Okay, let’s have some fun. Not that we weren’t having fun for the previous 150+ episodes, mind you. But this is extra-fun.
Brandon, Dan, and Howard take the urban fantasy writing prompt about big-box stores and decide to brainstorm a story out of it. When we begin this ‘cast all we have is the prompt.
Then we brainstorm, plowing through setting, character, conflict, and story.
By the end of the ‘cast we’re ready to make a pitch to an editor and sell the book.
Okay, maybe not. But the book is totally ready for us to sit down and write. Or, better yet, for YOU to sit down and write.
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: Kitty and the Midnight Hour, by Carrie Vaughn, narrated by Marguerite Gavin
Writing Prompt: Take what we’ve done in this ‘cast and try to come up with a plot and an ending. Alternatively, take the list of competition films from the most recent Sundance Film Festival and pick six that are somehow part of a Fey plot.
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