Tag: Writer Interview

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Voice

Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Voice

    Firsts in Fiction Gross Anatomy of a Novel: Voice Continuing our look at Gross Anatomy of a Novel, this week we discuss Voice. First, let’s define “Voice.” Voice is one of the trickiest aspects of writing fiction. One thing the best writers have […]

Juggling Multiple Plot Lines

Juggling Multiple Plot Lines

    NOVEL SPOTLIGHT (Pops): In 2011, Simon & Schuster published Stephen King’s 11/22/63. I received the book as a Christmas present from one of my sons-in-law. It’s weighty book, as King’s novels often are, of 850 pages or so. King has proven himself a […]

Writing “Edgy” Fiction

Writing “Edgy” Fiction

  Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. ASK THE AUTHOR: Jim Keane via aarongansky.com: If you can only afford one type of edit (developmental, line by line or proofreading ) which one should I pick before submitting to publishers/agents? AARON: As for […]

Project Publication: Who is Harrison Sawyer

Project Publication: Who is Harrison Sawyer

  Thanks to bensound.com for the intro and outro music. ASK THE AUTHOR: What are five flaws that will keep an agent or editor from considering your manuscript? Jacqueline Patterson AARON: I think, if you asked five different authors or editors or publishers this question, […]

The Biz-Marketing with guest Edie Melson

The Biz-Marketing with guest Edie Melson

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, due to unforeseen occurrences, neither Al nor Aaron were able to make the cast. But because we had such an awesome guest lined up, we wanted to move forward and deliver a quality cast anyway. Steve McLain (former host) […]

Magical Realism

Magical Realism

Welcome back loyal listeners! This week we’re joined by Stephanie Carroll, author of A White Room, to talk magical realism. You can find out more about her and her incredible book at http://www.stephaniecarroll.net/ As always, you can listen or watch below. Looking for show notes? Check […]

Reading Like a Writer

Reading Like a Writer

This week, Steve, Heather, and Aaron take a look at how to read like a writer.

Author Spotlight: Barbara Kois

Author Spotlight: Barbara Kois

[box] It’s been quite some time since I’ve brought you an Author Spotlight, but I wanted to make sure my readers get an opportunity to hear from Barbara Kois. She is a writer, an editor, an author coach, a corporate communication consultant, and a speechwriter. […]

Christian Devotions Speak UP! Interview

Christian Devotions Speak UP! Interview

[box][/box] Recently, I had the privilege of chatting with Scott McCausey, host of Christian Devotions Speak UP! We talked a bit about my book, and about my ministries in general. Would love if you listened. As always, I’d love to hear your thoughts. As always, […]

Aaron Talks About The Bargain

Aaron Talks About The Bargain

[box][/box] Hey Firsts in Fiction listeners! On this week’s cast, I talk about my new book, The Bargain. Steve asks some good questions. No show notes this week, since we’re not really talking much about the craft of fiction. Hope you enjoy the interview. You […]