The Nuts and Bolts of Writing

The Nuts and Bolts of Writing

Hosts Imelda Wei Ding Lo (a.k.a. Fortunus Games), Tete DePunk, and R.N. Roveleh interview a wide range of writers and creators about their creative process and approach to writing. They also talk about their own writing journeys and offer tips for writing more effectively and efficiently.

Recent Episodes

EP 219: Bioshocked: Part II, Hour of the Tower: Bioshock Infinite’s Elizabeth

Sept. 25, 2023

Co-hosts Tete DePunk and Fortunus Games talk about Elizabeth Comstock from the 2013 game, "Bioshock Infinite." They explore the following questions: Elizabeth stands out from many female characters, especially in gaming. Wha…

EP 218: Bioshocked: Part I, It’s All in the Book(er)

Sept. 18, 2023

Watch the video version which shows scenes of the game. In this episode, hosts Tete DePunk and Fortunus Games discuss one of their favorite games, "Bioshock Infinite." We discuss the following questions: Booker is actually C…

EP 217: Interview with Crime-Thriller Author James Michels

Sept. 11, 2023

In this episode, Tete DePunk (IG: @tete.depunk), one of the co-hosts of The Nuts and Bolts of Writing, interviews writer James Michels, author of novels such as “The Ballad of Johnny Carlo”, “Ice Rising”, and its sequel, “I…

EP 216: Interview with Screenwriter and Podcaster Brock Swinson

Sept. 4, 2023

Today, co-host Tete DePunk will be interviewing author and interviewer Brock Swinson, who reached out to our podcast. Brock Swinson is the author of Ink by the Barrel: Secrets from Prolific Writers. He is also the interviewe…

EP 215: Interview with Author James Mitchell

Aug. 28, 2023

Host Imelda Wei Ding Lo (Fortunus Games) interviews author James Mitchell about his upcoming book, which will hit retail on September 19, 2023. His book is called “Musical Chairs: A 76-year-old’s quest to learn every instrum…

EP 214: Wren Mafyrneen’s Approach to Writing “The House on Caple Hill”: The Book of Ib

Aug. 21, 2023

Today, host Fortunus Games talks to Wren Mafyrneen (Instagram: @wrenby_m ) about their graphic novel, “The House on Caple Hill.” Wren appeared on many episodes in Season 1, but this is the first episode they’ve appeared on f…