Take a character who is not yours, but who you know all about. Rebecca McKinney joined us on stage at LTUE to address all this. And when you’re developing a fake religion, how do you avoid religious bias and … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 27: World-Building Religion →. Sign Up, it unlocks many cool features! Take one of your favorite triumphant moments from a something you’ve read or watched, and rewrite it so that this triumph is the false victory that makes everything worse. Credits: this episode was recorded by Jeff Cools, and mastered by Alex Jackson ¹We’re differentiating “Relationship” from “Ensemble” because … Continue reading 11.36: The Elemental Relationship →. Writing Excuses Retreat 2019 Scholarships! Take some of the humor types, and rewrite a scene several times. Give us an adventure while the exposition happens. Perdido Street Station, By China Mieville, narrated by John Lee, We’ve introduced the concept of Elemental Genre already. ... 4-11 - Brainstorming From Headlines Figure out how your characters’ entry into these places will change the places, your characters, and the story. (“That’s the LAST time I send you out shopping for Gollums, son…”) Liner Notes: The Evil Overlord List, a handy reference for tropes to avoid (or, as the case may be, exploit…). This week we continue our discussion on Science Fiction with a discussion of various Sub-genres, why they’re different, and what you can do to make sure you know your audience. Mrs Roosevelt’s Confidante, by Susan Elijah McNeil, narrated by Susan Duerden, We talk a lot about “raising the stakes” in our writing. Writing Excuses Talks to an Astronaut, with Special Guest Kjell Lindgren : Elemental Genre becomes particularly useful when you start blending the elements for sub-plots, character arcs, or even mash-ups. … Continue reading 11.26: Elemental Mystery Q&A →. The outcome or conclusion of the dialogue scene should remain the same. What’s the difference between a conference and a convention? Someone has to make a pitch when they are very, very drunk. The … Apply a sense of wonder to something small and ordinary. Deadline time. … Continue reading 11.28: Impostor Syndrome, with Alyssa Wong →. Shadowguard, by Gama Ray Martinez, narrated by Adam Verner. How do I give … Continue reading 11.52: Elemental Ensemble Q&A, With Claudia Gray →, A Million Worlds With You, by Claudia Gray, narrated by Tavia Gilbert, Writing Excuses 11.1: Introduction to Elemental Genre, 11.11: Self Publishing in 2016, with Michaelbrent Collings, 11.12: Idea as Subgenre, With Nancy Fulda. We’re giving all that a wide miss by adding an adjective, and defining a new term: Elemental Genre. Create a story that focuses on the behind-the-scenes folks. [Brandon] I've been in one of her anthologies. HOW is it scary? Writer and editor extraordinaire. The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales, edited by Navah Wolfe (available October 18th, 2016. We discuss the difference between the drivers in thrillers, horror stories, and mysteries, and use the elemental genre tools to assist in the differentiation. Announcing (…drum roll…) the 2016 Scholarship Winners! This podcast contains spoilers for The Lord of the Rings, Return of … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 22: Doing The Unpopular →, You’ve heard about viewpoint, but do you really know what it means? : 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. Schwab, joined us in Phoenix to talk about crossover fiction—in this context the term means books that target a given demographic but which have a much broader appeal, or books which straddle the line between age demographics. Season 12: Structure. ), Karen Memory, by Elizabeth Bear, narrated by Jennifer Grace, Michael Damien Thomas, co-publisher and co-editor-in-chief of Uncanny Magazine, joined us for a discussion of the elemental genre that contains most of the stories we refer to as “heists.” It’s all about a well-rounded cast in which the group relationship is what’s pulling us forward. Spoiler Alert! Watch it, and take notes of the things that define their relationship, and how it progresses. We’ll also yak for a while about the differences between Superman and Gandalf, which makes us, if nothing else, huge nerds. Credits: This episode was recorded aboard Oasis of the Seas by Bert … Continue reading 11.47: Issue as a Subgenre, with Steven Barnes →. We talk economics, logistics, sensory engagement, and we goof off quite a bit in the process. Authors writing Elemental Issue stories raise questions for the readers. … Continue reading Writing Excuses 11.1: Introduction to Elemental Genre →. We cover free-writing, re-reading and reviewing, and focusing on your motivations for writing… … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 16: Butt In Chair, Hands On Keyboard →, The Writing Excuses crew tackles writer’s block again, this time approaching the “This Sucks And I’m A Horrible Writer” mindset. Are there stages of … Continue reading 11.09: Q&A on the Element of Wonder →. Season 11, Episode 8. But I think it’s also of interest to readers who’d like to know how stories work. People get drawn in to a book because of the first line. Season Eleven will not be engaging in those arguments. Bluescreen, by Dan Wells, narrated by Roxanne Hernandez, Steve Diamond joins us again to talk horror, this time about using elemental horror as part of our stories’ elemental ensemble. Take a fun, sci-fictional technological idea, and ask yourself who stands the most to gain, and the most to lose if it comes to pass. 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! If you’re new to Writing Excuses, or if you’re just curious about some of the terminology we use, let us break it down for you. Page updated. 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The Wright Brothers, written and narrated by David McCullough. Worse, this mindset can prevent us from continuing to create. Credits: This episode was recorded aboard Oasis of the Seas … Continue reading 11.51: Ensemble as a Sub-Genre, with Lynne M. Thomas →. 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. Dan relates his Neil Gaiman anecdote, Brandon explains why he’d written so many books before getting published, and Howard throws down the gauntlet on neverending Chapter One revisions. The topic is about the business of writing. Credits: This episode was recorded by Daniel Thompson, and … Continue reading 11.16: Adventure as a Subgenre →. Revolutionary Writing, a course from Steven Barnes and Tananarive Due, DongWon Song, literary agent with HMLA, joins us for a Q&A on the elemental genre of “Issue.” Here are the questions, which were submitted by the attendees at WXR ’16: Can only certain people tackle certain issues in certain stories? 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. 477. Here are some notes I took after listening to Writing Excuses. Writing Excuses, Season One. How do I move beyond the “Dad jokes” and into properly funny writing? Can you teach style? Here are some notes I took after listening to Writing Excuses. 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. Season 6. Happy Halloween! 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?”. Strip away the “bookshelf” genre, and try to identify for yourself the core elements that make those stories work. This week’s episode is a Project in Depth discussion focusing on Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal. Planetfall by Emma Newman, narrated by Emma Newman, We fielded the following questions about the “Thriller” elemental genre from listeners on Facebook and Twitter: How do I build tension consistently through my story? zipped the folder up and slapped it … Credits: This episode was recorded by Daniel … Continue reading 11.20: Horror as a Subgenre →. What traits make for a really good (err… evil?) Season 7. But do you know what? We discuss some good crossover examples, and how some of the … Continue reading 11.33: Crossover Fiction, with Victoria Schwab →. 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. … Continue reading 11.17: Elemental Adventure Q&A →. Whether or not your magic system has internally-consistent rules your readers can follow (per Sanderson’s First Law and last week’s ‘cast) you need to consider the ramifications of using magic in the worlds you create. In our first Elemental Issue episode we asked you to read a magazine. How do we use that to add depth to our story? Write two different “this meets that” pitches, once with a focus on the emotional heart, and once with a focus on set dressing. Well, we here at Writing Excuses have never met an ultimatum we didn’t immediately challenge, so today we take it head on. The first line of any story is the most important. Describe it using those cool point-of-view tools that evoke wonder in the reader. Other versions are available here, and of course there are plenty of other books from Mary on Audible. Sitemap. Take your notes from the rom-com homework two weeks ago, and build a different relationship onto those beats. Remember, elemental drama is basically “character change.” A great many stories use character change in some way—it’s almost ubiquitous. Take an expository scene, and set it during something exciting. Liner Notes: we mentioned Episode … Continue reading 11.23: The Element of Mystery →. Season 6. Season 3. Our unconscious biases are not just the things that we consider to be “just the way things are,” or “common sense.” They’re the things we don’t even see, much … Continue reading 11.22: Examining Unconscious Biases, with Shannon Hale →. Take a book or film that you enjoy, and write down every mystery you see. I merely upload it, so that I can embed the episodes into my podcast app. Is there a perfect length? The Writing Excuses team takes off from there, discussing the different kinds of Writers’ Block, and how to overcome each of them. →, Steve Diamond joins us for our third and final Elemental Horror episode as we field your questions about this particular building block. And by “discussion,” what we really mean is “we ask Robin all the questions.” We learn about Robin’s process for creating characters, wrapping stories around them, and making these characters distinctly different from each other. Pull some of your favorite books down, examine the dialog itself, without tags, and determine what tricks the writer has used to differentiate the character voices. Write down the arguments in favor of the side you disagree with, but don’t use strawman arguments. Season 8. How do you manage your time? In this episode we’ll talk about how … Continue reading 11.38: The Elemental Relationship as a Sub-Genre →. Arguments about whether a particular work is, or is not, part of a given genre are long, and tedious. What do they love? If you find problems with this index or the transcripts, please let me know at mbarker at computer dot org! Season 12: Structure. 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. Brainstorm some story ideas, looking at what happens to them when you mix those genres up with the ensemble element. In the first of our series on genres, we discuss why people write Sci-Fi, what you need to know to write Sci-Fi, and how much we all love unicorns. Season 15: Topics You Asked About! How do you maintain tension during dialog? Darren Shan talks horror with us in this bonus episode, made possible by our Patreon supporters. WX Trivia: Episode 11.34 represents a pair of firsts for us here at Writing … Continue reading 11.34: Humor as a Sub-Genre →. Think of an emotion that contrasts, or foils, the primary emotion in the thing you were working on for the homework two weeks ago. 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. There are a plethora of reasons writers give for letting excuses take over their work. Season 1. Can you put a traitor into an ensemble story? It’s time to start digging in to the elements themselves, beginning with the Element of Wonder. This time around he’s talking about placing your product in the hand of your customer, the reader. LINER NOTES: Howard repeatedly invoked John August’s blog post about heroes, protagonists, and main … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 5: Heroes and Protagonists →. ), Robin Hobb joined us at GenCon Indy for a discussion of characterization and differentiation. Brandon, Howard and Dan talk about how to start a book and what’s important about the first line. Season 7. Look at some of the elemental genres we’ve already discussed. If you haven’t yet read Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal, this episode will spoil great swathes of book for you. What do we mean when we use “drama” as an elemental genre? Writing Excuses - Season 7 Episode 18 featuring Mary Robinette Kowal, Brandon Sanderson, Howard Tayler and Dan Wells with special guest James A Owen. Take the “yes, but; no, and” approach on one of your try-fail cycles. Everyone says you can’t teach style–each writer just has to figure it out on his or her own. And how lovable can a group of mercenaries be? [Mary Robinette] Because you're in a hurry. Modesitt, Jr, narrated by Robert Fass, Let’s be adventurous. Finding the right voices has not been easy, but it has been worth it. It is an educational podcast that helps novelists/writers. Look to your left and that’s your object. It is mostly useful to writers. * *Heartfelt lessons about … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 23: Viewpoint →, How much research do you do? You’re a writer, and the writing is almost paying the bills. Season 3. Mary: 15 minutes long. Season 14: Worldbuilding! Sure, some are the real-life instances you may connect with, and others are cheesy ideas saved in your head. Wonder as Subgenre. How do you balance between two mysteries in the same story? Elemental mystery can be found in any work in which our curiosity is what keeps us turning pages. Think back to your own childhood, and write up one of your young fears into a story. Season 14: Worldbuilding! What do they want? How do you decide the pacing … Continue reading 11.39: Elemental Relationship Q&A, with Greg van Eekhout →. The topic is beginnings. Write a monologue from the POV of a member of that magazine’s target audience. Season 13: Character. Season 4. Thud, by Terry Pratchett, narrated by Stephen Briggs, In this episode we field some questions about elemental mystery. →. What are the … Continue reading 11.43: Elemental Drama Q&A, with Tananarive Due →. Schwab, joins us this year, and in this episode she helps us cover that deep concept of “theme,” and how we as authors can state our themes without coming straight out and stating them—writing our themes “between the lines.” The word “drama” gets thrown around a lot. Gail Carriger joins us to talk about her Convention Survival Kit, which is full of things most of us wish we’d known to pack with us years ago. And it can’t be silly. Season 8. New podcasts are published weekly on Sundays. Key Points: This season is going to be organized around topics taken from questions from the audience. Then change that character to be “the other” from you, and re-write the character sketch. Your best friend. It comes from Season 1, Episode 12 and Season 1, Episode 13. Part 1 was Viewpoint. Season 2. Only you can let go of all e… In this episode we expand upon the … Continue reading 11.06: The Element of Wonder →. It’s a short journey, as quests go, but we’ll all learn a valuable lesson about writing–and about ourselves. Let’s map Newton’s Laws of Motion onto writing. Modessit, Jr. 11.19: Fashion for Writers, with Rebecca McKinney. Take a step further on some element of your story. Pair this with another subgenre. Last modified: 9/16/11. As it happens, tracking Navah’s wish list as you write is … Continue reading 11.41: The Editor’s Wish List, with Navah Wolfe →. a guest Nov 9th, 2015 855 Never Not a member of Pastebin yet? Before I posted this I had attached an image of a chimp wearing a tux. Homework! (Note: When we say “two weeks ago” over and over, that’s just bad math. This episode runs … Continue reading 11.46: Colonialism, with Steven Barnes, Tempest Bradford, DongWon Song, and Shveta Thakrar →. Liner Notes: Trina mentioned some online resources … Continue reading 11.31: Futurism, with Trina Marie Phillips →. Take the first line from any book, and turn it into a scary line. Outline a story in which your character must choose to do something horrific. We tackle questions from the audience again (except for when Brandon throws a question AT the audience, which still had Mike Stackpole in it.) We start by covering some “don’ts” – including the essay, the police-artist sketch, and the thesis statement. Writing Excuses began in 2008 with three hosts – Sanderson, Tayler, and Wells – accompanied by Brandon's brother, Jordan Sanderson, who serves as producer. Take something you’ve written, and gender-swap 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! Here they are! What is your personal line between horror and “gore-nography?” … Continue reading 11.21: Q&A on Elemental Horror, with Steve Diamond →. 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. A descent into madness written from the first person point of view. Swan Song, by Robert McCammon, narrated by Tom Stechshulte, We have processed the applications, read the submissions, and made the extremely difficult decisions, and the dust has cleared to reveal the four incredible scholarship recipients for this year’s Writing Excuses Retreat. 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. How do you make your novel better? In preparation for next month, and Elemental Issue, define both sides of an issue about which you’re passionate. Season 4. In this episode we’ll pick at the ubiquity, and look at the many different ways in which character change can be featured, and what sort of tools we have at our disposal to make this happen … Continue reading 11.42: Elemental Drama as a Sub-Genre →. Don’t believe me? Experiment with the placement of chapter breaks, new questions, and big reveals, and work on each of these methods as a way to satisfactorily encourage that page turn. And … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episodes 32: Talking Exposition with Patrick Rothfuss →, Just as no burger is complete without its fries, no protagonist is complete without his sidekick, or his mother, or his entomologist, or whatever side character you decide to give him. Take two scenes, each with a different conflict—a logistical one, and an emotional one—and blend them into a single scene. I Am Princess X, by Cherie Priest, narrated by Mary Robinette Kowal, Let’s get this out of the way up front: in the syntax of elemental genres, the phrase “the element of thriller” is clunky. A word count in motion tends to remain in motion. How would … Continue reading 11.48: Elemental Issue Q&A, with DongWon Song →. In the MICE quotient, are mysteries all “Idea” stories? 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. Hurray! He begins by stressing the importance of truly understanding the craft of writing—every professional writer needs this—and then talks turkey about Kindle Direct, Bookbub, formats and lengths, output, available resources, publicity activities, … Continue reading 11.11: Self Publishing in 2016, with Michaelbrent Collings →. 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. How does it affect their lives? 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. 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. Ghost Talkers, by Mary Robinette Kowal, narrated by the author. ... 2021 11:01 pm. [Charlaine] Thank you. Patriot Games, by Tom Clancy, narrated by Scott Brick, Alyssa Wong, Campbell Award nominee and Nebula Award winner, joins us to talk about impostor syndrome. Liner Notes: We mentioned some resources for … Continue reading 11.19: Fashion for Writers, with Rebecca McKinney →. Residue, by Steve Diamond, narrated by David Stifel, How do we go about describing the clothing our characters are wearing? So… you’re ready for the big-time. Season 2. Let’s move beyond simply being cooks, and strive to become chefs. 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. How much elemental … Continue reading 11.30: Elemental Thriller Q&A →. In this this episode we talk about why to write humor, how to write humor, how to recognize humor in others, how to steal from learn from what they do, and, in the end, what makes things funny in the … Continue reading Writing Excuses Episode 21: Humor →, As a writer it’s sometimes difficult to decide between doing things the readers want, and things that are right for the story. Why does this work? Episode 11.04 of Writing Excuses was about Newton’s Laws of Writing (or, rather, Howard Tayler’s Laws of Writing). Welcome to 2021, and Season 16 of Writing Excuses. 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 →. So… your career is … In this episode we have Dan Willis join us as we take questions from the crowd. In this episode we look at the thriller element as part of a story whose principal driver is one of the other elemental genres. This is an index of my transcripts of the Writing Excuses podcasts. In this episode we discuss ways in which we can write character relationships—parent/child, buddy-cop, romance, and more—to be compelling. Why is it scary? Claudia Gray joined us aboard Oasis of the Seas to answer our attendees questions about the Elemental Ensemble. The instructions are here, and you’ll follow them by filling out something that looks like this casting sheet. Force the character to figure out WHAT they need. 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