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June FB Q&R video

Check out this month’s Question & Response (Q&R) video, from Brent’s official Facebook page:

 

Also, in case you haven’t already heard, Orbit is hosting a Lightbringer Series reread in anticipation of the October 22 (October 24 UK) release of THE BURNING WHITE. They’ve kicked things off with YouTube vlogger Daniel Greene, who is taking on Book 1, THE BLACK PRISM.

Fan Art Tuesday: Lloyd Bussio

Lloyd Bussio, artist and Lightbringer fan hailing from South Africa, shared the video below a while back. It shows his process in creating Andross Guile’s Nine Kings card, The Master:

We also featured the finished product here in 2016, when we only knew Lloyd as AceManOntheScene.

You can see more of his work on Instagram, or on YouTube.

Keep up the great work Lloyd!

April Q&R video is live!

Just in case you hear screams in this episode, that is either Joe Abercrombie down in the basement… or it might be my children.

Show Notes below:

Which character do you relate most to in the Lightbringer series? – 0:51
How do you go about creating different emotional atmospheres for each character? – 2:33
Is there anything major in the Lightbringer series that you regret writing a certain way? – 4:15
How do you get the right dialog/action balance in your scenes? 7:13
What sort of conflicts inspire you the most? – 8:44
How do you approach writing female writers that are well-rounded and dynamic? – 10:07
Seriously, what’s the deal with the clock? – 12:18

Got more questions? Ask them in the comments below.

March Q&R video is live!

Well look at that–another Q&R video on Brent’s official Facebook page:

Show Notes:

.14: “What’s the deal with the clock, Brent?”
.42: “How often does a mirror like Janus Borig appear?”
1.03: “Do you have any idea where you’re going with your next series?”
1.28: “Are you playing D&D at the moment?”
2.44: “What is your background besides writing?”
2.55: “How long did you consider the concept of the Lightbringer series before writing it?”
5.08: “What was the biggest inspiration behind the drafters and their abilities?”
8.12: “Were the book four twists planned from the beginning?”

Additional Resources:
Home page for D&D online: http://ow.ly/dyea50nuof3
And speaking of D&D, here are Lightbringer Character Sheets: http://ow.ly/8UQG50nuof0
Gloomhaven: http://ow.ly/qJfF50nuof4
Further reading on The Medici Effect: http://ow.ly/LjB250nuof2
Further reading on Siddhartha: http://ow.ly/lllL50nuof1

February Q&R video is live!

After a brief break, we’re back to our regularly scheduled programming! Show notes below video:

*When I say “November 2018” I really meant February 2019. (Look, friends, I have books to write.)

1. “How do you create a training arc for a character who will eventually become a badass?” – .39

2. “How do you get through writing scenes that are emotionally charged?” – 3.50

3. “When you are writing your books, do you write in public spaces?” -7.18

4. “How long does it take to develop a character? What is your best advice for creating realistic, believable characters?” – 9.07

 

Also FTR a new poll question is live!

Realm Makers Webinar Friday, February 1

Hi friends,

Do you have a BURNING question you’ve been dying to ask me? Well then I have good news…

I’m taking part in a webinar hosted by Realm Makers on Friday, February 1 at 3:30pm PST (Pacific, or UTC -8:00).

Below you’ll find information regarding how to log in and participate!

Dial-in number (US): (605) 475-4787
Access code: 872165#
International dial-in numbers: https://fccdl.in/i/webinars2
Online meeting ID: webinars2
Join the online meeting: https://join.freeconferencecall.com/webinars2