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155 - Stop Procrasti-learning and Start Writing

StoryADay

Release Date: 02/08/2020

195 - Bumper Q&A Episode show art 195 - Bumper Q&A Episode

StoryADay

In which I talk about why we do this thing we do, and answer the top 10 questions I get asked, at StoryADay (including everything from where to put commas, to how to submit stories, to how to overcome imposter syndrome).

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194 - History & Your Story show art 194 - History & Your Story

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Humans don’t just experience their lives. We infect each other with shared memories of how it felt to be watching historic events or a baby take their first steps. We transmit meaning through emotion, through story.

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193 - Goals or Getting From Here To There show art 193 - Goals or Getting From Here To There

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In this episode I look at goals and why it's so uncomfortable getting from where you are now to where you want to be...and how you can make it happen.

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192 How Diverse Is Your Bookcase? show art 192 How Diverse Is Your Bookcase?

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How diverse is your bookcase? In this week's #podcast I give you a nudge (and some resources) to read a little more widely. Plus: a Q&A about how to #write with passion when you're a cool cat. Further resources at the blog ^^

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191 - The Story We Tell Ourselves show art 191 - The Story We Tell Ourselves

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Sometimes the story we tell ourselves is as important as anything else we do. What story will you tell yourself in 2021?

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190 - Stop Waiting Start Writing show art 190 - Stop Waiting Start Writing

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What will it take to get you writing through the next few months? I have some thoughts..

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189 - Have Fun In The Middle of Your Story show art 189 - Have Fun In The Middle of Your Story

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I often talk about the middle of a story as 'the muddy middle', but I prefer Blake Snyder's label "fun and games".

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188 - Angela Ackerman & Great Character Writing show art 188 - Angela Ackerman & Great Character Writing

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In Part 2 of my interview with Angela Ackerman, co-author of The Emotion Thesaurus and host of Writers Helping Writers, we talk about how to use details to write great characters, immerse readers in your story, and even figure out your plot.

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187 - Angela Ackerman and 187 - Angela Ackerman and "Should You NaNoWriMo?"

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Angela Ackerman is the co-author of the Emotion Thesaurus range of writing books and the One Stop for Writers site. In this episode I talked to her about creativity and how a big writing challenge might be just the thing you need right now.

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186 - Shiny Object Syndrome show art 186 - Shiny Object Syndrome

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Should you take part in NaNoWriMo this year? Should you attend that conference or take that class? Should you buy that new writing craft book?

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More Episodes

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LINKS

"Listening" by Bob DeRosa on Escape Pod: https://stada.me/listening

The 3 Day Challenge: https://stada.me/3dc

Don't forget you can tell your Alexa speaker to play the StoryADay Podcast by enabling the skill one time in your Alexa app then saying "Alexa, play the StoryADay podcast"