Jan 21, 2019
17 - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak - Crafting Compelling Narrators.
This historical World War II novel by Australian author Markus Zusak has compelling characters, an engaging plot, and wonderful writing. But it's biggest strength is the narrator: the personification of Death. In this episode, I use The Book Thief...
Jan 8, 2019
16 - Boone Shepard - The Silhouette and the Sacrifice by Gabriel
Bergmoser - Writing Awesome Endings.
I recently read the third and final book in Gabriel Bergmoser's Boone Shepard trilogy - and I loved the ending so much that I'd outlined an episode within hours of finishing the book. Here's my thoughts on how to write...
Jan 4, 2019
15 - 2018 in review - Everything I Read, Favourite Books, and Top Writing Lessons.
With 2018 in the rear view mirror, I recap all 61 books I read last year, and extract key writing lessons I learnt from them. Enjoy this special bonus episode!