Deadline City’s Podcast

Hosted ByZoraida & Dhonielle

Welcome to Deadline City: a podcast and a destination. We are two New York City-based authors who share an office and work on multiple books at a time. Between us, we have 40 books published and under contract, and we’re just getting started. If you’ve seen us on the road, you know how we cut up. We like to have fun and talk about the one thing that is always on our minds: creating books. Publishing is a big scary world to many of us, and our goal is to pull back the curtain on some of the mystery by simply talking about it. In our first season, we want to dig into subjects like YA fiction, editing, reading reviews, burnout. Most of the time, you publish a book and then you’re at a loss for what comes next. How do you navigate the industry and then still manage to write more books? That’s a journey we’re on and know that so many others are on the same road. We hope you come along for the ride.

Episode 3 – Destination: Writer’s Block Alley

On this week’s episode, we tackle the dreaded writer’s block. This is a question that we get at nearly every panel we’ve been part of or attended. The answers vary so we start off by reading some wise words from other writers and look at what they have to say. Is it real or not real? Is writer’s block simply a manifestation of our fears? We look at our own struggles that add to the reasons why we can’t put words on the page, and how we tackle each challenge that comes our way.

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