Novel Approach 6

How to find a great editor

How to edit for great authors

Editing different types of work, from novels to screenplays, to speeches

Novel Approach 5

A discussion of plot, framed around HBO’s new West Wing stage production

Novel Approach 4

on the 20th & 21st century novel

How writing and storytelling processes have changed over time

Novel Approach 3

Novel issues through history

A Journal of the Plague Years

Robinson Crusoe

Moll Flanders

Pamela

Shamela

Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde

Dracula

Frankenstein

How has writing been changed because of the novel?

Novel Approach 2

Relation between plot and story arc

Climax and denouement

Snowflake approach

Story arc: 3 parts or 5 parts

Different genres and plots

Novel Approach 1

Introduction to the program and hosts

The importance of characters in novels and films

Discussions of Connelly’s books and films

Dirty Harry movies, Maltese Falcon