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The Paralysis of Self Doubt – Mac Rogers – Joined Up#129

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/JoinedUp_129.mp3 It’s episode 129 with Mac Rogers, playwright and script writer of audio dramas. Mac has lots of entertaining and … Continue reading

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World Building with Maram Taibah – Joined Up#127

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp127.mp3 It’s episode 127 with Maram Taibah. Maram writes fantasy and has lots to say about world-building and trusting your … Continue reading

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Laura Zigman – Trust Your Instincts – Joined Up 126

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp126.mp3 It’s episode 126 with Laura Zigman author of new tragi-comic novel ‘Separation Anxiety’. Laura is funny, warm and insightful … Continue reading

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

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Make Mistakes and Have Fun! – Julian Dutton – Joined Up#124

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp124.mp3 It’s episode 124 with comedy writer, actor and impressionist, Julian Dutton. Julian has written for TV, Radio and the … Continue reading

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Pitching Your Book and Honing Your Story with Kate Harrison – Joined Up#123

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp123.mp3 It’s episode 123 with Kate Harrison. Kate has tons of experience, having written loads of books across multiple genres … 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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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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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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Turn and Burn – CJ Walley Returns – Joined Up Writing 118

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp118.mp3 It’s episode 118 with screenwriter, CJ Walley talking about his amazing journey from lone UK based screenwriter, to a writer for hire flying out to Hollywood for a 6 week shoot of his film. We’ll be digging into what … Continue reading

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Show Up Every Day – David Wappel – Joined Up#117

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp117.mp3 It’s episode 117 with David Wappel, an award-winning screenwriter based in LA. I first came across David after reading … 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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Learn Your Craft with Trevor Miller – Joined Up#111

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp111.mp3 It’s episode 111 with British-born, now LA-based screenwriter, Trevor Miller. Trevor’s got loads of wisdom from some of the … Continue reading

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A Hunger For Writing with Victoria Selman – Joined Up#104

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON-  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp104.mp3 It’s episode 104 with new crime writer, Victoria Selman. Victoria has created a new series of books featuring her ex-special … Continue reading

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Creative Focus with Jessica Abel – Joined Up#103

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON-  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp103.mp3 It’s episode 103 bringing you an interview with Jessica Abel, writer, creative professional, tutor, cartoonist and author of the brilliant … 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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It’s All In The Reveal – Karin Salvalaggio – JoinedUp#95

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp95.mp3 It’s episode 95 with Karin Salvalaggio, author of the Macy Greeley Mystery Series. Karin has a really interesting background and lots of practical tips based on her own writing process. Karin was born in West Virginia and has fond … Continue reading

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Editing Tips from Professional Editor, Liam J Cross – JoinedUp#93

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp93.mp3 It’s episode 93 with professional editor, Liam J Cross. I’ve had many of you asking me to do more stuff on the nuts and bolts of editing and I’ll think you’ll find loads of useful advice in the interesting … Continue reading

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Life after NaNoWriMo – Finish The First Draft

This is the final part 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 … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Fail – Julia Kite – Joined Up#92

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp92.mp3 Episode 92 brings an author interview with New York-based literary fiction writer, Julia Kite talking about her debut novel, why she loves writing and how her day job feeds into the worlds she creates. Julia describes herself as a … Continue reading

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Write Like No One Is Watching with Tosca Lee – Joined Up#84

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp84a.mp3 It’s episode 84 with American author, Tosca Lee who writes Historical Fiction and Supernatural Thrillers, sometimes blending the two. I loved hearing about her road to publication and her love of writing. Tosca Lee is an award-winning, New York … Continue reading

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Make It Fun – Script Writing & Creativity with CJ Walley – Joined UP#82

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp82.mp3 It’s episode 82 with screenwriter, CJ Walley talking about how Writing saved his life – or at least his mental wellbeing. He’s got loads to say about creative inspiration and its importance to a happy, healthy lifestyle, as well … 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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Breaking Through in Crime with Niki McKay – Joined Up#81

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp81.mp3 It’s episode 81 with crime writer, Niki Mackay talking about her debut novel, pitching agents, her writing process and more. Niki is a writer and a bookworm. She studied Performing Arts at the BRIT School before eventually doing a … 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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BONUS – How I Edit – Paul Howarth Epilogue#79

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp79Epi.mp3 Welcome to The Epilogue, our bonus snack-size episodes, containing an extra question or topic not covered in the original interview. This week Paul Howarth returns to talk us through his editing process. If you missed it, you can find … Continue reading

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BONUS – Tips On Submitting Your Work – Obliterati Press – The Epilogue#75

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp75epi.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 75 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Nathan O’Hagan and MW Leeming from Obliterati Press with their … Continue reading

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BONUS – Why We Love Psychological Thrillers with Sam Carrington – Epilogue#73

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp73epi.mp3 Welcome to The Epilogue – number 73 –  our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s Sam Carrington, and if you haven’t listened to her full … Continue reading

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Sam Carrington – Psychological Thriller Writer – Joined Up#73

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp73.mp3 It’s episode 73 – with Psychological Thriller writer, Sam Carrington. We’ve also got another review in Book Blogger’s Corner from one of our regular reviewers, BiblioManiac, AKA Katherine Sunderland. Sam lives in Devon with her husband and three children. … Continue reading

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Tony Schumacher – Funny & Inspiring Writer – Joined Up Writing#69

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp69.mp3 it’s episode 69 with guest Tony Schumacher. Tony writes the John Rossett Alternate History series set in a 1940’s where England lost the second world war. Aside from being a fantastic writer, Tony is a funny and inspiring bloke … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes with Bonnie Macbird – Joined Up#68

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp68a.mp3 It’s episode 68 and the first of 2018, starting the year with a cracking interview with Bonnie MacBird, who writes new Sherlock Holmes novels. Bonnie has years of experience as a Hollywood writer and has loads to say about … Continue reading

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The Creative Penn – Joanna Penn Interview – Joined Up#65

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp65.mp3 It’s episode 65 and I’m really excited to be bringing you an interview with the inspirational, indie-publishing powerhouse that is Joanna Penn. I’m so chuffed to have Joanna on the show and, as you’d expect, she has loads of … Continue reading

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Psychological Thriller Writer, Melanie McGrath – Joined Up Episode 61

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp61.mp3 It’s episode 61 and we have a brilliant conversation with the always interesting, Melanie McGrath. Melanie talks about writing her latest psychological thriller, Give Me The Child as well as giving loads of insight into her writing journey and … Continue reading

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BONUS – Aimee Brown on Antagonists – EPILOGUE

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp60Epilog.mp3 The Epilogue is our extra ‘quick-hit’ of chat, featuring a bonus question not included in our main guest interviews. Today it’s the turn of American debut novelist, Aimee Brown. Aimee’s full interview precedes this one, so if you’ve got … Continue reading

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BONUS – Angela Ackerman – Epilogue#58

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp58epilog.mp3 In this bonus chat with last week’s guest, Angela Ackerman, we give a practical example of how useful Angela’s ‘Setting Thesaurus’ collection can be, by applying it to one of the locations from my own upcoming crime novel, ‘Safe … Continue reading

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BONUS – Nathan O’Hagan – The Epilogue

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp57EPILOG.mp3 In the first of our new shorter bonus episodes – THE EPILOGUE -we delve deeper with an extra talking point not covered in our main author interviews. Last week’s guest, Nathan O’Hagan talks about the difficulties of motivating yourself … 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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Steph Broadribb – Thriller Writer JU#55

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp55.mp3 It’s episode 55 and we’ve got such a great guest again today with crime writer, reviewer and trained bounty-hunter, Steph Broadribb dropping in for a chat. Although Steph is a fairly newly published author, if you’re a fan of … Continue reading

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Armley Press Publisher Mick McCann -JU#54

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp54.mp3 It’s episode 54 and today we’re chatting to writer and self-styled Punk Publisher, Mick McCann. Mick has written books including How Leeds Changed The World and Coming Out As A Bowie Fan in Leeds, Yorkshire, England and after becoming … Continue reading

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Writing Tutor, Bead Roberts – JU#53

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp53.mp3 Today’s episode is an interview with Bead Roberts, a fascinating writer and tutor with years of experience and knowledge to share on writing short stories, using life experience in your work and why you should never be afraid to … Continue reading

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Thriller Writer MW Leeming Interview – Joined Up #51

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp51.mp3 It’s episode 51 and we’ve got yet another great guest today with thriller writer MW Leeming. MW Leeming (known as Wayne to friends and family) has been writing since early teens. Wayne’s heart has always been with creative pursuits; … 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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LifeAfter Podcast Writer Mac Rogers – Joined Up#49

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp49.mp3 It’s episode 49 – almost at that half century – and today is a landmark episode because we have our first international guest in the award-winning playwright and writer of one of my favourite audio dramas – the LifeAfter … Continue reading

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From Story Idea To Reader – Patsy Collins Interview – JU#48

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp48.mp3 It’s episode 48 and today we’re lucky enough to have writer, Patsy Collins on the show. Patsy has loads of experience with long and short fiction and has also just released an excellent book packed full of useful writing … Continue reading

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Writing for Low Budget Films – Marc Hamill – Joined Up #47

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp47.mp3 Have you shared the show with at least one of your friends? If not, why not?! It’s Episode 47 and today we’ve got a great little catch-up interview with previous guest, filmmaker, Marc Hamill (not Luke Skywalker!) who has … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction – TMT#32

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMT31.mp3 This is a very quick introduction to and overview of Flash Fiction. What is it? How do you go about writing it? And what can you do with it? Ok, first things first. What is it? Well our old … 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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Writing Sane & Healthy – TMT#30

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp30.mp3 In the first of a new Two Minute Tip mini-series, Leah looks at the role of mental and physical health in your writing life and gives an introduction in to upcoming episodes. This series was inspired by the reaction … 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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Self Publishing Tips – CreateSpace – TMT#26

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp26.mp3 CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books, and is also the subject of today’s TMT – Two Minute Tip. Leah tells you what it is and how to get started with this powerful tool … Continue reading

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Writing Conferences and Events – Are They Worth It? JoinedUp#36

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp36.mp3 Writing conferences and events can be a big investment of your time and money, but are they worth it? We talk about the different types of event that you may consider attending and what you can expect to achieve. … Continue reading

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Ask for Help! Writing with Children Pt4 – TMT#16

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp16.mp3 As a writing mum, Leah has bags of experience when it comes to being productive, despite the pressures of having two young children in the house. In part four of her mini series of TMTs, Leah explains why sometimes … Continue reading

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Writing with Children Around – Part 3 – TMT#15

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp15.mp3 In the third part of her mini-series on the perils of writing with small children in the house, Leah’s advice this week is simple: Slow it down! Don’t beat yourself up and expect that sometimes it will take you … Continue reading

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Beating Self-Doubt as a Writer – Joined Up Writing #34

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp34.mp3 Wayne and Leah talk about the dreaded Self-Doubt that can kill your writing and stop your creativity dead in it’s tracks. Those nagging doubts and niggling voices can really affect our productivity and our mental well-being. We discuss some … Continue reading

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Writing With Children Part 1 – TMT#13

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp13.mp3 Writing with children in the house can be very tricky. In today’s Two Minute Tip, Leah gives the first in her ‘Working with Children’ TMTs. Don’t want to murderize your partner? Then you need to plan and get your … Continue reading

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Interview with Historical Fiction Author E S Moxon – Joined UP#32

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp32.mp3 Historical fiction author, E S Moxon joins us today to talk about how she approaches the genre and the creation of Wulfsuna, the first book in her Wolf Spear Saga. Combining true Historical fiction with mythical elements of the … Continue reading

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Banish Self Doubt – interview with Sarah Painter – Joined Up Writing #30

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp30.mp3 Keep sharing the show & please give us your feedback. This week we have special guest, Sarah Painter. Sarah is the best-selling author of The Language of Spells and also hosts the monthly podcast ‘The Worried Writer’. Her new novella, … Continue reading

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Writing Myths Debunked – Joined Up Writing #27

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp27.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! This week we tackle loads of … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing – Episode 17 – Writing a Series Vs Writing a Novel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp17.mp3 Remember, this is YOUR SHOW – keep tweeting us, leave your comments below, check out our Facebook page and let’s get Joined Up! This episode looks at what you should consider when writing a series, rather than a single … Continue reading

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Joined Up Writing Ep 14 – Characterisation

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpEp14.mp3 Have you subscribed on iTunes yet? Or left a review? It takes seconds and will really help us to keep improving the show. This week’s extended episode sees us getting in to character. How do you build a character? … Continue reading

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