Writing Excuses Homework 10.8

http://www.writingexcuses.com/2015/02/22/writing-excuses-10-8-qa-on-character/ Assignment: Sketch out the events before and after your dead-drop scene from last week and three weeks ago. BEFORE: Abi was at her work, a museum conservation office, scrambling to create a forgery of the Shakespeare Folio, and not be noticed by her coworkers. She packed it in a… Continue reading

Writing Excuses Homework 10.7

From the second Character class (http://www.writingexcuses.com/2015/02/15/writing-excuses-10-7-who-are-all-these-people/) here is an exercise that builds on the previous one. My previous exercise  can be found here: Writing Excuses Homework 10.5 Writing Prompt: Pick one of the dead-drop characters from the exercise two weeks ago, and turn them into a secondary character. Now take… Continue reading

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