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Gerald is Back – Bradbury Challenge Ep 23

11/7/2016
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Gerald is back! He had a lot of new ideas as her traveled, and is considering publishing his short stories as a collection. Crissy talks about her new job and getting 40 thousand words into a new series. They discuss finishing projects and how the Bradbury Challenge is effecting their lives. Author mentioned: Melissa Lummis The post Gerald is Back – Bradbury Challenge Ep 23 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:18:49

Freelancing and Releases - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 22

11/2/2016
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Rated: Clean Crissy talks about how it felt to write full time. Now that she’ll have to go back to work soon some decisions need to be made. She also finished two short stories and sent them to her mailing list. Meanwhile, Maya began her travels, worked on formatting, and releasing her first short story... The post Freelancing and Releases – The Bradbury Challenge Ep 22 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:32:08

Revision and Literary in Every Genre- Bradbury Challenge Ep 21

10/14/2016
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Rated: Mild This week Crissy and Maya discussed revision and Literary Fiction within the Genre’s. Then Crissy reads from her latest project. The post Revision and Literary in Every Genre- Bradbury Challenge Ep 21 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:43:53

Publishing Our Books and Short Stories – Bradbury Challenge Ep 20

9/25/2016
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Rated: Mild This week Crissy and I discuss publishing our short stories and books. How do we price our works and how is that different for genre and literary fiction. We touch on some pretty controversial topics but try to figure out how we feel about cheap versus expensive books. This Weeks Writing Prompt: There’s... The post Publishing Our Books and Short Stories – Bradbury Challenge Ep 20 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:38:32

Traditional and Self-Publishing – Bradbury Challenge Ep 19

8/29/2016
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Rated: Mild Today Crissy and Maya discuss their projects and thoughts on traditional vs. self-publishing from very different perspectives. We also talk about the future of short stories and technology. The post Traditional and Self-Publishing – Bradbury Challenge Ep 19 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:30:01

Becoming More Productive - Bradbury Challenge Ep 18

8/8/2016
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Rated: PG-13 due to innuendo Maya empties her nest, all three of us struggled with time. Gerald only wrote ONE story! I know, the horror lol. We discuss practical solutions to being more productive. Disclaimer: So these episodes are coming out very late and in quick succession. Due to stress and organizational difficulties I had to make... The post Becoming More Productive – Bradbury Challenge Ep 18 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:21:10

About Bad Sex Scenes - Bradbury Challenge Ep 17

7/28/2016
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Rated: Explicit So these episodes are coming out very late and in quick succession. Due to stress and organizational difficulties I had to make a choice. Either be even more late, or use subpar audio. The next 5 episodes are not up to our audio standard so please bare with us until we are back... The post About Bad Sex Scenes – Bradbury Challenge Ep 17 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:40:50

Why we write - Bradbury Challenge Ep 16

5/23/2016
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Rated: Mildly Explicit This week Gerald finished his archetype series and Maya used the writing prompt from the last episode. Crissy also did well and prepared a story for publication. For much of this slightly off topic episode, we discuss Hue Howey and Stephen King, then Gerald get’s us back on topic and we talk about... The post Why we write – Bradbury Challenge Ep 16 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:16

Backing Up - Bradbury Challenge Ep 15

5/2/2016
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Rated: Explicit for language I am really behind in the editing of the Bradbury challenge so please be patient as I roll out several episodes this week. We are trying to remedy the situation and you can help! We started a Patreon campaign to raise funds to hire an audio editor so the shows will... The post Backing Up – Bradbury Challenge Ep 15 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:43:34

Literary Roadhouse Discussions with Karan Bajaj

5/2/2016
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Guest: Karan Bajaj Rated: Clean This week we have a treat for you! Literary Roadhouse Discussions in a new intermittent extra podcast where we discuss literature and writing with authors and other literary figures. Our first guest is Karan Bajaj. Karan Bajaj is a #1 bestselling Indian novelist with more than 200,000 copies of his... The post Literary Roadhouse Discussions with Karan Bajaj appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:46:12

Short Versus Long Fiction - Bradbury Challenge Ep 14

4/11/2016
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Rated: Explicit for Adult Language Last week Crissy was sick and while we recorded the episode is late so you are getting two stories this week. Gerald finished the penultimate story in his archetypes collection and he is very happy with the depth of his story. Maya questions whether her story is actually a story. Please comment and let... The post Short Versus Long Fiction – Bradbury Challenge Ep 14 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:39:36

When The Voice Isn't Right - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 13

3/31/2016
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This week Maya struggled with what to do when the voice isn’t right. When the voice isn’t right, she finds it almost impossible to move forward. Gerald will set a story aside and work on something else when confronted the problem. But Crissy likes to move forward and fix the voice in revision. Maya likes... The post When The Voice Isn’t Right – The Bradbury Challenge Ep 13 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:42:38

Editing and Critique Experiences - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 12

3/24/2016
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Crissy was inspired by a story this week that just flowed out of her and had a great writing week. Not only did she finish her story but she sent it out to her list. Gerald also rocked, finishing a total of five good sized short stories in his archetype series. Maya’s story had problems so... The post Editing and Critique Experiences – The Bradbury Challenge Ep 12 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:01:01:16

Are Artists Seen Differently Now -The Bradbury Challenge Ep 11

3/17/2016
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This weeks episode is not up to our usual audio standards due to some technical difficulties. Are artists seen differently now? We had a discussion on the opportunities and problems with self publishing, as well as the increased respect for artists. Crissy also finished her novel! After discovering that she had a problem with one of... The post Are Artists Seen Differently Now? The Bradbury Challenge Ep 11 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:33:50

Finding Our Writing Styles - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 10

3/9/2016
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Finding our writing styles has proved to be a challenging and interesting process. So far Gerald has written over a quarter of a million words and is just now discovering his style after spending time writing in many different genre’s. Maya is finding that doing intentional reading is helping her discover her personal style goals but... The post Finding Our Writing Styles The Bradbury Challenge Ep 10 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:44:47

Getting Real, Finishing, and Expectations - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 9

3/1/2016
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This week Crissy got real and overcame a major obstacle. Maya confronted her high expectations and Gerald’s story takes a dark turn. What is it about writing that so few people finish their writing projects. In this episode, we have a great discussion on what it takes to finish a story. This Weeks Writing Prompt:... The post Getting Real, Finishing, and Expectations – The Bradbury Challenge Ep 9 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:23:02

Structural Problems and Stories in Gaming - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 8

2/23/2016
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Pardon the sound issues, we are working on it. This week Maya and Gerald discuss structural problems with their stories. Crissy was sick after catching conference crud, but still managed to start a story. She is a huge gamer and it was interesting to hear her discuss stories in gaming. Then we each read part of our... The post Structural Problems and Stories in Gaming The Bradbury Challenge Ep 8 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:44:22

Overcoming Writer's Block - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 7

2/16/2016
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Crissy is at a convention and records from her hotel this week. It sounds like a ton of fun but we’re all jealous of her hotel breakfast. Maya had writer’s block and drilling down a story to it’s most basic elements allowed her to overcome her lack of story. Gerald talks about another exercise he... The post Overcoming Writer’s Block The Bradbury Challenge Ep 7 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:34:02

Researching Our Stories - The Bradbury Challenge Ep 6

2/9/2016
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Rated Explicit for Language Wew, finally, here is this weeks episode! Maya, Gerald and Crissy discussed researching our stories and different types of research. While research is important, it can easily be a procrastination minefield. We have enormous resources available through the internet, but is remote research enough to portray the experience of a location? What other types of research... The post Researching Our Stories The Bradbury Challenge Ep 6 appeared first on Literary...

Duration:00:40:47

Getting Out of Your Usual Environment - Bradbury Challenge Ep 5

2/1/2016
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Rated PG-13 for comparing public brainstorming to having a sex tape This week both Gerald and Maya experienced breakthroughs in their writing. Maya is happy with her words for the first time this year and Gerald had a flood of enjoyment. Going on a walk with a recorder helped Maya better understand her story from... The post Getting Out of Your Usual Environment Bradbury Challenge Ep 5 appeared first on Literary Roadhouse.

Duration:00:35:53