Writing Excuses 7.35: Brainstorming with Dan
Dan needs to write a military thriller. It’s just a short story, but still, it’s a bit outside his area of expertise, and he needs help. So in this episode Brandon, Mary, and Howard will endeavor to help him.
The working title? “I.E.Demon”
You can’t read this story yet, but we’ll let you know when you can.
Homework: Google military three-letter-acronyms (IED and RPG are off-limits.) Swap out one of the words for a supernatural descriptor beginning with the same letter. That’s your story seed.
Thing of the week: Redshirts: A Novel with Three Codas, by John Scalzi, narrated by Wil Wheaton.
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