Episode 71: Gimme a Break!

D.C. and Avery discuss scene breaks! What they are, how they control pacing, and how we decide where to place one. Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 071 (to download, right-click the Download button and choose "Save File As"). Streaming Audio: More episodes here: Episode Archive Find us online:

Episode 62: Crafting Characters

(Mini-Episode) D.C. and Avery discuss their techniques and processes when creating new characters. Mentioned: Character Development Worksheet Writing Thesaurus Books by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 062 (to download, right-click the Download button and choose "Save File As"). Streaming Audio: More episodes here: Episode Archive Find us online:

Episode 54: Your Character’s Goals

(Mini-Episode) A conversation on how character goals shape your plot wanders into a discussion about writing characters who think differently than you, and why goals are important to your story. Mentioned: Books by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi: Emotional Wound Thesaurus Positive Trait Thesaurus Negative Trait Thesaurus Emotion Thesaurus Character Development Questions Worksheet Spotify iTunes … Continue reading Episode 54: Your Character’s Goals

Episode 53: What’s in a Name?

(Mini-Episode) How do you name things in your novel, particularly in sci-fi and fantasy? We touch on some resources and share a little nerdy linguistics talk as we chat about how we name people, places, and things. Mentioned: Vulgar: A Fantasy Language Generator Spotify iTunes Google Podcasts Download MP3: Episode 053 (to download, right-click the … Continue reading Episode 53: What’s in a Name?