Writing Excuses 4.24: Random Storytelling
James Dashner and Julie Wright join Brandon and Dan at CONduit in Salt Lake City, and may end up wishing they hadn’t. Brandon throws sets of story concepts at the crew, and asks them to quickly frame serious stories with a solid settings and cool characters.
The first set of story elements:
- Church accountant
- contact lenses that ruin your vision
- brain implants
The second set of story elements:
- Hell for English Majors
- Key that will lock any door
The third set of story elements:
- Janitors are trying to take over the world
- They’re going to be stopped by a superhero with no arms
- It can’t be silly
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: The Forest of Hands and Teeth, by Carrie Ryan
Writing Prompt: This whole episode was made of writing prompts. Pick one!
Fun Random Fact: Howard worked as a church accountant for a while and he owns contact lenses that do, in fact, impair his vision.
Freaky Bonus Thanks: We couldn’t have recorded this episode without help from our friends at Dungeon Crawlers Radio.
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