Writing Excuses 9.12: Microcasting! Twice in a row!
Aaand we’re microcasting again! A Q&A episode by any other name would sound as neat. Also neat? Eric James Stone joins us again!
- What writing rule do you break the most?
- When you review your novel do you print it out and mark it up, or do you edit on the computer?
- How long do you wait between finishing a novel and starting the editing process?
- What is the number-one issue that you have to overcome each day in order to put words to paper?
- How do you feel with the fear of screwing up when you’re writing the other?
- When giving a book as a gift, how do you decide on a book to give?
- Any advice for people wanting to write a grand, universal story for their fantasy novel?
- Is there a place you go to be inspired to write?
- Do you ever have trouble writing characters out of the story (you know, by killing them)?
- How do you strike the balance between too little description and too much?
A Note Regarding The Audio: Brandon’s microphone died just before we started, and we didn’t catch it, so if he sounds echoey it’s because we had to get his track from the other three microphones in the room.
Homework: The word “sesquipedalian” means 18 inches long, and is usually only used to describe words that are too long. Find a way to work it into a scene so that it fits.
Thing of the week: Between Two Thorns: The Split Worlds Series Book 1, by Emma Newman, narrated by the author.
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