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Questions 558: Can We Talk About The Weather?

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Robert asks: Should descriptions of weather be overt or subtle? Is bad weather in a dystopia a cliche? If the weather is the antagonist, how do I keep the characters from thinking only of survival?

Resources Mentioned
Dune by Frank Herbert
1491 by Charles C. Mann
1493 by Charles C. Mann
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Explain Everything About the World by Tim Marshall
American Nations by Colin Woodard
The Accidental Superpower by Peter Zeihan
The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate by Robert D. Kaplan

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Today, Ed comments on the recent series on teaching writing as well as previous question episodes, while Doc chimes in about some tricks I omitted when talking about research notes and brackets.

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