Hosts J Ryan and Keira discuss how injecting non-standard character struggles, traits, and relationships into a genre novel can strengthen the story. And they delve into the questions an author must consider before going independent.
02:47 What is a Whim?
06:25 A story of choices
11:10 Character struggles – A writer’s therapy
13:28 Relationship development in Tarsha (feet up)
16:21 The joy of dialogue
19:14 The subtle art of messaging
20:50 Going independent: Control
23:15 Going independent: The Numbers
25:44 Going independent: Unexpected Challenges
27:04 Going independent: One Crucial Thing to Know
30:16 Going independent: Social Marketing Fun