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Month: February 2020

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TWJ 2.10 – Writing Tips from Harry Potter

February 27, 2020

Episode 2.10 – Recorded 02.27.2020 – No-No’s and Do-Do’s for Authors. Yes, we said “do-do.” On this episode of The Writer’s Journey, Ellen, Kalene, and Lauren take a look at passages from Harry Potter and see what makes it work (or not).

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C&C 1.08: Subvert This

February 25, 2020

Ep 1.08: Subvert This What happens to a reader when the expectation goes a different way?

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KSM LIVE! 5.08: Using Tension in Your Story

February 24, 2020

Ep 5.08: Using Tension in Your Story Believe it or not; there is a right and wrong way to use tension in your story. Josh, Scott and Chuck sit down to talk about how to properly use tension to push your story to the next level.

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TWJ 2.09 – What’s Up With Writers Cons? – Superstars 2020

February 22, 2020

Episode 2.09 – Recorded 02.22.2020 – What’s Up With Writers Cons? – Superstars 2020. Tonight we get the insider’s take on writers conferences. Four authors share their favorite moments and lessons learned from the Superstars Writing Seminars.

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TWJ 2.08 – Revising Character and Setting Choices with Angela Ackerman

February 21, 2020

Episode 2.08 – Recorded 02.20.2020 – Revising Character and Setting Choices with Angela Ackerman. This week’s book spotlight is on The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi, and tonight we’ll discuss revising character and setting choices.

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C&C 1.07: Bravo to Beta

February 18, 2020

Ep 1.07: Bravo to Beta Talking up that Beta read. Why we love them and why we keep coming back for more.

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Anthology Thoughts for New-ish Writers

February 18, 2020

Royalty-Split & Other Ambiguous Anthologies   There are a lot of royalty split and ambiguous anthologies circulating, and I wanted to remind folks who have been well-published and inform those who are waiting for their first acceptance about some things you should find out before you ship off your manuscript. This does not include charity […]

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KSM LIVE! 5.07: From Concept to Story

February 17, 2020

Ep 5.07: From Concept to Story You’ve got a great idea, a concept, but that’s not the WHOLE story. On this episode of KSM LIVE, we talk about taking ideas from concept to a complete story.

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TWJ 2.07 – Plotting Your Best Story with Larry Brooks

February 14, 2020

Episode 2.07 – Recorded 02.13.2020 – Plotting Your Best Story with Larry Brooks. Who wants to spend days, months, years of their life writing a novel only for it to sit on a slush pile or get lost in a river of books on Amazon? Not me. But how do we write stories that grab […]

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C&C 1.06: The Break

February 12, 2020

Ep 1.06: The Break Walt is LATE and all by his lonesome to talk up taking a minute away from the words. Recharge, regroup, re-engage!

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