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Follower of One : Missions For The Rest Of Us
Equipping Writers to Share the Gospel with Tacoi Bell, #105

Follower of One : Missions For The Rest Of Us

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 14:35


In today's episode of the Follower of One podcast, Mike sits down with Tacoi Bell who owns The Anointed VA, which is a full-scale copyediting and proofreading service. Tacoi's goal with The Anointed VA is to equip authors with their words to impact their readers.   Outline of this episode 1:14 – The origins of The Anointed VA and the desire to equip writers to effectively share the gospel 4:08 – Developing the writers' ideas 6:09 – The importance of filling out an idea 7:09 – The importance of inspiration   Equipping writers to share the gospel effectively Sharing the gospel is an essential part of being a Christ-follower, and sharing it effectively is so important. Effectively sharing the Gospel allows for people to have a greater understanding of the Gospel and Christ.    Developing writers' ideas Taco's services allow writers to get a second opinion on their work. Her services allow Tacoi to step in and help fill out writers' ideas by not only focusing on the end goal of their writings, but also the journey to the end goal.    The importance of inspiration Inspiration is the origin of all stories. Having your inspiration rooting in Christ allows for your God-given gifts to bring Him glory.    Follow Tacoi Bell: Website Instagram Facebook Linked In   Connect With Follower Of One Join us over in our Online Community, get social with us; Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Listen to our podcast on your way to work and subscribe using your favorite podcast app!

The Letters Page
Editor's Note #55

The Letters Page

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 94:22


A irregularly recorded but regularly released Editor's Note! Show Notes: Run Time: 1:34:34 We talk about many things, but first, the schedule! Upcoming schedule: Tuesday, June 7th: Episode #215: Writers' Room — Disparation: Inversiverse Galactra Tuesday, June 14th: Episode #216: Writers' Room — Disparation: Vampire World Tuesday, June 21st: Editor's Note #56 Tuesday, June 28th: Episode #217: Writers' Room — Disparation: Reinventing a Classic Sentinel Comics Hero Questions from all over and about all things! A lot related to Sentinel Comics: the Roleplaying Game, including a request to get a list of the official SCRPG Livestreams that we did here at GTG HQ, so here they are: Season 1 Season 2 Season 3 Enjoy! This coming Friday, May 27th, we'll be recording TWO episodes! First, we'll record Episode #214: Writers' Room: Setback & Unity team-up, which will be released on May 31st, which is Adam's Birthday! We'll also record Episode #215: Writers' Room: Disparation —Inversiverse Galactra, which will be released on June 7th. Get your questions for both in now now now!

The Happy Writer with Marissa Meyer
Stephan Lee - K-Pop Revolution

The Happy Writer with Marissa Meyer

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 71:45


Marissa chats with Stephan Lee about his new contemporary YA - K-POP REVOLUTION - as well as the difficult decision to leave your (second) dream job in order to pursue your ultimate dream of becoming a writer; some strategies for giving your ensemble cast of characters great chemistry while making them feel like authentic people; how injecting some sadness into your story can help develop emotional attachment between readers and minor characters; writing song lyrics by replicating real-life musical styles and tapping into your characters' inner emotions; plus a candid discussion on how public criticism can hurt - whether you're a K-Pop idol or a debut author! - and some thoughts on protecting ourselves emotionally from other people's opinions. Books discussed in this episode can be purchased from your local independent bookstore or buy them online from the Happy Writer bookshop.org store (that benefits indie bookstores) at  https://bookshop.org/shop/marissameyer

Fully Booked by Kirkus Reviews
Marie Myung-Ok Lee

Fully Booked by Kirkus Reviews

Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 50:21


Author Marie Myung-Ok Lee joins us to discuss her new novel The Evening Hero (Simon & Schuster, May 24), the story of Yungman Kwak, a Korean American doctor grappling with forced retirement and family secrets. Kirkus says Lee's brilliant novel is “filled with as much heartache and healing as it is historical significance.” Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week.

THUNDER GRUNT
WRITERS/BLOCKBUSTERS 079 | DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS

THUNDER GRUNT

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 98:07


Jamie, Jimmy and Bob ask each other if they are happy as they breakdown the newest Marvel script to Sam Raimi's Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness.  

Become a Writer Today
How Writers and Content Publishers Can Use AI Content Generation with James Scherer

Become a Writer Today

Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 30:50


As a writer, you may be concerned that AI writing tools will replace you. The answer is no, at least not just yet. I've tested multiple tools, and while they're helpful and save time, they won't help if you are writing something complex or requiring creativity or in-depth research. What they can do is help overcome problems like writer's block. They can help you figure out topics you need to cover in your articles and content. They can also help you develop headlines, meta descriptions, and other elements that you should include to help your content rank. Now, I wanted to catch up with someone who is an expert on the topic, and so in this episode, I talked to James Scherer, the VP of Growth at Codeless. In the first half of the interview, we talk about James's SEO approach and recommendations for somebody who is starting a site from scratch and his approach to link building. In the second half of the interview, we get into AI, and James provides some practical tips which will help you get started using AI as part of your writing or content publishing workflow. In this episode, we discuss:Is it too late to start content marketingHow to speed up results from content marketingHow to start a content site from scratchWhen should you introduce AI tools into your content marketingTips for trying AI software for the first timeResources:becomeawritertoday.com/try-grammarly-todayLinkedInCodelessSupport the show

Cops and Writers Podcast
068 Cold War Military Aviation Thriller Author And Co-Host Of The Popular SPF Podcast James Blatch

Cops and Writers Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 91:22


On today's show, it is my pleasure to be joined once again by the writer of Cold War military aviation thrillers, The Final Flight and Dark Flight, James Blatch! Many of you know James from the Self-Publishing Show Podcast that he co-hosts with Mark Dawson. He is also partnered up with Mark Dawson for the Self Publishing Formula (SPF) which includes free writer resources and guides and the wildly popular courses for writers, Self Publishing 101 and Mark Dawson's Ads for Authors. James and I had a lot of fun with this interview! I hope you guys enjoy this episode. In today's episode, we discuss:·      How his mother and father were in the Royal Air Force and how it influenced him growing up and his writing. ·      His first book, The Final Flight, and how it changed or didn't change his life.·      The power of emotion in your story and characters.·      The challenges of writing his latest book, Dark Flight, and how he overcame them.·      What works and doesn't work in book marketing, including TikTok, and paid ads on Amazon and Facebook.·      The importance of audiobooks.·      What's in the future for SPF and James Blatch. All of this and more on today's episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.Learn more about James Blatch and buy his books on his website!Listen or watch the Self Publishing Show Enjoy the Cops and Writer's book series.Please visit the Cops and Writers website.If you have a question for the sarge, hit him up at his email.Come join the fun at the Cops and Writers Facebook groupIf you are a new author and are wondering how to maximize sales or you are a published author who wants to elevate your author career, check out Self Publishing 101 and Mark Dawson's Ads for Authors!Smart Passive Income PodcastWeekly interviews, strategy, and advice for building your online business the smart way.Listen on: Apple Podcasts SpotifySupport the show

Crazy Train Radio
Crazy Train Radio's Interview with Screenwriter Victor Miller (Friday the 13th 1980)

Crazy Train Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 42:06


This next guest is a winner of 3 Emmys and 4 Writers' Guild of America Awards for his 20-plus years in Soap Opera, he has been an author of over 11 published books plus 9 Kojak novelizations, but also has done voice over work. However folks know him best as the writer of the original Friday the 13th (the original screenplay) from 1980. Please welcome Victor Miller! Victor Miller Website: www.victormiller.com Crazy Train Radio Facebook: www.facebook.com/realctradio Instagram: @crazytrainradio Twitter: @realctradio YouTube: www.youtube.com/crazytrainradio Website: crazytrainradio.us --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/crazytrainradio/support

BookTok
24 Hour Reading Challenge: Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

BookTok

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 52:14


In this special episode, we read Girl on the Train in one day and record as we go! Spoilers are OUT THERE. We have .... feelings ...... Next week, we start reading our next book club read: Writers and Lovers by Lily King Follow us on Instagram: @booktok_podcast Follow us on TikTok: @booktokpodcast Shop our Bookshop.org storefront: https://bookshop.org/shop/booktok --- Other books mentioned in this episode: My Year of Rest and Relaxation by Ottessa Moshfegh Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Wadcast
WADcast #90

Wadcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 69:00


Brandon and Josh talk about some of the shows that didn't make it to the next season and wonder aloud why some others did.

SemiCore
WADcast #90

SemiCore

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2022 69:00


Brandon and Josh talk about some of the shows that didn't make it to the next season and wonder aloud why some others did.

StoryADay
3 Ways Writers Connect

StoryADay

Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 18:57


Episode 252 - this week I bring you three different stories from the writing world that bust the myth of the lone genius writer. (Now, doesn't that make you feel better?)

Robservations - The Show About Something
Should Star Trek writers credit the tie-in authors they pilfer from? (#800)

Robservations - The Show About Something

Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2022 132:16


Best known for directing, co-writing, and editing the award-winning cult favorite feature film FREE ENTERPRISE, starring Emmy winners William Shatner and Eric McCormack, Rob Burnett offers his own unique perspective on the entertainment industry in his daily “Robservations” video blogs – free-flowing, streaming conversations with fans about everything from toys to comics to movies and television. Rob brings an interesting perspective to the world of genre entertainment that's definitely “big picture” stuff. This is a replay of ROBSERVATIONS Episode #800 which originally streamed on the Post-Geek Singularity Channel on YouTube on May 20, 2022. Total runtime is 2:12:16.

WBZ Book Club
Crohn's and Colitis the Flare Stopper(TM)System, by Galina Kotlyar, MS, RD, LDN

WBZ Book Club

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 1:01


WBZ Book Club
Lethal Tides, by Catherine Musemeche

WBZ Book Club

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 1:00


Friends & Fiction
WB-S2E21 Prolific Writers, Friendship & Community

Friends & Fiction

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 46:24


WRITERS' BLOCK Ron Block and Kristin Harmel speak with prolific writers Jane Porter and Megan Crane about their amazing careers, their friendship and the importance of community.

The Self Publishing Show
SPS-331: Websites for Writers - with Stuart Grant

The Self Publishing Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 43:08


Ace author website designer, Stuart Grant, explains why every author needs a site and how to go about securing one that's going to help you sell more books.

Chatting with Sherri
Chatting With Sherri welcomes award-winning author; Sean Patrick Hazlett!

Chatting with Sherri

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 56:00


Chatting With Sherri welcomes award-winning author and Writers of the Future winner, Sean Patrick Hazlett!  What if there were a war after Armageddon? How would the survivors emerging from World War III's radioactive slag heaps fight in this conflict? Would they wage it with sticks and stones . . . and sorcery? Or would they use more refined weapons, elevating lawfare to an art and unleashing bureaucratic nightmares worse than death? Would they struggle against themselves or inter-dimensional invaders? What horrors from the desolate darkness might slither into the light? Wipe away the ashes of civilization and peer into a pit of atomic glass to witness the haunting visions of World War IV from today's greatest minds in science fiction, fantasy, and horror. Sean Patrick Hazlett is an US Army veteran, speculative fiction writer and editor, and finance executive in the San Francisco Bay area. He holds an AB in history and BS in electrical engineering from Stanford University, and a master's degree in public policy from the Harvard Kennedy School of Government. As a cavalry officer serving in the elite 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, he trained various Army and Marine Corps units for war in Iraq and Afghanistan. Sean is a 2017 winner of the Writers of the Future Contest. More than forty of his short stories have appeared in publications such as The Year's Best Military and Adventure SF, Year's Best Hardcore Horror, Terraform, Galaxy's Edge, Writers of the Future, Grimdark Magazine, Vastarien, and Abyss & Apex, among others.

SpeakEasy Cafe - Open Mic Poetry Radio
The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED!

SpeakEasy Cafe - Open Mic Poetry Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 194:00


The SPEAKEASY CAFE ~ONLINE!~ OPEN MIC POETRY RADIO SHOW INSPIRE AND BE INSPIRED! Show time: 5:00pm West coast - 8:00pm East coast REMEMBER TO CALL IN EARLY!! The call in number is 646-595-3965 Info: You do not have to be logged in to listen to the show, but you do to join in the Poet's chat-room.  It's a good way to network with other writers and they have such fun!  You can read one to two pieces, just keep it around the 5-minute mark!  Remember we have a Mature rating, meaning anything goes with the exception of explicit sexual content. Love from the SpeakEasy Family... Nyla Alisia, Debbie Philly, Michael Quigg, Jason Tucker, Christopher M Ryan

MinistryWatch Podcast
Ep. 188: Jack Schaap Released From Prison, and Willow Creek Association — Now Global Leadership Network – Makes a Comeback

MinistryWatch Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 23:17


On today's program, we have updates on the situation at Grove City College.  The Global Leadership Network – formerly known as the Willow Creek Association -- makes a comeback.  And disgraced megachurch pastor Jack Schaap, convicted of sex crimes more than a decade ago, gets an early release from prison.  We begin today with news that a controversial “discernment blogger” has been charged with DUI and for carrying a weapon. I want you to know that this program wouldn't exist without the support of people like you.  We take no money from the ministries we cover.  We don't charge a subscription or have a paywall.  We are 100 percent donor supported.  If you'd like to make a donation so that our work can continue, please go to MinistryWatch.com and hit the donate button at the top of the page.  And now, you can now give via text. If this is your preferred way of giving, just text @ministrywatch to 52014.  Again, that's @ministrywatch to 52014. If you have a story you'd like us to cover, or a ministry that you think needs a closer look, please email us.  Our email is info@ministrywatch.com.  That will come directly to my desk, and we'll take it from there. Also, a reminder that you can help the program by leaving us a rating on your podcast app.  The  more ratings we get, the easier it is for others to find us.  It's a quick, easy, and free way you can support MinistryWatch. The producers for today's program are Rich Roszel and Jeff McIntosh.  We get database and other technical support from Cathy Goddard, Stephen DuBarry, Emily Kern, Rod Pitzer, and Casey Sudduth.  Writers who contributed to today's program include Anne Stych, Kim Roberts, John Stonestreet and Shane Morris, Kathryn Post, Alejandra Molina, Calvin Cockrell, Bob Smietana, and Christina Darnell. Special thanks to BreakPoint, The NonProfit Times, and Christian Chronicle for contributing material for this week's podcast. Until next time, may God bless you.

Other Life
Coffee With Hitler: Writing Poetry and Novels with Steff and Autumn

Other Life

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 81:28


Steff is a poet and Autumn is a novelist. We talk about the writing economy, grad school for poetry, canceling yourself, how Autumn almost won the Passage Prize for right-wing fiction, how to stay free inside the institutions, how Autumn won Steff's heart with a meme about Hitler, how to think about success as a writer today, whether Curtis Yarvin's poetry is good, and Steff's call for suitors (DMs open).Steff✦ Steff on Twitter✦ Steff's websiteAutumn Christian✦ Teach Robots Love✦ Autumn on Twitter✦ Autumn's novelsOther Life✦ Subscribe to the coolest newsletter in the world OtherLife.co✦ Get a free Urbit planet at imperceptible.computer✦ We're building a new country at imperceptible.countryIndieThinkers.org✦ If you're working on independent intellectual work, join the next cohort of IndieThinkers.org

The Storyteller’s Mission with Zena Dell Lowe
The Best Tip Ever on How to Reveal the Evolution of Important Character Relationships in Story

The Storyteller’s Mission with Zena Dell Lowe

Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 12:30


S2 E38. Today in our series of Aha Moments, Zena dives into TIP #6. In essence, the audience needs to see three encounters between characters before they will believe that the relationship has changed or evolved for better or worse. It goes something like this:Scene 1: We establish the standard. What is their relationship like right now?Scene 2: Something happens that shakes things up, or causes one or both of the characters to question their presuppositions regarding the other.Scene 3: Solidifies the change. They end up in a new place, and now they stay there.The bottomline is that the rule of threes is essential in terms of making the audience believe the change in the relationship. Make sure your characters have at least three encounters with each other if you need to show a radical shift in their connection.  DOWNLOAD FULL TRANSCRIPTS FOR FREE on the podcast page of our website.HELPFUL LINKS AND RESOURCES - The Storyteller's Mission online platform offers one-on-one COACHING, SCRIPT and MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUES, and ADVANCED CLASSES ON WRITING. Send us an email at info@thestorytellersmission.com, or if you have a question or a specific writing related topic that you would like Zena to consider addressing on a future episode, LEAVE US A VOICEMAIL!Support the show

The My Future Business™ Show

Writing & Self-Publishing Strategies Hank Quense Interview with Lecturer and Author Hank Quense #Author #Self-Publishing #HankQuense Hi, and welcome to the show! On today's show I have the pleasure of welcoming lecturer and author of many titles including How to Self-Publish and Market a Book, Hank Quense to talk about the challenges associated with self-publishing, and the strategies for getting the best results when promoting your latest book. Hank has been self-publishing books for over two decades. His nonfiction books cover fiction writing (Creating Stories), self-publishing (How to Self-publish and Market a Book), marketing (Book Marketing Fundamentals) and author business (Business Basics for Authors). Hank also lectures on these subjects in schools, libraries and on webinars. To help aspiring writers on their own self-publishing journey, Hank created The Writers and Authors Resource Center [WritersARC]. Hank has been self-publishing books for over 12 years. His non-fiction books cover fiction writing, self-publishing and book marketing. Hank knows as well as any self-published author, just how many challenges there are when promoting your latest book. He also knows what success looks like, and has taken steps that will inspire you to try new things as you strive to become a published author. To learn more about the topics discussed, or to contact Hank directly, click the link below. Disclosure of Material Connection: This is a “sponsored post.” My Future Business is disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission's 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

Maine Calling
A new book features essays by Maine writers about the role food plays in our lives and memories

Maine Calling

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 50:40


A new book features essays by Maine writers about the role food plays in our lives and memories

Bulletproof Screenplay® Podcast
BPS 198: Secrets to Creating Great Character Moments with Chris Riley

Bulletproof Screenplay® Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 74:33


Chris Riley is a screenwriter whose first film, After The Truth, an award-winning courtroom thriller written with his wife and professional partner, Kathy, sparked international controversy in 1999 when it was released in Germany.Other credits include 25 To Life, a dramatic thriller for Junction Entertainment and Touchstone Pictures; The Other White House, a political thriller for Sean Connery's Fountainbridge Films and Intermedia; Aces, an action-adventure romance for Paramount Pictures; and a screen adaptation of the book Actual Innocence for Mandalay Television Pictures and the Fox television network. A veteran of the Warner Bros. script department, Riley is the author of The Hollywood Standard: The Complete and Authoritative Guide to Script Format and Style. He serves as professor of film at John Paul the Great Catholic University in San Diego and previously taught in the MFA program in writing for screen and television at Pepperdine University.He served as creative director at Yellow Line Studio where he executive produced the web series Bump+ and produced the feature Red Line. He is a founding partner of the online Story Masters Film Academy.His new book is The Defining Moment How Writers and Actors Build Characters.Aimed at both the head and the heart, The Defining Moment plumbs the depths of the most memorable characters ever to appear on the screen, the stage or the page. The book focuses on those moments so pivotal in a character's formation that they create a distinct boundary of before and after, moments without which the character couldn't exist and moments through which characters can transform before our eyes. Writers, actors and storytellers of all stripes will discover a powerful new key to unlock any character they seek to develop, write or portray. They may even unlock a deeper understanding of themselves.

Homeschooling with Technology
How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers

Homeschooling with Technology

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 17:25


181: How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers Veldorah Rice from Write From the Heart is our guest in this episode and explains how writing on the computer can help kids write better. Be sure to also listen to her episodes on best practices for internet research. This is the outline of […] The post How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

The Writers Room Game Show
Is It Cinema?

The Writers Room Game Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 49:18


CLICK HERE for to read about or new card game, MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! The Writers Room Game Show is a Weekend Video Production in association with Plot DevicesCREDITSHosts/Contestants: Ryan Polly (ryanpolly.net) and Seth Worley (sethworley.com) Edited by: Rene Gomez (renegomez.net)Key Art: Meg Lewis (meglewis.com)Original Music: Ben Worley (benworley.work)Executive Producers: Grant Wakefield at Weekend Video and Anne Fogerty at Plot DevicesJoin the WRGS Discord! https://discord.gg/CnKS4qSNJfCheck out writersroomgame.show to listen to all of our episodes and keep in touch. You can even submit some of your own studio mandates for us to add to the generator.And don't forget to rate and review our podcast on Apple Podcasts!

The Letters Page
Episode #213 — Justice Comics Vol. 2, Issue #5

The Letters Page

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 98:33


A spooky tale?! From the Sentinels Universe?! NOT IN NOVEMBER?! Huge if true. Show Notes: Run Time: 1:38:33 We hit the ground running at speeds unlike any we have ever reached! And yet, we STILL spend a chunk of time on the story and also read and answer a variety of letters! If you're listening to this right when it comes out and you're a Letters Page Patreon subscriber, you can join us live for this month's Editor's Note RIGHT NOW! Come join in! Also, join us next week for Episode #214: Writers' Room: Setback & Unity team-up! Get your questions in now!

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Discoving YOU Again Podcast with Susan Axelrod
Your Book, My Time, Authors Who Inspire Series, Episode 2, with Guests, Rosie Davis, Raenell Worrells, and Bari Himes

Discoving YOU Again Podcast with Susan Axelrod

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022


Episode #2 on the book Voices-19, their legacies live on with three of the writers: Rosie Davis, Raenell Worrells and Bari Himes. In this episode, Susan speaks with Rosie Davis, Raenell Worrells, and Bari Himes, contributing authors of Voices-19, Their Legacies Live On. In this Podcast series, Confidence Coach Susan L. Axelrod invites Authors Who Inspire to step into The Confidence Zone! Stepping in and stepping up to share their story behind the story of their book and offering an opportunity to inspire listeners and readers to take action to create purposefully. If you are an author or know an author who would like to be interviewed on this podcast, please contact Susan directly at susan@confident-life.com. Susan's website: www.whatwillyourlegacybe.com LI Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/whatwillyourlegacybe/ FB Page: www.facebook.com/ConfidenceCoachSusanAxelrod Find Susan on the KS Media Group App as a Leading Practitioner, download it from any app store.

Your Best Writing Life
Creating Video Content for Writers with Barb Roose

Your Best Writing Life

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 42:48


Creating effective video content is in your future. Linda Goldfarb and Barb Roose discuss practical ways to create effective video content.Barb Roose is a literary agent with Books & Such Literary Management, a speaker and author who is passionate about teaching women to live beautifully strong and courageous, to experience God's great adventure of faith and purpose for their lives. She's the proud empty-nest mom of three and whenever possible, Barb prefers to eat dessert first.In today's episode, you learn why video content is the highest engaging form of media. Barb shares how authors can overcome the top three reasons they hesitate to produce video content, the most popular types of videos to connect with audiences, and her two best practices to immediately level up any video. LINKSBarb Roose 10 content ideas to create captivating videosBarb Roose Literary AgentEnjoy our content? Support Your Best Writing Life podcast Visit Your Best Writing Life websiteYour Best Writing Life PodcastJoin fellow writers in our Facebook group, Your Best Writing LifeVisit the website of our host, Linda GoldfarbAbout your host - Linda GoldfarbBesides hosting Your Best Writing Life, Linda Goldfarb is a multi-published award-winning author, audiobook narrator, international speaker, board-certified Christian life coach, co-owner, co-founder of the LINKED® Personality System, and co-author of the LINKED® Quick Guide to Personality series. Linda and her hubby, Sam, are empty nesters leading full lives. With four adult children and 15 grandbabies– life is a new adventure every day. She loves sipping frothed coffee with friends, traveling the countryside with Sam, and sharing transparent truth to help others take their next best step-- personally and professionally.  

Fully Booked by Kirkus Reviews

New York Times bestselling author Emma Straub joins us to discuss her latest novel, This Time Tomorrow (Riverhead, May 17). “Combine Straub's usual warmth and insight with the fun of time travel and you have a winner,” Kirkus writes in a starred review. Then our editors join with their reading recommendations for the week.

The Nerd Corps
Interview with 'Roy' Writers and Directors, Tom Berkeley and Ross White

The Nerd Corps

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 19:04


Raul sits down virtually with, Tom Berkeley and Ross White, the writers and directors of the BAFTA shortlisted short film, Roy! Support us on Patreon for tiers as low as a dollar: https://www.patreon.com/thenerdcorps Visit our website for reviews: https://www.thenerdcorps.com Follow us on Twitch: https://twitch.tv/thenerdcorps Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheNerdCorps Follow us on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/thenerdcorps_ Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thenerdcorps Follow us on Letterboxd: https://letterboxd.com/thenerdcorps/ Follow our designer Alex Almeida: https://www.twitter.com/Zans_Zone Theme music by https://moamanofaction.bandcamp.com/album/fall-sampler https://www.twitter.com/circuitbird --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/thenerdcorps/support

Brand Your Voice Podcast
How to Add Writers to Your Copywriting Business

Brand Your Voice Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 35:59


Do you want to run a solo writing business? Or have you considered expanding into a team?  During this episode, Jessi + Marie talk all about the lessons learned from their journey of having and growing a team of writers—and how you can do the same!

The Kate and Abbie Show
Episode 097: 6 Things We Wish We Knew as Teen Writers & Entrepreneurs

The Kate and Abbie Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 27:32


Raised in the Vermont mountains by two creative entrepreneur parents, Abbie and I started developing ideas for starting our own businesses at a very young age. You CAN publish as a teen or young adult author and start your writing career - it absolutely can be done. We did it, we learned from a lot of trial and error, and in this episode we want to share some of that indie author entrepreneur wisdom with you! So get excited, and let's break this topic down! Like this episode? Give us a thumbs up, subscribe, and tell us what you thought. Connect with Kate on Instagram (@lonehawkwriter) or her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/kaemmons Connect with Abbie on Instagram (@makeyourstorymatter) or her YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/abbieemmons

Writers on Writing
Gary Phillips, One-Shot Harry

Writers on Writing

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022


Gary Phillips, author of One-Shot Harry, is my guest. Gary has been a community activist, labor organizer and has published various novels, comics, short stories as well as editing several anthologies including Orange County Noir (which is how we met; I have a story in the Akashic anthology) and the award-winning The Obama Inheritance: Fifteen Stories of Conspiracy Noir. Violent Spring, first published in 1994 was named in 2020 one of the essential crime novels of Los Angeles. He was a senior story editor on FX's Snowfall, about crack and the CIA in 1980s South Central where he grew up. His newest novel is One-Shot Harry, which has been receiving quite a bit of love from the Wall Street Journal and elsewhere. On the show we discuss why he set his novel in the early 60s, loglines, creating a photographer protagonist, and so much more. Download audio. (Recorded on May 5, 2022) Music and sound design by Travis Barrett Barbara DeMarco-Barrett: www.penonfire.com Marrie Stone: www.marriestone.com Travis Barrett: https://travisbarrett.mykajabi.comFind Writers on Writing on Patreon and become a Patron!

The Writers’ Co-op
Inflection Points (July 2021)

The Writers’ Co-op

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 31:46


As we take this spring and summer more slowly, we're currently replaying some old hits! This one is from July 2021. Building a freelance career can feel directionless; there are no set rules about where to go. But Jenni and Wudan have both built their own careers (and helped other people craft theirs) by pivoting when they hit moments of confusion or frustration. We're calling these moments inflection points. An inflection is a slight change in tone, and every person will encounter many inflection points in their freelance business (and in their life!) over time. Jenni's biggest inflection points have occurred because of the pandemic and having a child, but she also faced subtle changes when her interests and values changed. Wudan hit a wall when she realized that she couldn't run two businesses during a pandemic and avoid burn out. In all of these cases, an adjustment was necessary. And the adjustments were subtle -- but over time, they add up. In this episode, Jenni and Wudan outline the kinds of inflection points you might face, and they also talk about how to work through them. Of course, coaching is one option for dealing with these moments -- but there are lots of other ways to work through a pivot. Hitting these blocks is normal but the important thing is that you adjust course when they occur -- as they say, what got us here won't get us there! Sticking with something that isn't working for you can lead to burnout, too. To access career-planning resources, visit our website: https://www.thewriterscooppod.com/resources Join us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/twcpod And enroll in our e-courses: https://the-writers-co-op-academy.teachable.com/ As always, we'd love to hear about your successful and failed experiments on Twitter or in our email inbox. And if you haven't yet, please subscribe to TWC or leave a review. Promotional support for this Writers' Co-op episode comes from The Creative Nonfiction Podcast. Now in its ninth year and hosted by Brendan O'Meara, CNF Pod brings together the best of narrative journalism, memoir, essay, poetry and documentary film to talk about the art and craft of telling true stories. We love listening to CNF Pod and have both been guests. Brendan is fantastic. Other past CNF Pod guests have included Patrick Radden Keefe, Susan Orlean, Chuck Klosterman and US. You can subscribe wherever you get

Frightday: Horror, Paranormal, & True Crime
Episode 316: We're All Going to the World's Fair

Frightday: Horror, Paranormal, & True Crime

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 71:41


This week we interrogate a new guest host, & talk angst, isolation, initiation, and Mac Photo Booth cameras as we review Jane Schoenbrun's, We're All Going to the World's Fair. Send us physical things: Frightday LLC PO Box 372 Lolo, MT 59847 Want even more? Join the Frightday Society, at http://society.frightday.com You'll have access to all Screamium content (Behind the Screams, It's Been a Weird Week, A Conversation With..., Toast to Toast PM with Wine Kelly, Cinema Autopsy, the Writers' Room, bonus episodes of Captain Kelly's Cryptids & Conspiracies, Byron's Serial Corner, and so much more!  You'll also be part of our interactive community dedicated to the advancement of horror, hauntings, cryptids, conspiracies, aliens, and true crime. All things frightening.  Keep our mini-fridges full of blood...I mean...not blood...normal things that people drink...by going to http://shop.frightday.com  Theme music by Cemeteries Produced by Byron McKoy Follow us in the shadows at the following places: @byronmckoy @samfrightday @kellyfrightday @frightday http://frightday.com  http://discord.frightday.com  http://facebook.com/groups/frightday  http://instagram.com/frightday

The White Pube
Writers Grant Recipient 021: Rutendo D. Bradley

The White Pube

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 16:55


For the 21st recipient of The White Pube Writers Grant, we are very excited to support the work of Rutendo D. Bradley. Rutendo sent us an excerpt from the novel she started as part of her dissertation, ‘The Devil's King,' a project she is now hoping to work on full-time. The opening we read was so effective in its world-building, with its historical language and raw landscape, and its intense population of kings and knights and soldiers and the ways that they speak. The chapter also has this kind of fateful promise that this story is going to be different, it's going to be important, just hold on — and we loved that, and we wanted to read more. So, with the help of Creative Debuts, we are glad we can support Rutendo with this month's Writers Grant. If you want the text version of The Devil's King, to look back at previous recipients, or to find out more about the grant, you can head here: https://www.thewhitepube.co.uk/writersgrant :)

Writers Corner Podcast
Sundial Writers Corner - Rose Battle - (5/16/2022)

Writers Corner Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022


Storyteller Rose Battle details her first job--maybe the best one she ever had!  Here's her story called "Front Porch Offerings". 

LoveCast The BL Podcast
S2E22: Cutie Pie Writers Round Table with BamBam, Maya and Ploy

LoveCast The BL Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 74:32


We're back to dissect the Cutie Pie finale and the series as a whole with the three women who made the characters and the universe a reality. Novel author, BamBam, and screenwriters, Maya and Ploy, join us to discuss all of our post-Cutie Pie feelings. From shedding tears at the live finale event, to the meanings behind all the names in the show, to hopes for the special episodes, and a whole lot of compliments to go around... we're glad to have these Certified Cutie Pies™ back to help us bid our farewells to this series.Check out our official LoveCast Shop and get yourself some awesome BL merch: http://bit.ly/LoveCastShop Find us on socialsTwitter: https://twitter.com/lovecastpodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/lovecastpodcastFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/lovecastpod/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@lovecastpodcastDiscord: https://discord.gg/T3DUgSZeYB If you like our content, we'd love your support!LoveCast Shop: https://bit.ly/LoveCastShopPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/lovecastKo-Fi: https://ko-fi.com/lovecast Save $$$Make watching BL easier with NordVPN (affiliate link): https://bit.ly/NordVPNxLC Editor: Zsh (Alex) https://www.fiverr.com/zsh_editorQuestions or collabs go to lovecastthepodcast@gmail.com  Get bonus content on PatreonSupport this show http://supporter.acast.com/lovecast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

The Happy Writer with Marissa Meyer
Lindsay Eagar - The Patron Thief of Bread

The Happy Writer with Marissa Meyer

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 57:21


Marissa chats with Lindsay Eagar about her new middle grade novel - THE PATRON THIEF OF BREAD - as well as taking a trip to the bookstore in order to determine your primary genre; how to beat the querying slush pile (and why slush pile statistics aren't really as discouraging as they seem); using an alternate point of view to build on your story's major themes; upping the stakes in a "quiet" story by giving your protagonist an impossible choice; the fun dynamics of the rag-tag group of characters, and why we all love a found family story; and some top tips for becoming a more prolific writer... just keep in mind that productivity can and should have limits.Books discussed in this episode can be purchased from your local independent bookstore or buy them online from the Happy Writer bookshop.org store (that benefits indie bookstores) at  https://bookshop.org/shop/marissameyer

Become a Writer Today
NFTS for Writers or Are They a Scam? With Jessica Artemisia

Become a Writer Today

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 31:29


Jessica Artemisia Mathieu is a sci-fi, fantasy author and digital marketing agency owner. She's also the creator of The Sovereigntii, which uses NFTs on blockchain as a new form of storytelling, community, and income.Jessica is one of the few writers I've talked to so far who's successfully using NFT as part of her writing career. I wanted to find out how she's doing it and how writers can get involved today. My key takeaway from talking to Jessica is that we're still incredibly early, so if you find some of the language, terminology, and steps to buying NFTs confusing, don't worry, you're not alone. But now's a good time to learn about the space because NFTs are here to stay for creatives. And it'll be interesting to see how writers and authors use NFTs in future years to connect with their fans and readers. In this episode, we discuss:How to create an NFT based on a piece of writingHow NFTs are opening the door for artists worldwideAre NFTs expensive and what are the alternatives?Why do NFT creators use pseudonyms?Keeping yourself safe in the NFT spaceResourcesHEN jessartemisia.comSupport the show

A Little Bit Culty
Not Orthodox: Tova Miris

A Little Bit Culty

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 82:26


Tova Mirvis frequently writes characters who are living in Orthodox Jewish communities and struggling with their faith. But in 2017, she turned the page from fiction to memoir, by publishing The Book of Separation: a searing look at her divorce, her exit from the Orthodox community, and her experience navigating the new terrain of single motherhood. She joins us to talk about her spiritual journey, the surprising outreach she's received from ex-Mormons, and the similarities between strict religious communities and cults. About Our Guest: In addition to The Book of Separation, Tova Mirvis is the author of three novels: Visible City , The Outside World and The Ladies Auxiliary, which was a national bestseller. Her essays have appeared in various anthologies and newspapers including The New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe Magazine, Commentary, Good Housekeeping and Poets and Writers, and her fiction has been broadcast on NPR. Learn more on her official site.Support the ALBC Pod: We've made a link where you can support A Little Bit Culty with a one-time, weekly, or monthly contribution. Your support will be repaid in cosmic love and light. To make a contribution, smash this link.Check out our Linktree to sign up for our mailing list. We've got some fun things coming your way soon. It rhymes with “t-shirts.” Okay, it's t-shirts.CREDITS: Production Partner: Citizens of Sound Producers: Will Retherford & Jess TardyTheme Song: “Cultivated” by Jon Bryant co-written with Nygel AsselinHear Ye, Hear Ye: The views and opinions expressed on A Little Bit Culty do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the podcast. Any content provided by our guests, bloggers, sponsors or authors are of their opinion and are not intended to malign any religion, group, club, organization, business individual, anyone or anything. Nobody's mad at you, just don't be a culty fuckwad. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Trend Following with Michael Covel
Ep. 1076: Michael Meyer Interview with Michael Covel on Trend Following Radio

Trend Following with Michael Covel

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 44:53


My guest today is Michael Meyer. He took a wide route to the story of Benjamin Franklin's remarkable afterlife, starting when Meyer was sent to China as one of its first Peace Corps volunteers. Beginning with The Last Days of Old Beijing, he authored three critically-acclaimed reported books set there, as well as numerous stories that appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, Time, Smithsonian, and on This American Life. A Guggenheim Fellow and Whiting Award winner, Meyer has also received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the New York Public Library's Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, MacDowell, and the Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center in Italy. The topic is his book Benjamin Franklin's Last Bet: The Favorite Founder's Divisive Death, Enduring Afterlife, and Blueprint for American Prosperity. In this episode of Trend Following Radio we discuss: The incredible story of Benjamin Franklin's parting gift to the working-class people of Boston and Philadelphia—a deathbed wager that captures the Founder's American Dream and his lessons for our current, conflicted age. Jump in! --- I'm MICHAEL COVEL, the host of TREND FOLLOWING RADIO, and I'm proud to have delivered 10+ million podcast listens since 2012. Investments, economics, psychology, politics, decision-making, human behavior, entrepreneurship and trend following are all passionately explored and debated on my show. To start? I'd like to give you a great piece of advice you can use in your life and trading journey… cut your losses! You will find much more about that philosophy here: https://www.trendfollowing.com/trend/ You can watch a free video here: https://www.trendfollowing.com/video/ Can't get enough of this episode? You can choose from my thousand plus episodes here: https://www.trendfollowing.com/podcast My social media platforms: Twitter: @covel Facebook: @trendfollowing LinkedIn: @covel Instagram: @mikecovel Hope you enjoy my never-ending podcast conversation!

Inside The Minds Of Authors
Amber Anthony, Novelists

Inside The Minds Of Authors

Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 25:16


Happy Sunday My Friends, Welcome to Inside the Minds of Authors. Today we have a very special episode. We have the dynamic duo of Ms. Nancy Reynolds and Ms. Rusty Hough Bader joining us on the program. These fabulous ladies write under the pen name of Amber Anthony. These prolific writers have been creating magical worlds for over a decade. Today they are sharing with us some of their amazing works, and how they bring it all together. Join us for this fun episode. To learn more about these amazing ladies, follow them on their website at www.amberAnthonyWrites.com. We would like to always thank our incredible Patreon Community for helping make the podcast possible. Just click on the link (www.patreon.com/AuthorDCGomez) if you would like to join the family. Happy listening, DC

Cops and Writers Podcast
067 Mark Rhyner M.D. On Treating First Responders, Preventative Medicine, Death, And Being Your Own Healthcare Advocate

Cops and Writers Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 75:16


Is there a doctor in the house? There is today on the Cops and Writers Podcast. It was my pleasure to interview Dr. Mark Rhyner.  Dr. Rhyner earned his degree in medicine from the Medical College of Wisconsin and completed his residency at Columbia St. Mary's Hospital Milwaukee, where he served as co-chief resident. He is board certified in family medicine and was named a “top doctor” by Milwaukee Magazine, and he has been my family doctor for over twenty years.For more than twenty years, I have trusted the good doctor with my family and my own health. He is one of the best in the business.  In today's episode, we discuss:·      Dr. Rhyner's path to becoming a doctor.·      What education and training are required to become a doctor?·      What medical school was really like.·      The unique health problems and challenges police officers and other first responders have in common and how the good doctor treats them.·      How Dr. Rhyner breaks bad news and how he deals with the eventual death of some of his patience.·      The importance of preventative medicine.·      Alternative medicine, such as chiropractic and acupuncture.·      How you can be a better consumer and advocate for yourself when dealing with your healthcare.  All of this and more on today's episode of the Cops and Writers podcast.Check out Dr. Rhyner's favorite books; Thinking, Fast and Slow and Discourse on the MethodEnjoy the Cops and Writer's book series.Please visit the Cops and Writers website.If you have a question for the sarge, hit him up at his email.Come join the fun at the Cops and Writers Facebook groupSupport the show

Happier in Hollywood
Ep. 261: Senioritis & Sleeping While Stressed

Happier in Hollywood

Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 25:14


This week, Liz and Sarah discuss wrapping the Writers' Room for Season Two of Fantasy Island! Now they have Senioritis, but there's still so much to do... They also announce that Season Two premieres Tuesday, May 31st at 9/8c on FOX—save the date! Then, in Take A Hike, Liz and Sarah discuss strategies for getting good sleep while stressed—L-Theanine pills, a muslin blanket, bamboo sleep pants, podcasts, and more! Next, in The Mailroom, Liz and Sarah answer a listener question about industries/disciplines that serve them as TV writers and showrunners. Finally, this week's Hollywood Hack will safeguard your valuables: a fireproof document box! Get in touch on Instagram: @Sfain & @LizCraft Visit our website: https://happierinhollywood.com Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/HappierinHollywood/ Happier in Hollywood is part of ‘The Onward Project,' a family of podcasts brought together by Gretchen Rubin—all about how to make your life better. Check out the other Onward Project podcasts—Happier with Gretchen Rubin, Side Hustle School, Do The Thing, and Everything Happens with Kate Bowler . If you liked this episode, please subscribe, leave a review, and tell your friends! LINKS FOX | Fantasy Island https://www.fox.com/fantasy-island/ L-Theanine Pills https://www.healthline.com/health/l-theanine Muslin Comfort https://muslincomfort.com/ Gordon Lightfoot https://gordonlightfoot.com/ Magnesium https://www.sleepfoundation.org/magnesium NYT Wirecutter | The Best Fireproof Document Safe https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-fireproof-document-safe/ Honeywell's 1114 Lightweight Fire and Waterproof Chest https://www.newegg.com/p/113-00KS-00001?nm_mc=AFC-RAN-COM&cm_mmc=AFC-RAN-COM&utm_medium=affiliates&utm_source=afc-The+Wirecutter&AFFID=3249826&AFFNAME=The+Wirecutter&ACRID=1&ASUBID=AwEAAAAAAAAAAfXY&ASID=&ranMID=44583&ranEAID=3249826&ranSiteID=7m8EnekPF5E-BXR90drVebG8VxEsdZSQ3gGet in touch on Twitter: @sarahmfain & @elizabethcraft Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices