I talk about everything genre means to me at this stage in my writing career. From choosing genre, to genre stigmas, to my various attempts (and failures) at writing in the genres I love to read; I tackle this broad topic for the first time and offer the little advice I have.
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I discuss the various projects on my plate and how uncertainty about which I should tackle next has left my in a bit of a writing slump. Then I examine the importance of reading to aspiring writers, and why keeping up the habit has always been a struggle for me.
In one of the funnest interviews I've had so far, I talk to Laura E. Goodin. Laura is a writer based in Melbourne, Australia who's just released her first book, After the Bloodwood Staff.
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In this episode I share a little about my NaNo novel and talk through why I decided to completely mix it up and change my entire plot. I also talk about (accidentally) breaking my Magic Spreadsheet chain, and how I'm dealing with it.
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I talk with Chrys Kelly about his web serial, Sanctioned. We discuss new media fiction, character diversity and much more.
Find out more about Chrys and check out Sanctioned here:
And don't forget to check out his new web serial, Wordsmith:
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Twitter - https://twitter.com/GenNewMedia
I talk about my NaNoWriMo progress, and how the quantity vs. quality mentality can sometimes get me down.
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I have a chat with young writer, Nasim Mansuri, who's currently living in Lithuania as a volunteer. We talk NaNoWriMo, fan fic, first sales, and much more!
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I discuss finding the will to write when faced with a major setback, or even when you feel like the whole world is upside down. I also talk about using that emotion as fuel for your writing.
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I had a blast talking to writer and founder of the 600 Second Saga Podcast, Mariah Avix. Listen to hear all about the cool things she's been doing with flash fiction and new media!
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Even though I'm off to a great start in NaNoWriMo, I'm yearning to take on the next stage with my writing. Get ready for some great interviews coming soon!
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Don't forget about my book cover contest! Send me an email if you are interested in having me design a book cover for you! You have until November 15th.
This is my first NaNoWriMo check-in! Find out how I'm doing.
Also—be my NaNo buddy!
If you'd like to enlist my mad graphic design skills to make you a killer book cover—send me the following details to email@example.com:
I will choose one lucky winner by November 15th.
In my second interview, I speak with published author Jean Davis. Jean is an inspiration for NaNoWriMo participants hoping to publish their drafts some day and offers lots of great advice for new writers.
Check out her blog here: http://jeanddavis.blogspot.com
The just-released anthology:
And her novels here:
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I discuss writing even when you're sick and everything seems to be going wrong, followed by day jobs/careers and how to stay driven when they just keep getting in the way.
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In my very first interview segment, I talk to budding author E.P. Wyck about the sci-fi saga he has in the works as well as his first attempt at NaNoWriMo.
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I talk about my first attempts at short stories and break down my process when it comes to outlining and prepping for my next novel.
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Having finished my novel's first draft, I decided to dabble in short stories until NaNoWrimo begins. I talk about what makes a short story, and share my outlook on the pros and cons of the short fiction format.
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First I discuss a problem I've been facing with the protagonist in my novel that stems from my personal experience. Then I recommend a very helpful tool for anyone looking to start a daily writing habit.
If you want to start a daily writing habit, The Magic Spreadsheet will change your life:
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In the very first episode of Getting Published, I let you know a little about myself and talk about my return to NaNoWriMo after a several-year hiatus.
If you haven't heard of NaNoWriMo, check it out!
Also check out the amazing podcast that inspired me to create my own, I Should Be Writing:
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Thanks for tuning in!