About the Podcast
Three out of five people dream of writing a book. Maybe you're one of them. But what does it take to go from dream to launch? Screenwriter John August (Go, Big Fish, Charlie and The Chocolate Factory) sought to find out as he tackled something he’d only ever dreamed of: writing a novel. From Wondery, A Network Of Storytellers, this is a show about putting something out into the world. How will it turn out? You’ll know when we do.
About the Host
John August is a screenwriter whose credits include Go, Big Fish, Charlie’s Angels, Titan A.E., Charlie and Chocolate Factory, Corpse Bride and Frankenweenie. He is writing the Arlo Finch series of middle-grade fiction books and has written short fiction, including The Variant and Snake People. John wrote the book for the Broadway musical version of Big Fish and wrote and directed the 2007 movie The Nines, starring Ryan Reynolds and Melissa McCarthy.