The RSW crew answer a listener question about whether they use character profiles during the writing process.
Brock Booher, Adrienne Quintana, and Randy Lindsay take questions from the audience at the Tempe Book Festival. Brian asked what brought each of the authors to start writing. Pam asked how National Novel Writing Month has helped us. Pam asked what we do to make our characters likeable or hateable?
Janette Ralllison, Brock Booher, Aaron Blaylock, and Randy Lindsay answer questions from their guests. Emma asks how to make your characters more interesting and three-dimensional. Charlie asks how you keep all the characters straight if you have a large cast. Randy places both guests on the spot by asking for their elevator pitches.
Beginnings are tricky things. Janette, Brock, and Randy discuss where to begin your story. The hosts tell what they do when they start writing a new book and where they go from there. In addition to process the crew talk about pitfalls to avoid when starting a new story. Randy also reveals that he is clueless about theme.
Ready-Set-Write is a podcast where we discuss the writing life, things we've learned along the way, and tips we have for those who dare to embark on the writing journey. We like to think of it as inviting you, the listener, into our homes for fifteen minutes of fun and education.