Episode 2.14: Health, Self-Care and Goals When Life Happens

Holly gets personal in this episode with her NaNoWriMo experience this year and what happened to her writing when she was struck down with appendicitis. She shares tips for goalsetting in the face of interruptions from real life and talks through finding the story through world-building. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources Indie Fire [...]

Episode 2.13: Writing FAQs

In a somewhat epic episode, we tackle some of the frequently asked questions about writing and publishing; from language and grammar to marketing and universal links. We discuss the decisions that authors need to make, and chat about how we tackle the stylistic choices. Sometimes we agree, and sometimes we don't! We talk about our [...]

Episode 2.11: Worldbuilding Climate and Weather

On today's episode, we talk all things weather and climate, indulging the ultimate British stereotype! Find out how we use the weather in our own writing and get tips on incorporating it into your worlds. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources Embarrassing 80s - Michael Fish Gets It Horribly Wrong!Episode 1.2: Camp NaNoWriMo Survival [...]

Episode 2.10: A Halloween Reading: The Black Rope by Angeline Trevena

In a break from our usual schedule, we're bringing you something totally different. Listen to Angeline perform her gothic horror poem, The Black Rope. A Halloween treat! Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Music credit:Rogue One by Serge Narcissoff | https://soundcloud.com/sergenarcissoffMusic promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com/Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en_US

Episode 2.8: Using Dialogue to Reveal Character and Advance the Plot

Angeline explains how to get your dialogue working hard for you and your story. She shares her top tips for writing believable and useful dialogue. And then, she tackles those pesky speech tags, and those even peskier adverbs. Listen on your favourite platform HERE. Resources The Emotion Thesaurus Music credit:Rogue One by Serge Narcissoff | https://soundcloud.com/sergenarcissoffMusic [...]

Episode 2.6: World-build With Me

In today's episode, Holly talks about the creation of her writing sandbox; creating the history, mythology and cultures of her dark, urban fantasy world in which all of her books to date are set. Listen on your favourite platform here. Holly's books are predominantly set in the fictional city of Caerton. In today's episode, she [...]

Episode 2.5: The Importance of Ongoing Learning

Happy International Podcast Day! We're celebrating with an episode about all the great things we've learnt, and a tribute to all the great podcasts we listen to. Hear about how the lessons we've learnt via podcasts, online courses, and from our peers have transformed our mindsets, our writing, and our businesses. Angeline reveals her big [...]