Today the much reduced Nanogang talks about writing characters based on real people. GailCarriger.com Join us at the Nanogang Forums Black Holes and Time Warps by Kip Thorne Trapped In Time, by Ruth Chew Blameless, by Gail Carriger Down From Ten, by J. Daniel Sawyer Word Counts: Dan: 34470 Gail: 68930 …
Rachel asks: “Do you have any tips on writing a point of view you haven’t experienced?” Resources Mentioned Ken Wilber Integral Theory Mein Kampf The Screwtape Letters Letters from the Earth by Mark Twain This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit Subscribe Here!
Ian asks: “Some stories use taste as characterization, but sometimes it falls flat. How can one use it well?” In the Line of Fire James Bond series by Ian Flemming Chitty Chitty Bang Bang by Ian Flemming The Diamond Smugglers by Ian Flemming The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Farewell My …
Subscribe Here! Caine asks: “How do you get more bang for your buck with character introductions?”
Subscribe Here! Jason asks: “Are there any strategies and techniques for making characters more interesting?”
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: “How would an intelligence without a body differ from a human character, and how would a lack of a body affect a character’s perspective?” Resources Mentioned: The Mystery of Consciousness by John Searle Consciousness Explained by Daniel Dennett The Republic by Plato Minority Report and Other …
Subscribe Here! Jeanne asks: How do you write “the other” and keep the characters believable and accessible?
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: What are the differences between collectivist and individualist societies, and how do they affect the character? This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Ian asks: How do you write characters having intense moments without them seeming out of character?
Subscribe Here! Zoe asks: Do you have any questions you ask yourself to avoid stereotypes and/or tropes? This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit