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Theme-Plot Integration Part 5 - A Great Steampunk Example - 01/22/2013
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We did weeks of Theme-Worldbuilding discussions ranging all over how philosophy shapes our real world, and how whatever philosophical issues (themes) are driving your customer's real world have to be incorporated in the foundation of your fictional world in an "off the nose" way.  And this is the 5th in the Theme-Plot Integration series.  Theme-Worldbuilding-Plot -- it all has to end up being "of one  piece, a single unified whole when you get done writing. That is, the issues have to be there, but a direct and forthright discussion of the day's hot topics just isn't amusing when you have to live amid a morass.  You read fiction to get a birds-eye-view of your life, not to relive it!  Getting that mix right is an artform, a performing artform. Here are the previous 5 parts of this series:  http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/12/theme-plot-integration-part-1-never-let.html http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/12/theme-plot-integration-part-2-fallacy.html http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/12/theme-plot-integration-part-3-fallacy.html http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2013/01/theme-plot-integration-part-4-fallacies.html Now, in November I posted a report on Chicon7 -- the World Science Fiction Convention in Chicago in September 2012. http://aliendjinnromances.blogspot.com/2012/11/chicon7-con-report.html At that convention, I was touring the Dealer's Room and happened to be drawn into a discussion with a fellow who was ...

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