David talks about a new thriller he’s been reading.
Then the rest of this episode is all about the process of novel writing:
Alan and David talk about their current writing projects.
The process of starting a new novel and the methods they employ.
How to build a story around a character, a MacGuffin, a plot idea, etc. What comes first?
The character’s journey. Do they need redemption, or just a journey?
The overall process of the novel – what are the major events needed to make a novel length story interesting and keep people reading.
How do we plan and how much do we plan?
To be continued next week!