34 min

Bob Zeidman - An Engineering Consultant cum Physicist - Fiction and Non-Fiction Author Crave Books

    • Arts

Episode Summary

In this episode, Bob talks about how balancing his love of writing fiction, non-fiction, and screen plays allows him to give himself needed breaks. He talks about the importance of an outline for his process and why he loves that rules can be broken when writing.

Highlights

•Bob has a physics degree and originally wanted to become a physicist.
•Bob took some film making classes and started to write.
•To pay his bills he became an engineering consultant which gives him flexibility to take time off to write.
•Bob enjoys being able to switch from one writing style to the other to give himself a break.
•Bob finds that outlining the story streamlines his process.
•When Bob was younger, he required his office and a specific schedule to focus on his writing. But now he can write almost anywhere.
•Bob enjoys high stakes poker and can actually write while he as at a table playing.
•Bob has played poker against some high ranked players and has won hands.
•He is starting a new business called Good Beat Poker where you can watch live tournament poker online.
•The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh was a book that greatly inspired Bob.
•The Blue Knight helped Bob understand that in writing, rules can be broken.
•The success of his non-writing career allows Bob to be very flexible in his writing and try new genres as he please.
•Bob has a collection of short stories that he is writing now.

Relevant Links

https://zeidman.net/
https://www.zeidmanconsulting.com/
https://cravebooks.com/author/bob-zeidman
https://cravebooks.com/

Episode Summary

In this episode, Bob talks about how balancing his love of writing fiction, non-fiction, and screen plays allows him to give himself needed breaks. He talks about the importance of an outline for his process and why he loves that rules can be broken when writing.

Highlights

•Bob has a physics degree and originally wanted to become a physicist.
•Bob took some film making classes and started to write.
•To pay his bills he became an engineering consultant which gives him flexibility to take time off to write.
•Bob enjoys being able to switch from one writing style to the other to give himself a break.
•Bob finds that outlining the story streamlines his process.
•When Bob was younger, he required his office and a specific schedule to focus on his writing. But now he can write almost anywhere.
•Bob enjoys high stakes poker and can actually write while he as at a table playing.
•Bob has played poker against some high ranked players and has won hands.
•He is starting a new business called Good Beat Poker where you can watch live tournament poker online.
•The Blue Knight by Joseph Wambaugh was a book that greatly inspired Bob.
•The Blue Knight helped Bob understand that in writing, rules can be broken.
•The success of his non-writing career allows Bob to be very flexible in his writing and try new genres as he please.
•Bob has a collection of short stories that he is writing now.

Relevant Links

https://zeidman.net/
https://www.zeidmanconsulting.com/
https://cravebooks.com/author/bob-zeidman
https://cravebooks.com/

34 min

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