Podcast Episodes

What Should You Include In Character Profiles?

What Should You Include In Character Profiles?

Episode #216 What Should You Include In Character Profiles?Regardless of whether you're a planner or pantser, do you keep track of your characters? Do you create character profiles? They're fun to make, but time consuming and it can be difficult to...

Should You Write Short Form Stories?

Should You Write Short Form Stories?

Episode #215 Should You Write Short Form Stories?Creative writing isn't limited to novels. You can write short stories, novellas, flash fiction, and other lengths of creative work. This week, we discuss the benefits of writing short form content....

How Can You Write Middle Grade Characters Well?

How Can You Write Middle Grade Characters Well?

Episode #214 How Can You Write Middle Grade Characters Well?Have you tried your hand at writing middle grade but struggled to make the characters come to life? Don't worry; Serena Labrecque joins us this week to discuss writing middle grade...

How Long Does It Take To Write A Book?

How Long Does It Take To Write A Book?

Episode #213 How Long Does It Take To Write A Book?So, just how long does it take to write a book? You know the answer, we know the answer - but give this episode a listen anyway, to find out why we picked this topic. In this episode, we cover:...

How Can You Lower Your Word Count?

How Can You Lower Your Word Count?

Episode #212 How Do You Lower Your Word Count?Last week, we talked about stretching your word count, but what if you go over your word count? It’s not always easy to cut words and certain scenes. This week, we discuss various ways you can make your...

How Can You Stretch Your Word Count?

How Can You Stretch Your Word Count?

Episode #211 How Can You Stretch Your Word Count?Are you an underwriter? Do you often struggle to get your word count up? Then you might enjoy this episode where we discuss what you can do to boost those word counts! In this episode, we cover:...

Why Is Writing For Children Important?

Why Is Writing For Children Important?

Episode #210 Why Is Writing For Children Important?Writing for children is an art form all on its own. While it has the same pieces as any novel, children’s books are unique and serves a different purpose for its age group. This week, Darlene...

How Do You Deal With The Problem Of Perfectionism?

How Do You Deal With The Problem Of Perfectionism?

Episode #209 How Do You Deal With The Problem Of Perfectionism?Do you suffer from perfection? Is it hard to let your manuscript see the light of day because it's not yet "perfect?" Are you striving to be the best beyond all measure? Well, stop it!...

What Should Writers Discuss On Their Blog?

What Should Writers Discuss On Their Blog?

Episode #208 What Should Writers Discuss On Their Blogs?If you're a writer, then you probably have a website, right? Right? And if you have a website, then you might also have a blog. A blog is a great way to keep your website looking active and...

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