Simon asks: How can “I’ll give you one” work with sci-fi and fantasy, where there’s often multiple aspects of the stories that one needs to suspend disbelief. Walt Disney: The Plausible Impossible Protective Mimicry by Clifford D. Simak Dead Alive
Charlie says: I plan to have the Heroine join the Hero in parts of the journey, but without a sexual relationship. How to maintain interest and tension in an opposite sex friendship without sex or romance? Black Jack Justice series page Black Jack Justice (book 1), by Gregg Taylor Encyclopedia …
Nichole asks: Finally professionalish feedback on my short: they liked the plot but felt it had too much exposition. Is having too much exposition a hallmark of a beginning writer? Fairy Debt (audiobook) by Gail Carriger, produced by ArtisticWhispers Productions, Inc.
Ed asks: What are some good examples of writing that sticks the landing? Resources Mentioned Lost Game of Thrones Babylon 5 Breaking Bad True Blood BattleStar Galactica The Sixth Sense The Village Unbreakable Death on the Nile by Agatha Christie Star Wars (Original Trilogy) Star Wars Prequel Trilogy Star Trek …
Caine asks: I recently realized that I am conflict avoidant, and I find it difficult to put my characters through the wringer. If story is conflict, what’s a conflict avoidant writer to do? Resources Mentioned The A Team Magnum P.I. Quantum Leap JAG NCIS
Charles asks: How do I write the sword & sorcery genre with less sexist tropes?
Nichole asks: Do you know of any exercise programs designed for writers?
Tim asks: I’ve heard that, in action adventure, I need to introduce a change every 3-4 pages. Thoughts?
Nichole asks: If there is another writer with the Pen name you were thinking of but they write in another genre, do you think it is a good idea to go ahead with the Pen name?
Tim asks: When writing fast, how often do you STOP and think to steer the story? The analogy here is a sailing catamaran, whereon you stop moving to tack, and catch the wind again. How long does that typically take if and when you do it?