In episode 32 of Working Title podcast, I speak with Sonia Faruqi, author of The Oyster Thief, an immersive tale of life under the sea.
We take a deep dive into the elements of world building, engaging beta readers to uncover valuable feedback, how research of the real world will better ground a fantastic one, and much more.
Recorded on: April 11, 2019
Length: 60 minutes
Intro and outro music in the podcast is called, “The Strategy.”
Sonia Faruqi’s website: http://www.soniafaruqi.com/
I will be at the Hanover Book Festival this coming Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
My first table! I look forward to meeting other authors and our readers. Hope to see you there!
It’s National Poetry Month! In episode 31 of Working Title podcast, I chat with poet and librarian Wendy DeGroat.
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In episode 30 of Working Title podcast I speak with two authors of horror/supernatural/fantasy with a dash of sci-fi, Erin Crocker and Linette Kasper.
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The longest grammatically correct English sentence using the same word is:
“Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.”*
This, according to Mark Forsyth in his book, The Etymologicon, which I have read with delight.
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