Episode 48: Generation Havoc: YA SF Critique

Episode Description

Alyssa & Leslie critique the opening of J.H. Lucas’s Generation Havoc. They discuss panoramic vs. intimate openings, developing tension, tone, diction, and worldbuilding. 


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Show Notes

The best advice on writing was given to me by my first editor, Michael Korda, of Simon and Schuster, while writing my first book. ‘Finish your first draft and then we’ll talk,’ he said. It took me a long time to realize how good the advice was. Even if you write it wrong, write and finish your first draft. Only then, when you have a flawed whole, do you know what you have to fix.
— Dominick Dunne

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