Podcasts de writing

Episode 72 - Six principles for the perfect setting

This episode wraps up our review of the dimension setting of creative writing, and building on the practical examples...

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EwK54 - How can you persuade customers to trust you?

We often hear about the “know, like and trust” factor. The idea is that all three are important if you want potential...

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Idiomas

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Episode 73 - Improve the sound of your writing by understanding and using tone, style, and voice

This episode marks the start of a new series for the Creative Writer's Toolbelt, looking at the sound of our writing....

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Episode 74 - Thirty Years of the Arthur C Clarke Award. A conversation with Award Director Tom Hunter

The UK’s most prestigious Science Fiction literature prize, the Arthur C Clarke award, is 30 this year. In this...

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Episode 75 - Unlocking the secrets of excellent writing style

What is excellent writing style? And how can we develop that style without simply mimicking the writers we admire? In...

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Episode 76 - It's not just what you say it's the way that you say it. Why the sound of your writing matters.

There's a lot of truth in the old adage: "it's not what you say, it's the way that you say it". We all want to tell a...

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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 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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Media Masters - Jeffrey Archer BigFings Media
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Media Masters - Jeffrey Archer

Jeffrey Archer is one of the world’s most successful authors. In this in-depth interview, he discusses his strict...

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"The Simpsons" Show-Runner Al Jean Talks About the Longest Running TV Show in History

  Al Jean is the head writer, executive producer and show-runner of The Simpsons who has been a guiding force on the...

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Episode 80 - The absolute essentials of writing a scene

The scene is a key building block of a story, so how can we make sure that the scenes in our writing work? In this...

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Why Not You? Why Not Now?

Gina Horkey is a professional writer and online business marketing consultant with a decade of experience in the...

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Nadia Kamil: Creative in LA Leila Johnston
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Nadia Kamil: Creative in LA

This week we catch up with Welsh-Iraqi comedian, actor, writer and all-round supercreative Nadia Kamil who is now...

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Part 2: Steve Punt on the craft of comedy Leila Johnston
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Part 2: Steve Punt on the craft of comedy

This is the second half of an in-depth two-part chat with Steve Punt. A well-known British comedy writer and...

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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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EwK63 - Problems with your English texts that could cause people to leave your website

However good your message is, if the text was badly written or badly translated, it won't make the right impression...

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Episode 82 - Interview with children's author Bob Hartman

This episode first appeared (briefly!) back in 2014 but mysteriously disappeared, making it a missing episode. It's a...

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Boredom to leadership – Creativity Clinic! Leila Johnston
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Boredom to leadership – Creativity Clinic!

A slightly different kind of episode this week. I've decided to try a 'creativity clinic', answering listeners'...

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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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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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