Let's talk about words and how to write them!
Hosts: Josh Hayes, Scott Moon, C. Steven Manley
00:00 Opening remarks
-Discord server is up! https://discord.com/invite/t96CVRD
-Keystroke Coffee is live! https://keystrokemedium.com/product/keystroke-coffee/
-Use Plottr! https://plottr.com?ref=190
05:11 Weekly update—The CLAP of Valor Edition
Scott: Close to the end of Orphan Wars #3, and Blue Sun Armada #2. Podium is launching The Last Reaper series on audio. Chuck: Mental breakdown = New desk. Noodling around with the ending of Jack Dark #2.
Josh: Listening to the first Tranquility #1 on audio. Wrapping up Tranquilty #2, outlining Tranquility #3, and working on Sentinel #1. Shipping to England.
21:27 Main Event— LIVE! Writing Roundtable -- June 2021
-Chuck finished the first Gray Man book and has some thoughts. https://amzn.to/2RFCbSQ
-Scott did not enjoy the first book in audio form. -Establishing too much too soon. -Werecoyotes are cool.
-Thoughts on Wrath of Man https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11083552/
-The ‘build and switch’ -Similar to Vantage Point https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0443274/
-Comparisons of Wrath of Man vs. John Wick.
-In praise of John Wick https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2911666/
-Action scenes—fine balance of too much detail and too little. -The toll of a fight.
-In praise of They Live https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096256/
-Thoughts on Dean Koontz and his approach to fiction (in How to Write Best Selling Fiction) https://amzn.to/2U7cDPw
-Josh is watching Film Courage https://www.youtube.com/user/filmcourage
-What the hosts are reading.
-Scott is listening to Ruins of the Earth: Ruins of the Earth, Book 1 by Christopher Hopper and JN Chaney https://amzn.to/2UEVoFv
-In praise of John Carpenter films.
-How tight When Harry Met Sally was in terms of writing. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098635/
-Chuck enjoyed The Hardy Boys https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11252090/
-How groundbreaking The Matrix was when it came out. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0133093/
-Scott loved Neal Stephenson’s Snow Crash thought it was hard to get into https://amzn.to/3hfSChP
-The difficulty of the surprising but inevitable ending.
1:03:29 Closing remarks
Coffee and Concepts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRuoHj6opw0
Writer’s Journey https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydLaFFntB4Q
Become a Medium today! https://keystrokemedium.com/mediums/
Don't forget to Like and Subscribe and get involved with the mayhem and shenanigans in the live chat! http://www.youtube.com/c/keystrokemedium
If you have any thoughts or ideas for show topics or if you have authors you'd like to see on the show, let us know. Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KeystrokeMedium
For all the latest and greatest KSM Gear, check out our store at: https://keystrokemedium.com/ksm-store/
Also, subscribe to Sci Fi Explorations for the best discounted and free books we come across through our contacts: http://www.scifiexplorations.com
Keystroke Medium Anthologies
Kingdoms of Iron and Stone - https://amzn.to/2GjbE6I
Horizons Beyond - https://amzn.to/2SrJ6uX
Farthest Reach – https://amzn.to/2UZINeo
The Writing Dream – and How to Make it to Happily Ever After – Keystroke Medium’s first non-fiction book. https://amzn.to/2UZINeo
If you enjoy this podcast, please leave us a review and rate the show on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher, or wherever else you found us!