28 episodes

A podcast about why, how, and what we write. Bestselling writer Antony Johnston talks frankly with other authors about their motivations, methods, and processes. A must-listen for anyone interested in the craft and business of writing.

Writing and Breathin‪g‬ Antony Johnston

    • Arts
    • 4.6 • 7 Ratings

A podcast about why, how, and what we write. Bestselling writer Antony Johnston talks frankly with other authors about their motivations, methods, and processes. A must-listen for anyone interested in the craft and business of writing.

    28: Vinay Patel

    28: Vinay Patel

    Vinay Patel (Doctor Who, Murdered by My Father) joins Antony to talk about using practice to push yourself, focusing on nailing the parts only you can do, and the balance between empathy and sympathy.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    27: Bonnie MacBird

    27: Bonnie MacBird

    Bonnie MacBird (Tron, Sherlock Holmes) joins Antony to discuss applying cinematic writing to prose, why truth is important even in fiction, and the joys and dangers of writing a beloved character.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    26: Joshua Hale Fialkov

    26: Joshua Hale Fialkov

    Joshua Hale Fialkov (Chicago Med, The Bunker) joins Antony to talk about collaboration in TV, being too mainstream for indie (but too indie for the mainstream), and solving problems instead of creating them.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    25: Ram V

    25: Ram V

    Ram V (Paradiso, Catwoman) joins Antony to discuss being a planner who doesn't stick to the plan, making sure every scene exists for more than one reason, and hating structural changes.

    • 53 min
    24: Robert Muchamore

    24: Robert Muchamore

    Robert Muchamore (Cherub, Henderson’s Boys) joins Antony to talk about too much research, meticulous planning, and wondering what other authors do all day.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    23: Toiya Kristen Finley

    23: Toiya Kristen Finley

    Toiya Kristen Finley (Outer Rims, The Game Narrative Toolbox) joins Antony to discuss seeing stories in her head, building stories on epiphanies, and imagining fuzzy apples.

    • 1 hr 7 min

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