Authors Answer 140 – Developing Plot

It’s, arguably, the most important part of writing a book, because what would a story be without a gripping plot? In this week’s Authors Answer, the authors and I describe our plot-planning process.

I Read Encyclopedias for Fun

You need characters and setting for a story, but what would it be without a plot? Not much of anything. The plot may be one of the most complex parts of writing. A good plot isn’t predictable and straightforward. There may be multiple story lines running through the plot, but they all lead to one conclusion. So, how do we develop our plots?

Question 140 – How do you develop the plot of your stories?

Eric Wood

To develop a plot I sketch it out much like an artist would. An artist might draw out the art piece in pencil with very light strokes that are easily covered. I sketch out the plot of my stories with short words, a few descriptions, and random ideas to that come to me. It’s when I sit down to write the story in full that I then fill in details and move the…

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SDCC 2017 Gamestop Exclusive Funko Haul & Giveaway!

It’s giveaway time over at the channel! Today we’re showing off the SDCC 2017 Gamestop exclusives we were able to pick up, and we’re also giving away an extra set of the Hologram Princess Leia & R2-D2 Funko Pops, so go check out the video, see which figures we picked up, and learn how to enter the giveaway!

Clueless Unboxing! A Full Case of Battlestar Galactica Vinyl Blind Box Figures!

Disclaimer: Jason and I know absolutely nothing about Battlestar Galactica, aside from the fact that there are robots called Cylons in it. Regardless of this fact, we did an unboxing of an entire case of Battlestar Galactica blind box Titan figures, thanks to the awesome people over at Entertainment Earth! So if you’re looking for a good chance to ridicule us…this is the video for you!

Building My Imperial Army! Star Wars Black Series Haul & Unboxing!

I totally intended to post this on our ACTUAL anniversary, which was the 11th, but it turned out to actually be a pretty busy day, and, well, that doesn’t matter. What matters is that you go check out our unboxing of my IMPERIAL ARMY! Plus, Jason had an awesome surprise for me at the end of the video! :3

Double ZBox Unboxing – Knight & Villains

Our ZBox for May (the “Knight” theme) took an little bit of an adventurous journey back and forth across the country before finally landing back with us in a RIGHT awful state, and then the June box (“Villains”) showed up only a few days later…so a double ZBox unboxing it is!