Tag: Fiction Writing

Developing Your Character’s Spirituality

Developing Your Character’s Spirituality

  Ask the Author: When did you first know you were going to be a writer, and what was that moment like for you? — Molly Jo Realy Aaron: I’m not sure I’m really there yet. I’ve always considered myself a writer. I suppose, it’s 

Getting Physical

Getting Physical

  Ask the Author: What inspired you to become an author? Also, are you on Team Cap or Team Iron Man and why? – Sidney Snyder Aaron: No, I did not add the second question, no matter how much I wish I had. In terms 

Inside Your Character — Mind and Emotion

Inside Your Character — Mind and Emotion

  Ask the Author: How do you get past writer’s block? Crystal Fretz Aaron: It really depends on the type of block. We’ve talked about this before, even blogged about it. If I’m stuck for a story idea, I tend to increase my artistic input 

Social Media for the Anti-Social

Social Media for the Anti-Social

  Ask the Author: As an intuitive writer, how do you handle “world building” like you did for Hand of Adonai? I’m an outliner and I’m finding it’s more work than I thought it would be to lay out the rules that my fictional world 

Making Your Schedule Work with Your Writing

Making Your Schedule Work with Your Writing

  ASK THE AUTHOR What books that you’ve read have influenced you most as a writer? –Maggie McLain Aaron: Hard to say. There are several books I’ve read that I’ve loved that have not necessarily influenced my writing style. I think more in terms of 

The Care and Feeding of the Creative Mind

The Care and Feeding of the Creative Mind

  If you could rewrite any character that you have read, who would it be, why would you, and how? Danielle Moen Aaron: Another good question. This reminds me of Jeremiah Peters’ question about which classic we’d rewrite, but with the caveat of it being 

Growing as a Writer

Growing as a Writer

  What advice that you’ve received do you wish you’d ignored. Lori Roleveld. Aaron: This is a good question. I suppose I’d have to say “only write when you’re inspired.” We’ve already discussed how this can be a trap, and an easy way to cop 

Hacking Your Reader’s Brain with Jeff Gerke

Hacking Your Reader’s Brain with Jeff Gerke

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, the FiF crew is joined by Jeff Gerke, author, publisher, editor, etc. He shares with us from his book The Irresistible Novel. Because the material he shares is still under copyright, we’re not publishing show notes (other than the 

Let’s Kick this Pig! From Idea to Draft

Let’s Kick this Pig! From Idea to Draft

Welcome back, loyal listeners! We’ve talked a lot about ideas this month, and now it’s time to figure out how to go from concept to draft. We talk about what steps will help you accomplish the birthing of your idea to the page.   ASK 

Ideas: Selecting and Refining

Ideas: Selecting and Refining

Welcome back, loyal listeners! We apologize for the delay in getting this audio cast up for you, and hope you’ll forgive us. This week, we talk about selecting and refining your ideas. As always, you may listen and watch below. Don’t forget to hit the