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You Only Get Better By Doing It – Jonathan Digby – Joined Up#121

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp121.mp3 It’s episode 121 with Jonathan Digby, an actor, musician, screenwriter and author of the historical mystery novel – A … 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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Espionage Writer, Merle Nygate – Joined Up#97

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp97.mp3 It’s episode 97 with Merle Nygate, TV screenwriter turned novelist, talking about her debut espionage novel – The Righteous Spy. Merle has lots to say about research, structure and the most common error of first-time novelists. Merle Nygate is … Continue reading

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Lie To Yourself – The Worried Writer, Sarah Painter – JoinedUp#94

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp94.mp3 It’s episode 94 – our last one of the year and a proper Christmas Cracker with the lovely, talented and inspirational ‘Worried Writer’ herself, Sarah Painter. It’s been a couple of years since Sarah last visited the show and … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo – Getting over the finish line

This is part 4 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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Want FREE bonus writing inspiration? Join the new mailing list

Just a quick note to let you know I’ve launched a new mailing list. I want to be able to give Joined-Up subscribers free bonus content for the support you continue to give me and the show – including our … 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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BONUS – Collaboration Tips with Tosca Lee – Epilogue#84

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp84Epi.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 Tosca Lee about writing in collaboration with another author. If you missed … 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 – Crowdfunding Tips from Claire Handscombe – Epilogue#72

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp72Epi.mp3 Welcome to The Epilogue, our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Claire Handscombe, and if you haven’t listened to her full interview I highly recommend … Continue reading

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BONUS – William Shaw – Get Writing! Epilogue#63

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp63Epilog.mp3 The Epilogue – our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews. Today it’s Breen and Tozer author, William Shaw. Check out William’s full interview here. Before becoming a crime writer, William … 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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Scrivener Tips & Editing with Anne Rainbow – JU56

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp56.mp3 It’s episode 56 and today’s guest is going to be giving us a great introduction to a piece of software that we are both huge fans of – Scrivener – as we get to chat to writer, editor and … Continue reading

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Novelist Rob Palk – Getting an Agent Joined Up#52

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp52.mp3 It’s episode 52 and we’ve got yet another great guest today with debut novelist, Rob Palk, talking about his road to finding an agent and working towards getting published. Rob is the author of ANIMAL LOVERS, an upcoming comic … 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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Sarah Hilary – BritCrime Special – Joined Up 46

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp46.mp3 “You can always write a better book.” – Sarah Hilary. After a little break (sorry, we’ve both been very busy!) here is a little treat for you – a great interview with Sarah Hilary, author of the Marnie Rome … Continue reading

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Writing can be lonely! TMT#31

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp31.mp3 In the second of a new TMT mini-series, Leah looks at the solitary nature of Writing and what you can do to stave off some of the feelings of loneliness and detachment that can set in after long bouts … Continue reading

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Self Publishing – Formatting a Paperback – TMT#29

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp29.mp3 Formatting your paperback book is the subject of today’s TMT – Two Minute Tip. Leah gives you the knowledge to format your very own paperback, using online tools. Leah has been self-publishing for several years. To find out what … Continue reading

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Writer Interview with Laura Wilkinson – Joined Up #43

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp43.mp3 Episode 43 of the show brings us another special guest with writer, Laura Wilkinson who tells us about her latest novel, Redemption Song as well as a fantastic writer’s conference she’s helping to organize – Beach Hut Writing Academy … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing Episode 12 – Writing Fit and Staying Healthy

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp12.mp3 Have you subscribed on iTunes yet? Or left a review? It takes seconds and will really help us to keep improving the show. As writers, keeping fit and staying healthy doesn’t just help us to avoid ‘Writers Ass’ – … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing Episode 11 – How to use social media

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp11.mp3 New to social media or an old hand? Either way, we talk Twitter, Facebook, blogging, and Goodreads, giving you tips and advice on how to get the best from your online profiles. Referencing the excellent advice of Kristen Lamb … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 10 – Philip K Dick Shortlisted Author, Rod Duncan

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp10.mp3 In this week’s show we were lucky enough to interview Rod Duncan, author of Steampunk/Alternate History novel, The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter. The book has been shortlisted for the Philip K Dick Award, the winner of which is announced on … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 9 – Writing Competions

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp9.mp3 This week’s episode has Leah and Wayne chatting about Writing Competitions. Why enter them? Where can you find them? And what should you bear in mind before you start sending your pieces out in to the world? We give … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 8 – Vampires and Horror with Daniel Ribot

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp8.mp3 In our first ‘in-person’ recording of the show (we usually record via Google Hangouts) we were lucky enough to be joined in the studio by writer, Daniel Ribot – author of Stalin-era vampire adventure ‘Vampsov 1938:A Spectre Haunting Europe’. … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing Podcast Episode 7 – Genre Writing – Interview with Film Maker

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp7.mp3 This show talks about genre writing. Why do certain genres get a bad rep from critics and the wider public? Featuring an interview with Marc Hamill, writer and director of British Grindhouse film, The Wrong Floor. It’s Marc’s debut … Continue reading

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