Subscribe Here! Caine asks: Do readers finish books if they guess the ending too soon? Resources mentioned: Instinct Silence of the Lambs The Usual Suspects Bulwer-Lytton Charles Dickens
Subscribe Here! Today, I continue our series on deep characterization to discuss cognitive style. This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Chris and Caine ask: What do you mean by “glass boxes”?
Subscribe Here! Zoe asks: Can you talk more about story beats and “scenes and sequels”? Resources Mentioned: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: Kids swear, but publishers and buyers of kids’ books frown on swearing. How do to keep it real without offending the gatekeepers? This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Chuck asks: In your post-apocalyptic world, what resource would people go Mad Max over?
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: Should chapter lengths be mostly consistent? Or whatever their lengths end up being? This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Ed asks: What is your experience with linear vs. non-linear writing? Is one better?
Subscribe Here! Today, I continue our series on deep characterization with the second half of the exploration of how a character’s age and biological development effects the way that character …
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: Can it be confusing to have multiple characters referred to differently, depending on character POV? (i.e. parents being “Mom” “So-and-so’s Mom” and their first name) How …