In this week’s podcast, Shut Your Monkey author and host Danny Gregory talks with the novelist Jonathan Carroll. The conversation is freewheeling — from how to start a novel, to day-jobs to the benefits of self-criticism, how to make your creative self your friend to the pleasures of handwritten manuscripts.
Here's an example of a second draft of his manuscript for Bathing the Lion.
He also pointed me to this great video of Francis Ford Coppola showing the manuscript for The Godfather.
Monkey Tale: Liz introduces us to her purple monkey
What’s your experience with your monkey? How has it affected you, and how have you overcome it? Record your Monkey Tale at dannygregory.com/monkey.
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