1. A Fellow Stalker

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

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    There's so many of them! I just want to read them all right now.
     
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    Well they're videos :p

    I liked to watch them while writing.
     
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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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    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.
     
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    Thank you! The lectures are really helpful!
     
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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.
     
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    Great link, thank you, will definitely be watching those.
     
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    Thank you!
     
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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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