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Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Dan Wells, and Howard Tayler
Writing Excuses
Fifteen minutes long, because you're in a hurry, and we're not that smart.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 1,494 ratings
Nuggets of Wisdom
It’s hard not to love this fun show — “Fifteen minutes long, because you’re in a hurry and we’re not that smart.” The hosts all bring their own unique spin to their subject matter, and their spur-of-the-moment banter keeps the show fresh. They do a great job of talking about theory and then...Read full review »
Oraxis via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/23/21
I got questions
* I don’t know how to give questions for the mircocast’s. So I’ll just put them on here, and also thank you for the show, it really helps. - what’s your writing schedule on the weekends? - how would you write fight scenes that were a unique fighting form you came up with? - what are some tips to...Read full review »
Logan Hamblin via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/08/21
Hit and miss
The earlier seasons of this show are amazing. So much useful content. It’s very hit and miss these days. The master class on poetry and this nice quotient have been tough to listen to.
slappybags007 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/26/21
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Published 01/23/22
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