Episode 45: "The Quirky Old Couple" Fantasy Short Story Critique

Episode Description

Leslie & Alyssa critique Alysia Seymour’s “The Quirky Old Couple,” a fantasy short story. They discuss tension, action, and conflict, repetitive sentence structure, and earning back story.

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Show Notes

Your eloquence should be the servant of the ideas in your head. Your rule might be this: If a sentence, no matter how excellent, does not illuminate your subject in some new and useful way, scratch it out.
— Kurt Vonnegut, How to Use the Power of the Printed Word

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