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Ep 7.11 - LIVE! Grimm’s War - Military Sci-fi w/ Jeffery H Haskell

May 8, 2022

With his latest series, Grimm's War, Jeffery H Haskell dives head-long into a brand new universe with a refreshing new take on military science fiction. A take a lot of people are comparing to classic David Weber's Honorverse.

Hosts: Josh Hayes, Scott Moon Guest: Jeffery H Haskell

00:00 Opening remarks

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04:37 Weekly update—

Double Moon Edition Scott: Trying to play guitar. Finished Reaper #14 and outlining Reaper #15.

Jeff: Lots and lots of editing. Listening to the audiobook version of his new novel. Yumi vs. Yuki

Josh: It takes a village to edit a short story. Reading Jeff’s new series and more Sanderson’s Warbreaker.

20:13 Main Event— LIVE! Grimm's War - Military Sci-fi w/ Jeffery H Haskell

-Love for David Weber’s Honorverse

-And Horatio Hornblower

-Jeff’s new series is inspired by Rick Partlow and Jack Campbell.

-Using the snowflake method (Randy Ingermanson’s How to Write a Novel Using the Snowflake Method (Advanced Fiction Writing Book 1)

-The challenge of writing military science fiction.

-Battle fatigue from a writing perspective.

-Building tension vs. opening with action.

-Action vs. intrigue. -The importance of building tension.

-Always open your first novel with the main character.

1:05:50 Closing remarks


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