My Imaginary Friends with L. Penelope

Hosted ByL. Penelope

Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope shares perspectives on the writing life, creativity, inspiration, and this week's best thing.


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Research: Maps Edition!

Between the World & Me on HBO Max
The Queen’s Gambit on Netflix
1919 DC Maps
https://www.scribblemaps.com/
HB90 Bootcamp Course
Harassing Nora Roberts on her own blog about publication schedules.  https://fallintothestory.com/the-awakening-discussion-thr…

Revision Planning

Mentioned:
Agendio.com planners
Remarkable 2 – e-ink tablet
Enneagram Relationships & Wings
 
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The Edit Letter

Mentioned:
– UNDER A WINTER SKY anthology launch! – http://lpen.co/uaws
– Double Vision Editorial – https://doublevisioneditorial.com/
– Author Support Network on Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/groups/AuthorSupportNetwork
– The Seven Stages of Write…

The Enemy of the Good

Leave a comment on your ideas for how I should celebrate my 100th episode.
– PRACTICAL MAGIC by Alice Hoffman – https://amzn.to/3pwMl4k
– MAMA DAY by Gloria Naylor – https://amzn.to/3eXAo31
– BIRD BY BIRD by Anne Lamott – https://amzn.to/3nnpyGr with “Sh…

First Draft Woes

Featured podcast: Boobies & Noobies – https://boobiesandnoobies.com/
 
Mentioned:
Masterwriter.com
Audible return policy
 
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Imaginary Castles

If the Boot Fits by Rebekah Weatherspoon – https://amzn.to/3mIHIC4
This week’s best thing: My Freewrite Traveler – My review: https://youtu.be/33u95y8_hYY
NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month – http://nanowrimo.org/
Jeffe Kennedy on writing towards a…

POV, Narrative Voice & Drive

Mentioned:
– OneStopForWriters.com Character Builder
– Enneagrams: https://www.crystalknows.com/enneagram-test
– Writer’s Digest Conference: https://writersdigestconference.com/
– My Events: https://lpenelope.com/calendar/
 
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When Good News Strikes

This week’s best thing: SONG OF BLOOD & STONE makes TIME Magazine’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time 
Featured Podcast: Tea & Strumpets – https://www.romancepod.com/
Structuring Your Novel by  K. M. Weiland – https://amzn.to/3j9IRAG
Screenwriting Tips …

Building Fences

DongWon Song on giving and receiving advice
My upcoming events: https://lpenelope.com/calendar/
Under a Winter Sky pre-order: https://lpenelope.com/book/echoes-of-ash-and-tears/
 
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