Episode 60: The Missing Yesterdays, MG/YA Novella Critique

Episode Description

Leslie & Alyssa critique the opening of Terry Marchion’s The Missing Yesterdays, an MG/YA novella. They discuss specificity of detail and verbs, rising tension, worldbuilding and applying humor.



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Show Notes

Detail done well is one of the keys to good fiction.

The right mix of details can be the difference between a memorable scene and one that could be found in any of hundreds of books—bland, vague, forgettable.
— Beth Hill

Read the full, edited version of The Missing Yesterdays here.

Check out the second book in the series, The Purloined Pictograph, here.


Inline Critique