The Writing Process with Derrick Ferguson

batmanDerrick Ferguson returns to discuss the writing process. Listen along as Perry and Derrick discuss how they write their books, how often they write, how they plan them out, and what sort of resources they’ve found helpful for plotting, writing, etc. This episode also includes an announcement about the upcoming AMAZING ADVENTURES, a 4-book box set featuring books from not only Derrick and Perry, but also Mark Bousquet and Joel Jenkins!

Check out the following resources mentioned in this episode:

Derrick’s Master Character Profile
Lester Dent’s Pulp Paper Fiction Master Plot
Dean Wesley Smith’s Killing the Sacred Cows of Publishing
Techniques of the Selling Writer by Dwight V. Swain
Write Away by Elizabeth George
On Writing by Stephen King
Save the Cat by Blake Snyder
Story by Robert McKee

Pre-Order AMAZING ADVENTURES: 4-BOOK ACTION-PACKED BOX SET featuring Derrick Ferguson’s Dillon and the Last Rail to Khusra, Percival Constantine’s The Lost Continent, Mark Bousquet’s Gunfighter Gothic Volume One, and Joel Jenkins’ On Wings of Darkness! Only 99¢!

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Percival Constantine

Percival Constantine

Born and raised in the Chicagoland area, Percival Constantine is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University with a Bachelor of Arts in literature and mass media. In 2005, he began working in the comic book industry as an editor for Making Comics Studios. Since then, he has also worked as a freelance letterer and writer for, among others, AC Comics, Black Glass Press, and Cosmic Times. In 2007, Percival self-published his first novel, Fallen. His second novel, Chasing The Dragon, followed in 2008. With the publication of Love & Bullets in 2010, Percival officially joined the ranks of PulpWork Press. In 2012, he became an editor for Pro Se Productions. He currently resides in southern Japan, where he works as a writer, editor, and teacher. He also hosts a podcast show called The Exploding Typewriter: Pulp Writers on Writing Pulp. For more, visit

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