Your Hosts: Piper, Dongwon, Amal, and Maurice
We like food, and we like to talk about food. Our hosts this week talk about how this influences their fiction, (not to mention how incredibly complex [and interesting, and delicious] the subject is.)
Credits: this episode was recorded by Howard Tayler, and mastered by Alex Jackson
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Imagine a fictional meal. Describe its history and provenance. Work that into the story.
Elizabeth Bear and Scott Lynch joined Howard and Dan at GenCon Indy to talk about fantasy food, and how we engage our readers’ appetites with our fiction. We talk economics, logistics, sensory engagement, and we goof off quite a bit in the process. We might have been hungry at the time. There is good fun to be had here, and plenty of (pun intended) food for thought.
Credits: This episode was mastered by Alex Jackson, and was made possible by the generous support of the GenCon Indy Writer’s Symposium, and the Writing Excuses patrons at Patreon.
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Go out and cook something!
(Also, take a character of your own, who is beloved by you, and turn them into the antagonist in someone else’s story.)