20 (more) Minutes with Michael R. Underwood


Michael R. Underwood brings a rare combination of perspectives to any literary discourse. His insights into the industry and market of speculative fiction are informed by his experience as North American rep for Angry Robot Books. His knowledge of narrative form and structure is refined by his academic achievements. But his understanding of storytelling comes from a deep commitment and practice of the craft

Joined by co-host Giles Hash (co-host of the Beyond the Trope podcast) we engage in (far more than) 20 minutes of writerly discourse of Michael, exploring the structure and execution of the novella, the effective utilization of tropes in storytelling, and a unique perspective on framing your writing towards a specific market. Writerly goodness is at your fingertips, friends… just click that “PLAY” button (and for more fabulous writer-speak, check out Michael’s Workshop Episode!)

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Showcase Episode: 20 (more) Minutes with Michael R. Underwood

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Finding Mike Underwood on teh interwebs…

  • Michael’s website is the best way to stay up to date on not only his comings and goings in the world of spec fic, but also on is perspectives and insights on the craft and the industry
  • At his Amazon Profile, you will discover the full scope of his creative vision and as he explores the storyteller’s craft.
  • And I can tell you from experience, following him on Facebook and Twitter is guaranteed to brighten your feed!

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Giles Hash

Giles Hash



About Author

Dave Robison has indulged in creative pursuits his entire life. His CV includes writing Curious George fan-fiction at the age of eight, improv theater at age ten, playing trumpet at age twelve, as well as a theater degree, creating magazine cover art, writing audio scripts, designing websites, creating board games, hosting mythological roundtables and generally savoring the sweet drought of expression in all its forms. His years of exploration give him a unique, informed, and eloquent perspective on the art of storytelling.

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