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Episode 2.13: Writing FAQs

In a somewhat epic episode, we tackle some of the frequently asked questions about writing and publishing; from language and grammar to marketing and universal links. We discuss the decisions that authors need to make, and chat about how we tackle the stylistic choices. Sometimes we agree, and sometimes we don't! We talk about our [...]

Episode 2.12: An Interview with Emma Kalson of Escaped Ink Press

In today's episode, Angeline is joined by Emma Kalson, owner of independent British press, Escaped Ink. We chat about our joint love of short fiction, the useful lessons that writers can learn from it, and the ways that it is becoming more relevant in today's world. Emma chats about her health, her passion for giving [...]

Episode 2.11: Worldbuilding Climate and Weather

On today's episode, we talk all things weather and climate, indulging the ultimate British stereotype! Find out how we use the weather in our own writing and get tips on incorporating it into your worlds. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources Embarrassing 80s - Michael Fish Gets It Horribly Wrong!Episode 1.2: Camp NaNoWriMo Survival [...]

Episode 2.10: A Halloween Reading: The Black Rope by Angeline Trevena

In a break from our usual schedule, we're bringing you something totally different. Listen to Angeline perform her gothic horror poem, The Black Rope. A Halloween treat! Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Music credit:Rogue One by Serge Narcissoff | https://soundcloud.com/sergenarcissoffMusic promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com/Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US

Episode 2.8: Using Dialogue to Reveal Character and Advance the Plot

Angeline explains how to get your dialogue working hard for you and your story. She shares her top tips for writing believable and useful dialogue. And then, she tackles those pesky speech tags, and those even peskier adverbs. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources The Emotion Thesaurus Music credit:Rogue One by Serge Narcissoff | https://soundcloud.com/sergenarcissoffMusic [...]

Episode 2.6: World-build With Me

In today's episode, Holly talks about the creation of her writing sandbox; creating the history, mythology and cultures of her dark, urban fantasy world in which all of her books to date are set. Listen on your favourite platform here. Holly's books are predominantly set in the fictional city of Caerton. In today's episode, she [...]