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The Well-Storied Podcast

By Kristen Kieffer

Insights, encouragement, and actionable advice designed to help writers craft sensational novels and build their best writing lives. Always in 30 minutes or less, so you can get back to writing!

  1. 1.
    How to Structure Compelling Scenes05/09/2019
    17:59
  2. 2.
    Feel Like You're Falling Behind In Your Writing Life?05/02/2019
    21:33
  3. 3.
    How to Utilize Motifs In Your Fiction04/18/2019
    15:03
  4. 4.
    Can You Really Make a Living Writing Fiction?04/04/2019
    20:21
  5. 5.
    Eight Ways Writers Can Combat Imposter Syndrome03/21/2019
    18:59
  6. 6.
    Eight Things To Consider When Working In A New Creative Medium03/08/2019
    18:33
  7. 7.
    How To Craft Static Character Arcs For Your Novel02/20/2019
    18:00
  8. 8.
    How To Craft Negative Character Arcs For Your Novel01/30/2019
    17:28
  1. 9.
    Exploring Three Ways To Structure Your Book Series01/23/2019
    14:01
  2. 10.
    How Reading Critically Can Improve Your Writing01/16/2019
    13:46
  3. 11.
    How To Work Through Writing Doubts01/09/2019
    16:30
  4. 12.
    Defining Your Unique Writing Style & Voice01/02/2019
    10:46
  5. 13.
    How To Rediscover Your Love For Writing12/19/2018
    12:20
  6. 14.
    How To Hold Yourself Accountable To Your Writing Practice12/12/2018
    16:21
  7. 15.
    Do You Know What Drives Your Story's Narrative?11/28/2018
    11:48
  8. 16.
    How Can A Drafting Cycle Help You Juggling Multiple Manuscripts?11/21/2018
    9:09
  9. 17.
    How To Maximize Your Writing Time Like A Pro11/14/2018
    16:04
  10. 18.
    How To Overcome Shiny New Idea Syndrome & Find Writing Focus11/07/2018
    11:09
  11. 19.
    Eleven Tips For Building A Feel-Free Writing Routine10/31/2018
    12:48
  12. 20.
    Three Ways To Integrate Scene Cards Into Your Writing Process10/29/2018
    8:20
  13. 21.
    How To Balance “Show, Don’t Tell” In Your Writing10/24/2018
    11:09
  14. 22.
    Pantser Vs. Plotters & Other Literary Lingo You Should Know10/22/2018
    14:12
  15. 23.
    How To Weave Threads Of Tension Through Your Story10/17/2018
    10:44
  16. 24.
    A Simple Two-Step Method For Finishing Your Novel10/15/2018
    12:33
  17. 25.
    Should You Include A Prologue In Your Story?10/10/2018
    12:18
  18. 26.
    Eight Reasons To Participate In NaNoWriMo10/03/2018
    19:13
  19. 27.
    Ten Reasons To Write Your Novel In Scrivener08/29/2018
    11:02
  20. 28.
    How To Build An Ideal Critique Partner Relationship08/27/2018
    9:54
  21. 29.
    How To Identify & Cut Your Story's Filler08/22/2018
    8:26
  22. 30.
    Eight Things To Cut When You Kill Your Darlings08/20/2018
    11:15
  23. 31.
    How To Find & Fix Your Story's Plot Holes08/15/2018
    11:18
  24. 32.
    What's The Difference Between Editing & Revising?08/13/2018
    13:39
  25. 33.
    How To Improve Your Self-Editing In One Simple Step08/08/2018
    11:19
  26. 34.
    Ten Things To Do Before Editing Your First Draft08/06/2018
    9:42
  27. 35.
    How To Choose Your Novel's Point-Of-View & Tense07/30/2018
    10:15
  28. 36.
    How To Write In Deep Point-Of-View07/23/2018
    12:10
  29. 37.
    Combatting Common World-Building Pitfalls07/18/2018
    9:27
  30. 38.
    How To Create A Magic System In Six Simple Steps07/04/2018
    11:29
  31. 39.
    How To Choose The Perfect Pen Name07/02/2018
    8:38
  32. 40.
    My Top Tips For Utilizing Fictional Language In Your Stories06/27/2018
    12:55
  33. 41.
    How To Research Your Novel Effectively06/25/2018
    13:16
  34. 42.
    An Easy Guide To Crafting Fictional Cultures06/20/2018
    14:35
  35. 43.
    Four Tips For Writing When Depressed06/18/2018
    12:53
  36. 44.
    How To Craft A Believable Villain06/13/2018
    12:36
  37. 45.
    Have You Created A Character Or A Caricature?06/11/2018
    11:38
  38. 46.
    My Top Tips For Writing Stories In Multiple Points-Of-View06/06/2018
    14:16
  39. 47.
    How To Capture Your Character's Appearance06/04/2018
    14:40
  40. 48.
    Why Should Writers Define Their Ideal Readers?05/28/2018
    13:21
  41. 49.
    How To Encourage Readers To Invest In Your Story By Crafting Relatable Characters05/23/2018
    10:14
  42. 50.
    Does Your Story's Sidekick Serve A Purpose?05/16/2018
    9:21
  43. 51.
    Nineteen Ways To Write Better Dialogue05/14/2018
    17:53
  44. 52.
    The Do's And Don'ts Of Crafting Your Story's Love Interest05/09/2018
    13:36
  45. 53.
    How To Craft A Memorable Mentor For Your Story04/30/2018
    10:23
  46. 54.
    How To Craft Spectacular Secondary Characters04/26/2018
    13:46
  47. 55.
    Ten (Hard!) Truths Every Writer Should Know04/23/2018
    12:23
  48. 56.
    Ten Truths Every Writer Should Know04/16/2018
    12:16
  49. 57.
    How To Craft Immersive Setting Descriptions04/11/2018
    12:00
  50. 58.
    An Introduction To World-Building04/09/2018
    17:54
  51. 59.
    Develop Your Story Idea In Eleven Simple Steps03/26/2018
    15:35
  52. 60.
    How To Decide Which Exciting Story Idea To Write Next03/21/2018
    10:32
  53. 61.
    Exploring My Personal Outlining Process03/19/2018
    11:32
  54. 62.
    Three Powerful Ways To Brainstorm New Story Ideas03/14/2018
    9:37
  55. 63.
    Finding The Novel Outlining Process That's Right For You03/07/2018
    13:59
  56. 64.
    Breaking Down The Hero's Journey Plot Structure03/05/2018
    20:35
  57. 65.
    Asking Yourself These Five Questions Can Help You Write Better First Drafts03/01/2018
    13:13
  58. 66.
    Should You Fast-Draft Your Novel?02/26/2018
    12:10
  59. 67.
    How To Define Your Character's Unique Voice02/21/2018
    14:43
  60. 68.
    How To Title Your Novel02/18/2018
    13:03
  61. 69.
    Have You Chosen The Right Main Character To Tell Your Story?02/07/2018
    11:07
  62. 70.
    Should You Include An Epigraph In Your Novel?02/05/2018
    15:17
  63. 71.
    Are You Ready To Conquer Writing Overwhelm?02/01/2018
    11:42
  64. 72.
    How To Frame Scenes Like A Filmmaker01/28/2018
    13:36
  65. 73.
    Breaking Down 5 Keys To Writing Success01/25/2018
    10:01
  66. 74.
    The Third Act: How To Write A Climactic Sequence01/19/2018
    13:54
  67. 75.
    (Re-Upload) 33 Ways To Write Stronger Characters01/17/2018
    14:35
  68. 76.
    The Second Act: Is The Middle Of Your Story Dragging?01/07/2018
    13:44
  69. 77.
    The First Act: Nailing Your Novel's Opening Chapters01/03/2018
    13:34
  70. 78.
    Is A Daily Writing Routine Right For You?12/27/2017
    12:10
  71. 79.
    My Top 5 Tools To Get You Writing12/08/2017
    9:53
  72. 80.
    How To Create Strong Pacing For Your Story12/03/2017
    13:17
  73. 81.
    How To Find Your Character's Motivation11/26/2017
    13:38
  74. 82.
    The Four Main Types Of Epic Antagonists11/21/2017
    12:49
  75. 83.
    How To Build Epic Emotional Conflict By Utilizing Your Character's Lie11/09/2017
    11:36
  76. 84.
    How To Define Your Character's Story Goal11/06/2017
    13:16
  77. 85.
    How To Rock Your NaNoWriMo Experience10/15/2017
    13:20
  78. 86.
    Ten Truths Every Writer Should Know10/05/2017
    12:41
  79. 87.
    How To Craft Riveting Internal Conflict For Your Stories10/02/2017
    9:05
  80. 88.
    Three Awesome Plot Structures For Building Bestsellers09/28/2017
    11:44
  81. 89.
    Breaking Down The 4 Main Types of External Conflict09/18/2017
    12:43
  82. 90.
    Four Steps To Overcome Writing Procrastination09/15/2017
    12:18
  83. 91.
    Five Ways To Frame Your Story09/11/2017
    8:28
  84. 92.
    My Favorite Method for Building Character Personalities09/07/2017
    12:41
  85. 93.
    How Do We Write In Times Of Strife?09/04/2017
    7:09
  86. 94.
    Answering Your Questions On Crafting Trilogies08/17/2017
    21:51
  87. 95.
    How To Craft Character Arcs For Your Trilogy08/04/2017
    18:24
  88. 96.
    Four Ways To Plot A Trilogy07/27/2017
    16:49
  89. 97.
    What Is New Adult Fiction?07/21/2017
    8:02
  90. 98.
    The Pros & Cons Of Self-Publishing Your Fiction07/03/2017
    16:09
  91. 99.
    Breaking Down The Cost Of Self-Publishing06/28/2017
    14:20
  92. 100.
    An Introduction to Self-Publishing Your Fiction06/14/2017
    16:23
  93. 101.
    The Pros & Cons Of Traditional Publishing05/31/2017
    15:19
  94. 102.
    Traditional Publishing: How Fiction Writers Nab Book Deals And Get Published05/25/2017
    13:25
  95. 103.
    Publishing Your Fiction: Things To Know Before Getting Started05/22/2017
    11:44
  96. 104.
    Eleven Tips For Creating a Feel-Free Writing Routine05/18/2017
    14:57
  97. 105.
    How To Raise The Stakes In Your Story05/15/2017
    11:04
  98. 106.
    How & Why To Create A Writer's Mission Statement05/11/2017
    9:05
  99. 107.
    How To Write Strong Opening Lines05/10/2017
    11:44
  100. 108.
    Crafting Strong Character Arcs For Your Novel05/10/2017
    12:45
  101. 109.
    Eight Steps To Pursuing A Professional Writing Career05/10/2017
    11:33
  102. 110.
    How To Choose And Build A Powerful Theme For Your Story05/10/2017
    8:03
  103. 111.
    How To Write Chapters That Captivate Readers05/10/2017
    11:17
  104. 112.
    Ten Ways To Care For Yourself As A Writer05/10/2017
    11:59

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