Episode 156: Brilliant Beginnings and Story Structure with Shane Millar

This article contains affiliate links. You never pay more but we may make a small commission. This week, Angeline is joined by Shane Millar, a Fictionary Certified Story Coach, urban fantasy author, and writer of the Write Better Fiction series of writing craft books. Shane talks about what makes for a brilliant beginning to a [...]

Episode 147: Multiple Streams of Income for Authors

*Affiliate links may be included. You never pay more, but we may make a small commission, which helps to support the costs of running the podcast. In this week's episode, Angeline, Holly & Julia discuss how you can create multiple streams of income in your author business. We cover: Regular subscriptions, like PatreonIrregular payments, like [...]

Episode 143: Writing Seasons & Weather to Immerse Your Readers

In this week's episode, Angeline, Holly & Julia discuss including the seasons and weather in your books. The discussion covers: Why weather is importantSetting the mood and immersing the readerDeepen your worldbuilding by considering climateUsing weather to create conflictWriting seasonal books and marketing them year roundThe dos and don'ts of writing weather Listen on your [...]

Episode 141: Creating A Fantasy Map For Your Book

In this week's episode, Angeline, Julia & Holly talk about the ins and outs of creating fantasy maps. They cover: Technical how-to tipsThings to includePitfalls to avoidFormatting adviceResource suggestions Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Mentioned in this episode Angeline's TikTokWonderdraftInkarnateDragon Map MakerWatabouCartographer's GuildBook Recommendations:Fantasy Mapping Drawing Worlds by Wesley JonesFantasy Mapmaker by Jared Blando [...]