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157 - Gabriela Pereira from DIYMFA Part 1

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Release Date: 02/22/2020

Start Building Your Bio PLUS A Writing Prompt from Michael X. Wang show art Start Building Your Bio PLUS A Writing Prompt from Michael X. Wang

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If you don't know what to write in your bio...steal!

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Selling Yourself, Selling Your Work show art Selling Yourself, Selling Your Work

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You have to talk about yourself and your work. I'm sorry if that makes you uncomfortable. The good news? If you can give yourself permission, you CAN learn to do this.

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Scenes vs Summary show art Scenes vs Summary

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What is the difference between writing a scene and writing a summary and when should you do each?

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7 Revision Myths for Writer - Busted! show art 7 Revision Myths for Writer - Busted!

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Seven peices of 'advice' you NEVER need to hear again, on the topic of revision. Come with me on a myth-busting adventure. Plus a writing prompt called The Post-Modern Pop Song ::Links:: This episode: storyaday.org/episode228 3-Day Challenge: storyday.org/3dc The Writing Prompt: https://stada.me/prompt-pop

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Fearless Feedback show art Fearless Feedback

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Sharing your writing with other can be fabulous, but also a scary and, occasionally, can dent a writer's confidence. This episode shows you how to give and recieve critique in a way that will make you and your writing stronger. This week's writing prompt: write a story in three sections about two characters who love each other. (at 32 minute mark) ::LINKS:: StoryADay's Critique Week:

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Preparing to Rework your Writing show art Preparing to Rework your Writing

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Now that you have a stack of stories, what do you do with them? There's a lot to the next part of the process, and I'm here to break it down into manageable steps for you. ::LINKS:: Superstars Full Payment: Superstars Payment Plan: 3-Day Challenge:

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Battling Burnout show art Battling Burnout

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Are you avoiding your writing? It's possible you're suffering from burnout. Learn how to identify it and combat it in this episode of the StoryADay Podcast   ::LINKS:: 3-Day Challenge: https://storyaday.org/3dc

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Workshop is a Verb - Gabriela Pereira and DIYMFA Part 2 show art Workshop is a Verb - Gabriela Pereira and DIYMFA Part 2

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Gabriela Pereira of DIYMFA talks about her belief that you don't go to a workshop, you workshop writing and what that looks like in her DIYMFA community.

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Gabriela Pereira and DIYMFA Pt. 1  Plus a writing prompt from Caroline Kim show art Gabriela Pereira and DIYMFA Pt. 1 Plus a writing prompt from Caroline Kim

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How is writing like a martial art or a Montesorri school? Find out in my interview with DIYMFA's Gabriela Pereira And stay tuned for my thoughts on Caroline Kim's prompt for the StoryADay Challenge   ::Links:: Caroline Kim's Writing Prompt: Register for Gabriela's workshop: https://storyaday.org/diymfaworkshop/  

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Keep Writing Until It Gets Weird show art Keep Writing Until It Gets Weird

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Going from week 2 to week 3 of the challenge, something wonderful happens...things start to get weird, and it becomes about 'getting it done' not 'making it good'. And that is a gift.

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We talk about the pillars of a writing life, why Gabriela wanted to create a do-it-yourself DIYMFA, and that old favorite: Imposter Syndrome.

Join me for a wide-ranging conversation with DIYMFA.com's Gabriela Pereira. She is a speaker, podcast host for DIY MFA Radio, and author of the book DIY MFA: Write with Focus, Read with Purpose, Build Your Community.

To find out more about DIYMFA's flagship course (enrolling new students now) go to https://members.diymfa.com/sdsd/