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StoryADay


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.

Aug 11, 2018

Firstly I talk about some people who are making short and long fiction work for them: Mary Robinette Kowal, whose new novels The Calculating Stars grew out of a short story, The Lady Astronaut of Mars; and Diana Gabaldon, who writes short stories in her Outlander universe to keep her readers occupied while she's working on the longer novels.

I also talk about slang:

Writing prompt: http://storyaday.org/wow-invented-languages/

Escape Pod episode: Me, Meg & The Thing by Gian-Paul Bergeron - http://escapepod.org/2018/08/02/escape-pod-639-me-meg-and-the-thing/

Prompts for this month: http://stada.me/backstory

PEP TALK

The second part of this podcast is a pep talk about living up to your writing commitments in the face of life's urgent tasks and why it's so important ... and not just to you.