How Do You Writ‪e‬

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Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. How do you write a book? Start here. You'll gain tips to get in the chair, tricks to stay there, and inspiration to get your own words flowing.

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Ep. 053: Rachael Wants to Know What Next?

In this episode, Rachael takes her birthday week and the midyear to talk about what’s next on the horizon and confesses the crime she tried to commit in Canada.  How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling…

Ep 052: Elizabeth Greenwood on Being Bold in Your Writing Career

Elizabeth Greenwood is the author of PLAYING DEAD: A Journey Through the World of Death Fraud, a nonfiction book about people who have faked their deaths. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, Rhapsody, O…

Erika T. Wurth on Fitting What You’re Writing to the Best Form

Erika T. Wurth’s published works include a novel, Crazy Horse’s Girlfriend and two collections of poetry, Indian Trains and One Thousand Horses Out to Sea. Her collection of short stories, Buckskin Cocaine is forthcoming. A writer of both fiction…

Ep. 050: Jessica Abel on Working on One Project At a Time

Cartoonist and writer Jessica Abel is the author of Growing Gills, Out on the Wire, La Perdida, and two textbooks about making comics, Drawing Words & Writing Pictures and Mastering Comics. Abel’s new new science fiction comics series, Trish…

Ep. 049: Sherry Thomas on How to Craft a Character Through Pain

Sherry Thomas is one of the most acclaimed historical romance authors writing today, winning the RITA Award two years running, and appearing on innumerable “Best of the Year” lists, including those of Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Library…

Ep. 048: Monica Leonelle on Writing Faster with Dictation

Monica Leonelle has written over half a million words of fiction spread across several genres and series, most notably her young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance series, Waters Dark and Deep. Monica also writes about indie publishing at…

Ep. 047: Rachael Herron on How She Steals Characters from Real Life

How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you’ll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in…

Ep. 046 Michelle Gonzales on Not Waiting To Be Found

Punk writer, Michelle Cruz Gonzales is the author of The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band, a book about her days in the groundbreaking female punk band, Spitboy. Gonzales has contributed to Hip Mama Magazine, and…

Ep. 045: Sara Ramsey on How to get Unstuck in Your Writing

Sara Ramsey is a historical romance author with great taste in Champagne, bad taste in movies, and a serious love for journals and washi tape. Her award-winning historical romances feature plenty of devious dukes, daring ladies, and happily ever…

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