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August 28, 2019
Episode 30: Thick Skin is for Writers Not Rhinos
Thick skin is a must for any writer. Editors will show you your mistakes, agents and publishers will reject you. In episode 30 we learn why we need thick skin, how to handle rejection and criticism as well
August 21, 2019
Episode 29: Show Vs. Tell
In this episode, we cover how to Show instead of Tell. We look at why the “Show Vs. Tell” battle continues on, how to identify when you are telling, and of course how to show instead. We also give you an exercise
August 14, 2019
Episode 28: Never Show Your Work
Episode 28 teaches you why you need to do extensive research on a topic for your novels. It explains the two main ways to display this knowledge (Trickle Effect and Data Dump) and which one you should use. Research
August 7, 2019
Episode 27: Write What You Know
In episode 27 we take a look at the adage “write what you know,” and then break it down. Understanding that the meaning is far deeper than some surface definition will help your writing be more accurate, detailed and
July 31, 2019
Episode 26: Hating on Online Grammar Tools
Episode 26 talks about online grammar tools, where they are useful and when they are not. JT explains how online tools work and why you shouldn’t put too much stock into them. He also touches on professional editors and
July 23, 2019
Episode 25: Passive Vs. Active Voice
In episode 25, we talk about passive and active voice in your writing, how to identify passive voice and when to remove it. We also cover the struggles it can cause and give you a couple of extra learning