It was so popular when we did it the first time, we decided to do it again. Here’s a second rapid-fire Q&A, with questions coming to us from Twitter, Facebook, and email.
- How do you do bad things to your heroes and not feel bad about it?
- How far into writing a novel should you begin letting others read it and provide feedback?
- Do the bad things you do to your characters always have to suit the story?
- How do you design frightening creatures?
- How far into the outlining process do you actually start writing?
Audiobook Pick-of-the-Week: Fight Club, by Chuck Palahniuk, narrated by Jim Colby. Content warning! This book has naughty words and some very adult concepts in it. Dan recommends it anyway.
Writing Prompt: You have decided to start “Zoo Club,” and you just punched an elephant REALLY HARD.
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