Charla asks: When writing into the dark, how do you finish a story when the flow stops? Resources Mentioned: Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective by Donald J. Sobol Join us at the Nanogang Forums
Tim asks: What books have you written into the dark? Resources Mentioned: Writing Into the Dark by Dean Wesley Smith Down From Ten by J. Daniel Sawyer Silent Victor by J. Daniel Sawyer Suave Rob’s Double-X Derring-Do by J. Daniel Sawyer The Resurrection Junket by J. Daniel Sawyer Ideas, Inc. by J. Daniel Sawyer Hadrian’s Flight by …
Subscribe Here! Robert asks: “If you go with the English approach, do you explore aspects before you write, or just let it all come out while you write?” Resources Mentioned: Questions 602
Subscribe Here! Caine asks: “Do great payoffs come from setting it up in the first place, or working back from the ending?” Resources Mentioned: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie Babylon 5 The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag by Robert A. Heinlein All You Zombies by Robert A. Heinlein (from the …
Subscribe Here! Charles asks: When I write from an outline, I get derailed with unplanned scenes, and when I write into the dark, I start questioning where my scenes are going. What do I do to get past this? Resources Mentioned The Stand by Stephen King
Subscribe Here! Kendra asks, “I’d like to move away from outlining, but worry my story structure will suffer. What can I do?” This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit
Subscribe Here! Rob asks: Do storylines still come together when you write by the seat of your pants?
Subscribe Here! JR asks: “How long do you expect the trend for people preferring series over standalones to continue?” Also, Terry Mixon joins us to speak (briefly) about discovery writing. Check out his book Empire of Bones. This episode sponsored by BundleRabbit