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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.

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Writing Excuses 8.47: Roguishness with Scott Lynch

November 25th, 2013

Episode 3 of 166 episodes

Scott Lynch, author of The Republic of Thieves, joins Brandon, Howard, and Mary before a live audience at GenCon Indy to talk about roguishness. Why do we like rogues? What can a roguish character accomplish in terms of story purposes? Can the rogue accomplish things a more classically moral character cannot?Most importantly, what do authors need to do in order to help readers like the rogues, rather than just thinking they're awful people?

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