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Feedback: Interactive Fiction

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Vega and Dan discuss interactive fiction and text based games.

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Resources Mentioned:

Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation
Twinery
Choice Script
Inkle Writer
Texture Writer
StoryNexus
Colossal Cave Adventure
Zork
Fallen London
Failbetter Games: Retrospective

 

Questions 416: Rhetorical Devices

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Ian asks: “Would studying rhetoric help with pacing and craft in fiction?”

Resources Mentioned:

Aristotle
The World’s Last Night: And Other Essays (CS Lewis)
Monsters and Critics and Other Essays (JRR Tolkien)
Shakespeare
John Milton
Edward Allen Poe
Raymond Chandler
Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. A Treatise of Human Nature, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
The Portable Nietzsche
Book of Proverbs
John Steinbeck
John D McDonald
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Blake
Percy Blythe Shelley
Mary Shelley
Lord Byron
Mary Wollstonecraft
Essays of EB White
Mark Twain Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches and Essays
Cicero
Speeches That Changed The World
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History
Martin Luther King, Jr.