The Red Meat Of Writing

Had Big Fun chewing the fat with fellow authors on the Fran Lewis Show this morning.

We talked about how to handle multiple timelines, signaling the reader about flashbacks and internal dialogue with judicious use of italics (contrary to what the late, great George V. Higgins did — or Cormac McCarthy, for that matter) and the importance of being ruthless about cutting a well-written character or passage if it doesn’t serve the overall story.

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