September 25, 2018

Criminally Annoying Characters

In this episode, host Rebecca Galardo and author and teacher Holly Lisle discuss Criminally Annoying Characters and what we did to deserve them. 

We uncover the different types of characters that fit this description, reasons they've shown up, and how to decide if they're worth a little tweaking or too horrible to keep.  We show you where to look to pinpoint the flaws and what options you have fix what broke, and to learn how to use this prevent future disaster characters.

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September 18, 2018

Getting Unstuck in Your Writing

In this episode, host Rebecca Galardo and author and teacher Holly Lisle dig into what causes that agonizing moment where you realize your story is stuck… and then they show you were to find the problems, and how to make the fixes.

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In this episode, host Rebecca Galardo discusses the topic of Good Critiquing VS Bad or Destructive Criticism with Author and Teacher Holly Lisle. They cover what Destructive Criticism is - and how to spot it - what good critiquing is - and how to do it - and share some of their horror stories and insights.

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In this episode, host Rebecca Galardo shares a listener's questions on introducing multiple characters and plotlines with Author and Teacher Holly Lisle. They cover how to handle sweeping epic storylines as well as structuring plot, figuring out your skillset and how to overcome fear and procrastination to take action on your writing.

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September 4, 2018

Why Write Flash Fiction?

Host Rebecca Galardo discusses the topic of Flash Fiction with Author and Teacher Holly Lisle. They cover the surprising and, at times, overwhelming benefits of writing flash fiction (an often overlooked and disregarded type of story) and the reasons why EVERY writer should try it out - even YOU.

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