The Writers’ Alcove #19

October 14, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week I explore more Bullsh!t Philosophy; I struggle with what the balance between internal and external narrative should be. I, also, cover advice from children's book advice. You know, to cheery it up.

The Writers’ Alcove #18 (Kerouac Part 1)

September 30, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

Watch me struggle to discern what Kerouac's writing advice means as he subverts basic grammar and logic. Or I'm not very smart. Straight toss-up.

The Writers’ Alcove #17 (Pixar’s Rules Part 2)

September 9, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week I present Pixar's 22 Rules for Storytelling. Because I love Pixar movies. Also, because they're damn good storytellers. But seriously: Monsters, Inc.

"Mike Wazowski!"

Pixar just gets me.

Link Dump:

http://io9.com/5916970/the-22-rules-of-storytelling-according-to-pixar

The Writers’ Alcove #16

August 26, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week I present Pixar's 22 Rules for Storytelling. Because I love Pixar movies. Also, because they're damn good storytellers. But seriously: Monsters, Inc.

"Mike Wazowski!"

Pixar just gets me.

Link Dump:

http://io9.com/5916970/the-22-rules-of-storytelling-according-to-pixar

The Writers’ Alcove #15

August 19, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week, I verbally struggle with the idea of plagiarism/creativity/and re-imagining. I admit to reading the occasional Firefly and Harry Potter fanfiction, and try to grow as a writer. 

The Writers’ Alcove #14

August 12, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week on the Writers' Alcove, I discuss Margaret Atwood's 10 pieces of writing advice, use "irregardless" in a sentence (despite it not being a word), and publicly embarrass myself.

After a three-week layoff, it could have been worse.

The Editing Alcove #13

July 20, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week on the Editing Alcove, I discuss Harper Lee's new (old) novel "Go Set a Watchman" and how that novel became "To Kill a Mockingbird". Hint: it was through editing, and an amazing woman name Tay Hohoff.

Link Dump:
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/13/books/the-invisible-hand-behind-harper-lees-to-kill-a-mockingbird.html?ref=books&_r=1

The Writers’ Alcove #13

July 14, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week On the Craft we discuss Leonard Elmore's New York Times article and his ten (but really eleven) pieces of writing advice.

Link dump:
http://www.nytimes.com/2001/07/16/arts/writers-writing-easy-adverbs-exclamation-points-especially-hooptedoodle.html

The Reader’s Alcove #12

July 14, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

This week on The Writers' Alcove (On Reading) I talk about my recent resurgence into YA and in this week's edition of "Bullshit Philosophy" I talk about doubt and how it can effect the writer and artist's mind and production.

The Writers’ Alcove #12 (On Editing)

July 9, 2015

The Writers' Alcove is a weekly podcast focused on the main three facets of modern authorship: On the Craft, On Editing/Publication, and On Reading.

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