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  1. A Fellow Stalker

    A Fellow Stalker Member

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    Brandon Sanderson's lectures. I recommend these to anyone who wants to write, especially fantasy

    Discussion in 'Insights & Inspiration' started by A Fellow Stalker, Apr 18, 2015.

    http://www.writeaboutdragons.com/brandon_w2012/

    You can find Youtube links to all of them there.

    They're simply great. His insight is well put and explained and it is also a good inspiration to get writing.
     
  2. Ulramar

    Ulramar Contributing Member Contributor

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    There's so many of them! I just want to read them all right now.
     
  3. A Fellow Stalker

    A Fellow Stalker Member

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    Well they're videos :p

    I liked to watch them while writing.
     
  4. Ulramar

    Ulramar Contributing Member Contributor

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    Yeah I discovered they were videos pretty fast. That's fine.

    I enjoyed them a lot, actually. I haven't watched them all of course, but I've been really meaning to look for some good online stuff on writing and this guy really knows what's up. Especially for fantasy.

    In just a few hours, it helped a lot. I'm impressed and I'll be watching all of them over time. But I felt that 2 hours of videos for the day (probably closer to 3.5 hours) was enough.
     
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  5. Macaberz

    Macaberz Pay it forward Contributor

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    Yup I can recommend these too. Back in the day when I was much more active here I put a particular one I liked in the resources: https://www.writingforums.org/resources/dialogue-mechanics-formatting.53/

    So yeah @A Fellow Stalker @Ulramar if you're looking for similar resources, you might want to spend some time digging through the resources (there's a link at the top of the page, but here you go: https://www.writingforums.org/resources/
     
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    Bookmarked. Thank you for the link. I'm really looking forward to listening to these.
     
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    Well if we're already plugging stuff - I'll point out that I'm addicted to the Sanderson co-hosted "Writing Excuses" podcast - which he does weekly with horror novelist Dan Wells, Sci-Fi webcomic aauthor Howard Tayler, and regency fantasy/sci-fiauthor/professional puppeteer Mary Robinette Kowal. They're in their tenth season and I basically used their archived episodes as curriculum when I decided to buckle down an write the novel last year. They're all good - although actually Kowal is probably my favorite in terms of content.

    http://writingexcuses.com/
     
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    Thank you for this; I have long intended to read Sanderson's Mistborn. He gets great reviews on the series.
     
  9. bunbun94

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    Thank you! The lectures are really helpful!
     
  10. Lemon flavoured

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    I'm posting in this thread in the hope that it somehow reminds me of this when I have time to watch them lol.
     
  11. Viridian

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    Great link, thank you, will definitely be watching those.
     
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    Thank you!
     
  13. thatdifficultfirstnovel

    thatdifficultfirstnovel New Member

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    I really enjoy Sanderson's work, so even though I don't want to write fantasy, am sure I will pick up some interesting ideas from these. Cheers.
     

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