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Wayne Kelly – The Man, The Myth, The Mediocrity – Joined Up#137

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp137.mp3 It’s episode 137 with . . . well, ME! This week’s guest interview has had to be re-arranged due … Continue reading

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Emma Curtis – TAKE IT FURTHER – Joined Up#136

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://chtbl.com/track/73G45B/traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp136.mp3 It’s episode 136 with writer of psychological thriller ‘KEEP HER QUIET’, Emma Curtis. It’s an inspiring chat and another … Continue reading

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I Have To Write – Jackie Kabler – Joined Up Writing Episode 128

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. WATCH MY NEW SHORT FILM FREE ON YOUTUBE HERE https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp128.mp3 It’s episode 128 with Jackie Kabler returning to talk about … Continue reading

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Jessica Anthony – How’s The Writing? – Joined Up#125

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp125.mp3 Episode 125 brings us American novelist, Jessica Anthony talking about her fast-paced biting satire book – Enter The Aardvark. … Continue reading

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Be Willing To Improve with Steve Cavanagh – Joined Up#122

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp122.mp3 It’s episode 122 with Steve Cavanagh, author of the superbly twisty Eddie Flynn series of books – like Thirteen, … Continue reading

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Tell Yourself “I’m a writer!” with Rod Duncan – Joined Up#120

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp120.mp3 It’s episode 120 with Rod Duncan. Rod is a multi-genre writer, from contemporary crime to fantasy and his amazing … Continue reading

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A Twenty Year Overnight Success Story – Rosanna Amaka – Joined Up#119

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp119.mp3 It’s episode 119 with Rosanna Amaka, telling us about her highly original debut novel The Book Of Echoes and her fascinating journey into writing and eventual publication. Rosanna has lots to say about perseverance and telling a story that’s … Continue reading

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Keep It Fresh with Elena Passarello – Joined Up Writing Episode 114

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp114.mp3 It’s episode 114 with essayist Elena Passarello – a funny, insightful writer who has a really interesting personal story … Continue reading

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Plotting with Dominoes – Lillian Li – Joined Up#99

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp99.mp3 It’s episode 99 and an interview with debut novelist, Lillian Li. Her book, Number One Chinese Restaurant is already picking up loads of critical buzz and she has a really interesting personal story behind her journey to publication as … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Tip – Give the story ‘legs’!

This is part 3 of our special NaNoWriMo blog series. National Novel Writing Month takes place every November and, if you missed it, you can find more information in the first part of the series or take a look at … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Are you ready?

NaNoWrimo – or National Novel Writing Month takes place every November.  Let’s look at what it is and how it can kick-start your writing, energise your creativity or breathe life back into an older project. This is the first of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Tips and Scrivener with Anne Rainbow – JoinedUp#88

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp88.mp3 The first of this year’s special NaNoWriMo shows, episode 88 brings us Red Pen Editing and ScrivenerVirgin guru, Anne Rainbow giving us her tips on how Scrivener – an amazing, inexpensive bit of software – can turbocharge your Nanowrimo … Continue reading

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Icelandic Noir with Quentin Bates – JoinedUp#87

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp87.mp3 Episode 87 brings us a chat with Quentin Bates, creator of the atmospheric Icelandic crime series centered around his heroine Officer Gunnhildur. Quentin’s got an interesting story to tell about how he came to writing and how he found … Continue reading

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Do You Want More from The Joined Up Writing Podcast?

Back in April, I asked for your feedback and took stock of where the show was at that point. It’s yet again time to see how I can improve the podcast, offer more value and add even better content to … Continue reading

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From Acting to Writing – Sheena Kamal – Joined Up#83

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp83.mp3 It’s episode 83 with Sheena Kamal, a Canadian crime writer with a tough outsider heroine in Nora Watts. Sheena has an interesting backstory from a career in TV and Film, Research, through screenwriting and then on to a successful … Continue reading

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BONUS – Creative Obsession & Script Revolution with CJ Walley- Epilogue#82

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp82Epi.mp3 It’s the Epilogue, a quick listen in between episode with an extra bonus question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week I talk to CJ Walley about his excellent free online resource – Script Revolution and … Continue reading

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BONUS – Getting Your Book Into The World with Niki Mackay – Epilogue#81

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp81Epi.mp3 It’s the Epilogue, a quick listen in between episode with an extra bonus question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week I talk to Niki Mackay about the dreaded synopsis and she ends up quizzing me … Continue reading

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BONUS – You Need To Trick Yourself with Juman Malouf – Epilogue#80

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp80Epi.mp3 It’s the Epilogue, a quick listen in between episode with an extra bonus question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week I talk to Juman Malouf about her writing process and what she learned from writing … Continue reading

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Middle Grade Fiction – Juman Malouf – Joined Up#80

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp80.mp3 It’s episode 80 with Juman Malouf talking about her excellent middle grade book, The Trilogy Of Two. Juman is such an interesting guest with a background that includes fashion and art as well as costume and set design. Her … Continue reading

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Only Killers and Thieves Author Paul Howarth – Joined Up#79

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp79.mp3 It’s episode 79 with debut novelist, Paul Howarth talking about his book Only Killers and Thieves set in the Australian outback towards the end of the 19th century. Paul’s got loads to say about his writing journey, the power … Continue reading

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BONUS – Writing Credible Police Fiction with Rebecca Bradley – Epilogue#76

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEpi76.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 76 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Rebecca Bradley talking about how to write credible police procedurals … Continue reading

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Thanks for listening – how can I make things even better?

A short post to say thanks to the growing list of listeners and supporters of the podcast and to ask for your feedback on how I can continue to improve the show. I’ll say right away that I would really … Continue reading

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Indie Author Rachel Amphlett – Joined Up #64

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp64.mp3 It’s episode 64 and we have an inspiring conversation with Rachel Amphlett, Indie Author of the Dan Taylor Espionage series, The Kay Hunter crime series and other standalone projects too. Her output and work ethic is amazing and she … Continue reading

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Audible and Why I love listening to books

Anyone familiar with my personal blog – WayneKellyWrites – will know that I’m a huge fan of audio content, including other great podcasts of course, but I love audio books. I’ve been a subscriber for a couple of years, which … Continue reading

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BONUS – Creative Writing Advice – Melanie McGrath – The Epilogue

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp61Epilog.mp3 The Epilogue – our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews. Today, Melanie McGrath joins us for some bonus chat. As a teacher of Creative Writing, Melanie has lots of advice … Continue reading

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Emotion Thesaurus Author Angela Ackerman – Joined Up#58

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp58.mp3 It’s episode 58 and today’s chat is with Angela Ackerman – co-author of the brilliant writing reference book “The Emotion Thesaurus” and the whole Thesaurus series covering everything from Setting to Texture in your fiction. I had a great … Continue reading

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Nathan O’Hagan Returns – Joined Up #57

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp57amend.mp3 Leah is going to be taking a bit of a break from co-hosting duties for a while, but I would encourage you to go and check out her Smut With Brains series over on YouTube. Meanwhile,  it’s episode 57 … Continue reading

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Book Bloggers Needed! – UPDATED

If this is your first time here, Joined Up Writing is a regular free podcast featuring long-form interviews with writers plus loads of writing tips and advice. We’ve been established since 2015 and you can find our archive here. We’re … Continue reading

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Nathan o’Hagan Interview – Never Give Up Joined Up #50

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp50.mp3 It’s episode 50 – yes, a real landmark for us, our 50th full length episode, just over 2 years since we started this little podcast. We’ve had loads of fantastic guests along the way and today is no exception … Continue reading

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Blogging For Writers – Joined Up Writing #29

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp29.mp3 Keep sharing the show & please give us your feedback. Remember, this is YOUR SHOW – keep tweeting us, leave your comments below, check out our Facebook page and let’s get Joined Up! Want to start a blog but … Continue reading

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