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Feedback: Interactive Fiction

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Vega and Dan discuss interactive fiction and text based games.

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Resources Mentioned:

Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation
Twinery
Choice Script
Inkle Writer
Texture Writer
StoryNexus
Colossal Cave Adventure
Zork
Fallen London
Failbetter Games: Retrospective

 

Questions 416: Rhetorical Devices

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Ian asks: “Would studying rhetoric help with pacing and craft in fiction?”

Resources Mentioned:

Aristotle
The World’s Last Night: And Other Essays (CS Lewis)
Monsters and Critics and Other Essays (JRR Tolkien)
Shakespeare
John Milton
Edward Allen Poe
Raymond Chandler
Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. A Treatise of Human Nature, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
The Portable Nietzsche
Book of Proverbs
John Steinbeck
John D McDonald
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
William Blake
Percy Blythe Shelley
Mary Shelley
Lord Byron
Mary Wollstonecraft
Essays of EB White
Mark Twain Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches and Essays
Cicero: Selected Works
Speeches That Changed The World
Lend Me Your Ears: Great Speeches in History
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Questions 404: Reading (and Writing!) the Comment Section…

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Cathy asks: “I’m writing an epistolary novel in the form of a blog format, and want to include comments as a sort of chorus. How can I do this and add to the story?”

Resources Mentioned:

Night Calls, The City of Dreams