Ep 12 - Raising the stakes in your writing


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By David Allan-Petale. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Developing your own voice as a writer means writing until the story emerges.

Writing what you know helps too. But taking this a bit further, what are you interested in? Inspired by? How do you see and understand the word?

Looking back, my earliest interests and inspirations were all to do with mechanical engineering. And I've found a way to incorporate this into my writing style.

In this episode, I'll share how the design of a jet engine influenced the structure of my new book. I hope it ignites something for you.

Let's work together to raise the stakes.


If you took something from this episode, I would love for you to take a screenshot and share this on your socials so that other aspiring novelists can also take something from it.

Don't forget to tag me at @davidallanpetale.

My mission is to help as many aspiring authors as I can, so they can become more confident writers who actually write the THING.

I would really appreciate it if you could share this episode with a writing buddy, or on your social media, to help me spread the word that it IS possible to write a novel.

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