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

Oct 6, 2018

This month, as we transition from StoryADay September into the rest of our writing lives, I encourage you to slow down, turn left, and break things.

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Sep 24, 2018

In which I talk about when (writerly) promiscuity is good, and announce the winners of the September giveaway of Windy Lynn Harris's book, "Writing & Selling Short Stories & Personal Essays".

Bonus points if you can spot the sound of my kid's hamster trying to break out, in the...


Sep 8, 2018

This could be a really short podcast (just me screaming "NO!"), but I decided to talk in a more constructive way about the reasons why I think it's important to write fast first drafts and save revisions for later.

With thanks to my StoryADay Superstars group for raising this talking point as they go through StoryADay...


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...


Jul 28, 2018

Writing a longer work like a novel can get a bit overwhelming. Today I encourage you to use short stories to explore areas of your novel's world that you might not have dug deeply into. This can help unblock the writing process and get you back to a place where you're enjoying your writing.

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