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Editing a Novel for Audio | Steve Beaulieu
When audiobooks swept the market with renewed vigor, it opened up the potential for a whole new audience to enjoy our stories. But the big question is: how do you edit for audio? Is there a difference between writing for reading vs. listening? We’ve got Steve Beaulieu on today from Aethon Books publishing to dive […]
How Do I Know If My Editing Feedback Is Sound? | Kat Fieler & Ellen Campbell
Have you ever received feedback on your stories (whether from a professional or a friend) that said–if you just do this one thing, it’d make the plot or characters better? Did you listen? Should you listen? That’s the big question on our minds here at TWJ: when does critique help or harm, and how can […]
Taking a Book from Good to GREAT | LL Richman & Scott Walker
Calling all book creators! The Writer’s Journey is swinging back into action with a hard-hitting topic–how do you take a good manuscript and make it great? We have on author L L Richman and editor Scott Walker to discuss the ins and outs of editing, and what those dastardly red pen strokes really mean for […]
Writing Epic Space Opera
Creating a galaxy-spanning saga that feels lived in and real is one of the most difficult things for an author to do well. Christopher Ruocchio does this and so much more in his science fiction epic, The Sun Eater series.
Building your world and characters!
World Building and character development can be some of the most fun an author can have while developing the story. The catch is, making all that information engaging and interesting to the reader. Today, we’re going to talk about the some of the ways we’ve found to add depth into your story without the dreaded […]
After a long hiatus, Keystroke Medium is returning to the airwaves!
Strengthening Your Dialogue | Ellen Campbell
Dialogue. Those bits of conversation between your characters much more power than you might think. If you treat each character the same, you run the risk of wooden, cardboard cutouts. But if you characters can speak, your story comes to life. Join us today with the one and only Ellen Campbell as we dive into […]
When Author Tools Meet… AI Art! | Richie Billing
Richie Billing from The Fantasy Writers’ Toolshed joins us today for one of our favorite topics: Author Tools! Who doesn’t love a tool that makes this thing we do easier to conquer? And not only that, there’s a new contender making its way into the ring–AI Art. We’re going to dig deep on just what […]
From Books to the Big Screen | Jynafer Rose Yanez
Jynafer Yanez joins us today to discuss a very special project she and husband are working on, the Infinity System! An indie-crafted, wait for it, space western TV series adventure. What does such a feat entail? Let’s find out. We’re going from books to the big screen, so get your questions ready, because we’re diving […]