How Do You Write

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2019-6-28

Ep. 136: Aileen Erin on The Second Act

Ep. 136

USA Today Bestselling author Aileen Erin is half-Irish, half-Mexican, and 100% nerd—from Star Wars (prequels don’t count) to Star Trek (TNG FTW), geeks out on Tolkien’s linguistics, and has a severe fascination with the supernatural. Aileen has a BS in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin, and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University. She lives with her husband and daughter in Los Angeles, and spends her days doing her favorite things: reading books, creating worlds, and kicking ass.


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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2019-6-7

Ep. 134: Ella Barnard on Connecting With Readers

Ep. 134

Ella Barnard works with writers who are ready to become authors. She is the host of the Author Like a Boss podcast and owners of the Author Boss Academy. She enjoys helping people write a great story, find their ideal readers, build their author brand, and publish their books. Her superpower is doing all that in a way that is practical, effective, and fun.


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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2019-5-31

Ep. 133: Jill Hedgecock on Using a Muse Board

Ep. 133

Jill Hedgecock is an award-winning and internationally-published author. She writes book review columns for both Books ‘N Pieces Magazine and a local East San Francisco entertainment newspaper, The Diablo Gazette. Her short stories, personal essays and nonfiction pieces have appeared in multiple anthologies, newspapers, and magazines. Rhino in the Roomher debut novel, was published in September 2018 and her second novel, Between Shadow's Eyes will be released later this year. 


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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2019-5-24

Ep. 132: Julie Schooler on Finding Your Writing Sparkle

Ep. 132

Julie Schooler is an author of 7 books and mama of 2 beautiful tiny humans. Her Easy Peasy books provide simple and straightforward information on parenting topics. The Nourish Your Soul series shares delicious wisdom to feel calmer, happier and more fulfilled. Julie lives with her family in New Zealand, a small, magnificent country at the bottom of the world where you may find her trying to bake the world’s best chocolate brownie. 


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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Brene Brown on Vulnerability (TED Talk).



2019-5-17

Ep. 131: Rachael on How to Write Your Book in 90 Days!

Ep. 131

Rachael Herron is a huge believer in writing fast so that you get a product that you can revise into the book of your heart. In this episode, she goes over exactly how you do that, including how to actually get the work done. If you’re not finishing books, you need to listen to this episode! 


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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2019-5-10

Ep. 130: Barbara Poelle on What an Agent Looks For

Ep. 130

Barbara Poelle began her publishing career as a freelance copywriter and editor before joining the Goodman Agency in 2007, but feels as if she truly prepared for the industry during her brief stint as a standup comic in Los Angeles. She has found success placing thrillers, literary suspense, Young Adult and upmarket fiction and is actively seeking her next great client in those genres, but is passionate about anything with a unique voice. Barbara also writes the column Funny You Should Ask, in Writer's Digest.


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


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90 Day Revision HERE.



2019-5-3

Ep. 129: Nancy Warren

Ep. 129

Nancy Warren is the USA Today Bestselling author of more than seventy novels in romance and cozy mystery. Her current series is called The Vampire Knitting Club. She splits her time between Bath in the UK and Victoria, British Columbia.


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers.


2019-4-5

Ep. 128: Beth Barany on the Importance of Play in Writing

Ep. 128

Beth Barany is an award-winning novelist, master neuro-linguistic programming practitioner, and certified creativity coach for writers. She specializes in helping writers experience clarity, so they can write, revise, and proudly publish their novels to the delight of their readers. Her courses are packed with useful hands-on information that you can implement right away. She runs Barany School of Fiction, an online school for fiction writers and a 12-month group coaching program to help them get published. More resources on publishing, book marketing, and novel writing are on her blog, Writer's Fun Zone. When she's not helping writers, Beth writes magical tales of romance, mystery, and adventure that empower women and girls to be the heroes of their own lives. More at http://bethbarany.com.


How Do You Write Podcast: Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain insight from other writers on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. 


Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers