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StoryADay is all about creativity.

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


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

Sep 9, 2023

Welcome to another episode of The StoryADay Podcast! I'm your host, Julie Duffy, from, and today we're diving into a topic that every writer grapples with: engaging the reader.

As we explore the importance of captivating our audience, we'll also discuss the challenges that come with balancing our own creative process and the desire for validation from readers. \

Join me as we uncover strategies to make our stories irresistible and learn how to effectively engage with our readers. So, grab your pen and notebook, and let's get started on this storytelling adventure!


00:01:27 Permission to create freely, fear of judgment.
00:03:58 Engaging stories and readers: tips and importance.
00:11:17 Structure, pacing, and character engagement in writing.
00:14:17 Direct contact without social media or ads.
00:19:58 Don't overthink, write and engage with readers.
00:21:17 Writing challenge: 3 days to complete stories