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Ask the Bards Podcast

May 25, 2020

In which the Bards address several questions from Twitter:

* how long does it take for a writer to finish a book and turn it in to their editor?

* is it better to do craft exercises or keep working on a book that might not be good enough?

* if you’re writing in multiple genres, which one should you try to publish...


May 18, 2020

In which the Bards address several questions from Twitter:

* what was your agenting process like?

* if you don’t have connections in the publishing industry, how do you get your book in print?

* what books or authors make you say, “How do they do that?”

 

And, as always, we cover Things That Will Blow Your Mind.


May 12, 2020

In which the Bards—and special guest Chuck Wendig!!— address several questions from Twitter:

* what are some tips for maximizing productivity?

* do you have the story fully planned or plot as you go, and do you ever write a story around the ‘twist’?

* if you’ve lost your muse, how do you get it back?

* what is...


May 4, 2020

In which the Bards address several questions from Twitter:

* how do you deal with word count?

* how do you know when it's time to trunk a story, and how do you know when it's time to dust off a trunked story?

 

We continue our SUPER SPECIAL BONUS BOOK PLOTTING SEGMENT in which we start from nothing to build out a book...


Apr 28, 2020

In which the Bards address several questions from Twitter:

* should I create an LLC as an author?

* how do you measure daily progress when doing revisions?

* do you have tips for making a character’s success feel earned?

* what are your highs and lows as published authors?

 

We continue our SUPER SPECIAL BONUS BOOK...