LIVE! A New Kind of Sci-Fi with LL Richman In today’s episode, Josh and Scott sit down with LL Richmond, to talk about her new series "The Biogenesis War" and how she is setting herself up as the new face of hard science fiction! Hosts: Josh Hayes, Scott Moon 00:00 Opening remarks -Discord server is up! https://discord.com/invite/t96CVRD LL Richman’s The Chiral Protocol (The Biogenesis War #2) https://amzn.to/2S8owAq 03:15 Weekly update—Voodoo Doll Edition Lisa: Wrestling with KDP. Scott: Working on edits and drafting the third novel for Aethon trilogy and plumber. Josh: Doing some developmental edit for Tranquility and KSM coffee updates! 14:07 Main Event— LIVE with LL Richman -Why the new pen name (really? That’s still a thing)? -What is Chirality? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chirality -What would happen if chiral lifeforms existed? -The difficulty of writing hard science fiction isn’t the science, it’s the relatability. -Casimir gates, Alcubierre drives and Sharnhorst drives! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casimir_effect https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcubierre_drive https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scharnhorst_effect -Concept of the Biogenesis War series. -Pandemic and wildfire trigger warning! -Lisa talks about her writing process (Pitch – Snowflake Method – Storyboard).
The Snowflake Method For Designing A Novel-Strong plotter in the first half, but pantses through the second half. -Research can add both plot and shape the story. -The chirality of peppermint and dill weed flavor. -Can you chiral plot and pants? -“Military SciFi: Michael Bay explosions with marginally better dialogue” – Richard Fox paraphrase -Name-dropping vs. diving into the science vs. pacing required for a thriller. -Dan Brown’s Thriller Masterclass https://www.masterclass.com/classes/dan-brown-teaches-writing-thrillers -Dan Brown’s Da Vinci Code https://amzn.to/3ndL8Oq -Where the prequel novella lands? -Assembling a book/reading order for your books. 1:01:50 Closing remarks Coffee and Concepts Writer’s Journey Storytelling Become a Medium today! https://keystrokemedium.com/mediums/ Don’t forget to Like and Subscribe and get involved with the mayhem and shenanigans in the live chat! http://www.youtube.com/c/keystrokemedium If you have any thoughts or ideas for show topics or if you have authors you’d like to see on the show, let us know. Visit our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/KeystrokeMedium For all the latest and greatest KSM Gear, check out our store at: https://keystrokemedium.com/ksm-store/ Also, subscribe to Sci Fi Explorations for the best discounted and free books we come across through our contacts: http://www.scifiexplorations.com Keystroke Medium Anthologies Kingdoms of Iron and Stone – https://amzn.to/2GjbE6I Horizons Beyond – https://amzn.to/2SrJ6uX Farthest Reach – https://amzn.to/2UZINeo The Writing Dream – and How to Make it to Happily Ever After – Keystroke Medium’s first non-fiction book. https://amzn.to/2UZINeo If you enjoy this podcast, please leave us a review and rate the show on iTunes, Podbean, Stitcher, or wherever else you found us! #ksm #keystrokemedium #coffee #writing #editing #author #books #plotting