Today the Nanogang talks about social rules in formal societies, and fields a listener question on subplots and POV. GailCarriger.com Join us at the Nanogang Forums Nori snacks Stargate SG-1 Circe by Madaline Miller (Circe) Last of the Wine, by Mary Renault (last of the wine) What Jane Austin Ate and …
Art Asks: What is the thrust of stories from old world cultures? Resources Mentioned: The Colors Trilogy by Kyslovski
Simon asks: Is it too soon to publish stories about pandemics?
Ed asks: What are your thoughts on sociological storytelling? Resources Mentioned Game of Thrones S8 Lost Babylon 5 Star Wars: The Force Awakens Battlestar Galactica (2003) The Real Reason Fans Hate The Last Season of Game of Thrones – article from Scientific America , May 2019 Subscribe Here!
Subscribe Here! Today we introduce a series of questions from high school student Jason doing on a project on expertise, who asks: “I’m writing a story in which one can steal powers from those they kill. What fictional or real-world sources can I draw from?”
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: “What social phenomena drive interest in disaster fiction?” Resources Mentioned Titanic Poseiden Adventure Towering Inferno Resident Evil 28 Days Later The Blob Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: As a follow up to ep 499 – How would being a slave shape a character’s personality? Resources mentioned Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass The Gulag Archipeligo by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn How the Scots Invented the Modern World David Hume: The Essential Philosophical Works Two …
Subscribe Here! Simons asks: Are there any incorrect or inaccurate tropes that you just can’t stand?
Subscribe Here! Zoe asks: Do you have any questions you ask yourself to avoid stereotypes and/or tropes? This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: How do you get into the mindset of an invader culture? Resources Mentioned The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Paths of Glory