Planning for a Short Time: An Encouraging Words Episode

EPISODE 286E It’s the second quarter of the year — how is your writing going? Where are you in meeting the goals you set for yourself a few months ago? Here are some tips for getting more done this quarter…and maybe more done for the rest of the year! Good luck!

Values Planning in 2022: An Interview with Susan May Warren

EPISODE 276I ´╗┐Bestselling author Susan May Warren joins us again to help writers and other creatives understand how to plan a new year of accomplishments in a way that works best for each one of us, individually. She tells us how she developed My Brilliant Writing Planner and explains the many ways we can use…

Planning Your Books and Career: An Interview with Betsy St Amant

EPISODE 272E Today’s guest is Betsy St. Amant, the funny author of the new romantic comedy, Tacos For Two. In addition to talking about writing food into stories, Betsy shares how she works with her critique partner, ways she’s found to increase reader engagement, how she thinks about planning her books, and much more. A…

I Get to or I Have to Write: An Interview with Shawn Smucker

EPISODE 260I Author Shawn Smucker returns to the show to talk about his brand new book, The Weight of Memory. I’m a big fan of his magical realism books, and this one didn’t disappoint. Shawn and I talk about memory, how we think it works and what studies are showing about it. This conversation —…