How Do You Writ‪e‬

Hosted ByRachael Herron

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. 251: Mark A. Alvarez II on How to Write Scars and Vulnerability

Mark A. Alvarez II is Hispanic-American born in Houston, Texas. He’s a graduate of Texas State University, where he studied Public Relations and Mass Communications. He is a graduate...

Ep. 250: Rachael Herron and Sara Shepard in Conversation – How To Launch a Book in Strange Times

From Rachael Herron’s book launch, an awesome conversation between her and Sara Shepard (Pretty Little Liars) about what it’s like to launch a book in the middle of a...

Ep. 249: The Best Method for Building Your Writing Platform

In this bonus mini-episode, Rachael Herron talks about what she’s found to be the best platform-building tools for writers. Also covered: Turning your book into a screenplay What if...

Ep. 248: Patti Callahan on How to Know What Your Characters Want

Patti Callahan is aNew York Timesbestselling author and is the recipient of the Harper Lee Award for Distinguished Writer of the Year. She is a frequent speaker at luncheons,...

Ep. 247: Amy E. Reichert on Writers and Procrastination

Amy E. Reichert is an author, wife, mom, Wisconsinite, amateur chef, and cider enthusiast. She earned her MA in English Literature and serves on her library’s board of directors....

Ep. 246: Why It’s Essential to Be Okay with Writing CRAP!

In this bonus miniepisode, Rachael talks about how to get better about being okay writing truly crappy first drafts. Also, she talks about marketing from a trad perspective, as...

Ep. 245: Karen White on How to Leave Yourself Clues In Your Writing

KarenWhiteis theNew York Timesbestselling author of more than twenty-five novels, including the Tradd Street series,Dreams of Falling, The Night the Lights Went Out, Flight Patterns, The Sound of Glass,...

Ep. 244: Sanjena Sathian on How to Make Every Word Count

A Paul and Daisy Soros fellow, Sanjena Sathian is a 2019 graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. She has worked as a reporter in Mumbai and San Francisco, with...

Ep. 243: Emma Straub on How to Finish Your Book

Emma Straub is the New York Times-bestselling author of four novels, All Adults Here, Modern Lovers, The Vacationers and Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures, and the short story collection...

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