Tag: writing

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 

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: Brainstorming

Ideas: Brainstorming

Welcome back, loyal listeners, to the first cast of the new year! We hope your 2016 is filled with fantastic fiction. Unfortunately, we had numerous technical difficulties when recording this, so the quality is noticeably worse than our usual casts. We do apologize for that 

Finding the Write Gift

Finding the Write Gift

Welcome back, loyal listeners! As Christmas draws near, you may find yourself looking for a gift to give to the writer in your life. Here are some great ideas for you. As always, you may listen and view below. Please be sure to subscribe and 

World Building

World Building

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, the crew talks about building your fictive world. You may listen and watch below. As always, show notes are beneath the YouTube embed. Please don’t forget to add us to your various social media outlets, hit the thumbs up,