…and it’s writing.

A tipsy discussion of writing craft. Writers D.C. McNaughton and Avery Ames imbibe a few drinks while they review and revise their old (and often cringey) writing. Each episode focuses on a particular aspect of craft and features a themed cocktail pairing.

Ep 031: Iceberg Theory

March 22nd, 2022

When introducing readers to your world, how do you show them the tip of the iceberg? Avery and D.C. discuss their tricks for world-building and conveying that world, as well as giving some recommendations of books that do this correctly. Also, a Neopets digression.

Books mentioned:

  • The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, by V.E. Schwab
  • The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
  • Binti, by Nnedi Okorafor
  • The Emperor's Soul, by Brandon Sanderson
  • Barsk: The Elephant's Graveyard, by Lawrence M. Schoen
  • The City We Became, by N.K. Jemisin
  • Dune, by Frank Herbert
  • Stardust, by Neil Gaiman
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