Podcasts de writing

Episode 157 - Rejection And Waste And Other Jolly News

Welcome to a new year of comedy writing, as Dave talks about writing topical comedy (hence the rejection and waste),...

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Episode 62 - In at the deep end. How to immerse readers in your story

In the previous episode we explored the two essential qualities of setting through describing the need for setting to...

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64 Andrew Griffiths Author Mentor, Speaker, Hero

Andrew Griffiths is a very special person as he is my Author Mentor and inspiration for my book, Navigating Career...

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EwK42 - Idioms - parts of the body

In this episode, I discuss and explain 10 idioms that involve parts of the body. For further information, visit...

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Idiomas

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Episode 63 - Interview with Peter F Hamilton

This episode is a conversation with bestselling author Peter F Hamilton. In a career spanning nearly thirty years...

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EwK43 - How Facebook groups can help you with language learning

In this episode, I explain how participating in Facebook groups can help you to improve your English. For further...

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Idiomas

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Episode 64 - Research Respect and Reasoning: building the foundations of your story setting

Great stories require a lot of research, but there's more to it than just surfing the net for a few interesting...

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Episode 65 - The Magpie and the Compost Heap: Curiosity and Curation for your future projects

In episode 64 we looked at what we can do to build and enhance setting in a current project, and in this episode we...

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EwK44 - Why learning individual words isn't enough

In this episode, I explain why it's more beneficial to learn words in context, and how this can help you more than...

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Idiomas

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Episode 66 - Conversation with Becky Chambers

My guest this week is the author Becky Chambers, author of the critically acclaimed novel 'The Long Way to a Small...

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EwK45 - Expression with give, take, do and make

In this episode, I look at verbs that use "give", "take" "do" and "make". For further information, visit...

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Idiomas

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EwK47 - What to do when you don't feel motivated

On some days, you feel enthusiastic about learning English. On other days, you keep finding other things that you...

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Idiomas

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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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EwK48 - Keep yourself accountable

Yes, I really need to do that later. I’ll do it next week. I really want to do it, but I don’t know where to start....

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Idiomas

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Episode 69 - Seasoning the story: how to seed information about character and setting into your work

So you've identified the key information about your settings and characters, and now you have to seed it into your...

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Episode 70 - Three stories, three genres, three settings

Over the past ten episodes of the podcast we've looked at a range of strategies and techniques to make story setting...

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EwK52 - Are you annoying your readers?

Nobody wants to be annoying! However sometimes people write things in emails that don't come across well and instead...

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Idiomas

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