Fifteen minutes long, because you're in a hurry, and we're not that smart.
Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)
Conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers.
Unravelling the mysteries behind classic detective stories
The literary podcast presented by John Mitchinson and Andy Miller. Brought to you by Unbound. Visit www.backlisted.fm Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
"I should be writing" is what people say, but they rarely do it. This podcast is designed to help you get past those blocks, whether it's what your teacher told you when you were a kid, to being totally sure you'll never be as good as (FAV AUTHOR) so you might as well quit.
A Stephen King Podcast For Stephen King Obsessives
A thoroughly human, often funny, glimpse into the lives and stories of successful writers. How they got there, what they've learned, and what you need to succeed.
The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
Half reality show, half self-help podcast, and one wild social experiment. Join comedian Jolenta Greenberg and culture critic Kristen Meinzer as they live by the rules of a different self-help book each episode to figure out which ones might actually be life changing.
Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy childen’s books: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
A.J., Graeme, and Thomas discuss everything having to do with the classical world. Our aim is to help both educators and laypeople enjoy the classical world as much as they enjoy fine ales and good tales.
This podcast features Open Book and A Good Read. Open Book talks to authors about their work. In A Good Read Harriett Gilbert discusses favourite books.
For readers who are listeners, for listeners looking for something to read—this feed includes book discussions and conversations with authors from across the Slate Podcast network.
Literary interviews and discussions on the latest releases in the world of publishing, from poetry through to physics. Presented by Sam Leith.
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
We’re reading all of Stephen King in order!
Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing and feed your love of the English language. Whether English is your first language or your second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.
Amateur enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics. Episodes are not in chronological order and you don't need to start at the beginning - feel free to jump in wherever you like! Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature. Support the show by visiting patreon.com/literature or historyofliterature.com/shop. Contact the show at email@example.com.
Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.
Rejection! Impostor Syndrome! Writer's Block! Writing can be a tricky business. Marissa Meyer interviews authors on how we can overcome various obstacles and bring more joy to our writing process.
Hillsdale College’s John J. Miller discusses classic works within the Western literary canon.
What are you reading, loving or being challenged by? We review the latest in fiction for dedicated readers and for those who wish they read more and join out monthly Book Club on Facebook.
Take your writing from average to awesome, and learn tools of the trade from bestselling authors, master writing teachers, and publishing industry insiders. This podcast will give you tools and techniques to help you get those words on the page and your stories out into the world. Past guests include: Delia Ephron, John Sandford, Steve Berry, Jojo Moyes, Tana French, Guy Kawasaki, and more.
In-depth conversations with the best fiction writers from Australia and around the world.
Learn all about the academic field of game studies!
Boring Books for Bedtime is a weekly sleep podcast in which we calmly, quietly read something rather boring to help silence the brain chatter keeping you awake. Think Galileo, Aristotle, Emerson, and whoever wrote the 1897 Sears Catalog—mostly nonfiction, mostly old, and a perfect blend of vaguely-but-not-too interesting If you're on Team Sleepless, lie back, take a deep breath, and let us read you to rest.
Interviews with authors and writers about their books, their writing habits, their favorite novels, and how they got started writing.
Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.
Fall asleep to classic works of fiction, adapted and narrated to help you relax. Each episode begins with a brief moment of relaxation followed by a quick summary of the prior episode. That way, you can fall asleep whenever you're ready and always stay caught up. Explore our full library of over 30 audiobooks. There is something for everyone! Support our show as a premium member and get access to bonus episodes and ad-free listening.
C-SPAN brings together best-selling nonfiction authors and influential interviewers for wide-ranging, hour- long conversations. Find this podcast every Saturday after 10 pm ET. From C-SPAN, the network that brings you "Lectures in History" and "Q&A" podcasts.
Join two pro editors, Louise Harnby and Denise Cowle, on The Editing Podcast for regular tips, tools and guidance on writing and editing.
Nothing replaces reading a great book cover to cover. But have you ever left one unfinished? Oh, well, life gets busy. Instead, learn or review the key takeaways of bestselling nonfiction books in minutes, instead of hours or never. For Free. Use StoryShots to get through your stack of unfinished books or meet your next great read. Learn more at https://www.getstoryshots.com/ For sponsorship opportunities on our fast-growing podcast or any other inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The unofficial podcast of literary misfits everywhere who want to engage with books of "substance" (i.e. serious, respected, heavy, philosophical, classic), or at least considered such.
Could you write and publish a bestseller in one year?
We’re a podcast for anyone who writes. Every week we talk to writers about their writing journeys and techniques, from early career debuts to self-publishers and narrative designers. We’ve featured Margaret Atwood, Jackie Kay, Sara Collins, Antti Tuomainen, Val McDermid, Sarah Perry, Elif Shafak and many more! The Writing Life is produced by the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall in Norwich.
the librarian interview podcast
Frank Skinner loves poetry. And he thinks you might like it too. Join Frank each week as he takes you through some of his choice picks of poems. There may be laughter. There may be tears. There will certainly be poetry. Frank Skinner's Poetry Podcast is produced by Sarah Bishop. It is an Avalon production for Bauer Media.
Light-hearted conversation with callers from all over about new words, old sayings, slang, family expressions, language change and varieties, as well as word histories, linguistics, regional dialects, word games, grammar, books, literature, writing, and more. You can join author/journalist Martha Barnette and linguist/lexicographer Grant Barrett on the show with your language thoughts, questions, and stories: https://waywordradio.org/contact or email@example.com. In the US 🇺🇸 and Canada ...
A weekly conversation about books and life, not necessarily in that order.
Explore the processes of working writers with bestselling author Rachael Herron. How do you write a book? Start here. You'll gain tips to get in the chair, tricks to stay there, and inspiration to get your own words flowing. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
Your poetry ritual: An immersive reading of a single poem, guided by Pádraig Ó Tuama. Unhurried, contemplative and energizing. New episodes on Monday and Friday, about 15 minutes each. Two seasons per year, with occasional special offerings. Anchor your life with poetry.
Moving From Hobbyist to Pro
A weekly book review and discussion program hosted by Pat Leach. Updated on Thursdays.
All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.
The LRB Podcast brings you weekly conversations from Europe’s leading magazine of culture and ideas. Hosted by Thomas Jones, it also features regular contributions from US Editor Adam Shatz and the ongoing ‘Close Readings’ series, which explores the lives and works of writers through the pieces about them in the LRB archive. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.
College-level conversations about the masters of horror literature from H.P. Lovecraft to Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King.
Show Notes: ISBW S19 Ep02 Good News Good News Chaos Terminal edits are done! Team Rejection 2023 Count: 17 Main Topic: Keeping Yourself Going The path of creativity might not always be upwards, but it’s usually forward You can’t control reader responses to your work, so avoid responding in anger (or at all) Links: The Hot Mic Socials: Twitter, Mast…
Violet De Luna is a recovering – sometimes – attorney in Miami, FL. She prefers storytelling to legalese, as well as an open heart over the analytical mind. Violet has found that when her heart and mind work as one, that's where the magic happens, and she is on a lifelong (and often unsuccessful) journey to connect them both. Her first book titled,…
Today we’re exploring a topic that every writer is going to want to tune in and learn about: a trauma-informed approach to writing. To speak to that, I’ve invited Michelle Stiffler on the show to help us see how trauma-informed writing can transform both us and our words. This is one of the longest interviews I’ve published, but I believe it’s one …
Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing Monte Schultz. We’ll be talking about his book Metropolis, and the intricacies of writing alternative history. Monte Schulz received his M.A. in American Studies from University of California, Santa Barbara. He published his first novel, Down by the River, in 1990, and spent the next twelve years writing a…
Interview with Bill Saubert, author of the thriller novel, THE GIRL WITH THE GREEN LIPSTICK. You can support the podcast today by buying me a coffee. Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/reading-and-writing-podcast/donations Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands Privacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy…
Generative Artificial Intelligence is no longer something that is coming — it is here and it's exploding. Over the last few months, we’ve been introduced to technologies such as ChatGPT, a chatbot already helping to write articles for publications such as CNET and BuzzFeed. How can writers survive this? Guest Nina Schick is an author, advisor, and …
913. This week brought us a silly kerfuffle in which the AP may have insulted France. Plus, we investigate the origin of the phrase "out over your skis" and why the apostrophe seems wrong in the company name Lands' End. | Transcript: https://grammar-girl.simplecast.com/episodes/the-french/transcript | Subscribe to the newsletter for regular updates…
Andrea Yenne is the "Momerator" and driving horse behind the Student Edition of The Habit Membership—an incredibly happy and productive fellowship of teenage writers who give each other a little more courage. In this episode, Andrea speaks with Jonathan Rogers about the things she has learned from her experience as the leader of this glad band of w…
In this week’s bonus episode, Marissa and Joanne (the Happy Writer Social Media Captain and writer of several middle grade books) chat about the topic they most frequently get asked about from authors and aspiring authors: how to be more productive. In this conversation Marissa and Joanne share their best tips on how to be a productive writer, maxi…
Making a return to writing after a long time away can feel overwhelming or even bewildering. Here are five tips to set you up for success.By K.M. Weiland
Your Hosts: Mary Robinette Kowal, DongWon Song, Erin Roberts, Dan Wells, and Howard TaylerIn this episode Howard Tayler conducts our interview with Mary Robinette Kowal, leading with a wide-open question: "Where did you even?" Mary Robinette talks to us about how she came to the world of writing, and some of the amazing things she picked up along t…
On this week’s episode of The Waves, Slate senior producer Cheyna Roth is joined by author and Slate editor Dan Kois to talk about men writing women. Dan’s new book, Vintage Contemporaries, is the coming of age story of Em and the two women who had a meaningful impact on her life. Dan and Cheyna talk about how Dan wrote true to life female characte…
We speak to Caimh McDonnell about humour. Caimh is a comedian and writer. He’s written for TV shows such as Mock The Week and Have I Got News for You. He was also a professional stand-up comedian and has written a dozen books under the names Caimh and CK McDonnell. Being funny in fiction is hard, so we wanted to ask the Manchester-based Irishman ho…
Lou Abercrombie worked in TV and film production and as a photographer, and a few years ago started writing children’s books combining her passion for swimming and mathematics. Her debut novel FIG SWIMS THE WORLD, was longlisted for the Bath Children’s Award, and her new book AMAZING MATHS makes the subject of mathematics accessible in […] The post…
Dan and Kitty talk about all the hidden things that city slickers don’t know about rural life and characters. In this final episode, they talk about how things are differ between off-grid and on-grid rural life. Sponsored by Archivos The post Writing Rural, Ep 3: Rural and On-Grid appeared first on The Every Day Novelist.…
Jane Smiley, and writing gay lives from the past with Tom Crewe and Nell StevensBy BBC Radio 4
John and Craig (and Aline!) discuss the elements of quality writing in this collection of craft conversations. As we work on the Scriptnotes book, producer Megana Rao has been collecting wisdom from the archives to write an introductory chapter to define good writing. In these segments we cover how to find your voice, spot confidence on the page, a…