How do we write a novel-friendly version of the cinematic smash cut?
How do we write genius characters, without necessarily being geniuses ourselves?
When should we turn to the keyboard, and when should we turn to the pen?
When should we begin to think about the theme of our novel, and how should we write to it?
How do we write the story we want to tell, in a genre that has become saturated?
When times are tough, how do writers help?