Here’s a brainstorming episode in which Brandon throws random concepts from a textbook of his on gods and goddesses, and we attempt to brainstorm a cyberpunk story from these elements.
The elements thrown at us include clay, Sanskrit, fire god, and Buddhism.
If you’ve ever wanted to watch professionals wrestle with story genesis, this is the episode for you.
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: A Scanner Darkly, by Phillip K. Dick, narrated by Paul Giamatti.
Writing Prompt: Come up with a cyberpunk world using the seed “penguins.”
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