Wherein we present a round-table discussion about the middles of novels (and stories), which are often the most frustrating to writers, where one is beset by the Dark Night of Despair. Join Liars Club members Kelly Simmons, Jon McGoran, Merry Jones, Keith Strunk, and me as once again we try to save the world (of writing).
Award-winning journalist & non-fiction author Stephen Fried and novelist Diane Ayres have been married for thirty years. Find out how they work together and apart in this perfect relationship, who edits who, how Stephen came to collaborate with Patrick J. Kennedy, and how he coined the term “fashionista” (now in dictionaries everywhere), all on this week’s Oddcast.
This week on the Oddcast, Nebula-award-winning science fiction author James Patrick Kelly talks to us about the rewards of writing short stories, of braided novels and collaborations, and of the creative method by which he’s brought out his latest novel, Mother Go, through Audible.