Hayley Krischer, author of Something Happened to Ali Greenleaf and The Falling Girls, stopped by to talk about her books and play some games.
It honestly doesn’t matter if you’re a writer or not, self care is important. There are some myths about it being self-indulgent, a waste of time, and expensive. Not to mention the idea that all artists are supposed to suffer (queue my eye roll here).
You finished your book, so how long until it’s out on shelves? Says some ignorant family member at dinner. Let’s discuss that, shall we?
Because of my search history I get a lot of links with a lot of the same advice. And quite frankly, I hate most of it. Not every writer is the same, not every manuscript can be written the same way.
It doesn’t matter what age you write for, writers will always debate whether it’s better to be a plotter or a pantser.
This is the script for a meditation on your characters. Start by finding a comfortable spot to sit.
To start, find a comfortable seat of your choice. It doesn’t matter if it’s on the floor, a chair, or your bed. Just take a moment to get really comfy. Take a deep breath in…and exhale out.
Soman Chainani, the author of The School for Good and Evil, stopped by to talk about his upcoming title, Beasts & Beauty: Dangerous Tales. We talked about some amazingly horrific documentaries as well as the importance of updating fairy tales for the modern era.
Jessica Vitalis stopped by to talk about writing The Wolf’s Curse. We talked about research, played some games, and discussed our apathy about killing our characters. Someone’s got to go, you know? Give it a listen then go get yourself a copy of The Wolf’s Curse.
Brandie June will be my very first guest on the All By My Shelf podcast. And you can ask her a question. Just become a supporter for as little as $5 a month. Brandie’s Bio Growing up, I spent most of my time either reading or on stage. I initially moved to Los Angeles toContinue reading “Upcoming Interview: Brandie June”