Helping Writers Become Authors

Hosted ByK.M. Weiland

Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)


All Episodes

S16:E16: Enneagram Types for Writers: Types 5-9

Unlock the power of self-awareness in your writing journey with the Enneagram types for writers. Learn strengths and weaknesses of Types 5-9.

S16:E15: Enneagram Types for Writers: Types 1-4

Discover Enneagram types for writers and how they can enhance your understanding of yourself and your craft. Types 1-4 in this episode.

S16:E14: How to Use Symbolic and Archetypal Settings in Your Story

Unleash archetypal settings in your stories. Discover how symbolic and archetypal settings elevate narratives and resonate with readers.

S16:E13: Checklist for Beginning Your Story: Plot Considerations

Start off right with this checklist for beginning your story. Grab your readers’ attention and keep them engaged by establishing the plot.

S16:E12: How to Choose Story Settings: The 4 Basic Types of Setting

 Learn the four basic types of setting as a way to help you choose story settings that create meaningful connections among characters.

S16:E11: From Lead to Gold: The Alchemy of Character Arc With Carl Jung

Delve into the alchemy of character arc. Explore the parallels between alchemy, Jungian analysis, and story structure.

S16:E10: Checklist for Beginning Your Story: Introducing Your Characters

Master the art of introducing your characters in your first chapter. Learn to hook readers and lay the foundation for character development.

S16:E9: Announcing the Shadow Archetypes Course! (+Giveaway)

Discover the power of shadow archetypes in character development. Join the Shadow Archetypes course to write stories of depth and complexity.

S16:E8: 6 Tips to Write Deeply Emotional Fiction

Learn the art of writing deeply emotional fiction. Discover six tools to infuse stories with emotional resonance that lingers for readers.

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