019 Writing Fuel: Reading While Writing
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The guys talk about how listening to audiobooks (The Witcher and The Name Of The Wind) this week has helped fuel their writing, particularly given their current emphasis on discovery writing. They also discuss how improvisational writing allows them to focus on pinpointing characters and relationships while plotting led them to simply using characters as pawns in the machinations of some malevolent, micromanaging deity (i.e. the author). 
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