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195 - Bumper Q&A Episode

StoryADay

Release Date: 01/16/2021

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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StoryADay Sept Week 1 show art StoryADay Sept Week 1

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What are you learning about writing in this, week 1, of the StoryADay September challenge, 2021?

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Who do you think you are? show art Who do you think you are?

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There are so many easy excuses for not writing, not taking part in challenges, not joining groups...even when we know they'd help. In this episode I encourage you to dismantle those excuses and let yourself be a happy writer, instead. ::LINKS:: StoryADay Superstars: Writing prompt: StoryADay September sign up: https://storyaday.org/signup

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Other Writers' Brains plus a writing prompt from Premee Mohamed show art Other Writers' Brains plus a writing prompt from Premee Mohamed

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Writing can be a solitary act, but being a writer can't be. In this episode I celebrate all the knowledge we have at our fingertips AND the generosity of writers.

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6 Ways Writing Prompts Help Your Writing show art 6 Ways Writing Prompts Help Your Writing

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If you’re serious about your writing, doesn’t it seem like you should be working on your novel or the story-you-want-to-get-published rather than messing about with writing prompts?

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A Tale of Two Simones show art A Tale of Two Simones

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If Simone Biles can get Gymnast's Block, and Simone Manuel can get Swimmer's Block, can we stop staying Writer's Block isn't real? 

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Jack of All Trades? show art Jack of All Trades?

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What are you working on right now, and how do you work? Do you flit between projects or knuckle down and master each skill? That's what I'm talking about this week on the podcast.

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A Writing Life show art A Writing Life

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This week I talk about a concept you either love or hate: consistency. If you're a hater (like I was) I'm here with some new ways for you to think about consistency that will contribute to that beloved word: progress.

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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).

Grab a hot beverage and settle in...

Links

Short Story Structure: https://storyaday.org/framework

Imposter Syndrome: https://storyaday.org/imposter-syndrome/

The 3-Day Challenge: https://storyaday.org/3dc