode we talk about the worldbuilding process, the tools we use, and the pitfalls we try to avoid when constructing these kinds of stories.
Credits: This episode was recorded by Dan Thompson, and mastered by Alex Jackson
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Write an alternate history by changing a cusp point in your own life.
How do we go about describing the clothing our characters are wearing? How do we use that to add depth to our story? What are the common mistakes that writers make when they start dressing their characters?
Rebecca McKinney joined us on stage at LTUE to address all this.
Liner Notes: We mentioned some resources for those wanting to get clothing right in their work:
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Describe the same outfit from two different point of view characters.
Bluescreen, by Dan Wells, narrated by Roxanne Hernandez