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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.