Jeannie and Howard have a very convivial talk about Howard’s new Chronicles of Hanuvar books being published by Baen press, the need for smart characters, how to write them (and how to overcome mistakes). Plus, how to Barcon (and where not to be at Dragoncon), and other interesting subjects. … Continue…Episode 182 — Interview with Howard Andrew Jones
Jo Fletcher built a publishing house, and has recently returned to her love of finding really good authors and making them better with freelance editing. Jo talks about how to find your repetitions, your bad habits, and talks about some of her observations in trends and genres – what goes around comes around again. A good read is a good read! Jo gives new writers plenty to think about. … Continue…Episode 164 – An Interview with Jo Fletcher
Carol Berg, an extremely popular writer with the female hockey player set, joined us to talk about how she builds stories based on characters and questions. … Continue…Episode 61 – Interview with Carol Berg
With special guest L. Douglas Garrett. Doug writes novels about the life of an operative in various parts of the world. From dirt, tribal loyalties, and the importance of family, he describes bringing real life experience as an operative to create realism in his thrillers. … Continue…Episode 34 – Knife Fight to the Death, baby!
Heroes, sidekicks, villains, henchmen – our coffee committee review our favorites and describe why. Can an ensemble point of view work? Who did good ensemble/different character episodes and stories? … Continue…Episode Seven – Our Favorite Characters