Best how to write fiction podcasts we could find (Updated July 2017)
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How to Speak and Write Correctly by Joseph Devlin
 
A book on improving eloquence, proficiency and grammar in everyday communication. ‘How to Speak and Write Correctly’ is not a manual of the styles to use in speaking and writing, nor is it a manual for grammar. It is a simple, useful book for helping ordinary people in effective communication. It lays down and explains broad rules of communication, further giving useful tips for effective communication. The book also lists common mistakes in communication and offers suggestions on how best t ...
 
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The Path of Being a Non-Fiction Author
 
Weekly interviews with non-fiction authors about writing and publishing their books. Topics include overcoming writer's block, selecting the right topic for your book, finding great book editors and cover designers, how to know if self-publishing is right for you, and other advice on how to write, publish, and promote a non-fiction book that makes a difference.
 
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Stories Unbound
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Your Guide To The Growing World Of Kidlit and Children's Book Publishing
 
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Rock, Paper, Pencil
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A writing show with J. Maureen Henderson and James Foreman.
 
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How Do You Write
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Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. Is your writing not getting done? Want tips on how to write the book you long to finish? Here you'll gain tips on how to get in the chair, tricks to stay in it, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. Episodes are short, so you can get back to writing. Whether you're writing a work of literary fiction, a graphic novel, a commercial novel, or a chapbook of poetry, you've come to the right place. Welcome to ...
 
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Start writing fiction
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This album provides the budding author with everything they need to know about approaching the art of fiction writing. Each track contains discussions and interviews with best-selling novelists from a variety of backgrounds including Alex Garland, Louis de Bernières, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Monique Roffey. This enlightening and engaging series tackles the practicalities and pitfalls of writing fiction. It contains invaluable advice on the creation of characters, the structure of narratives and ...
 
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StoryShop
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Want to WRITE BETTER STORIES FASTER? Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, and David Wright are bestselling authors who produce over 2 million words of reader-pleasing fiction each year at their publishing company and story studio Sterling & Stone. In this nine-part conversation series, these three professional storytellers will show you how to plan, construct, and write your own stores better and faster than ever before.
 
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Generations Literary Podcast
 
Generations Literary Journal’s Founding Editor Kiala Givehand interviews literary luminaries who are shaping the landscape by publishing fiction, poetry, and creative non fiction. Guests share their trials and triumphs as they navigate the world of manuscript development, literary journals, rejection, and the road to publication. Writers share their tips and strategies for crafting great writing and creating a literary life. Topics covered can include: writing, publication, literature, poetr ...
 
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Stranger Than...
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Stranger Than... a series of 15 non-fiction classics, coming to a bookseller near you. To mark the collection�s launch, Perennial, Foyles and 5th Estate organised a collaborative day-long celebration, where a host of published writers and book industry folk discussed how non-fiction works, how to write non-fiction and why the format is so successful.
 
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Light Princess and Other Fairy Tales, The by MACDONALD, George
 
George MacDonald claimed that he did not write for children, but for the child-like. Some of his longer works are clearly intended for adults, and this fantastic fiction influenced later writers such as G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. But you can find some of his best writing in the stories aimed squarely at children, and these are three of the finest. The Light Princess. A wicked aunt curses her baby niece so that gravity has no effect on her, and she floats through the air ...
 
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StoryShop
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Want to WRITE BETTER STORIES FASTER? Sean Platt, Johnny B. Truant, and David Wright are bestselling authors who produce over 2 million words reader-pleasing fiction each year at their publishing company and story studio Sterling & Stone. In this nine-part conversation series, these three professional storytellers will show you how to plan, construct, and write your own stories better and faster than ever before.
 
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Beyond the Words
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Beyond the Words is a podcast that talks about writing, publishing and promoting your future bestselling novel. Join bestseller Holly Hunt as she talks to other authors and guides you, step by step, through the process of writing a great novel. Each week, join us for a new episode discussing a part of the writing journey with a new wonderful author, and gain some insight into the mixed and varied world of publishing in the 2010s. Episode List: Chapter 1 - Components1.Deciding Why to Write 2. ...
 
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Crossman Communications
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Susan Crossman is an author, speaker, editor and coach with decades of experience in helping people use their stories to develop relationships achieve goals, and generate revenue. She has written business materials for a number of national and international organizations and she works with clarity to provide editing support for people who want to bring a book manuscript to life. As a coach, she draws upon the stories of her own resilience to inspire people to step forward confidently into th ...
 
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Spirit of Recovery
 
Recovery happens as we know that although we may have the disease of addiction or the family disease of enabling, the disease does not have us. This is what special guest Bill Worth told his doctor 28 years ago when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Spiritual principles of recovery and healing apply, no matter what the concern. Bill sha ...…
 
Recovery happens as we know that although we may have the disease of addiction or the family disease of enabling, the disease does not have us. This is what special guest Bill Worth told his doctor 28 years ago when he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Spiritual principles of recovery and healing apply, no matter what the concern. Bill sha ...…
 
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The Author Stories Podcast - Author Interviews, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Ernest Cline, Robin Hobb, Diana Gabaldon
 
Today I am joined by the mother and daughter of Gwynn White and Erin St. Pierre. Gwynn is the New York Times bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy. Erin and Gwynn join me today to talk about their love of Fantasy, writing as a team, their unique collaboration methods, plotting vs. pantsing and everything in between, Dominion Rising, ...…
 
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Gaming and BS RPG Podcast
 
More commentary on this one. Some of us have consistent weekly games and some of us play with a group every few months. We share our experiences with how frequent we play. Announcements Sponsor – Gamehole Con Thanks Ray Otis for doing up the Zip Zaps art! Random Encounter Unveiling the Mystery Crimfan writes Peter Skanes offers up a helpful blo ...…
 
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Gaming and BS Podcast: Roleplaying Games | Tabletop Gaming | Geekery
 
More commentary on this one. Some of us have consistent weekly games and some of us play with a group every few months. We share our experiences with how frequent we play. Announcements Sponsor – Gamehole Con Thanks Ray Otis for doing up the Zip Zaps art! Random Encounter Unveiling the Mystery Crimfan writes Peter Skanes offers up a helpful blo ...…
 
The publishing world is evolving, and no one knows quite when it will end and what it will look like. As a writer, you’ve probably been spotting new trends, new entry points, new expectations, new leaders, and new technology, wondering how you can possibly keep up with all that change. Well, you’re not alone. Everyone’s seeing all that new—all ...…
 
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Audio Drama Production Podcast: How to make radio drama, radio plays, & audio fiction
 
If you've ever wondered if it's better for your audio drama writing to try a script writing programme with formatting or not then listen to this - part one of two on how active audio Drama professionals are using theirs. This episode focuses on The AMAazing Jack Ward's thoughts and experience of using Celtx, THee ENTHUSed Rob Patterson's writin ...…
 
It's time to banish the poor author back to the garret and explode the myths of the penniless creative. Choose the model of Picasso and Michelangelo, merging creativity and business to get your words out in the world, change lives and grow your bank account. We live in the best time in history to be a writer and in today's show, Jeff Goins and ...…
 
It's time to banish the poor author back to the garret and explode the myths of the penniless creative. Choose the model of Picasso and Michelangelo, merging creativity and business to get your words out in the world, change lives and grow your bank account. We live in the best time in history to be a writer and in today's show, Jeff Goins and ...…
 
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StoryWeb: Storytime for Grownups
 
This week on StoryWeb: E.M. Forster’s novel A Passage to India. When I was a senior in high school, my favorite English teacher, Mr. Alwood, agreed to do an independent study with me. He selected four challenging novels he thought I was up to understanding and studying. I think back to those novels now and can’t imagine how a 17-year-old could ...…
 
I was struck by one theme that kept appearing in the past 100 Business of Story episodes – How stories transport us. A true story well told connects emotionally and inspires. It moves people. Aligns teams. Connects with customers. Grows revenue. And will amplify your impact. [caption id="attachment_23298" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Image ...…
 
Women and Words Overview 1-14 July 2017 OMG Andi and Jove were outta control at GCLS last week and we just could not get it together to try to do things with y’all. SORRY! But here we are, with a 2-week roundup. Jove has pretty much gone feral (it happens sometimes) and Andi is pretty sure that GCLS wears everybody out, but omg it is way fun. 1 ...…
 
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Invaders From Planet 3
 
In this episode, we're joined by author and editor Silvia Moreno-Garcia. She tells us how HP Lovecraft and Peter S Beagle were among the English language authors who made an early impression on her. Silvia then goes on to discuss what it was like coming back to Lovecraft while doing thesis work, analyzing the attitudes towards race and sex in h ...…
 
Today's episode is the Facebook live broadcast for Fuel Fridays in my FB group. To join our writers' group, go to bit.ly/oycgroup. One of my sources for creative inspiration are the magazines, Harper's and The New Yorker. They inspire me to create but they also fill up my creativity tank. I get ideas for my writing but also see things in a new ...…
 
Lily Collins plays Ellen in "To the Bone," written and directed by Marti Noxon.; Credit: Netflix The Frame staff | The Frame It’s a common rule of thumb among Hollywood screenwriters is to “write what you know.” For Marti Noxon, one of the things she knows a lot about is what it’s like to live with an eating disorder. "First with anorexia and t ...…
 
The Speculative Fiction Cantina: your weekly hypodermic injection of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alternate history, steampunk, cyberpunk, and things weird and wonderful in the world of books and writers. We ask authors the hard questions. You'll hear from writers who bend the rules and drive the narrative. Join S. Evan Townsend on this jo ...…
 
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Writing for Children: How to Write a Children's Book, Writing for Magazines, Getting Paid for Writing, Getting Published
 
WHY SUBMISSION GUIDELINES MATTER Many times, editors finally find time to dig into the slush pile or they open their email and check out submissions and get a disappointing surprise. People send poetry for children to publishers who list “no poetry” right in their guidelines. People send fiction for children to publishers who only publish nonfi ...…
 
Anthony Horowitz talks about his latest novel, Magpie Murders and about writing great mystery fiction. Then, the Battle to Save Net Neutrality is gearing up. We reach back into our archives for some very prescient conversations about the threats to the open internet and what to do about them. We talk with Rebecca McKinnon, author of Consent of ...…
 
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Strange Attractor
 
What is science fiction? Science fiction (Wikipedia) Hard versus soft science fiction (Wikipedia) Why is science fiction so hard to define? (BBC) How America's leading science fiction authors are shaping your future (Smithsonian) What is science fiction good for? (Huffington Post) The underrated universal appeal of science fiction (The Atlantic ...…
 
JUDY WOODRUFF: When it comes to Wall Street, many people think of money and greed, but a professor at Harvard Business School argues there’s a lot more to the world of finance, and he uses books and movies to make his case. Our economics correspondent Paul Solman has the story. It’s part of our series Making Sense, which airs every Thursday. AC ...…
 
Science fiction has always been an outlet for our greatest anxieties. This week, we delve into how the genre is exploring the reality of climate change. Plus: new words to describe the indescribable.1. Jeff VanderMeer @jeffvandermeer, author of the Southern Reach Trilogy and Borne, on writing about the relationships between people and nature.2. ...…
 
Zan Romanoff is a writer of essays and fiction, mostly focused on food, feminism, television and books. She graduated from Yale in 2009 with a B.A. in Literature, and now lives and works in Los Angeles. She is the author of A Song to Take the World Apart, and her latest YA novel, Grace and the Fever. Full shownotes: http://yourcreativepush.com/ ...…
 
The summer series is called Interviews with the Artists. In the series Cody Anderson interviews a wide range of popular and not so popular artists in their fields. Some of these interviews cover music, writing, design, computer animation, satire, novels, home-made music videos, orchestras, Biblical historical fiction, and more...! This episode ...…
 
In the 9th episode of the Uprising Review Podcast, we’re talking all about conflict in storytelling. We discuss how to make conflict successful in storytelling and why some of the best books are so successful because of how they handle conflict. It’s something that every writer has no choice but to get good at if they want to write fiction. The ...…
 
Part two of This Writing Life's transatlantic conversation with Rick Bass, novelist, activist, award-winning short story writer, begins with a question referencing Philip Larkin, Romanticism and Transcendentalism and continues with an answer discussing fiction, geology, humans and time: 'We are new to this world. We don't know how to be in this ...…
 
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The Jason & Scot Show - E-Commerce And Retail News
 
EP092 - Artificial Intelligence Deep Dive "We're in the middle of an obvious disruption right now: machine learning and artificial intelligence. It is a renaissance, it is a golden age. We are solving problems that were in the realm of science fiction for the last several decades." - Jeff Bezos This episode is a deep dive into all the use-cases ...…
 
Today I'm delighted to host Matthew Brough, pastor, author and host of the 'Spirituality For Normal People' podcast. We talk about whole range of topics, including creativity, the spirituality of writing fiction, spiritual practices and more. Matthew shares his own story, and talks about how writing fiction has influenced his spiritual journey, ...…
 
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WNHH Community Radio
 
Host Cyd Oppenheimer talks with author Matthew Klam about his process ("I write this sentence and then the next sentence and then the one after that and if I can't pull off the sentence that comes after that I know I can't keep going"); about writing the un-sayable ("I am trying to upset people"); and about whether it's possible to draw a line ...…
 
Maria is the New York Times-bestselling author of The Confidence Game (Viking/Penguin 2016) and Mastermind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes (Viking/Penguin, 2013). She is a contributing writer for The New Yorker, where she writes a regular column with a focus on psychology and culture, and is the host of the longform storytelling podcast from ...…
 
Crime fiction is the biggest selling genre in Oz, says psychological thriller author, LA Larkin. Think biological warfare, espionage, cyber-stalking and hacking, and you start to understand how Larkin spends her days – researching it, not doing it, that is. Her latest novel, Devour, described as ‘ice-pick sharp, packed with intrigue, action and ...…
 
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The Author Stories Podcast - Author Interviews, Brandon Sanderson, Patrick Rothfuss, Jim Butcher, Ernest Cline, Robin Hobb, Diana Gabaldon
 
Today I am joined by Tad Williams, author of the new book The Witchwood Crown. We talk about his journey to becoming a writer, how his pet cats helped him break into publishing, what a post -Tolkien world looked like to him, writing characters that are the heroes of their own stories, why fantasy is an important genre to explore, returning to O ...…
 
In Part Two of this file the recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and acclaimed author of the award-winning short story collection Hot Little Hands, Abigail Ulman, visited the show this week to talk about having a beer with George Saunders, the life of a traveling freelancer, and the idiosyncrasies of great writers. This episode ...…
 
In Part Two of this file the recent Wallace Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and acclaimed author of the award-winning short story collection Hot Little Hands, Abigail Ulman, visited the show this week to talk about having a beer with George Saunders, the life of a traveling freelancer, and the idiosyncrasies of great writers. This episode ...…
 
Episode 41 is part of the Spring 2017 issue! Read ahead by picking up your copy here: http://www.glittership.com/buy/ A Spell to Signal Home by A.C. Buchanan “Ash.” The voice is at once close beside me and yet muted, as if the sound is being filtered through a dream or a long stretch of time, a universe drawn out like an endless vibration of mu ...…
 
This week’s podcast is a conversation with the authors of the new novel B.S., Incorporated, Jennifer Rock and Mike Voss. The duo met at Best Buy, a company based in the “nice” city of Minneapolis, MN. They spent the better part of two decades in corporate America writing speeches and running Internal Communications. This experience contributed ...…
 
by Naru Sundar read by Arun Jiwa A PodCastle Original! Rated PG-13. “They must have executed me while I waited in the mangrove shadows. Here, amidst the cicada trill, amidst the basso rumble of distant ships in the Trincomalee harbor. The Seiko at my feet, my brother Vasanthan’s parting gift, lies broken. Its broken hands mark my passage into t ...…
 
by Naru Sundar read by Arun Jiwa A PodCastle Original! Rated PG-13. “They must have executed me while I waited in the mangrove shadows. Here, amidst the cicada trill, amidst the basso rumble of distant ships in the Trincomalee harbor. The Seiko at my feet, my brother Vasanthan’s parting gift, lies broken. Its broken hands mark my passage into t ...…
 
by Naru Sundar read by Arun Jiwa A PodCastle Original! Rated PG-13. “They must have executed me while I waited in the mangrove shadows. Here, amidst the cicada trill, amidst the basso rumble of distant ships in the Trincomalee harbor. The Seiko at my feet, my brother Vasanthan’s parting gift, lies broken. Its broken hands mark my passage into t ...…
 
Do you ever feel judged by others because you’ve not had a child? Not surprisingly, many women feel this judgment of “assumptions” behind the choices or circumstances that have determined their situation. One woman decided to take on those judgmental scenarios, so she did something about it. She wrote a novel which explores many of the situatio ...…
 
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The Conscious Consultant Hour
 
Host Sam Liebowitz sat with American Non-fiction Esoteric Author Tracy Twyman to discuss how she got started writing. She first started with learning about conspiracy theories and went for there.
 
Interviews with the Artists is our popular summer series hosted by Cody Anderson, talking with a wide range of popular and not so popular artists in their fields. Some of these interviews cover music, writing, design, computer animation, satire, novels, home-made music videos, orchestras, biblical historical fiction, and more. In this episode, ...…
 
I recently published my first work of fiction, a short story titled “The Profession.” It was a fascinating and fun process to write, and so I thought I discuss what I learned in the process, as well as how it compares and contrasts to writing non-fiction. Resources: Free Download of The Profession Kindle version of The Profession…
 
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KPFA - Womens Magazine
 
Fida Jiryis [1], a Palestinian from the Galilee, now living in Ramallah, discusses the experience of returning from exile to live inside Israel's borders, the differences between writing in English and Arabic, and why she chose to write a women's fiction book with a Canadian non-Palestinian protagonist. Fida is one of the contributors to the be ...…
 
Sherlock Holmes is the most rational and scientific detective of them all. So why did his creator, Arthur Conan Doyle, passionately believe in ghosts, fairies, and telepathy? Arthur Conan Doyle Arthur Conan Doyle is now best remembered as the creator of Sherlock Holmes. In fact, his creation has long taken on a life of his own and Sherlock Holm ...…
 
We all have limited time, and part of being a successful author is knowing what to focus on. In today's show, I talk to Rachel Aaron about how to write more words faster, edit and publish carefully, and how to decide which marketing strategies will work for your books. In the intro, I reflect on walking 50km last weekend, the launch of How to M ...…
 
We all have limited time, and part of being a successful author is knowing what to focus on. In today's show, I talk to Rachel Aaron about how to write more words faster, edit and publish carefully, and how to decide which marketing strategies will work for your books. In the intro, I reflect on walking 50km last weekend, the launch of How to M ...…
 
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Lancaster Story Slam podcast
 
Welcome to the Lancaster Story Slam podcast! Our June Story Slam was themed “Awkward Pause!” We had so much fun listening to stories about those awkward moments in people’s lives. It was fascinating to hear people’s takes on this theme and we’ve chosen three of our favorite stories from the night. First up, Tony Crocamo won the Story Slam with ...…
 
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