Your Writing Does Not Suck

By Anne M Belen

An editor and two authors commiserate about the writing life, then hit you with some inspiration and send you back to work. Episodes air every other Monday. 

  1. 1.
    #045 Query Basics Pt. 1
    20:20
  2. 2.
    #044 Lazy Words Pt. 2
    20:26
  3. 3.
    #043 Lazy Words Pt. 1
    21:01
  4. 4.
    #042 And Then the Murders Started - Writing Mystery
    26:03
  5. 5.
    #041 Are You Done Now?
    27:22
  6. 6.
    #040 Backstory - A Discovery in Real-Time
    25:42
  7. 7.
    #039 Character Names - Did you just call him Ishmael?
    20:09
  8. 8.
    #038 Presenting Your Work
    22:56
  1. 9.
    #037 Worldbuilding: What's a Guy Like You Doing in a Place Like This?
    26:37
  2. 10.
    #036 The End
    27:28
  3. 11.
    #035 But I Don't Wanna Write a Theme
    23:19
  4. 12.
    #034 Anatomy of Scene
    26:00
  5. 13.
    #033 Self-Publishing: A Sort-of Interview with Tracey Shearer
    25:27
  6. 14.
    #032 What I Wish I Had Known
    27:57
  7. 15.
    #031 The Middle -- Divide and Conquer
    26:22
  8. 16.
    #030 Editing Pt. 2 -- What Did I Do?
    23:21
  9. 17.
    #029 Editing Pt. 1 -- Where the Real Story is Born
    24:34
  10. 18.
    #028 Antagonists -- I'm the Bad Guy. Duh.
    23:27
  11. 19.
    #027 Writer's Block -- Is Not Forever
    25:15
  12. 20.
    #026 Three-Layer Character Mix
    25:23
  13. 21.
    #025 Your Imperfection is Showing - Character Wounds and Flaws
    23:08
  14. 22.
    #024 Online Promotion Pt. 2
    25:48
  15. 23.
    #023 Online Promotion Pt. 1 -- Who Are You?
    23:03
  16. 24.
    #022 Online Community - Trolls and Treasures
    25:24
  17. 25.
    #021 I'm So Sick of This Fake Love -- Crafting a Satisfying Romance
    22:13
  18. 26.
    #020 Writing for Younger Folks: A Spectrum
    26:43
  19. 27.
    #019 Contests and Synopses
    25:44
  20. 28.
    #018 Dialogue -- Another Balancing Act
    25:20
  21. 29.
    #017 On the Ground Research
    19:00
  22. 30.
    #016 Believability -- I Mean, Really?
    24:17
  23. 31.
    #015 New Year Goals - Set Your Game Plan
    20:52
  24. 32.
    #014 SPECIAL EPISODE: Detective Sven, Part II
    25:14
  25. 33.
    #013 Worldbuilding -- Creating Story Context
    19:28
  26. 34.
    #012 DIY Writer's Retreat
    16:56
  27. 35.
    #011 SPECIAL EPISODE: Interview with a Burglary Detective
    28:15
  28. 36.
    #010 Show vs. Tell -- Using Symbolism and Subtext
    21:19
  29. 37.
    #009 Conferences -- Going to Camp
    22:31
  30. 38.
    #008 Plot -- Picking the Right Bones
    21:49
  31. 39.
    #007 Pacing -- Drowning in Action and Drifting in Distraction
    21:16
  32. 40.
    #006 Characterization -- Where Story Components Meet as One
    18:27
  33. 41.
    #005 Critique Groups, Pt. 2 -- Giving and Receiving
    17:50
  34. 42.
    #004 Critique Groups, Pt. 1 -- The Who, How, Why
    20:08
  35. 43.
    #003 Clichés and Tropes
    18:36
  36. 44.
    #002 Sensory Details -- Inside and Out
    16:07
  37. 45.
    #001 Point of View -- Stay in Your Lane
    17:32

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