Nicholas Meyer is a screenwriter, producer, director, and author, and a graduate of the University of Iowa. He is the author of the screenplay the Seven Per Cent Solution and co-author of The Black Orchid. He begins the interview by discussing his professional career as both a film writer/director and a novelist. He then talks about how he began writing novels, and discusses the research that goes into his novels. Meyer continues by discussing his movie Time After Time and concludes the interview by listing prominent teachers and writing influences.