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Ep 7.14 - LIVE! Writing Roundtable - May 2022

July 14, 2022

Hosts: Josh Hayes, Scott Moon 00:00 Opening remarks

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05:44 Weekly update— Top! Men! Edition

Scott: Reaper #14 launched and working on Reaper #15, the final book in the series—15 books in 2.5 years. Working on the next series with JN Chaney. Has a goal to retire in 2023… https://amzn.to/3kXKWD3

Josh: Doing lots of reading.. Thrawn trilogy and a Baen book. Close to 80k on Weaponized #1. Working on another project related to Grimm’s War. Working on a new intro video.

14:40 Main Event— LIVE! Writing Roundtable - May 2022

-Premise of Waymaker War series.

-Attended OWFI https://www.owfi.org/conference2022

-Thoughts on The Northman https://www.imdb.com/title/tt11138512/

-Comparisons with The 13th Warrior. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120657/

-There’s a critical choice that made the story worse instead of better.

-There are some opinions on Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness

-Thoughts on how to write law enforcement personnel.

-Working on more than one project to keep from getting writer’s block (but not too many projects).

-Advice for real life comparisons to law enforcement—the difference between cinematic effect vs. realism.

-Cops vs. Firefighters! -Investigators and advisers vs. cops Ex. Monk https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0312172/

-The difficulty of writing an interview scene. -‘Everyone is a liar.’

1:02:15 Closing remarks

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