Recorded live at LTUE 2010, here’s a high-energy Q&A session with the Writing Excuses crew and our special guest James Dashner, author of The Maze Runner. We cover outlining vs. discovery writing, the return to the hairy palate, education for writers, killing people, whether or not we want a bagel, pragmatic approaches, authors who don’t inspire us (and by “us” we mean “James Dashner”), and cooking up complex plots.
Note: Brandon says “Episode 6″ but he was totally wrong. This is 4.7, for real.
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: James pitches one of his favorites to us — False Memory by Dean Koontz
Writing Prompt: You’re flying in an airplane when a wing falls off… but the plane keeps going.
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