Steve and Aaron talk about how to balance character dialog and action.
Firsts in Fiction
Welcome back, loyal listeners! Though we tried valiantly to record a cast this week, circumstances thwarted us. Most notably, Aaron’s sister underwent brain surgery on Tuesday. While she’s recovering well, the financial burden is pretty steep. If you’re able to contribute, she and her family […]
Welcome back to Firsts in Fiction! This is the exciting conclusion of last week’s episode discussing the 8 rules for writing fiction from Kurt Vonnegut. Andrew Panebianco joined to talk about Vonnegut’s rules.
I tell people to copy the masters. Not to plagiarize, but to study the masters, to see what they do, to analyze them. When you can copy the technique, your skill will develop. But you need to remember that you need to bring your own voice, your own vision, to develop your own story.