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Chapter 2 Episode 21 How to Fight the Urge to Do “All the Things”

7/10/2018
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Note: links may be affiliate links that provide us with a small commission and doesn’t cost you anything extra. Running Your Writing Business and Other Fun Stuff Writing books is a business, whether its what... The post Chapter 2 Episode 21 How to Fight the Urge to Do “All the Things” appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:22:07

Chapter 2 Episode 20 5 Benefits of RPGs & How They Help You Cope

7/3/2018
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Note: links may be affiliate links that provide us with a small commission and doesn’t cost you anything extra. Beware the Basilisk! And other RPG monsters… Tabletop gaming has been around for decades (and if... The post Chapter 2 Episode 20 5 Benefits of RPGs & How They Help You Cope appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:20:36

Chapter 2 Episode 19 Why the Best Writers are Insatiable Readers

6/26/2018
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We’re building magic (and exciting technology) today with Clark. See how using his process helped April create her western steampunk world and how it can help you with building your magic, too! Note: links may... The post Chapter 2 Episode 19 Why the Best Writers are Insatiable Readers appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:17:15

Chapter 2 Episode 18 Building Fabulous Technology and Wondrous Magic for April

6/19/2018
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Note: links may be affiliate links that provide us with a small commission and doesn’t cost you anything extra. Building Marvelous Magic Systems! In this longer than usual episode, the co-hosts chat about April’s serial... The post Chapter 2 Episode 18 Building Fabulous Technology and Wondrous Magic for April appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:47:46

Chapter 2 Episode 17 What to Do When You Can’t Do What You Want To Do

6/12/2018
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If you are one of the lucky few who has never overcommitted yourself, congratulations! We’re impressed. For the rest of you, we feel your pain. Overcommitment is a real issue in today’s busy world. Join... The post Chapter 2 Episode 17 What to Do When You Can’t Do What You Want To Do appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:19:36

Chapter 2 Episode 16 Mental Health Doesn’t Need a Reason to Make You Miserable

6/5/2018
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NOTE: We aren’t doctors, therapists, or psychiatrists. We’re writers. That being said, we know what it’s like to live with mental health issues and we want to share our stories. Please, if you need mental... The post Chapter 2 Episode 16 Mental Health Doesn’t Need a Reason to Make You Miserable appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:21:01

Chapter 2 Episode 15 Getting Lost in the Vortex of Fountain Pens

5/8/2018
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We all have different ways to cope with overwhelming events and projects that have gone horribly awry. In this first episode of our mini-series How We Cope, the co-hosts chat about how April copes with the... The post Chapter 2 Episode 15 Getting Lost in the Vortex of Fountain Pens appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:19:32

Chapter 2 Episode 14 How to Know & What to Do When It’s Too Much

5/1/2018
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Do you ever get that sense of impending doom? We do too! And it’s usually caused by wanting to do all the things. In this episode, we chat about knowing how much bandwidth you actually... The post Chapter 2 Episode 14 How to Know & What to Do When It’s Too Much appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:22:50

The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 5 Leaving Time for Yourself (and Self Care)

4/24/2018
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The Alive & Writing crew is on break for the month of April. We’re recording more episodes, participating in Camp NaNo, and basically doing a lot of writerly stuff. Don’t worry, all of this will... The post The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 5 Leaving Time for Yourself (and Self Care) appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:19:05

The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 6 It’s Not a Competition

4/17/2018
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The Alive & Writing crew is on break for the month of April. We’re recording more episodes, participating in Camp NaNo, and basically doing a lot of writerly stuff. Don’t worry, all of this will... The post The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 6 It’s Not a Competition appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:19:08

The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 4 Procrastination

4/10/2018
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The Alive & Writing crew is on break for the month of April. We’re recording more episodes, participating in Camp NaNo, and basically doing a lot of writerly stuff. Don’t worry, all of this... The post The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 4 Procrastination appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:17:13

The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 11 Brainstorming with Clark

4/3/2018
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The Alive & Writing crew is on break for the month of April. We’re recording more episodes, participating in Camp NaNo, and basically doing a lot of writerly stuff. Don’t worry, all of this... The post The Best of Alive and Writing – Chapter 1 Episode 11 Brainstorming with Clark appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:52:56

Chapter 2 Episode 13 How to Create A Freebie You Can Be Proud Of

3/26/2018
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Last week we chatted about how to market your book using a free or 99 cent model. This week it’s still about marketing but about capturing your audience attention…and email address. The co-hosts discuss... The post Chapter 2 Episode 13 How to Create A Freebie You Can Be Proud Of appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:23:46

Chapter 2 Episode 12 How to Choose the Best Content to Offer as a Freebie

3/20/2018
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Do you love a good freebie? So do we! Unfortunately, giving your book away for free may not be the best marketing option for you. Or maybe it is. How do you decide? In... The post Chapter 2 Episode 12 How to Choose the Best Content to Offer as a Freebie appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:20:54

Chapter 2 Episode 11 Why Being Helpful Can Be Important to a Fabulous Marketing Strategy

3/13/2018
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The golden rule is one most of us know: Do unto others as you’d have done unto you. Basically, don’t do something you wouldn’t do to yourself. For book lovers (including those who write... The post Chapter 2 Episode 11 Why Being Helpful Can Be Important to a Fabulous Marketing Strategy appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:25:54

Chapter 2 Episode 10 How and Why It’s Important to Market Yourself as Yourself

3/6/2018
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In Hamlet, Polonius said: “This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.” He was right.... The post Chapter 2 Episode 10 How and Why It’s Important to Market Yourself as Yourself appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:25:34

Chapter 2 Episode 9 – 3 Simple, Stress-Free Ways to Start Marketing as an Author

2/27/2018
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Whew! What a busy week (and it’s only Tuesday!). This episode is chock-full of author marketing goodness so grab a cup of coffee and prepare to take some notes. The co-hosts chat about the... The post Chapter 2 Episode 9 – 3 Simple, Stress-Free Ways to Start Marketing as an Author appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:26:14

Chapter 2 Episode 8 Alive and Writing Book Club Check-In

2/20/2018
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Welcome back to the Alive and Writing Book Club! We’ve read the book, Boundaries by Cloud and Townsend, and are ready to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly (cue music). Join us... The post Chapter 2 Episode 8 Alive and Writing Book Club Check-In appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:23:58

Chapter 2 Episode 7 How to Help an Author Find His Loyal Readers

2/13/2018
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Knowing who your reader is can help direct your marketing efforts. But finding them? Well, that’s what this episode is all about because we’re helping Clark find his loyal readers. In this longer episode,... The post Chapter 2 Episode 7 How to Help an Author Find His Loyal Readers appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:41:13

Chapter 2 Episode 6 Do You Know Where Your Loyal Readers Are?

2/6/2018
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To find our readers – to interact with them and to get to know who they are as people – we need to figure out some of their basic information. Knowing who your reader... The post Chapter 2 Episode 6 Do You Know Where Your Loyal Readers Are? appeared first on Alive & Writing.

Duration:00:21:25