Tag: Steve McLain

Writing Terms–A Refresher

Writing Terms–A Refresher

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week marks the triumphant return of the super-busy Heather Luby! Aaron and Heather give you a quick crash-course on the jargon used by fiction writers, editors, and publishers. If you’ve got questions, let us know. As always, thanks […]

Networking Dos and Don’ts

Networking Dos and Don’ts

This week, Aaron is joined by novelist and director of the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writer’s Conference to talk about networking dos and don’ts.

Screenwriting with Brian Bird

Screenwriting with Brian Bird

Brian Bird joins hosts Aaron Gansky and Steve McLain to talk screenwriting (by popular demand).

The Year in Review

The Year in Review

Heather, Steve, and Aaron are joined by past guests Yuvi Zalkow and Alton Gansky to celebrate a year of podcasting excellence.

Handling Interior Monologue

Handling Interior Monologue

This week Aaron and Heather discuss the best ways to handle interior monologue. How much is too much? To italicize or not to italicize?

Keeping the Reader in the Story

Keeping the Reader in the Story

Aaron and Steve are joined by novelist Alton Gansky to discuss the mistakes writers make that take their readers out of their stories, and how to avoid them.

Balancing Dialog and Action

Balancing Dialog and Action

Steve and Aaron talk about how to balance character dialog and action.

Character Creation Process

Character Creation Process

Steve and Heather talk about how to build characters that are memorable and authentic.

Character Psychology 101

Character Psychology 101

Aaron Gansky is joined by novelist Alton Gansky and Maya Goode to talk Character Psychology.

Penning the Perfect Title

Penning the Perfect Title

Steve and Aaron discuss how to pen the perfect title for your novel.