UpvoteYA Episode 12: Contemporary Worldbuilding with Nic Stone

Your setting is a vibrant, vital part of your book, and it’s just as important in contemporary fiction as it is in genre fiction. Today we talk with Nic Stone about contemporary worldbuilding and how to write about a place that exists while making it come alive.

Episode 12: Contemporary Worldbuilding with Nic Stone (Air Time 34:08)

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UpvoteYA Episode 11: Secrets of Dual and Multi PoV

Hello again, listeners! We’re back after a holiday break, and we’re ready to tackle a tough topic: point of view. We talk about how hard it is to get one good PoV into a book, let alone several. And what about tension? Also… there might also be a little bit of squeeing over the authors that really get it right.

All this and more on your first edition of UpvoteYA for 2017!

Episode 11: Secrets of Dual and Multi PoV (Air Time 24:42)

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Recommended Dual POV YA books:

  • Across the Universe by Beth Revis
  • Alienated by Melissa Landers
  • These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner

Recommended Multi-POV YA (or crossover) books:

  • Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
  • The Diviners by Libba Bray
  • Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
  • A Darker Shade of Magic by Victoria Schwab

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