Episode

Writing Excuses » Podcast Feed

Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Dan Wells

Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Daniel Wells discuss writing techniques in a fast-paced, 15-minute format.

Website

11.15: The Environment, with L.E. Modessit, Jr.

April 10th, 2016

Episode 132 of 166 episodes

L.E. Modesitt, Jr. joined us at LTUE for a world building discussion centered around the way the environment informs the story. We talk about lead in Roman plumbing, water lilies in Las Vegas sewers, and coal power in the British Empire, and how these examples can help us more effectively use the environments in our stories. Liner Notes: We mentioned bothAmericapox, The Missing Plague, (a YouTube video) and the excellent bookGuns, Germs, and Steel.

Featured Podcast

Listen