A Million Words by Age 24 with Sommer Nectarhoff–Episode 92–February 3 2016

WRITER 2.0: Writing, publishing, and the space between show

Summary: On episode 92 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast I spoke with Sommer Nectarhoff, a senior at Tufts who has already published over a million words. In a wide-ranging interview we discussed:<br> <br> how he grew his writing habit from 100 words a day to 15,000 words a day;<br> whether the line between “literary” and “genre” fiction is blurring;<br> the recent Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West Twitter beef;<br> his epic fantasy novels: <a href="http://amzn.to/1nO2C4H" target="_blank">The Death Of Ydain</a> and <a href="http://amzn.to/23Jurvl" target="_blank">The Book of Lokk</a>;<br> how self-publishing and genre writing are viewed in academia;<br> his writing “cross training”;<br> creating different “entry points” for readers;<br> how he uses Scrivener to write more per day;<br> Reddit and cat videos.<br> <br> Plus, on “Today in Writing”: Happy Birthday to Horace Greeley.<br> About our guest:<br> Sommer Nectarhoff is a writer from Chicago. He’s always loved to read and write both fiction and poetry. His shorter pieces have been published in a variety of literary journals, and he is the author of numerous books to date, including the fantasy series The Book of Lokk. Find him on Twitter @nectarhoff<br>