Ep 30: Craft Talk, Weekend Grilling Menus, Indy 500 talk + more
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The guys briefly recap the weekend that was FantaSci 2021 then shift gears to an in-depth discussion about the craft of writing stories. Other topics discussed include the Indy 500, holiday cookout talk, summer reading recommendations, and more.
Segment 1: FantaSci and Craft Talk
Main Topics Discussed include:
- Worldbuilding tips
- Character Origins and Development
- Story Structure/Outlining vs. Pantzing
- Building Good Writer Habits
- Personal Tips and Advice for New Writers
The guys break down the latest happenings around Chris Kennedy Publishing including this week’s new release, titled SHADOWS from William Alan Webb. This is the third and final novella in the first half of the “Murphy’s Lawless: Watch the Skies” series.
Ian also runs down the latest pre-order perks and specials from the Chris Kennedy Publishing newsletter and reveals yet another author who will be joining the Lasers and Lagers event June 29 in Panama City, FL.
Segment 2: Pod Mail
The guys take listener questions about:
- The 2021 Indy 500, Sports = the Great Unifier
- Memorial Day weekend grillout menus, Ian still hasn’t mastered the art of cooking good ribs
- Rob’s new job as head of New Mythology Press
- Summer reading recommendations
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