Navy Intelligence Vet MP Woodward, talks about his Espionage Drama Series The Handler and Dead Drop
The Scuttlebutt | Season 8 Episode 2
Former Navy Intelligence Officer, MP Woodward, talks about his Espionage Drama Series The Handler and Dead Drop MP.
Woodward is a former Naval Intelligence Officer and now a critically acclaimed author of The Handler Series. His new book DEAD DROP, released last week and continues the story of CIA case officers John and Meredith Dale.
A divorced couple forced to work together in the world of espionage. When nuclear negotiations between the U.S. and Iran have reached a crisis point, the American Administration is determined to move ahead, but there are several stumbling blocks, not the least of which is the Iranian intelligence operative the CIA has hidden away in one of its safe houses.
John and Meredith find themselves caught in the middle between Mossad, the CIA, and an Iranian hit squad!
In a genre known for strong leads, high stakes, political drama, and tense interpersonal relationships – how does MP stand out from the crowd? What real world event sparked The Handler series? And how does he mine his near-decade long service in the Navy for characters, plot, and true-to-life war games?
Find out this and more by joining Shaun (a professed geek of the thriller genre) as we dig into what makes John and Meredith tick and what techniques MP uses to overcome writers block.