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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Extreme Scheduling

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Writer Happy Hour!
 
Mentioned:
– CRY OF METAL & BONE releases August 11, 2020! https://lpenelope.com/book/cry-of-metal-bone/
 
– Angelina M. Lopez – http://www.angelinamlopez.com/
 
– Alexis Daria – https://alexisdaria.com/
 
– R…

Stickies, Notebooks, Folders & Digital Organization

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: My new pillow is improving my life! https://sleepsutera.com/
 
Mentioned:
 
– Diane Peterfreund on plot boards – https://dianapeterfreund.com/son-of-plotting-board/ & https://dianapeterfreund.com/book-signing-and-brand-new-plottin…

The Revision Puzzle

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Great book, movie & tv show!
PALADIN’S GRACE by T. Kingfisher – https://lpen.co/paladinsgrace
THE GREAT on Hulu 
THE OLD GUARD on Netflix 
CRY OF METAL & BONE pre-order campaign
The 40 sentence plot outline: https://sterlingandsto…

Ideas for the Future

YouTube version: https://youtu.be/8KLbwqLrWgg
THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: I cut off all my hair, see my IG post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCbqfPuAe8I/
– Galaxy’s Edge magazine – http://www.galaxysedge.com/
– CRY OF METAL & BONE Pre-order campaign – https…

Pantsing for Plotters

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: It’s HamilDay! Hamilton live on Disney+
This episode sponsored by CRUSHING IT by Lorelei Parker 
SSSCat Spray Dog & Cat Deterrent – https://amzn.to/31J7rTM
My Modified Story Grid spreadsheet – https://lpenelope.com/extras/resource…

Who Tells Your Story?

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Climbing again!
– New Octavia Butler podcast “Octavia’s Parables” 
-“Does Allegory Prevent Star Wars From Being Anti-Racist?”
– “John Boyega is doing what Star Wars wouldn’t”
  
The My Imaginary Friends podcast is a weekly, behind…

Research & Mental Fertilizer

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Juneteenth!!
REQUIEM OF SILENCE cover reveal
The Muse Writers Center – https://the-muse.org/
First drag queen was a slave: https://www.thenation.com/article/society/drag-queen-slave-ball/
 
The My Imaginary Friends podcast is a we…

Mental Crop Rotation

THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: Primm’s Hood Cinema is back with Belly! https://youtu.be/hwoJPe-oBjYThe Creative Penn podcast: https://www.thecreativepenn.com/2020/06/08/creativity-artificial-intelligence-and-time-off-with-max-frenzel/
750words.com – [example of…

Cultivate Empathy

This episode is brought to you by Kensington Books’ newest title from Renee Ann Miller, NEVER CONSPIRE WITH A SINFUL BARON. 
THIS WEEK’S BEST THING: What if 2020 is the year we’ve been waiting for? Leslie Dwight poem: https://www.instagram.com/p/CA_CXcBp…

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