The Thriller Zone Podcast
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On today’s 170th episode of The Thriller Zone, host David Temple and Nick Petrie discuss various topics related to Nick’s book ‘The Price You Pay’.
They talk about personal updates, then delve into the opening scene of the book and the significance of the epigraph. They also explore the characters of Lewis and June Cassidy and the inspiration behind Peter Ash and the theme of PTSD.
The conversation touches on writing style, emotional depth, and the possibility of writing romance. They conclude with a discussion on writing standalone novels, touch on unhealthy eating habits, the importance of reading, analyzing book structure, and of course, the classic closing question: Best Writing Advice.
00:00 Introduction and Personal Updates
03:05 Praise for Nick Petrie’s Book ‘The Price You Pay’
04:08 Conversation about the Opening Scene of the Book
08:45 Discussion on Video Production and Microphones
10:47 Conversation about the Epigraph of the Book
12:28 Exploration of the Characters Lewis and June Cassidy
15:35 Inspiration for Peter Ash and the Theme of PTSD
19:08 Discussion on the Writing Style and Emotional Depth
22:53 Introduction to the Character of Louis
25:15 Introduction to the Character of June Cassidy
29:00 Exploration of the Possibility of Writing Romance
32:35 Discussion on Influences and Writing Style
35:07 Conversation about Writing Standalone Novels
38:15 Discussion on the New Standalone Novel
39:03 Unhealthy Eating Habits
40:09 Importance of Reading
41:00 Analyzing Book Structure
42:27 Writing Advice