Rekka brings up the concept of self-care, which is something she’s feeling a bit of a failure at, of late. As the primary write-o-tron of your authorial career, you need to make yourself a priority. Tripod of Self-Care: Stress – Eliminate stress when and where you can Sleep – We heal our bodies when we […]
You wrote a book! Huzzah! …Now what? John Adamus of writernextdoor.com comes back on the podcast to talk about FiYoShiMo, a project he enacted in December of 2015 as his answer to NaNoWriMo. In today’s episode, John discusses the top level ways to begin improving your new draft that you can implement right away. The […]
Brian and Rekka both have very busy lives, into which they manage to fit their writing habits. In this episode, they talk about how they make time for writing, and what tools or tricks they use to get in the right frame of mind. Note: Brian recommends an app called ‘Writerly’ during this episode, but […]
As NaNoWriMo looms, Rekka and Brian discuss how they prepare to sit down and write a first draft of any project. Brian makes a lulu of an argument about what it truly means to ‘pants’ and Rekka deflects his philosophizing. References made: The Busy Writer’s One Hour Plot by Marg McAllister Formula to determine (roughly) […]
Editor John Adamus, of writernextdoor.com and managing editor of Parvus Press, joins Rekka and Brian to talk editing. Rekka has worked with John for the past two years on her SFF novels and invited him on to the show to get an editor’s perspective on the universe, and let Brian get some questions in.
Something Brian said sparked an idea for a topic: How competent your character is will affect the perception of your story. – How competent your character is effects the way the story works – Your character’s abilities must fit the limitations you create in your universe – Your characters can learn the boundaries of the […]