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The Jed Herne Audio Experience

By Jed Herne

Jed Herne is a fantasy & sci-fi author. On this show, he shares writing advice, author interviews, and other writing-related shenanigans. For links to his books, free stories, and to join his email newsletter, check out www.jedherne.com

  1. 1.
    80. Avoid Mood Whiplash10/11/2019
    1:57
  2. 2.
    79. Helpful Writing Habits from 7+ Years of Experience10/10/2019
    10:29
  3. 3.
    78. Emotional Setting Descriptions10/09/2019
    2:32
  4. 4.
    77. The Harry Potter Guide to Suspense10/08/2019
    3:54
  5. 5.
    76. Creating Unique Character Voices10/07/2019
    2:18
  6. 6.
    75. Drawing from Experience to Write Subtle Emotions10/04/2019
    5:37
  7. 7.
    74. Using Brandon Sanderson's Sliders to Hook Readers10/03/2019
    5:23
  8. 8.
    73. Fantasy world building - embrace the messy10/02/2019
    3:30
  1. 9.
    72. When infodumps are good10/01/2019
    2:37
  2. 10.
    71. Avoid repetition. Avoid repetition.09/30/2019
    2:24
  3. 11.
    70. Too many ideas beats not enough09/27/2019
    2:35
  4. 12.
    69. Mistborn: The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson - How to write a sequel09/26/2019
    5:20
  5. 13.
    68. Wrong words, or wrong order?09/25/2019
    1:50
  6. 14.
    67. Why you need plot hooks and emotional hooks09/24/2019
    1:49
  7. 15.
    66. What makes your characters smile? - Daily Writing Advice 6609/23/2019
    1:50
  8. 16.
    65. When you're stuck with writing, approach from another angle - Daily Writing Advice 6509/20/2019
    2:54
  9. 17.
    64. Show vs tell? Decide by asking: is the process interesting? - Daily Writing Advice 6409/19/2019
    2:40
  10. 18.
    63. A time saving fantasy world building question - Daily Writing Advice # 6309/18/2019
    4:08
  11. 19.
    62. What your character wants vs what they need - Daily Writing Advice # 6209/17/2019
    3:23
  12. 20.
    61. There is no shortcut to becoming an incredible writer - Daily Writing Advice # 6109/16/2019
    5:46
  13. 21.
    60. Don’t talk about your stories until you’ve written them - Daily Writing Advice # 6009/13/2019
    5:42
  14. 22.
    59. Use tracking to be a more productive writer - Daily Writing Advice # 5909/12/2019
    3:38
  15. 23.
    58. How to ask for feedback on your writing - Daily Writing Advice # 5809/11/2019
    5:57
  16. 24.
    Sneak preview [chapter 1 excerpt]: FIRES OF THE DEAD, my debut fantasy novella!09/10/2019
    14:57
  17. 25.
    57. Top 5 writing lessons learnt from narrating my fantasy audio book - Daily Writing Advice # 5709/10/2019
    10:54
  18. 26.
    56. World Building through tone and voice - Daily Writing Advice # 5609/09/2019
    3:10
  19. 27.
    54. Avoiding overwhelm as a writer by using WIN - Daily Writing Advice # 5409/05/2019
    3:59
  20. 28.
    55. What if? Here's how to develop great secondary characters - Daily Writing Advice # 5509/05/2019
    7:24
  21. 29.
    53. How to write great twists (ft. Ender’s Game) - Daily Writing Advice # 5309/04/2019
    3:45
  22. 30.
    52. If you want to edit better, you may need to print - Daily Writing Advice # 5209/03/2019
    2:49
  23. 31.
    51. The worst story tropes - avoid at all costs! - Daily Writing Advice # 5109/02/2019
    2:35
  24. 32.
    50. Sonder, and how it helps create amazing characters - Daily Writing Advice # 5008/30/2019
    2:23
  25. 33.
    49. The Goodwill Hunting guide to making readers feel emotions - Daily Writing Advice # 4908/29/2019
    4:35
  26. 34.
    48. Backwards, you must work - Daily Writing Advice # 4808/28/2019
    3:40
  27. 35.
    47. The Name of the Wind guide to making small events have big stakes - Daily Writing Advice # 4708/27/2019
    4:56
  28. 36.
    46. Give characters scenic outlooks - Daily Writing Advice # 4608/26/2019
    2:23
  29. 37.
    The 3 pillars of story - plot, character, and setting - an in-depth creative writing workshop08/24/2019
    1:02:50
  30. 38.
    45. The emotional craft of fiction by Donald Maass - plot vs emotional goals (ft. Toy Story) - Daily Writing Advice # 4508/23/2019
    3:52
  31. 39.
    44. Using Gary Chapman's the 5 love languages to write better characters - Daily Writing Advice # 4408/22/2019
    3:37
  32. 40.
    43. Overcoming procrastination as a writer - Daily Writing Advice # 4308/21/2019
    4:09
  33. 41.
    42. The 4 'C's of great stories - Daily Writing Advice # 4208/20/2019
    3:07
  34. 42.
    41. What would your character never do? (Writing lessons from Brent Weeks) - Daily Writing Advice # 4108/19/2019
    4:12
  35. 43.
    40. Same emotional quality, different aesthetics - Daily Writing Advice # 4008/16/2019
    3:28
  36. 44.
    39. Why adverbs suck - Daily Writing Advice # 3908/15/2019
    3:18
  37. 45.
    38. Don’t use convoluted contrivances for ‘said’ - Daily Writing Advice # 3808/14/2019
    3:09
  38. 46.
    37. What does your world want your story to be? (with examples from Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson) - Daily Writing Advice # 3708/13/2019
    2:46
  39. 47.
    Threatening your main character isn’t the best way to create suspense - Daily Writing Advice # 3608/12/2019
    2:49
  40. 48.
    Why Writer’s Block is a myth - Daily Writing Advice # 3508/09/2019
    2:53
  41. 49.
    Get free feedback on your stories with Critique Circle - Daily Writing Advice # 3408/08/2019
    1:45
  42. 50.
    4 and a half reasons why I love writing with Courier New font - Daily Writing Advice # 3308/07/2019
    3:12
  43. 51.
    Boost story conflict with this one question - Daily Writing Advice # 3208/06/2019
    2:43
  44. 52.
    All but the last paragraph should end in... - Daily Writing Advice # 3108/05/2019
    1:47
  45. 53.
    Writing secondary characters the Harry Potter way - Daily Writing Advice # 3008/02/2019
    2:14
  46. 54.
    Short sentences don't equal fast pacing - Daily Writing Advice # 2908/01/2019
    2:29
  47. 55.
    Using sentence structure to keep readers engaged - Daily Writing Advice # 2807/31/2019
    2:53
  48. 56.
    The most crucial word comes last - writing a periodic sentence - Daily Writing Advice # 2707/31/2019
    3:31
  49. 57.
    One way to consider mentors and apprentices in fiction - Daily Writing Advice # 2607/31/2019
    3:32
  50. 58.
    Can you take it further? - Daily Writing Advice # 2507/31/2019
    2:50
  51. 59.
    Are conventions worth it for aspiring fantasy writers? - Daily Writing Advice # 2407/31/2019
    2:18
  52. 60.
    Avoid this description mistake - Daily Writing Advice # 2307/31/2019
    2:21
  53. 61.
    A hack to improve your editing process - Daily Writing Advice # 2207/31/2019
    2:42
  54. 62.
    'But, therefore' - Gabriel Bergmoser's tip for dynamic stories - Daily Writing Advice # 2107/31/2019
    2:31
  55. 63.
    Using Tony Robbins' 6 human needs to write better characters - Daily Writing Advice # 2007/31/2019
    5:10
  56. 64.
    Building complex characters through dialogue tags - Daily Writing Advice # 1907/31/2019
    2:18
  57. 65.
    What happens if your main character vanishes - Daily Writing Advice # 1807/31/2019
    2:09
  58. 66.
    How to create amazing antagonists - Daily Writing Advice # 1707/31/2019
    1:53
  59. 67.
    Using value shifts to quantify character change - Daily Writing Advice # 1607/31/2019
    3:04
  60. 68.
    How to write interesting fight scenes in a book - Daily Writing Advice # 1507/31/2019
    3:25
  61. 69.
    What readers want according to Aristotle (aka why I love Brent Weeks) - Daily Writing Advice # 1407/31/2019
    4:39
  62. 70.
    Brandon Sanderon's 10 percent editing rule - Daily Writing Advice # 1307/31/2019
    1:42
  63. 71.
    Think beyond the obvious emotions in your stories - Daily Writing Advice # 1207/31/2019
    1:44
  64. 72.
    Give your characters better choices - Daily Writing Advice # 1107/31/2019
    2:09
  65. 73.
    Writing an ideal review so you can write an ideal novel - Daily Writing Advice # 1007/31/2019
    4:18
  66. 74.
    Stealing from your life to be a better writer - Daily Writing Advice # 907/31/2019
    3:39
  67. 75.
    Who is the antagonist vs. who can be the antagonist - Daily Writing Advice # 807/31/2019
    1:59
  68. 76.
    6 Ways to edit your stories with objectivity - Daily Writing Advice # 707/31/2019
    6:31
  69. 77.
    Too many cakes - Daily Writing Advice # 607/31/2019
    1:40
  70. 78.
    Nothing but the truth - Daily Writing Advice # 507/31/2019
    4:50
  71. 79.
    Think about the birds - Daily Writing Advice # 407/31/2019
    4:07
  72. 80.
    Theme isn't preaching - Daily Writing Advice # 307/31/2019
    4:08
  73. 81.
    ... but really, I hated them - Daily Writing Advice # 207/31/2019
    2:09
  74. 82.
    Talk Isn't Cheap - Daily Writing Advice # 107/31/2019
    1:24

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