Coming soon, How to Write a Novel video. I'll tell you all my secrets!
[Update: video is up! Aspiring writers and others, please click above to watch.]
The shoot lasted all day. Once darkness fell, Mike O'Gorman, the director, (pictured below) set up lights with red and blue gels. The effect was quite magical. A night shoot was essential because dreaming is such an important part of writing. I fall asleep and take my characters with me. Dreams mix everything together, answers are revealed, and story falls into place. I wake up, write down what I've learned, and go back to sleep.
Here are a few stills from the How to Write a Novel shoot. Notice Maggie sleeping next to me... There's one of Mike taking 5, and one of my wonderful video-online team at the wrap party at the Red Cat. From left--my assistant (and Mike's fiance) Jessie Cantrell, Ted O'Gorman, me, Mike O'G, and Hallie Clarke.