1: The Mystery of Haruki Murakami
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The first episode in our new creativity focused format. Our first subject is one of our favorite novelists: Haruki Murakami. Join us as we dig into his creative style, his influences and much more. First person/third person Magic realism Being a Japanese writer while being thought of as too western Interpreting cultural references Literature in translation Critics accuse Murakami of repeating himself How Murakami preps his novels Alfred Hitchcock & McGuffins Dealing with character names The mindset you are in when reading a book dicates your experience Chad’s brief thoughts on Don Quixote Dealing with character motivation/When characters come alive Saving characters and ideas Leaving things undone Creating authentic characters Writing without preconceived notions The importance of knowing what a character wants Logo by Drew Roulette || Theme song by CRUELS Rate us on iTunes Join our SubredditLinks:Norwegian WoodHard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World: A Novel — In this hyperkinetic and relentlessly…