Tag Archives: inspiration

Questions 502: Things That Make You Go Wow

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Simon asks: What’s one of your big “Oh, wow!” moments that inspired your creative brain?

Resources Mentioned:
Myths and Legends Podcast
Connections Series 1, Episode 8: Eat Drink and Be Merry
Connections, by James Burke

Question 489: Musical Inspiration

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Ian asks: John Steinbeck structured The Grapes of Wrath like a symphony. Are there other examples of works inspired by or structured like musical pieces?

Resources Mentioned:
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
The Gap Cycle by Stephen R. Donaldson
Wagner: Der Ring des Nibelungen

Special Episode: Emergency NaNoWriMo (with Writer’s Block!)

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A new recording block is upon us, and it comes on the heels of a protracted battle with writer’s block. I had to write an emergency novel-in-a-month, and boy was it a pain getting started! I tell you all about it within, and lift the curtain on some new content coming to the Nanocast as a result. It’s good to be back!