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#061: Joanna Nadin — Lessons From Writing 90+ Books for Kids, Teens & Adults, Writing Tools & Plotting Your Book
#060: Natalie Lue & Hattie Crisell — Forging A Portfolio Career: From Journalism To Starting A Substack Newsletter, Launching A Podcast, Self Publishing and Landing A Publishing Deal
#059: Madeleine Dore — Rethinking Writing Ruts & Routines, Imperfect Creative Processes, Substack, Blogging, Creative Cycles
#058: Steven Pressfield — The War of Art, Battling Resistance, Having A Creative Calling, Writing Memoir
#057: Abigail Bergstrom — On Becoming A Literary Agent, Tips For Building An Author Brand, Inside the Publishing Industry, Recovering From Burnout
#056: Jonathan Escoffery — Writing Award-Winning Short Stories, World Building, Managing Reader Anticipation, Dynamic Storytelling
#055: Dr Gloria Mark — Finding Focus For Creativity, 4 Different Attention States, Practicing Forethought, “Flow" vs “Focused Attention”
#054: Anna Jordan — Developing as a Playwright, TV Writing (Killing Eve/ Succession), Shitty First Drafts, Overcoming Self Doubt.
#053: Stephen Markley — Writing Epic Novels, Creating Sprawling Narratives, Inside TV Writers Rooms, Persisting as a Writer, Having Stephen King As A Fan, Making Money As A Writer, Staying Away from Feedback
#052: Orna Ross — How to Succeed as Indie Author, Marketing Essentials, Paying Yourself First
#051: Cecile Pin — Writing Literary Fiction, Telling Your Family’s Story, Starting Your Career as an Author, Reality of Working In Publishing, Advice For First-Time Authors
#050: Jasmine Richards — Creating Bestselling Children’s Book Series, Ideating, Secrets Of A Great Pitch & The Business Of Children’s Publishing
#049: Huma Qureshi — Writing the Memoir You're Not Sure You Can Write, Writing About Grief, Importance Of Role Models
#048: Oliver Burkeman — Writing Impactful Articles, Making the Most of Our Finite Lives, Reevaluate Your Relationship With Time, Being Happier
#047: Rebecca Stott — Balancing Writing & Researching Historical Fiction, Chasing Your Curiosity, Accuracy In Historical Fiction, The 'History Of Emotions'
#046: Bec Evans & Chris Smith — How To Overcome Creative Blocks & Get It Written. Plus Banish Procrastination, Dealing With Imperfect Environments, The Power Of Noticing
#045: Jay Clouse — Find Your Niche, Become a Professional Creator & Build Your Creative Platform. Learn To Experiment, Charge Without Guilt
#044: Eimear Ryan — Learning to Write a Novel, Creative Resilience & Behind The Scenes of a Literary Press
#043: Tom Rob Smith - Writing Thrillers, Screenplays & High-Stakes Stories
#042: Laura Kay — Writing Romantic Comedy, Creating Relatable Characters and Queer Visibility in Fiction
"Reading is as good as writing!" And Now Listening! Thank You for this wonderful authentic podcast!!! :-)
What a refreshing interview with so much beautiful Spirit! I just love Anna's humanity/humour that made listening to this podcast a true happening! Grief, being in the moment, and yes - surviving & thriving from it...The muse is, indeed, ever so present - needing to be acknowledged. Thank You!