13 episodes

Dialog is a seasonal podcast featuring weekly, in–depth conversations with special guests about the impact of technology on creativity, society, and culture. Hosted by MacStories' Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.

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    • 4.5 • 19 Ratings

Dialog is a seasonal podcast featuring weekly, in–depth conversations with special guests about the impact of technology on creativity, society, and culture. Hosted by MacStories' Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.

    Creating the World of Red Rising with Author Pierce Brown (Part 2)

    Creating the World of Red Rising with Author Pierce Brown (Part 2)

    This week Federico and John conclude their conversation with New York Times best-selling author Pierce Brown, the creator of the Red Rising series of novels. In the second part of our two-part interview, we talk about Brown’s writing process, the usefulness of typewriters and deadlines, the challenges of writing dialogue and multiple points of view, Iron Gold, Dark Age, and the tools used to write the Red Rising series.

    • 41 min
    Creating the World of Red Rising with Author Pierce Brown (Part 1)

    Creating the World of Red Rising with Author Pierce Brown (Part 1)

    This week Federico and John talk to New York Times best-selling author Pierce Brown, the creator of the Red Rising series of novels. In this first part of a two-part interview, we talk about what the release of a new book is like, how he got started writing, the themes and influences behind the Red Rising series, the business of writing, social media, and interacting with fans.

    • 46 min
    Video Game Narrative Design and Writing Science Fantasy Novels with Carrie Patel (Part 2)

    Video Game Narrative Design and Writing Science Fantasy Novels with Carrie Patel (Part 2)

    This week Federico and John conclude their conversation with video game narrative designer and novelist Carrie Patel. In this installment, we cover where Patel finds inspiration, planning a novel, her writing process, the benefits of having a publisher, balancing writing and a full-time job, and more.

    • 37 min
    Video Game Narrative Design and Writing Science Fantasy Novels with Carrie Patel (Part 1)

    Video Game Narrative Design and Writing Science Fantasy Novels with Carrie Patel (Part 1)

    This week Federico and John are joined by video game narrative designer and novelist Carrie Patel. In this first part of our conversation, we explore narrative design in games Patel has worked on at Obsidian Entertainment, including Pillars of Eternity and The Outer Worlds, which is coming to consoles and PC in October.

    • 59 min
    Screenwriting, Novels, Apps, and More with John August (Part 2)

    Screenwriting, Novels, Apps, and More with John August (Part 2)

    This week Federico and John conclude their conversation with screenwriter John August about Fountain markup syntax, his apps, Highland and Weekend Read, writing sprints, Courier Prime, and creating scripted podcasts.

    • 32 min
    Screenwriting, Novels, Apps, and More with John August (Part 1)

    Screenwriting, Novels, Apps, and More with John August (Part 1)

    This week Federico and John are joined by screenwriter John August to talk about his work on films like Big Fish, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and Charlie’s Angels along with his Arlo Finch trilogy of novels.

    • 46 min

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