March 27th, 2013

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Writing Excuses 8.12: Project In Depth – Deus Ex Nauseum

Writing Excuses 8.12: Project In Depth – Deus Ex Nauseum

From http://www.writingexcuses.com/2013/03/24/writing-excuses-8-12-project-in-depth-deus-ex-nauseum/

Key points: be careful about obsessing over the form. Make sure you have a reason to do this story. Make a list of things you want to do! If one story isn't working, is boring, consider interlacing two stories and see what happens. Sometimes you want to break or bend the rules, sometimes you just want to play to your strengths and use the formula.
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[Brandon] All right. So. Writing prompt. Howard, give us a writing prompt.
[Howard] Okay. I want you to try and do something similar to what I did. Take one story. Chuck every other page. Use that as framing material for another story.
[Brandon] Excellent. This has been Writing Excuses. You're out of excuses, now go write.
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