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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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The Prolific Steff Green – Joined Up#110

SUBSCRIBE NOW ON –  iTUNES   STITCHER   SPOTIFY   OVERCAST Subscribe to the newsletter for free stuff and bonus content here. http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp110.mp3 It’s episode 110 with Steff Green, best-selling indie author of fantasy, paranormal, steampunk and lots of other genres besides. … 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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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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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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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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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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Emma Viskic – Find Your Rhythm – Joined Up#86

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp86.mp3 It’s episode 86 with Emma Viskic, Australian author of the excellent Caleb Zelic series of novels – the latest being And Fire Came Down. Emma is a classically trained clarinettist, and author of the critically acclaimed Caleb Zelic series, RESURRECTION BAY … Continue reading

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BONUS -Pseudonyms and Voice with Michael Redhill – Epilogue#85

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp85Epi.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 Michael Redhill about writing under a pseudonym with his crime series from … 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 – 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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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 – Why I Love Stephen King with CJ Tudor – Epilogue#77

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp77Epilog.mp3 It’s The Epilogue – number 77 –  in our quick listen in-betweeny episodes featuring an extra question or topic not covered in our main guest interviews. This week it’s CJ Tudor talking about her recent online brush with literary … Continue reading

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CJ Tudor on Chalk Man, Writing and Not Giving Up – Joined Up#77

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUp77.mp3 CJ Tudor, author of stunning debut novel, The Chalk Man – a book that’s even garnered praise from Stephen King – joins us for Episode 77. It was lovely to chat to Caroline and inspiring to hear how her … 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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Nanowrimo Special TMT Part 5 -Editing Your Novel

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp23.mp3 So, another Nanowrimo finishes and hopefully you are sitting there with at least 50,000 words of a new manuscript. Maybe you didn’t quite hit 50k –  it doesn’t matter. You’ve got the beginnings of a new book and now … Continue reading

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Nanowrimo Special TMT Part 4 – Cheating without cheating!

http://traffic.libsyn.com/joinedupwriting/JoinedUpTMTEp22.mp3 Today, we’re looking at cheating! Ok, not really cheating – as my dad always used to tell me – the only person you’ll be cheating is yourself. No, by cheating, I just mean a couple of things you can … Continue reading

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