Well…we saw it. Batman vs. Superman. …and it’s no secret that we originally hated the idea of Batfleck, but after seeing Affleck in the role, we are going to have to eat a ton of crow. The fact is that it was GREAT. We break down the movie for you. *Spoilers* of course. So ifContinue reading “New Podcast Up: A Heaping Plate of Bat-Crow”
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New Podcast Up: What Are You Reading?
On this episode we take a break from the writing to read. Sort of…I mean we are writers after all… Studies show that writing ability is directly tied to reading ability, and the best thing for a writer to do is to read a good book, graphic novel or non-fiction tome. We discuss the booksContinue reading “New Podcast Up: What Are You Reading?”
New Podcast Up: Our 50th Episode!
On our fiftieth podcast (and we can’t believe we have made it this far) we talk about fan fiction. What are the legalities of writing stories about our favorite pop culture heroes? Can you really get in trouble for it? We also discuss the upcoming series finales and series that we can’t wait to seeContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Our 50th Episode!”
New Podcast Up: Time Enough for Batman
On this episode we discuss one of the most important techniques in fiction writing: passage of time. We discuss the many ways that writers can relate the passage of time in their novels so that they are not dragging down the narrative with unnecessary prose. We also discuss an incident that happened in my lifeContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Time Enough for Batman”
New Podcast Up: Choosing a Creative Writing Course Near Gotham
In this episode we discuss the pros and cons of taking a creative writing class and what a budding writer should look for in such a class. This all comes from an article in “The Guardian” that claims that creative writing classes may be killing western literature. Not sure about that… But heaven knows we’veContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Choosing a Creative Writing Course Near Gotham”
New Podcast Up: Road to Memphis Part One
In this special episode (excuse the road noise) Ryan and I decide to go to Memphis Tennesee on a road trip. On the way there we discuss the stories we leave behind. What stories have you started but never finished or had to abandon simply because they didn’t work? What do those abandoned stories teach us? We alsoContinue reading “New Podcast Up: Road to Memphis Part One”
New Podcast Up: The Third Act
One of the most important elements to plotting a novel is the third act. In this podcast we tackle this issue and give suggestions and tips for making the third act of your novel the most important part of the novel. It has to do much more than just tying all the plot lines offContinue reading “New Podcast Up: The Third Act”
New Podcast Up: A Writer’s New Year’s Resolution
On this final podcast of the year, Ryan McKinley and I discuss what might be the top three things that any writer needs to say to themselves or goals they should set for the coming year. We also talk about the casting decisions for Wonder Woman and that we might possibly be changing our mindsContinue reading “New Podcast Up: A Writer’s New Year’s Resolution”
My Horrible Dream About the Zack Snyder Batman Movie
As a writer, one of my richest sources for material comes from my dreams, but I had a sort of odd nightmare last night that so disturbed me that I had to write about it in today’s blog. It should produce a chuckle or two. As you can see above, I have done the bestContinue reading “My Horrible Dream About the Zack Snyder Batman Movie”
New Podcast Up: NO BATFLEK!!
In this latest podcast I discuss the success that I had with the 5 day free promotion and with Kindle Direct Publishing. It appears I may have sold a few books through it…or more than a few. We also rant for a while about the recent choice to stuff Ben Afflek’s marshmallowy head into theContinue reading “New Podcast Up: NO BATFLEK!!”