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Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

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Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

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Bad Audio

By Glenn K1 - Mar 03 2020
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Love the podcast, but audio is needs improvement.

Great podcast.

By wolve4x - Aug 30 2012
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Worth the listen for any writer.

iTunes Ratings

58 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
11
3
2
2

Bad Audio

By Glenn K1 - Mar 03 2020
Read more
Love the podcast, but audio is needs improvement.

Great podcast.

By wolve4x - Aug 30 2012
Read more
Worth the listen for any writer.
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Odyssey SF/F Writing Workshop Podcasts

Latest release on Jun 03, 2020

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Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.

Rank #1: N. K. Jemisin on Micro Worldbuilding

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An excerpt from the lecture N. K. Jemisin gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2016 on micro worldbuilding.

Apr 02 2017

13mins

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Rank #2: Robert J. Sawyer on Point of View

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An excerpt from the lecture Robert J. Sawyer gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2006 on point of view.

Apr 27 2007

16mins

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Rank #3: Jack Ketchum on Don't Waste My Time

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An excerpt from the lecture Jack Ketchum gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2013 entitled "Don't Waste My Time."

Dec 03 2013

10mins

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Rank #4: Catherynne M. Valente on Openings and Titles

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An excerpt from the lecture Catherynne M. Valente gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2014 on the "system of credit" in openings and on titles.

Dec 02 2014

11mins

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Rank #5: Jack Ketchum on Writing from the Wound

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An excerpt from the lecture Jack Ketchum gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2013 on writing from the wound.

Sep 01 2013

13mins

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Rank #6: Gardner Dozois on Getting Published

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An excerpt from the lecture Gardner Dozois gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2004 on getting published.

Mar 30 2007

16mins

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Rank #7: Christopher Golden on Setting the Scene

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An excerpt from the lecture Christopher Golden gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2006 on setting the scene for the reader.

Sep 03 2007

17mins

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Rank #8: Brendan DuBois on the Fantastic World of the Short Story

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An excerpt from the lecture Brendan DuBois gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2015 on the fantastic world of the short story.

Jan 04 2016

14mins

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Rank #9: Holly Black on Creating a Magic System

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An excerpt from the lecture Holly Black gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2013 on creating a magic system.

Aug 03 2014

14mins

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Rank #10: Kij Johnson on Scale and Complexity

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An excerpt from the lecture Kij Johnson gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2015 on scale and complexity of the short story and the novel.

May 15 2016

11mins

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Rank #11: Elizabeth Hand on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Elizabeth Hand gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds.

Jan 01 2019

12mins

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Rank #12: Paul Witcover on Description, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Paul Witcover gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on description.

Sep 02 2019

12mins

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Rank #13: Elizabeth Hand on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Elizabeth Hand gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds.

Feb 01 2019

8mins

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Rank #14: Meagan Spooner on Characters

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An excerpt from the lecture Meagan Spooner gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2016 on characters.

Mar 03 2017

8mins

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Rank #15: Nisi Shawl on Studying Plot, Clarity, and Ambiguity, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the question and answer session Nisi Shawl held with Odyssey in the summer of 2018 about studying plot, clarity, and ambiguity.

Oct 01 2018

13mins

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Rank #16: Mary Robinette Kowal on Using the MACE Quotient, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Mary Robinette Kowal gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2016 on using the "MACE" quotient.

May 01 2017

10mins

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Rank #17: Scott H. Andrews on Creating Stories with Spark

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An excerpt from the Odyssey Online course "Standing Out: Creating Short Stories with that Crucial Spark," taught by Scott H. Andrews in winter 2018.

Dec 01 2019

11mins

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Rank #18: Dan Chaon on Incorporating Backstory, Creating Open Endings, and More

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An excerpt from excerpt from the question and answer session Dan Chaon held with Odyssey in the summer of 2018 about incorporating backstory, creating open endings, staying innovative and creative, and about his own writing process.

Sep 01 2018

11mins

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Rank #19: Sara King on Tension

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An excerpt from the lecture Sara King gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on tension.

Nov 01 2019

14mins

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Rank #20: Theodora Goss on Creating Characters, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Theodora Goss gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Creating Characters.

Jun 01 2019

10mins

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Holly Black on Writing Young Adult and Middle Grade Fiction

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An excerpt from Holly Black's question and answer session at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on writing young adult and middle grade fiction.

Jun 03 2020

10mins

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Nisi Shawl on Dialect and Representation, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Nisi Shawl gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on dialect and representation.

May 01 2020

11mins

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Nisi Shawl on Dialect and Representation, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Nisi Shawl gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on dialect and representation.

Apr 01 2020

11mins

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Barbara Ashford on Using Her Theater Experience to Enrich Her Fiction Writing

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An excerpt from Barbara Ashford's question and answer session at Odyssey in the summer of 2012 in which she discussed using her theater experience to enrich her fiction writing.

Mar 02 2020

12mins

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Holly Black on the Writing Process

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An excerpt from Holly Black's question and answer session at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on the writing process.

Feb 04 2020

14mins

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Fran Wilde on Worldbuilding

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An excerpt from the lecture Fran Wilde gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on worldbuilding.

Jan 01 2020

12mins

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Scott H. Andrews on Creating Stories with Spark

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An excerpt from the Odyssey Online course "Standing Out: Creating Short Stories with that Crucial Spark," taught by Scott H. Andrews in winter 2018.

Dec 01 2019

11mins

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Sara King on Tension

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An excerpt from the lecture Sara King gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on tension.

Nov 01 2019

14mins

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Paul Witcover on Description, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Paul Witcover gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on description.

Oct 02 2019

8mins

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Paul Witcover on Description, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Paul Witcover gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2019 on description.

Sep 02 2019

12mins

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Theodora Goss on Creating Characters, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Theodora Goss gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Creating Characters.

Jun 01 2019

10mins

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Theodora Goss on Creating Characters, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Theodora Goss gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Creating Characters.

May 02 2019

12mins

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Scott H. Andrews on Worldbuilding, Reading Submissions, and Voice

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An excerpt from the question and answer session Scott H. Andrews held at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on worldbuilding in short fiction, reading large volumes of submissions, and the importance of voice.

Apr 03 2019

10mins

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Meagan Spooner on Collaboration and Writing for the Young Adult Audience

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An excerpt from the the question and answer session Meagan Spooner held at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on collaboration and writing for the young adult audience.

Mar 02 2019

13mins

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Elizabeth Hand on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the lecture Elizabeth Hand gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds.

Feb 01 2019

8mins

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Elizabeth Hand on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the lecture Elizabeth Hand gave at Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on Secret Knowledge and Secret Wounds.

Jan 01 2019

12mins

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E.C. Ambrose on Setting and Research

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An excerpt from the question and answer session E.C. Ambrose held at Odyssey in the summer of 2018, in which she covers setting and research.

Dec 01 2018

13mins

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Nisi Shawl on Writing Process, Avoiding Didacticism, and Writing the Other, Pt 2

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Part two of an excerpt from the question and answer session Nisi Shawl held with Odyssey in the summer of 2018 on her writing process, avoiding didacticism, and writing the other.

Nov 01 2018

11mins

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Nisi Shawl on Studying Plot, Clarity, and Ambiguity, Pt 1

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Part one of an excerpt from the question and answer session Nisi Shawl held with Odyssey in the summer of 2018 about studying plot, clarity, and ambiguity.

Oct 01 2018

13mins

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Dan Chaon on Incorporating Backstory, Creating Open Endings, and More

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An excerpt from excerpt from the question and answer session Dan Chaon held with Odyssey in the summer of 2018 about incorporating backstory, creating open endings, staying innovative and creative, and about his own writing process.

Sep 01 2018

11mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

58 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
11
3
2
2

Bad Audio

By Glenn K1 - Mar 03 2020
Read more
Love the podcast, but audio is needs improvement.

Great podcast.

By wolve4x - Aug 30 2012
Read more
Worth the listen for any writer.