Ben de-stresses at the keyboard after a full day without words. Jim has an epiphany that brings him back from the edge of madness. Both love and loathe Scrivener. They wrap everything up with the "sequels" section of Jim Butcher's Scenes & Sequels notes.Read More
Your adventures in National Novel Writing Month. This podcast covers the event where writers try to complete 50,000 words in 30 days.
EPISODE 6: 'Reeling in stories and thinking about Nano'
Jim and Ben catch up after the first weekend of NaNoWriMo and compare experiences. Then we explore in more detail Jim Butcher's "Scene and Sequel" method of writing, and try it out live!
Question for listeners: Have you tried constructing a scene based on "Scenes and Sequels"?
- Ben Alexander runs BlackRectangle.net and is starting his second season of NaNoWrimo. He can be followed on Twitter @mistahben and on the NaNo site at mistahben.
- Jim Markus, the creator of “Write with Lions”, runs MoreKnown.com and is starting his sixth season of NaNoWriMo. Jim is on Twitter @jimmarkus and on the NaNo site at jim-markus.
Both can also be heard on the Stuff Smart People Like Podcast.
Ben and Jim are getting super excited for the start of Nanowrimo!
Lots of great stuff covered in this episode: final preparations, aspirations, and extreme motivations. We've got a veritable buffet of links to share with you in this one. Click on for the full rundown!Read More