Friday, July 30, 2010

M.T. Anderson Keynote Hot Tip On World Building

"Literature restores the sense of the unknown to the known."

Here's the tip: Use etimology to take the familiar and twist it, to make it unknown. It will be more powerful than something completely made up.

And he's ending with a sung rendition of the State Song Of Delaware. Which he wrote. And has dance moves with it, too...


And the room bursts into applause!

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