[LMB] essay question
sturmvogel66 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 19 21:33:21 BST 2019
I do like to know what things sparked a story (idea) in the writer's head.
Don't really need to see deeper than that, but since I don't have that
creative voice in my head...
On Fri, Jul 19, 2019 at 4:26 PM Lois Bujold <lbujold at myinfmail.com> wrote:
> Baen has asked me to write an into to the upcoming (in January) first
> Penric collection on paper, to be titled /Penric's Progress/. (I'll
> blog about this after the launch flurry for the new novella is over.)
> What sorts of things do you, as readers, like to see in such intros?
> How the 5GU books came to be written is one suggestion, though that can
> border on showing folks how sausage is made. Relatedly, something about
> the world, though my worldbuilding tends to show-don't-tell. Brief
> remarks on the other books and stories, because advertising. Length can
> be anything from a short sort of 500-word hi-there to a 5k word essay.
> Ta, L. Halfway to slacking off, caught at the doorway.
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