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Bill Maher’s Adulting: A Rebuttal

Bill Maher’s Adulting: A Rebuttal

His argument is that words and pictures, when combined, are worth less than they are apart. Think about it–to dismiss graphic literature as anything other than art, one must also argue that drawing, inking, and painting are not art, nor are any written works.

Hiatus

Hiatus

Good morning, loyal listeners. No podcast this time because we are going on a hiatus through the remainder of 2018. We will return some time in 2019. This is a difficult decision for us, as I (Aaron) have been doing this podcast for six years […]

10 Things I Love About Writing

10 Things I Love About Writing

  Firsts in Fiction 10 Things I Love About Writing: (Aaron) Building worlds: My Hand of Adonai series takes place in Alrujah, a fictional world of my design. When coming up with the idea, I researched different fantasy novels and films, studied maps, played with […]

10 Mistakes I’ve Made in My Writing

10 Mistakes I’ve Made in My Writing

  Firsts in Fiction 10 Mistakes I’ve Made in My Writing: (Aaron) Writing with a thesaurus. My first draft of The Bargain was a very showy affair, a real, “look what I can do!” type of a novel. This kind of flashing neon light pointing […]

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell Myself When I Started Writing

10 Things I Wish I Could Tell Myself When I Started Writing

  Firsts in Fiction 10 Things I Wish I Could Tell Myself When I First Started Writing: (Aaron) “You’re going to make it. Don’t give up.” It’s easy to believe that you’ll never make it as a writer. I spent a lot of years not […]

Writing YA Fiction with Tessa Emily Hall

Writing YA Fiction with Tessa Emily Hall

    No show notes this week. Be sure to watch and/or listen. 🙂

FROM THE VAULTS: Week 3, Act 3

FROM THE VAULTS: Week 3, Act 3

Act III answers this question, and does so in dramatic fashion. The climax of the film (or in our case, the novel) occurs in Act III.

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Dialog

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Dialog

  Firsts in Fiction Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Dialog What is dialog? “Dialogue is not a break in the action. It’s an intensification of the action. Here’s something else dialogue is not: It’s not the way we speak. Dialogue must appear realistic without being […]