show episodes
 
The Creative Introvert Podcast is the podcast for creatives, makers, artists and entrepreneurs who prefer to work solo. Cat Rose digs deep into the struggles creative introverts face and provides you with actionable tips every week. Topics tackled include: battling fear, increasing confidence, self-promotion without feeling sleazy, and overcoming procrastination.
 
WritersCast is the voice of writers. Host David Wilk interviews authors of new and forthcoming fiction, poetry and non-fiction books, talking with them about their work as writers, the stories they tell, the subjects they write about and the books they write. Writers reveal the thoughts and ideas behind their writing, and talk about a wide variety of topics of interest to their readers.
 
Conversations about the ebb and flow of our daily lives. Routines & Ruts with Madeleine Dore is about the days we find flow, and the days we go completely off track. Generous and inspiring guests will talk about resilience and rejection, motivation and procrastination, successes and setbacks – and how extraordinary lessons can be found amongst it all.
 
Rebecca L. Weber coaches with the sustainable strategies, mindset shifts, and creative skills development she uses to help independent writers around the world. If you’ve got what it takes to make it as a freelance writer, but struggle with confidence, imposter syndrome, overwhelm, procrastination, time management, writer’s block, improving your craft, marketing, pitching, underearning, pursuing meaning in your work, or getting in your own way, this is the writing podcast for you. Learn, gro ...
 
Bryan Collins from Become a Writer Today reveals how to start and build a profitable writer career. In interviews with New York Times best-selling authors and entrepreneurs, he reveals book marketing strategies, writing tips, self-publishing advice and more. He also unpicks the creative process behind top authors, writers and books.This popular writing podcast mixes up interviews and solo episodes packed full of practical advice for freelance writers, bloggers, indie authors and non-fiction ...
 
The Creative Writers Toolbelt gives practical accessible advice and encouragement to Creative writers. Each episode explores an aspect of creative writing technique, with examples, allowing you to apply what you learn immediately to your writing. We also throw in the occasional interview with writers and other artists, exploring their wisdom on subjects like story, style, character and the writing process
 
Entertaining, actionable advice on craft, productivity and creativity for writers in all genres, hosted by Jessica Lahey (freelancer, essayist and NYT best-selling author of "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Children Can Succeed", KJ Dell'Antonia (NYT contributor and former editor; her novel, The Chicken Sisters, debuts in June 2020, How to Be a Happier Parent is available now) and Sarina Bowen (USA today best-selling author of more than 30 romance novels).
 
Create If Writing is a weekly podcast for writers and bloggers dealing with authentic platform building online. You will hear from experts on list-building, connecting through Twitter, and how to utilize Facebook. But tools for building an audience would feel empty without a little inspiration, so these training episodes are balanced with inspirational interviews with writers who share their creative process, ups and downs, and how they have dealt with success or failure. Kirsten Oliphant is ...
 
A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
 
Do you want to learn how to write for children? The Institute of Children's Literature has taught hundreds of thousands of aspiring writers, and the director of ICL is the host of Writing for Children. Bestselling children's author Katie Davis focuses on the craft of writing for children: how to write a children’s book, how to write for children’s magazines, how to get paid, and get published. There are listener questions, with answers from the experts at the Institute, plus hard-to-find res ...
 
Turn writing into more than a hobby, make it your career. Stephan Bugaj (Pixar's Brave, Wall-E, The Incredibles), Justin Sloan (Telltale's Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, and Minecraft: Story Mode), and Kevin Tumlinson (Citadel, Lucid, The 30-Day Author) give you their advice on writing for books, movies, video games and more, and occasionally try to sound smarter by having on amazing guests.
 
Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait, both successful journalists and authors, bring you the latest in news, opportunities, trends – and gossip – in the world of writing and publishing. Learn practical writing techniques, go behind-the-scenes and discover how real life authors got their big break. Uncover the creative processes of writers who have made it.
 
Love all things upbeat, warm, and uplifting? Welcome to 88 Cups of Tea, an online platform and podcast for creative writers who look for guidance in their storytelling journey and connection to a community, fostering year-round conversations around the personal and professional life of a writer. Our podcast episodes and online essays and articles explore and unpack conversations that touch on topics like overcoming rejections and challenges, querying tips and crafting advice, lifestyle habit ...
 
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at writerfiles.fm to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Man's War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazi ...
 
In today's publishing landscape, you can reach fans all over the world. Query letters are a thing of the past. You don't even need a literary agent. There is nothing standing in the way of making a living from writing. Join the two bestselling fantasy authors, Autumn and Jesper, every Monday, as they explore the writing craft, provides tips on publishing, and insights on how to market your books.
 
The Unruffled Podcast is a weekly show hosted by Sondra Primeaux and Tammi Salas that explores all topics relating to creativity in recovery. When an addiction is removed, there is a void that is left and this show digs into all of the ways to fill that void. The Unruffled is passionate about creating and making and how those pursuits fuel recovery, specifically from alcohol. Come with them as they unruffle the old stories and write new ones, to not just exist but thrive.
 
Matchbox is a literary podcast where writers and musicians respond to a new theme every episode. They are partnered with performers, or read the works themselves, so that every episode is a little community compilation of new writing.
 
The creative innovation podcast. Arrest All Mimics is a creative industry insights show hosted by illustrator, author and art-director Ben Tallon. Supported by http://illustrationx.com & The Association Of Illustrators http://theaoi.com We bring you the inside story from the most exciting people and projects across the creative industries. Contact Ben on hello@bentallon.com Tweet us at @arrestallmimics and subscribe on iTunes at: https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast ...
 
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Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle talk to thriller writer Andy Maslen about the creative-writing process. Listen To Find Out More About Writing a series vs standalone novels Tips on developing a coherent series Starting afresh with a new set of characters in a new environment Top creative-writing tips for beginner author Recommended writing-craft reso…
 
Biscuits is a slab of brilliantly-observed graphic novel full of poignancy, reflection and black comedy from the mind of illustrator and writer Jenny Robins.Charting the interlinking lives of London women, this hand drawn story has everything, so Jenny joins me to share the story, her process and how she balances her role as a teacher with her free…
 
#PodcastersForJustice The New York Times bestselling crime novelist, Tana French, took a break to talk with me about her early training as an actress, her definition of creativity, and how to write through the tough times. "I didn't know if I could write a book. I'd written short stories and really galactically bad teenager poetry, but I'd never tr…
 
How do you successfully write and market in multiple genres if you're a multi-passionate creator? How do you manage a hybrid career across traditional and independent publishing? Wendy H. Jones talks about her varied writing career and her tips for book marketing. In the intro, The HotSheet reports from Frankfurt Book Fair with positive news about …
 
Do you have dreams of watching your story played out on the big screen or as a series on TV? Want some tips to make that a possibility? Join Autumn and special guest creative producer and children's fantasy author, Stephen Hodges, as they discuss what you need to pitch your story to producers, the differences between novels and screenplays, things …
 
Meet Sue Brierley, author of 'Lioness'. Discover how long it takes to write a first draft and 6 mistakes to voice when writing a guest blog post. Plus, we have 3 copies of 'The Charleston Scandal' by Pamela Hart – our amazing AWC presenter and director of creative writing – to give away. Read the show notes Connect with Valerie, Allison and listene…
 
Happy Thanksgiving week! One of the authors we are most thankful for is friend of the show David Baldacci. David drops by today to talk about his new Atlee Pine thriller Daylight. FBI Agent Atlee Pine’s search for her sister Mercy clashes with military investigator John Puller’s high-stakes case, leading them both deep into a global conspiracy — fr…
 
On today's show, I'm having a conversation with Sarah Santacroce, one of my most loved and regular guests, to talk about the Gentle Business Revolution. What is this revolution you ask? Well that's what we cover in today's show! If you consider yourself to be a heart-centred business owner who wants to run your business from a place of generosity, …
 
Welcome to our 100th episode! Wahooo! To celebrate, we turned the show over to you, our listeners. We answer YOUR questions in this special edition episode to mark a great beginning. Don't forget to comment and let us know how we can learn to celebrate our accomplishments a bit better. What do you to mark a special achievement? And if you want to c…
 
This week on the podcast, Tammi and Sondra dish about the approaching holidays. They talk about what it was like, how holiday 2020 will be like no other, and what they are doing to fortify their recovery. This week, Sondra and Tammi share three items from their Unruffled Toolbox:Sondra: (1) Martha Stewart Living magazine; (2) Pie; and (3) Games.Tam…
 
This week we're talking Wikipedia vandalism, essays that show their editing work, and creative nonfiction that borrows moves from academic writing. Plus, another deep dive into the NaNoWriMo forums to help out this year's crop of aspiring novelists. This week's reading is a David LeGault essay, "Revision and Collapse," which was first published in …
 
How humor shows up in literature is the worthy topic of this week’s show—and Brooke and Grant interview Lysley Tenorio, someone who’s known for having an eye for the weird and absurd and rendering poignant experiences onto the page through humor. We talk about the kiss of death for authors who are trying to be funny, and offer up some advice for wh…
 
How can you prevent self-doubt and fear from blocking your creative expression? What if you've built an audience for your books, but then you want to change direction? I discuss these issues and more with Holly Worton. In the intro, Draft2Digital introduce payment splitting; Long-term and ‘wide' thinking with Sarah Painter on the 6 Figure Author Po…
 
I've got a great one for you this week, the lovely Katie Grant of Extra Soft co is on the pod. Katie is a designer who works in tech by day, and makes cute / crass designs by night. Art and tech have been coming up a lot lately, Katie and I get into how tech has affected her outlook on design. We also talk about feedback, how to give it, and why it…
 
“Ultimately the goal is to communicate our wants, needs, fears and boundaries confidently and effectively.” – Hilary Jacobs Hendel Psychotherapist and author of It's Not Always Depression: Working the change triangle to listen to the body, Discover Core Emotions and Reconnect with Your Authentic Self talks about the importance of emotional educatio…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to cinematographer Michael Watson about what it was like to work on the HBO sci-fi series Lovecraft Country. In the interview, Michael talks about the unique challenges of shooting a period drama that features gigantic monsters. He also discusses how he was able to guide the viewer’s attention during crucial momen…
 
This week's mini episode asks, how do we spend less time ruminating and worrying about what other think? * * * Support this podcast on Patreon with a monthly pledge, where you can also join for virtual Momentum Mornings deep work sessions to make time for the things that replenish you. To stay tuned, please subscribe to the show wherever you hear y…
 
NANOWRIMO SUCCESS PART 4 - THROW IN A DRAGON? We are continuing our November National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) celebration with tips for writing 50,000 words in one month, which is 1,667 words per day. This is Part 4 in our 5-part series to help our listeners get through NaNoWriMo with support, encouragement, and some great ideas from Jamie …
 
Today’s author interview guest is Otto Penzler, editor of The Big Book Of Espionage. Edgar Award-winning editor Otto Penzler is back with a new anthology that has gathered the intel on the world’s greatest secret agents, declassified in these pages for the first time. Statesecrets. Double agents. Leaks. Otto Penzler brings you all this and more wit…
 
Pam Rosenthal has written award-winning sexy historical romance and award-winning brainy BDSM erotica, as well as occasional essays and reviews for Salon.com, the SF Chronicle, Dearauthor.com, and Socialist Review. She stands behind the quality of her product, but confesses that her writing process has been more than a little bit fraught. Currently…
 
Every writer craves that high concept idea that leads to the breakout book, or in this case breakout series. For Lyssa Kay Adams, it came from that joke women often make about wishing their male partners read romance—and a moment in 2016 when she “just wanted to live in a world full of men who get it.” She created The Bromance Book Club, about a gr…
 
Facebook Facebook SEEMS to have emerged from its crazy banning ad accounts time period. But maybe not. If your ads or account got banned, you weren't alone! Try to get through to their chat or on the phone with someone to get this fixed. They are finally shoving all people into the new Facebook look, which I hate, along with most other people. We'l…
 
In this episode, I have the pleasure to talk to Rowan McCandless about finding your writing community. Rowan is someone who is a part of my writing community and it’s the better for it. She is someone deeply committed to the craft of writing and who lifts up other writers. Rowan and I talk about her experience finding her writing community—and as m…
 
This 'inbetweenisode' is part of our Story Sessions series featuring Hideout by Jack Heath. Hideout is a bloody, twisted roller-coaster of dark action and suspense and we bring bookshop browsing to you in this episode with the first chapter of this thriller. Read the show notes Connect with Valerie, Allison and listeners in the podcast community on…
 
Today’s author interview guest is Rebecca Warner, author of My Dad My Dog. When she moves her Alzheimer’s-afflicted dad into the home she shares with her husband and elderly dog, Rachel Morgan expects some complications, but she never imagines the biggest one will occur on the first day, threatening her best-intentioned caregiving plans. Her normal…
 
In our second episode of Matchbox, we asked a group of young writers, musicians, and actors to respond to the theme of “Letters.” Here is what they had to say. Kellyn Kusyk writes and Mara Hoplamazian reads a letter from Kellyn to their mother about love, difference, and being good with your hands. KC-J sings two original love songs, Baby Girl and …
 
Today on Author Stories The original MindHunter John Douglas joins us to talk about his new book The Killer’s Shadow. The legendary FBI criminal profiler and international bestselling author of Mindhunter and The Killer Across the Table returns with this timely, relevant book that goes to the heart of extremism and domestic terrorism, examining in-…
 
Do you ever get that soggy or stuck feeling while working on a project? The never-ending revisions, the question of, “Why am I doing this?” popping into your head? If this is something you have ever experienced (or are currently dealing with), this episode is for you. I am going to share why this happens and what you can do about it. For show notes…
 
Iconic 80’s pop band Bananarama join Nihal Arthanayake to chat about their memoir ‘Really Saying Something’. They chat about the pressures of the band, how they ended up living in the Sex Pistol’s old rehearsal room and discuss objects which have inspired them creatively which include the Moomins book. #PenguinPodcast ‘Really Saying Something’ is a…
 
Bina Venkataraman is an American journalist, author, and science policy expert. She is currently the Editorial Page Editor of The Boston Globe and a fellow at New America. Bina is a frequent public speaker whose appearances have included the TED mainstage, NPR, Aspen Ideas, MSNBC, CNN, and university campuses around the world. Bina formerly served …
 
A free preview of 'What YA MUM Told Me Last Night': the bonus stories audiobook to accompany YA MUM and Other Stories from the Backstreets of Britain.A thank you to Arrest All Mimics listeners. YA MUM and Other Stories from the Backstreets of Britain paperback is out now at http://bentallonwriter.com/shop and bundle offers on both audiobooks are av…
 
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