writer podcasts

#VRWritersRoom 3 - Technology and Technique

We're back with  @rhipratchett @Jeff_Gomez @KathleenWallace @AndiEwington @GenerationOfZ and Kevin Williams for the...

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Episode 67 - From Research to Reality: using the raw material of research to create compelling setting and backstory

You might have a lot of research for your story, but how do you apply it effectively to create a rich and compelling...

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Episode 68 - Building characters from the foundations up: how to develop compelling charaters & backstory

This episode will guide you though the process of taking the raw material of your character research and ideas, and...

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80 Jacqui Pretty Editor Grammar Factory

Jacqui Pretty is the author of Book Blueprint: How any entrepreneur can write an awesome book, and the Founder of...

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#98 Max Dickins

If you’re feeling stuck in a rank old work/life/romance rut then this Passion Pod has your name all over it....

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Episode 77 - Listen to the voices! What we can learn about voice from great writing

In this episode we are going to look at a number of very different examples of writing that excel in the area of how...

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Episode 78 - Conversation with Becky Chambers and Nisi Shawl + Indiegogo launch for the Handbook

In this episode I'm excited to announce the launch of the Creative Writer's Toolbelt Handbook, a project to gather...

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Episode 79 - The sound of your writing is critical to your success - here's how you can improve it

This episode is a round up of everything we've been talking about concerning the sound of writing over the last few...

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Episode 81 - You have a deal with your readers - here's how to deliver your side of the bargain

In this episode we use the development of a scene to illustrate a critical element of the author:reader relationship,...

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Episode 83 - Curtain Up! Essential Principles for the Opening Scene

We all know the opening scene in any book is the critical moment to make your mark on the reader, to grab their...

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99 David Halliday Writer & Author

David Halliday is a freelance writer across business, lifestyle and culture. David’s work has ?appeared in...

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Mary Turner Thomson – I married a psychopath

This is the first half of a long chat I had with the incredibly inspiring Mary Turner Thomson; tune in next week for...

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Episode 84 - Finishing well. Principles for writing a great closing scene

Writing the closing scene of a story is more than just tying up the loose ends and sending our characters off into...

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Story-Pitching Secrets from Top Editors Jason Fagone
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Story-Pitching Secrets from Top Editors

How do you write a freelance story pitch that will grab the attention of an editor? In this episode Jason talks about...

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Episode 88 - My favourite reads of 2016 and the CWT Survey

This rather Christmassy episode is a review of my favourite reads of 2016. It's a subjective review, just stuff I've...

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Episode 92 - A home and a market for your story. Navigating your way around trope and genre

What genre does your story fit into? And how can you use the tropes of that genre to make your story fresh, original,...

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Episode 93 - Interview with Adrian Tchaikovsky

This episode is an interview with award winning author Adrian Tchaikovsky. Adrian and I talk about the long road to...

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Episode 95 Into the crucible - empowering your work with symbol dilemma and innovation

***NOTE:I'm moving my podcast feed at the end of March; to continue subscribing to The Creative Writer's Toolbelt...

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111 why you must write a book

If you want to reach your target customers, be a influencer and build your brand, then you must publish your thought...

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How to avoid writer's block

Avoid writer's block with one quick and simple method. #writer #inspiration #hint #tip

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