Tag: Alton Gansky

Writing Romance Without Writing a Romance

Writing Romance Without Writing a Romance

[box] [/box] Welcome back loyal listeners! This week we talk about writing romance without writing a romance. Here is how to add romance into your novel, regardless of the genre. As always, you can listen above or watch below. Don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes, […]

How to Keep a Research Binder

How to Keep a Research Binder

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, we talked research binders, both digital and old-school paper-style. As always, you may listen above, or view it below. Enjoy!            

Identifying Your Audience

Identifying Your Audience

Novelist Angela Hunt joins the Firsts in Fiction team to talk about how we can identify our audience as writers, and how that affects our writing.

Self-Made Writing Rules

Self-Made Writing Rules

Find out which of your self-made writing rules are helping your fiction, and which are hurting them in this weeks episode of Firsts in Fiction.

The Power of the Prompt

The Power of the Prompt

This week, we discuss the power of writing prompts and how to put them to use in your writing.

Goal Setting for Writers

Goal Setting for Writers

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners, and happy new year! Like most Americans, we like to set goals for ourselves around this time. But there’s a good way to set goals, and a bad way. Find out how to set and achieve your goals in […]

How to Work with an Editor

How to Work with an Editor

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Al and Aaron are joined by editor Bethany Kaczmarek to talk about how best to navigate the waters of the author-editor relationship. You may watch below or listen to the audio above. As always, you can still […]

Three’s a Crowd–Handling Ensemble Casts

Three’s a Crowd–Handling Ensemble Casts

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Aaron and Al talk ensemble casts–what are they, and how do you make them work. As always, you can download the episode here, or watch below. Don’t forget to subscribe on iTunes, YouTube, and Stitcher!     […]

Gift Ideas for the Writer in Your Life

Gift Ideas for the Writer in Your Life

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! It’s that time of year again, when all good Americans rush out to the store (or the internet) to get gifts for their loved ones. This week, Al and Aaron Gansky talk about the gifts the writer in your […]

How to Build a World

How to Build a World

Al and Aaron discuss practical tips for developing a setting for your novel.