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April 2018 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Episode #422: How to Decide Between Plain Prose and Beautiful Prose: Writers must know how to craft words that are beautiful because they are true and words that true because they are beautiful. Consider eight principles of writing both plain prose and beautiful prose. Episode […]

March 2018 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Episode #420: How to Spot and Avoid Self-Indulgent Writing: If you can spot, objectively analyze, and eliminate these seven kinds of self-indulgent writing from your story, you will have taken a huge step toward streamlining your book into powerfully-focused art. Episode #421: Learn 5 Ways […]

February 2018 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Episode #417: 4 Tips for Writing to the Right Audience: Writing to the right audience may not mean what you think it does. You don’t have to know who you readers will be in order to write a book optimized for them. Episode #418: Cohesion […]

2018 | Podcast Episode Archive

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January 2018 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. 4 Life-Changing New Year’s Lessons for Writers: Instead of goals, this year try focusing on New Year’s lessons and how you can move forward in building upon their foundation. The 5 Secrets of Good Storytelling (That Writers Forget All the Time): Discover the five most […]

December 2017 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. My Top Books of 2017: Check out my list of the top books of 2017–both Fiction and Non-Fiction, with a few bonus writing-craft titles thrown in.

November 2017 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 63: Purple Prose: Learn what purple prose is, how to recognize when you’re creating it, and how to write genuinely excellent prose in its place. 5 (Not-So-Little) Additions to the Great Novel-Writing Checklist: There are 5 categories for the “little” […]

October 2017 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. 4 Reasons You’re Confused About Scene Structure (With Examples): Confused about scene/sequel? You probably know more than you realize. Here are five facts about scene structure to help you stop overthinking. The Only Good Reason to Write: Learn to recognize 5 negative reasons to write […]

September 2017 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 62: Head-Hopping POV: Take a look at what “head-hopping” means, why it creates problematic POVs, and how you can correct it to create a stronger story. 5 Tips for Organizing Subplots: You can’t master the art of organizing subplots without […]

August 2017 | Podcast Episode Archives

Subscribe to the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast on iTunes. Most Common Writing Mistakes, Pt. 61: 5 Types of Clunky Dialogue: Fixing clunky dialogue is one of the single best ways to give your manuscript a major facelift. Here are five rules of thumb to get you started. 4 Ways to Write a Thought-Provoking Mentor […]

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