In this episode of The Writers Hangout, John and Randall explore the demands of plot-driven versus character-driven stories in regards to how much of the story the writer must know in advance. John also talks about the genesis of his prize-winning first novel Dark Reservations, and both authors reveal their preferred methods for creating works of fiction.
Famous Authors’ Handwritten Outlines for Great Works of Literature. Click here to see images.
Example beat sheets for known films. Visit Blake Snyder’s Save the Cat website.
Stephen King’s “In a Half World of Terror” aka “I was a Teenage Grave Robber” was mentioned during the podcast. This was his first published short story. Visit DarkTower.org to see the artwork for the story.
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