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Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

Odyssey SF/F Writing Workshop Podcast‪s‬ Odyssey SF/F Workshop

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    • 4.8 • 4 Ratings

Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

    Brandon Sanderson on Story Promise, Progress, and Payoff

    Brandon Sanderson on Story Promise, Progress, and Payoff

    An excerpt from a lecture Brandon Sanderson gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2020 on story promise, progress, and payoff.

    • 12 min
    J.G. Faherty on His Biggest Career Break and His Biggest Dislike About the Field

    J.G. Faherty on His Biggest Career Break and His Biggest Dislike About the Field

    An excerpt from J.G. Faherty's question and answer session at Odyssey in the summer of 2020 on his biggest career break and his biggest dislike about the field.

    • 12 min
    J.G. Faherty on Writing Advice and Beta Readers

    J.G. Faherty on Writing Advice and Beta Readers

    An excerpt from J.G. Faherty's question and answer session at Odyssey in the summer of 2020 on writing advice and beta readers.

    • 12 min
    Barbara Ashford on Crafting Compelling Scenes

    Barbara Ashford on Crafting Compelling Scenes

    An excerpt from the Odyssey Online course "One Brick at a Time: Crafting Compelling Scenes," taught by Barbara Ashford in winter 2018.

    • 14 min
    Scott H. Andrews on Making Character Emotions Real, Powerful, and Immediate

    Scott H. Andrews on Making Character Emotions Real, Powerful, and Immediate

    An excerpt from the Odyssey Online course "Emotional Truth: Making Character Emotions Real, Powerful, and Immediate to Readers," taught by Scott H. Andrews in winter 2019.

    • 12 min
    E.C. Ambrose on How To Middle a.k.a. Plot Turns

    E.C. Ambrose on How To Middle a.k.a. Plot Turns

    An excerpt from the lecture E.C. Ambrose gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2020 on "How To Middle" a.k.a. plot turns.

    • 12 min

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Fantastic and informative

Really great and informative podcast, slightly poor sound quality but due to where it is recorded its pretty good. Recommend to any who want to gain more experience in writing!

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