About This Show
MF GALAXY is a weekly podcast powered by four mighty engines:
* Writers on writing: the craft and the business
* Pop culture including TV, movies, graphic novels, and more
* Progressive politics, activism, and social enterprise
* Africentric change-makers, histories, cultures, art, and more!
Mixing brand-new interviews with classic conversations (from my archive of 23 years in broadcasting) with famous and dynamic figures in the arts, Hollywood, and politics, MF GALAXY will take you to places you've never been before, and deliver fresh insights on the places you've been.
Most Recent Episode
MASS EFFECT VG WRITER SYLVIA FEKETEKUTY + ZOMBIE NOVELIST CRAIG DILOUIE (MF GALAXY 094)
3 days ago
Sylvia Feketekuty has written for Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age: Inquisition, two of the most successful video games in history. Craig DiLouie is an author of popular thriller, apocalyptic/horror, and sci-fi/fantasy fiction, and the acclaimed novelist of numerous zombie novels. Each spoke at Authorpalooza in Edmonton. Feketekuty discussed: The craft of writing for VGs including plotting, dialogue, and world-building Game design Ergodic writing vs linear writing The enormous costs of triple-A games that writers must understand to to avoid “blowing up a level” Writing in a team How to break into a major studio as a writer The tools available for indie game writers Toxic vs. progressive VG workplaces for women Free video game writing tool: https://twinery.org DiLouie discussed: How horrific is too horrific How horror holds up a fractured mirror to the human soul For the rest of DiLouie’s conversation, download the extended edition from the MF GALAXY Patreon page, where DiLouie discusses: Getting started as a tech writer + specialising young The joys of a home office Learned a work ethic from nonfiction writing Attempting the Great American Novel The dangers of swallowing advice from an agent The art and science of book trailers Why to evoke feelings instead of facts Craig Di