March 7th, 2013

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Writing Excuses 8.9: Brainstorming with Howard

 Writing Excuses 8.9: Brainstorming with Howard

From http://www.writingexcuses.com/2013/03/03/writing-excuses-8-9-brainstorming-with-howard/

Key points: Select your pitches. Consider whether you want something that plays to your strengths or that makes you stretch out of your comfort zone? What appeals to you? Try sketching scenes? How did this happen? What's the backstory? Where are the problems? What's at stake, what is tempting the character? What would be unexpected, a twist? How long do you want the story to be?
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[Brandon] Writing prompt.
[Mary] Step it up. Writing prompt. Pick a major event in history and then write a secret history where Death comes back to take over.
[Brandon] Okay. This has been Writing Excuses. You're out of excuses, now go write.
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