NGW Podcast: The Most Interesting Characters

In this week’s episode, Dave and Simon talk about characters. Why do some characters stick out and others just blend into the background? What separates a cardboard character from someone who seems real? Find out our thoughts in the podcast.

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: What to Focus on in a Scene, a Chapter, a Book

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about what you should focus on in a scene, chapter, or book. Stephen Pressfield in his book Nobody wants to read your sh*t talk about the theme of book and how every character and scene should embody that theme. Dave disagrees and talks about how books are about…

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: Building a Realistic World

In this week’s Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast, Dave and Simon discuss how building a world for your story can help generate more plot and character ideas. They also start building a society of giants, live on air.