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Selling Stories By Telling Stories

Click image to view. Jefferson discusses his method for avoiding the sleazy aftertaste of marketing by telling stories instead of selling stories. Engage readers. Excite fans. Preserve your soul. What’s…

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Mehklok: Chaplain of the Shrine of Garnok’s Rage

Hello. Be welcome to the Shrine of Garnok’s Rage, once a Church of the First Rank. I’m not here to conduct a tour at the moment, but if you’d like…

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Dopplerender: A turbo boost for Blender animation rendering

  The problem If you’ve ever tried to make a hand-drawn animation, you’ll appreciate how much faster computer-generated animation really is. But for all its whiz-bangery, there’s one thing that…

The Prince of Ravens, by Hal Emerson (40:00)

Today we see that once an author has earned your trust, your patience is usually rewarded.

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30 Seconds to More Creative Plots

Click image to view. Jefferson presents a quick writing exercise (actually, it’s a reading exercise) that you can do in 30 seconds to improve the originality and unpredictability of your…