Posts Tagged ‘interviews’

026I – Serious Advice on Writing Funny: An Interview with Robert G Lee

Episode 026I Serious Advice About Writing Funny

Comedian Robert G Lee is well-known as Hollywood’s top warm-up comic on such shows as The New Adventures of Old Christine, Just Shoot Me, Becker, and The Drew Carey Show. He just released his latest comedy project, Wisenheimer, and recently finished Can I Get a Witness Protection?, a faith-based screwball comedy feature film he wrote…

023I – Writing Point of View: An Interview with Jacqueline Diamond

Episode 23 Writing Point of View

Our guest today is Jacqueline Diamond, author of over 100 novels as well as How to Write a Novel in One (Not-So-Easy) Lesson, a book of lessons and helpful tips to help writers create better stories. A former Associated Press reporter and TV columnist, Jacqueline Diamond has won a Career Achievement Award from Romantic Times magazine,…

017I – How Toastmasters Helped My Writing: An Interview with Stephanie Shackelford

Episode 017I How Toastmasters Helped My Writing

Fantasy writer Stephanie Shackelford is our guest today explaining how Toastmasters helped her become a better writer. She realized one day that what she learned about making better speeches was spilling over into her writing. While Stephanie has found that it’s in the rewrite process that she’s seen these improvements, I was listening to her…

008I – Creating a Great Setting: An Interview with Marcy Weydemuller

Episode 008I Creating a Great Setting

Marcy Weydemuller is an editor, writing teacher, and author of books for kids and adults. Today she is talking to us about setting. In many genres, setting is practically a character in the book. But a silent setting can also have quite an impact. It can be a mirror or a shadow of the character,…

005I – Making Research Fun: An Interview with Kathleen Damp Wright

Episode 005I Making Research Fun

Today’s guest, Kathleen Damp Wright, shares her stories about how doing in-person research for her novels is more fun and yields more interesting results. It also leads to more focused online research later. Kathleen Damp Wright is the co-author, along with Lauraine Snelling, of The S.A.V.E. Squad series for middle grade readers (Dog Daze, The…