Tarquin asks: “Everyone is talking about cultural appropriation. What’s the deal?”
Simon says: “I want to learn more about history and science. Where should I go?”
Commonwealth Club of California
Today I Found Out
James Burke’s The Day The Universe Changed, and Connections
Richard Feynman Lectures
Long Now Foundation
Council on Foreign Relations
The Bible Geek
Today J.R. asks: “How can a dramatic writer learn humor?”
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Gail Carriger’s Parasol Protectorate
Crimes & Misdemeanors
Brave New World
Road to Gandolfo
Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency
Cheyenne asks: “How do you right for a character who is smarter than you are?”
Today, I talk about the Character Climax in Hadrian’s Flight, the denouement, and the experience of finishing up my first ever successful attempt to write a Heinlein Juvenile. Interesting revelations about the nature of creativity and young adult literature ensue.
This marks the final episode in this series of specials–do send in any questions it spawned for you!
And be sure to check out Hadrian’s Flight for yourself!