Writing Excuses Homework 10.5

Writing Excuses, season 10, episode 5 (http://www.writingexcuses.com/2015/02/01/writing-excuses-10-5-what-do-you-mean-my-main-character-is-boring/) homework: Take three different characters and walk them through a scene. Convey their emotional states, their jobs, and their hobbies without directly stating any of those. The scene in question: walking through a marketplace, and they need to do a dead-drop. Robert stormed… Continue reading

Writing Excuses Homework 10.4

Writing Excuses Season 10, Episode 4: (http://www.writingexcuses.com/2015/01/25/writing-excuses-10-4-qa-on-ideas/) Take one of the ideas you’re excited about, and then audition five different characters for the lead role in that story. Make sure they’re all different from each other. For this exercise I didn’t pick one of the story ideas from the previous… Continue reading

Writing Excuses Homework 10.2

For the exercises from season 10, episode 2,(http://www.writingexcuses.com/2015/01/11/writing-excuses-10-2-i-have-an-idea-what-do-i-do-now). I am using the story ideas from both my first and second pass at the 10.1 homework. The short-hand titles for my ideas are here: Hologram playdates Adopting for Status AIs seeking base code Animal religion Judgemental coyotes Celestial custodian Stardust Binary… Continue reading