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Here are some notes I took after listening to Writing Excuses. (Note: When we say “two weeks ago” over and over, that’s just bad math. Take some of the humor types, and rewrite a scene several times. Javelin Rain, by Myke Cole, narrated by Korey Jackson, Trina Marie Phillips joined us at Phoenix Comic Con to talk about her work as a futurist. Listen closely and … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 24: Research →, We are pleased to present the second half of “Viewpoint and Tense,”  which, as we all know, is Tense. How much elemental … Continue reading 11.30: Elemental Thriller Q&A →. The Wright Brothers, written and narrated by David McCullough. The show aims to cover a single writing-related topic in each podcast, in a format short enough to be listened to on a morning commute or during a lunch break. Writing Excuses The Transcripts. Writer and editor extraordinaire. This list of notes is your “beat chart,” and it’s going to teach you neat things about your story. Write a character sketch of them. Here are the questions: How do you add humor to a serious story without breaking the tension? How might their story play out independently from the story told by the players? [Brandon] We are so happy to have Charlaine on the podcast. Well, we here at Writing Excuses have never met an ultimatum we didn’t immediately challenge, so today we take it head on. How do you maintain tension during dialog? The Watchmaker of Filigree Street, by Natasha Pulley, narrated by Thomas Judd, This is a Q&A about ideas that does NOT include the question “Where do you get your ideas?”. Man City won last season's semi-final 3-2 on aggregate. It’s a short journey, as quests go, but we’ll all learn a valuable lesson about writing–and about ourselves. Spoiler Alert! Writing Excuses, Season One. Create a crime scene where you know what’s been done, and who has done it. Bands of Mourning, by Brandon Sanderson, narrated by Michael Kramer, Gama Ray Martinez joins us at LTUE to field questions on the Element of Wonder, which were submitted by members of our audience. Take a step further on some element of your story. It was a super experience. The seventh annual Writing Excuses Workshop and Retreat is going to be amazing! Pick your favorite idea from the brainstorming exercise, and then work your way forward, plotting out the consequences, and work your way backward, plotting the reasons. Claudia Gray joined us aboard Oasis of the Seas to answer our attendees questions about the Elemental Ensemble. Part 1 was Viewpoint. How do you make … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 20: More Q&A from Conduit →, Enough of this highbrow literary crap–make with the funny! Beyond Heaving Bosoms: The Smart Bitches Guide to Romance Novels, by Sarah Wendell and Candy Tan, Live from Phoenix Comic Con, Gama Martinez joins us for a discussion of casting your book. I merely upload it, so that I can embed the episodes into my podcast app. Only you can let go of all e… This week the Writing Excuses crew delivers some tips, tricks, and tools you can use to get your story flowing in all the right ways. It’s time to start digging in to the elements themselves, beginning with the Element of Wonder. If you’re stuck because you think your … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 17: This Sucks and I’m a Horrible Writer →, While at CONduit, we recorded three episodes of Writing Excuses in front of an audience, and this is the first of those. Solar Express, by L.E. We explore the emotional components that readers seek from horror, and then drill down into the ways that we can create those reactions in our readers. This is the first of five episodes recorded on location at WorldCon 66 in the Colorado Convention Center in Denver. 477. Season 11: Elemental Genres. We consider some examples of blended-with-thrill stories, and then drill down a bit and look at how we can incorporate this in our own work. Take your notes from the rom-com homework two weeks ago, and build a different relationship onto those beats. Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there will be "no excuses" if his team lose their fourth semi-final in 12 months. Take the first line from any book, and turn it into a scary line. We decided to end the season with a discussion of endings. But we’ll say it anyway. Take a book or film that you enjoy, and write down every mystery you see. Perdido Street Station, By China Mieville, narrated by John Lee, We’ve introduced the concept of Elemental Genre already. 3. zipped the folder up and slapped it … Write a monologue from the POV of a member of that magazine’s target audience. Writing Excuses Season 10, the podcasted master-class, continues with this exploration of that critical second step: what do do once you’ve got an idea that has story-legs. Sitemap. Can you learn tone? Write a story about a book that cannot be read until you are dead. : Lightspeed Magazine Special Issue, edited by Christie Yant, Mystery may well be the most common element in use, at least in some form or another, across the many bookshelf genres comprising “fiction.” We discuss the driving force of elemental mystery, how to evoke those feelings in the reader, and the importance of being able to write mystery effectively. Last modified: 9/16/11. Take a scene and write it as Dan would write it, then write it as Brandon would write it, and then write it as Howard would write it. Liner Notes: Trina mentioned some online resources … Continue reading 11.31: Futurism, with Trina Marie Phillips →. And I Darken, by Kiersten White, narrated by Fiona Hardingham, Greg van Eekhout joined us at Phoenix Comic Con for a live-audience Q&A session about Elemental Relationship writing. Nancy Fulda joins us to talk about the Elemental Genre of Idea, and how to write stories driven by a sense of fascination. Writing Excuses Retreat 2019 Scholarships! Season One Index Season Two Index Season Three Index Season Four Index Season Five Index. Dead Men Don’t Cry, by Nancy Fulda, narrated by Joseph Zieja, Recorded live at LTUE, Michaelbrent Collings guest-starred for a discussion about self publishing. a guest Nov 9th, 2015 855 Never Not a member of Pastebin yet? Brandon, Howard and Dan talk about how to start a book and what’s important about the first line. What the minimum size for an ensemble? Steve Diamond joins us to kick off our month on the elemental genre of horror. [Brandon] This is Writing Excuses, Writing Secondary Characters, with Charlaine Harris, Live from GenCon! This is an index of my transcripts of the Writing Excuses podcasts. Then write it so that the horror comes first, and the humor is last. Season 8. The sheet is read-only, but you can copy it or print it or whatever you need to do in order to create one of your own. Outline a story in which your character must choose to do something horrific. How do you recover when a relationship starts to feel forced? A word count in motion tends to remain in motion. Identify something about your location that would provide, in an alternate universe, a source of magic unavailable in other locations. Alif the Unseen, by G. Willow Wilson, narrated by Sanjiv Jhaveri. Season 4. Cast your book! Navah Wolfe, an editor at Saga Press, joined us to talk about the manuscripts she would really like to see. The Writing Excuses team sits down to talk about religion as a world-building device: your characters probably believe in something, so what is it? Pick a dialogue scene and try to take each piece of dialogue up a half of a notch, evoking a little more character. We begin in Houston, TX, on September 13; we’ll visit Cozumel, Georgetown, and Falmouth, and end up back in Houston again on September 22. Modessit, Jr. 11.19: Fashion for Writers, with Rebecca McKinney. Write something that you’ve never tried to write, genre-wise. Everyone says you can’t teach style–each writer just has to figure it out on his or her own. This is a narrow definition of the word, but it’s a very useful way to look at books where the … Continue reading 11.40: Elemental Drama →. This year we’re dividing the year into “master classes” or “intensive courses.” We’re kicking it off with Brandon’s episodes, which are all about the business of writing, and the first of those is this one! Modesitt, Jr. joined us at LTUE for a world building discussion centered around the way the environment informs the story. We started with this one because “sense of wonder” is a term that gets used to describe what makes some science fiction stories work. Season Eleven Index Season Twelve Index Season Thirteen Index Season Fourteen Index. Imagine an individual in that group, and ask yourself what that person is going to do, and why. The questions are from the attendees at the Writing Excuses Workshop and Retreat: Rather than having a protagonist change themselves, can elemental drama have the protagonist change others? Here’s a hint: as with pretty much everything … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 26: Horror →. Think back to your own childhood, and write up one of your young fears into a story. Season 13: Character. Thrillers are, by their very nature, page-turners. Season 13: Character. Here are the questions: How do you create wonder in non-genre stories, where there are no super-powers, spaceships, or spellcasters? When is humor necessary … Continue reading 11.35: Elemental Humor Q&A with Victoria Schwab →. What do they love? Write about a non-player, non-heroic character (say, the NPC who cleans the alley behind the tavern) in your setting. The landscape continues to change, and Collings is fully engaged in it. The City of the Future, edited by Trina Marie Phillips, “Talking about humor is the least funny thing you can do.” —Howard Tayler You have been warned! You’re a writer, and the writing is almost paying the bills. Write two different “this meets that” pitches, once with a focus on the emotional heart, and once with a focus on set dressing. To cap it off, we ask Stacy about her current … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 13: Submitting to Editors Part 2 →, Does magic need rules? 15.02: Writing Between the Lines. Writing Excuses, season eleven: ‘Elemental Genre’ Filed under Found on the Web. Season 9. This week’s episode is a Project in Depth discussion focusing on Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal. Take a story you’re working on, a story in which Elemental Wonder isn’t a driving force, and add that wonder to some aspect of it. * *Heartfelt lessons about … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 23: Viewpoint →, How much research do you do? Members. How would … Continue reading 11.48: Elemental Issue Q&A, with DongWon Song →. Come up with a fantasy fuel that has extreme, but unintended consequences. Also, on Sunday The Salt Lake Tribune posted an article about Podcasting in Utah. Credits: This episode was recorded by Daniel Thompson, and mastered by … Continue reading 11.12: Idea as Subgenre, With Nancy Fulda →. The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, edited by Navah Wolfe (available October 18th, 2016. They are: A word count at rest tends to remain at rest. You are likely to find reasons like toddler trouble, age, illness, time, little knowledge, to creativity blocks still making headlines in the writing community as the biggest launchers to writing excuses. It’s not just for heists. How do you make your novel better? And why does Howard-with-a-chest-cold start to sound like Barry White? If you haven’t listened to the Writing Excuses podcast, you should know that it’s not only useful to writers. So… your career is your business. 11.21: Q&A on Elemental Horror, with Steve Diamond, 11.22: Examining Unconscious Biases, with Shannon Hale, 11.28: Impostor Syndrome, with Alyssa Wong, 11.31: Futurism, with Trina Marie Phillips, 11.33: Crossover Fiction, with Victoria Schwab, 11.35: Elemental Humor Q&A with Victoria Schwab, 11.37: Casting Your Book, with Gama Martinez, 11.38: The Elemental Relationship as a Sub-Genre, 11.39: Elemental Relationship Q&A, with Greg van Eekhout, 11.41: The Editor’s Wish List, with Navah Wolfe, 11.Bonus-01: Characterization and Differentiation, with Robin Hobb, 11.43: Elemental Drama Q&A, with Tananarive Due, 11.44: Project in Depth, GHOST TALKERS, by Mary Robinette Kowal, 11.Bonus-03: Some Books Have Maps in the Front, with Maurice Broaddus, Mur Lafferty, and James Sutter, 11.45: Elemental Issue, with Desiree Burch, 11.46: Colonialism, with Steven Barnes, Tempest Bradford, DongWon Song, and Shveta Thakrar, 11.47: Issue as a Subgenre, with Steven Barnes. What are the common mistakes that writers make when they start dressing their characters? It is mostly useful to writers. Elizabeth Bear  and Scott Lynch joined Howard and Dan at GenCon Indy to talk about fantasy food, and how we engage our readers’ appetites with our fiction. WX Trivia: Episode 11.34 represents a pair of firsts for us here at Writing … Continue reading 11.34: Humor as a Sub-Genre →. Grow sideways! How does the web change the market for writers? It’s not two podcasts that both talk about tense and viewpoint, it’s two totally different podcasts that share a title for some reason. Happy Halloween! Season 2. If you haven’t yet read Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal, this episode will spoil great swathes of book for you. Home. Describe the same outfit from two different point of view characters. Sanderson variation: Every word you write is worthwhile. The instructions are here, and you’ll follow them by filling out something that looks like this casting sheet. Then take the scary line and create two separate short stories using it. Season 3. You are going to descend into madness, your writing will become gibberish or something horrible will happen, and then Brandon will scream. Because nothing says “keep writing” like “hey, let’s draw a map now!” Dan and Howard were joined by Maurice Broaddus, Mur Lafferty, and James L. Sutter, who wanted to talk about maps. This becomes your framework for a mystery, which you’re essentially outlining in reverse. A descent into madness written from the first person point of view. Take a character who is not yours, but who you know all about. Liner Notes Elantris Mad Prince Deleted Scenes Dan’s … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 33: Side Characters →. Credits: This episode was recorded aboard Oasis of the Seas … Continue reading 11.49: Elemental Ensemble, with Michael Damien Thomas →. New podcasts are published weekly on Sundays. Why does this work? Credits: … Continue reading 11.29: Elemental Thriller as a Subgenre →. Put a mystery into whatever it is you’re working on. Announcing (…drum roll…) the 2016 Scholarship Winners! Develop a religion where people worship something that no one would ever worship in our world. How do you manage your time? It is an educational podcast that helps novelists/writers. When we say “stakes,” we’re referring to the things that keep our characters involved in the conflict, rather than just walking away and doing something else. We begin with the difference … Continue reading 11.44: Project in Depth, GHOST TALKERS, by Mary Robinette Kowal →, (and because we’ve mentioned that one recently…), Your Psychic Powers, and How to Develop Them (1920), by Hereward Carrington. Worse, this mindset can prevent us from continuing to create. Writing Excuses Season 4 Notes. Then begin removing the ones that characters would not notice. With Michael’s help, we cover some specific sales techniques, guidelines for convention displays, and strategies for bookstore appearances, with an … Continue reading 11.50: Hand-Selling Your Book to Potential Readers, with Michael R. Underwood →. The Internal Editor. Take an expository scene, and set it during something exciting. Thud, by Terry Pratchett, narrated by Stephen Briggs, In this episode we field some questions about elemental mystery. In this episode we have Dan Willis join us as we take questions from the crowd. Take something you’ve written, and gender-swap it. Apply a sense of wonder to something small and ordinary. Give us an adventure while the exposition happens. It comes from Season 1, Episode 11. Pull out an old piece of writing from the last year or so. Are flaws necessary for villains? In elemental relationship stories the primary page-turning driver is the relationship between two or three characters ¹. Our voices, however, are not the ones our listeners should be hearing on the subject. Season 7. Some of these questions are answered in this episode while others are better left unexplained. Have a world-weary character, one who is not in awe, and find ways to help the reader experience wonder despite being in the POV of a character who is not. What makes each writer’s voice unique? In this episode we discuss some stylistic tools for applying humor  to our work, and how these tools can best be employed. Your Hosts: Brandon, Victoria, Dan, and Howard Victoria Schwab, who also writes as V.E. Credits: This episode was recorded by Daniel Thompson, and … Continue reading 11.16: Adventure as a Subgenre →. We discuss how the sense of dread can be a page-turning motivation, and how it can complement the other “keep on reading” motivations we set out to invoke. In two weeks, Episode 11.44 will be a Project In Depth on this book, so if you want to do the homework, now’s a good time to start. Look to your left and that’s your object. No audio version available yet. Season 11, Episode 8. wikidPad Home Page. This episode runs … Continue reading 11.46: Colonialism, with Steven Barnes, Tempest Bradford, DongWon Song, and Shveta Thakrar →. This week we talk about why side characters are important, and how to do them well. I called them winners in the title, but that’s misleading: this is not something they drew in a lottery, or stumbled over in … Continue reading Announcing (…drum roll…) the 2016 Scholarship Winners! We start by covering some “don’ts”  – including the essay, the police-artist sketch, and the thesis statement. Remember, elemental drama is basically “character change.” A great many stories use character change in some way—it’s almost ubiquitous. You can find all the other info, including our incredible guest list, here. Howard’s answer: “Just enough to get by.” In this podcast we talk about why we research, how we research, and when we feel like we’ve researched enough. Wonder as Subgenre. The Voices of the Martyrs, by Maurice Broaddus (audiobook not yet available), For November, our elemental genre is “Issue,” and we were joined by actor, writer, and comedian Desiree Burch. Take three stories (books, films, whatever) you love, and explore the emotional impact those stories have on you. Season 1. Hopefully your questions are similar to the ones we collected below, because these are the ones we answered: What do readers like more: protagonists going through lots of different incidents and locations, or through a few that are similar to each other? It is an educational podcast that helps novelists/writers. You haven’t missed an episode.) More importantly, how do we as writers get that driver … Continue reading 11.32: The Element of Humor →. The Internal Editor. Season 2. List the clues that would be present. Sit down with your manuscript or outline, and in the margins, add notes about the emotions you’re trying to evoke with each scene, and where in the scene it’s supposed to happen. Season 4. We begin in Houston, TX, on September 22; we’ll visit Roatan, Belize City, and Cozumel; and then we’ll end up back in Houston again on September 30. I Don’t Have Time. HOW is it scary? Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal, and also narrated by Mary, Humor is present as an element, at least to some degree, in a substantial amount of the media we consume. But I think it’s also of interest to readers who’d like to know how stories work. Imagine someone is a serial art collector AND a serial artist killer. →. Authors writing Elemental Issue stories raise questions for the readers. Brandon, Howard and Dan discuss where their ideas come from and Howard tells us a little too much about his love of Pepsi. What draws the reader forward? We’ve already talked about the process of submitting to an editor; today we talk about the millions of vital things that happen after an editor says “I want to buy your book.” Not only that, but we get to hear it all straight from the mouth of … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 29: Talking Publishing with Lou Anders →, Last week we talked to an editor, this week we talk to OUR editor: Brandon’s and Dan’s editor at Tor, Moshe Feder. We talk economics, logistics, sensory engagement, and we goof off quite a bit in the process. The topic is about the business of writing. Writing Excuses Season 10, the podcasted master-class, continues with this exploration of that critical second step: what do do once you’ve got an idea that has story-legs. Strip away the “bookshelf” genre, and try to identify for yourself the core elements that make those stories work. Modessit, Jr. →. In the MICE quotient, are mysteries all “Idea” stories? Can you teach style? The word “drama” gets thrown around a lot. There is good fun … Continue reading 11.Bonus-04: Fantasy Food, with Elizabeth Bear and Scott Lynch →, (Also, take a character of your own, who is beloved by you, and turn them into the antagonist in someone else’s story. Let’s map Newton’s Laws of Motion onto writing. Or at least, … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 15: Costs and Ramifications of Magic →, Howard kicks this off with his own sure-fire cure for Writers’ Block, “BIC HOK:” Butt In Chair, Hands On Keyboard. What traits make for a really good (err… evil?) Why is Dirk Pitt so cool? [Mary Robinette] Because you're in a hurry. Credits: This episode was recorded by Daniel Thompson, and mastered by Alex Jackson. The topic is beginnings. We discuss the difference between the drivers in thrillers, horror stories, and mysteries, and use the elemental genre tools to assist in the differentiation. We cover some tools for exploring an idea, and then drill down a bit on how to use that exploration, or even multiple explorations as “seasoning” elements for a larger work. Become a patron of Writing Excuses today: Get access to exclusive content and experiences on the world’s largest membership platform for artists and creators. ... 4-11 - Brainstorming From Headlines Credits: This episode was recorded aboard Oasis of the Seas by Bert … Continue reading 11.47: Issue as a Subgenre, with Steven Barnes →. Season 5. And it can’t be silly. You’re a writer, and the writing is almost paying the bills. So… you’re ready for the big-time. Ordinarily we don’t encourage people to write to the market, but Navah asked specifically for the opportunity to tell our listeners what she’s looking for. Welcome to 2021, and Season 16 of Writing Excuses. This time around he’s talking about placing your product in the hand of your customer, the reader. Women Destroy Science Fiction! Describe it using those cool point-of-view tools that evoke wonder in the reader. Take the “yes, but; no, and” approach on one of your try-fail cycles. Brandon, Dan, and Howard are joined by Phil and Kaja Foglio, and we discuss writing for webcomics… no, wait… writing for “sequential picture-assisted storytelling.” Phil and Kaja are the creators of Girl Genius, the web’s … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 28: Writing for Webcomics with Phil and Kaja Foglio →, So what exactly does an editor, do, anyway? Can you put a traitor into an ensemble story? This year we’re dividing the year into “master classes” or “intensive courses.” We’re kicking it off with Brandon’s episodes, which are all about the business of writing, and the first of those is this one! We’ll also yak for a while about the differences between Superman and Gandalf, which makes us, if nothing else, huge nerds. [Brandon] I've been in one of her anthologies. I noticed that there was no easy way to get Writing Excuses Seasons 1 through 7 short of downloading each individual file. We find the elemental relationship in all kinds of stories that are not fundamentally about relationships. We dig into what this really means, and how everyone in the story must be driven by things … Continue reading 11.24: Stakes! Pick a city and write what you think it will look like in the year 2045. Brainstorm some story ideas, looking at  what happens to them when you mix those genres up with the ensemble element. 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