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.

The Cutting Room Floor

The Cutting Room Floor

[box] [/box] Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Al and Aaron talk about editing techniques they use for their manuscripts. We ran out of time toward the end of the cast and didn’t get to spend as much time talking about the prose side as 

Writing Rules and When to Break Them

Writing Rules and When to Break Them

This week, Al and Aaron take on writing rules (again) and when to break them.

Writers’ Conferences: What to Expect

Writers’ Conferences: What to Expect

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Aaron and Al talk Writers’ Conferences and what to expect.

Halloween Genre Spooktacular!

Halloween Genre Spooktacular!

This week, Alton Gansky and I talk about popular “Halloween” genres: Suspense, mysteries, horror, and thrillers.

First Chapters with Jack Cavanaugh

First Chapters with Jack Cavanaugh

Aaron Gansky is joined by award wining novelist Jack Cavanaugh to talk about the importance of crafting a great first chapter.

Self-Publishing: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Self-Publishing: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

This week, we talk about the ins and outs of self-publishing, the risks and rewards.

The Point of Point of View

The Point of Point of View

This week we ponder the point of point of view. Which is right for your story or novel? First person? Second person? Third person? Steve and I explore the issue in depth (probably a little more depth than is actually necessary).