Tag: World Building

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Brandon Sanderson – 318R – #8 (Magic Systems)

6:00 – 7:30:  Brandon Sanderson – 318R – #8 (Magic Systems) In 2016, Brandon taught 318R, a class chock-full of outstanding writing advice.  We will be working through these videos one by one, taking notes followed by detailed discussion.  Fortunately for us, it was filmed and made available to the public by its copyright holder. Tonight’s video covers the origin of Sanderson’s laws, including First, Second, and Third laws, as well as his Zeroth law.  He will also discuss, compare, and contrast hard and soft magic systems. 7:30 – 9:00:  Tre Critique Tre Critique is  three-member team approach to more dynamic and informative critiques of our work.  By both giving and receiving two critiques each week, the quality of your writing will improve at a rapid pace and reach high quality in the shortest possible time.  Variations resulting from uneven groups include two and four members in a critique group. […]

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Brandon Sanderson – 318R – #4 (World Building)

6:00 – 8:30:  Brandon Sanderson – 318R – #23 (The Illusionist Writer) In 2016, Brandon taught 318R, a class chock-full of outstanding writing advice.  We will be working through these videos one by one, taking notes followed by detailed discussion.  Fortunately for us, it was filmed and made available to the public by its copyright holder. Tonight’s video covers plotting formats, making the hero’s journey feel new, world building, “the iceburg,” maid and butler dialogue, prolongs, physical and cultural aspects, Grandpa Tolkien, and more. See you there!