How Do You Write

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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. 


Join Rachael's Slack channel, Onward Writers.


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


2019-3-22

Ep. 126: Hank Phillipi Ryan on How to Keep Pacing Tight

Ep. 126

HANK PHILLIPPI RYAN is on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV, winning 34 EMMYs and dozens more journalism honors. The nationally bestselling author of 11 mysteries, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, three Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and the Mary Higgins Clark Award. Her novels are Library Journal's Best of 2014, 2015 and 2016. Hank’s current book is psychological thriller TRUST ME, an Agatha Nominee, and also named a Best Thriller by New York Post, BOOK BUB, Real Simple Magazineand CrimeReads. Her 2019 book is THE MURDER LIST, coming in August.


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.



2019-3-8

Ep. 124: Lara Zielin on How To Write A Better Story for Your Life

Ep. 124

Are you ready to write a better story for yourself? Author Your Life is the oh-heck-yeah transformation that can happen when you literally put pen to paper and write the life you want to have. Lara Zielin is a published author, editor, and the founder of Author Your Life. Her debut young-adult novel Donut Days was selected to the Lone Star Reading List, and her romance novel And Then He Kissed Me (written as Kim Amos) was nominated for a Romantic Times Reader's Choice Award. Her magazine articles have appeared in Writers Digest, Culture, Medicine at Michigan, and more. Her nonfiction book Author Your Life is about using the power of writing to create a better story for yourself. She lives in Michigan with her husband and dog, and her goal is pretty much to eat ALL THE CHEESE.  


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. 


Rachael's Writing SLACK CHANNEL: Click HERE to join!