Tag: Firsts in Fiction

The Year in Review

The Year in Review

Welcome back, loyal listeners. This marks our final podcast for 2015, so we thought it important to look forward to next year, and to look back at the year that’s passed. We talk about what the show will look like next year, and discuss some 

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, 

Writing Holiday Fiction

Writing Holiday Fiction

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Kathy Ide joins us to talk about her new compilation of fiction devotions called 21 Days of Christmas.  She also enlightens us on how to write authentically about the holidays without falling into cliché. As always, the show notes 

Writing Mentally Unstable Characters

Writing Mentally Unstable Characters

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Al talks with Stephanie Carroll, author of A White Room, about writing mentally unstable characters. As always, give us a thumbs up and subscribe on YouTube and through whatever podcast app you prefer. Reviews are always appreciated. Show notes 

The Red Pen with Heather Luby

The Red Pen with Heather Luby

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, Heather Luby joins us to talk about our favorite editing strategies. As always, you can listen and watch below. Show notes are beneath the YouTube embed. Please be sure to hit the “thumbs up” on YouTube and like us 

Turning Writer’s Block into Building Blocks

Turning Writer’s Block into Building Blocks

Welcome back, loyal listener! This week, we take a look at the causes of writer’s block, and explore several ways to combat it. As always, please hit the “thumbs up” button on the video (it helps a lot) and subscribe to our various channels. Thanks! 

Team Writer, Assemble!

Team Writer, Assemble!

Welcome back, loyal listener! This week, we talk about collaborative writing. As always, show notes are below the video. Don’t forget to hit the thumbs up on YouTube and subscribe to our various channels. We record live on Google Plus on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 

Redeeming Flawed Characters

Redeeming Flawed Characters

Welcome back, loyal listeners! This week, we’re joined by novelist Jennifer Kincheloe, author of The Secret Life of Anna Blanc. Our topic is redeeming flawed characters. As always, you can listen and watch below. Don’t forget to hit the “thumbs up” button on YouTube and to subscribe 

Seven Deadly Writing Sins

Seven Deadly Writing Sins

Welcome back, loyal listener! This week, Heather Luby joined us to talk about the seven deadly writing sins. Show notes are below. I do want to apologize for the rough quality at the beginning of the cast. It eventually gets better. Thanks for sticking with