Charles and Vlas Parlapanides return to the show to talk about their brand-new Netflix series Blood of Zeus.
Hosts: Josh Hayes, Scott Moon
00:00 Opening remarks
-Discord server is up!
-Keystroke Coffee is live!
09:00 Weekly update—Break Stuff Edition
Josh: Blew up a water heater. Almost done with Tranquility book 1 and drafting a new project and a screenplay a la True Detectives
Scott: Departure Day (They Came for Blood #3), Orphan Wars, turned in One for All (Brothers in Arms #3) into Aethon books. RIP iMac.
Charles: Finished a pilot for MGM with present day mythology, playing some games.
13:20 Main Event— LIVE! Blood of Zeus w/ the Parlapanides Brothers
-Charles answers who would be a dream actor for a show of his.
-Charles explains what ‘Pay for Play’ means.
-Charles admits what he would give up to be a better writer.
-Taste exceeding talent at first vs. learning and grinding and working the craft.
-Josh’s critique of the sound editing of Blood of Zeus.
-The even slow progression of each character.
-Outlining and building the story progression.
-Outlining is pantsing.
-Charles discusses his favorite character to write in Blood of Zeus.
Ex. Walter White in Breaking Bad
Ex. Tony Soprano in Sopranos
-Overcoming anger as a theme.
-Decisions based on emotions vs. the best decision you can make.
-Final tips of advice for writers.
1:03:35 Closing remarks
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