Chris comes on to discuss what novellas are and the benefits of writing them! We also touch on working on multiple projects at once.
Constructing Climaxes – Episode 19
Emily comes on to discuss the Showdown, or climax, of the novel structure. We talk about the different parts of a Showdown and how to make it effective for the story!
Probing Pictures of the Past – Episode 16
Northern comes on to talk about making historical fiction believable, and gives some tips about research and what content to include.
Validating Villains – Episode 7
In this episode, Z comes on to talk about villains and redeeming them.
Typing Twists – Episode 6
In this episode, Samwise joins us to talk about plot twists — or does he?
Discussing Dialogue – Episode 5
E. G. Bella joins us to discuss writing dialogue so that it seems real and interesting. We also read from a few books at the end as examples of different types of dialogue.
Writing Woe – Episode 4
Rachel comes on to talk about writing woe — well, writing grief realistically in stories.
Creating Cultures – Episode 3
Luna comes on to talk about creating vibrant cultures. After talking about different points to consider, we try out brainstorming a culture.
The Purpose of Fiction – Episode 2
In this episode, Elijah comes on to talk about what he thinks the purpose of fiction is.
How To Critique Without Crying – Episode 1
Our first official episode! In this episode, Harpley (our critique group leader) comes on and talks about both receiving and giving critiques.