Caine asks: How do you get the wind & reverb effects on the Every Day Novelist?
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Today we have feedback from listener Kendra, on the writing processes.
Scott asks: “How do you get started writing by dictation?”
Sarah asks: I want to write a novel with several distinct but related stories that ultimately tell a larger story. Any tips?
An Instance at the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet
Middlemarch by George Elliot
The Source by James Michener
North and South by John Jakes
Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin
“What do you do when you are stuck in a project you no longer love?”
“Do you, or anyone you know, write longhand? How about on cell phones?”
We continue our journey through Hadrian’s Flight. Now we’re at the pinch point in the novel, where our main character goes from being reactive to proactive, and as a result the world changes around him.
Today I explain all about McGuffins, how they are, and how I chose my McGuffin for Hadrian’s Flight.
Today I talk about the Boot Camp phase of Hadrian’s Flight, which is that part of any YA novel where the character’s identity is broken down and rebuilt to meet the demands of the story. I explain why this is important, how it works, and how I did it to Hardiran.