Category Archives: Writers on Writing

Michael Chabon and Neil Gaiman talk about Sir Terry Pratchett

Heighten and Transform

Great, beautiful thing I heard on Nerdist podcast during an interview with writer / actor / director / comedian Jon Favreau (director of Iron Man): in a scene, aim for truth, and you’ll hit funny on the way.

Heighten and explore the “game” of a scene until it transforms.

Listen here: Nerdist Podcasst with Jon Favreau »

Neil Gaiman 2012 Commencement Speech “Make Good Art”

How can you not fall in love with this guy?

Gaiman’s Definition of a Novel

“A novel is always a long piece of prose with something wrong with it.”
— Neil Gaiman

Write It the Way You See It

Jerry Seinfeld on Writing Jokes

 

Kurt Vonnegut: How to get a job like mine

I really miss this guy.