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Podcast: Writing Excuses: Writing Excuses 10.31: How Do I Control the Reader’s Sense of Progress?

This month’s Master Class episodes focus on pacing, and we’re dividing the concept of pacing into two parts: the first is the sense of progress within the story, and the second is the sense of the passage of time. In this episode we tackle that first bit, and discuss how we communicate progress to the readers. [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Aug 3, 2015 - 2 comments

Podcast: Writing Excuses: Writing Excuses 10.30: Q&A on Middles, with Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan joins us again, this time to help us field your questions about middles. Here are the questions we collected from the various social media feeds: [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Jul 27, 2015 - 3 comments

Podcast: Writing Excuses: Writing Excuses 10.29: Why Should My Characters Fail Spectacularly?

Character failure is a big part of making the middle of a story work. We talk about why, and offer tips about how to make this work well for you. [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Jul 26, 2015 - 1 comment

Podcast: Writing Excuses: Writing Excuses 10.28: Polytheism in Fiction, with Marie Brennan

Marie Brennan joins us for a discussion of polytheism (and really any belief system) in our fiction. [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Jul 14, 2015 - 3 comments

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