How to Write Fiction: How Not to Write 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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How to Write Fiction: Getting Unstuck (one of the obstacles most often associated with Writer's Block).

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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How to Write Fiction: How can I tell Constructive Critiques from Cruel and Destructive Criticism?

How do I know if someone is being genuinely helpful or intentionally negative?  What does a 'competitive' environment do to writers and why is it the wrong mindset?

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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How to Write Fiction: Ways to Introduce a Variety of Characters and Plots in a Novel or Series

In this episode, host Rebecca Galardo shares a listener's question 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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How to Write Fiction: 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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