Daystar and Alexander discuss how authors explore social and political systems through top-down storytelling.
Co-hosted by Alexander Wales
With thanks to Tim Yarbrough for the Intro/Outro music, G.A.T.O Must Be Respected
Farenheight 451 by Ray Bradbury
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Anita Blake, by Laurall K. Hamilton
Minority Report, by Phillip K. Dick
Cat’s Cradle, by Kurt Vonnegut
Two Year Emperor by Eaglejarl
0:25 Top Down World Building
2:29 Science Fiction for Social Commentary
18:41 Top-Down Writing in Our Work
25:30 Fitting Story to Genre
33:28 Tips for Top-Down
Daystar recommends The Long Walk in today’s post-outro Audible advertisement.
Thanks for listening!