8 min

02: Fiction Writing Tips: Stepping into Another's Shoes How To Write The Future

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I have always been able to see things from other people's perspectives, which helps me be a very good writer and teacher, but when I start taking on their beliefs and habits, it can become a problem. So, I had to learn some tools to help me and that can help you too.
In this episode, you will learn:
1. How does Beth Barany's ability to slip into other people's perspectives help her be a good writer and teacher?
2. What is systems thinking and how can it be applied to storytelling?
3. What are some of the different mental models of looking at the world?
 
Resources
Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems: A Primer
https://books2read.com/thinkinginsystems
Start here for Dana (Donella) Meadows Lecture: Sustainable Systems (Part 1 of 4)
https://youtu.be/HMmChiLZZHg
A Philosophical Look at System Dynamics by Donella Meadows (YouTube)
https://youtu.be/XL_lOoomRTA
What is Family Constellations?
https://www.hellingerinstitute.com/what-is-family-constellations/

ABOUT THE HOW TO WRITE THE FUTURE PODCAST
The How To Write The Future podcast is for science fiction and fantasy writers who want to write positive futures and successfully bring those stories out into the marketplace. Hosted by Beth Barany, science fiction novelist and creativity coach for writers.
Tips for fiction writers!
This podcast is for you if you have questions like:
How do I create a believable world for my science fiction story?How do I figure out what's not working if my story feels flat?How do I make my story more interesting and alive?This podcast is for readers too if you’re at all curious about the future of humanity.


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CONNECT
Contact Beth: https://writersfunzone.com/blog/podcast/#contact
Email: beth@bethbarany.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bethbarany/

CREDITS
EDITED WITH DESCRIPT: https://www.descript.com?lmref=_w1WCA
MUSIC: Uppbeat.io
DISTRIBUTED BY BUZZSPROUT: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1994465

I have always been able to see things from other people's perspectives, which helps me be a very good writer and teacher, but when I start taking on their beliefs and habits, it can become a problem. So, I had to learn some tools to help me and that can help you too.
In this episode, you will learn:
1. How does Beth Barany's ability to slip into other people's perspectives help her be a good writer and teacher?
2. What is systems thinking and how can it be applied to storytelling?
3. What are some of the different mental models of looking at the world?
 
Resources
Donella Meadows, Thinking in Systems: A Primer
https://books2read.com/thinkinginsystems
Start here for Dana (Donella) Meadows Lecture: Sustainable Systems (Part 1 of 4)
https://youtu.be/HMmChiLZZHg
A Philosophical Look at System Dynamics by Donella Meadows (YouTube)
https://youtu.be/XL_lOoomRTA
What is Family Constellations?
https://www.hellingerinstitute.com/what-is-family-constellations/

ABOUT THE HOW TO WRITE THE FUTURE PODCAST
The How To Write The Future podcast is for science fiction and fantasy writers who want to write positive futures and successfully bring those stories out into the marketplace. Hosted by Beth Barany, science fiction novelist and creativity coach for writers.
Tips for fiction writers!
This podcast is for you if you have questions like:
How do I create a believable world for my science fiction story?How do I figure out what's not working if my story feels flat?How do I make my story more interesting and alive?This podcast is for readers too if you’re at all curious about the future of humanity.


--
CONNECT
Contact Beth: https://writersfunzone.com/blog/podcast/#contact
Email: beth@bethbarany.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bethbarany/

CREDITS
EDITED WITH DESCRIPT: https://www.descript.com?lmref=_w1WCA
MUSIC: Uppbeat.io
DISTRIBUTED BY BUZZSPROUT: https://www.buzzsprout.com/?referrer_id=1994465

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