Writing Excuses 4.9: How to Write Men, with Jessica Day George
Jessica Day George joins us again, this time to tell us how to write men. Brace yourselves for the bandying-about of generalities, for painting with broad brushes, and for assorted other potential points of offense!
Let’s say, for a moment, that you’re not a man. How do you go about writing men? Now let’s turn the question around… suppose you ARE a man. How do YOU write men? And now let’s cut to the heart of the matter by comparing these two processes. Are they different? Should they be? And where do knitting and superconductivity enter into the picture?
This is why it’s so cool to have Jessica with us Y-chromosome types. We all get to learn stuff.
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: Maze Runner, by James Dashner
Writing Prompt: Alternative history! Take an absurd 19th-century folk belief, treat it as absolute fact, and write a story hinging on that principle.
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