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The StoryADay.org Write Every Day Not "Some Day" podcast

StoryADay.org is all about creativity.

 Join us as we attempt to Write Everyday, Not 'Someday'!

 

Podcasts air every other Friday throughout the year and daily during the StoryADay May challenge.

Nov 17, 2017

This week I talk about ways to make your life easier by embracing the idea of decision-making, both in your writing and in your writing practice.

You can read a (slightly altered) version of this, here: http://storyaday.org/choices/


Nov 11, 2017

For all you NaNo novelists out there, deep in the belly of a fast-written novel, I have a suggestion for a way to revitalize your writing and your excitement about your project.

For everyone (else?) I talk about regrouping: it's November: There's still time to rescue some of your writing goals for this year, and set...


Oct 20, 2017

 Writing the first line of your story is tough. Opening lines must: 

  • Set up the main question the reader is going to be asking all the way through
  • Establish the voice of the protagonist/narrator
  • Set the tone
  • Ground the reader in a time or place

So, how do you make your first line reflect all these things?

Let’s look...


Sep 22, 2017

In This Week's Podcast

Writing Prompts [1:44] http://storyaday.org/stadasep17-04/

What To Do If It's Getting Harder To Write [4:08]

Book Review: Windy Lynn Harris's Writing and Selling Short Stories and Personal Essays [6:08]

How's Your SWAGr? [12:18]

Come and leave a comment or question at the blog: 


Sep 15, 2017

This week I give you five story starter prompts and an excitable sermon on not quitting. Enjoy!

The Prompts [0:52]

Progress Report [1:46]

Don't Quit (with bonus Cassini shout out) [3:36]

Checklist and Feedback info [12:38]

You can find the prompts online here: http://storyaday.org/stadasep17-03/

You can find the...