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Writing and Editing is a podcast about books and language, for people who write, edit, read, or listen. New episodes air on Thursdays. Each episode is approximately twenty-five minutes and will generally be a conversation with a guest who is an expert or practitioner in an editing- or writing-related field. All episodes are freely available in audio wherever you get podcasts. ◘ Host: Jennia D'Lima ◘

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Writing and Editing is a podcast about books and language, for people who write, edit, read, or listen. New episodes air on Thursdays. Each episode is approximately twenty-five minutes and will generally be a conversation with a guest who is an expert or practitioner in an editing- or writing-related field. All episodes are freely available in audio wherever you get podcasts. ◘ Host: Jennia D'Lima ◘

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English


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262. What is Urban Fantasy?

4/18/2024
Author and project engineer Carina Steinbakk discusses the nuances of urban fantasy, how it compares to other fantasy subgenres, and her book "Flames of Eader." ▬ Visit Carina's website: https://www.carinasteinbakk.co.uk/ Get a copy of Flames of Eader: https://www.amazon.com/Flames-Eader-Carina-Steinbakk/dp/1800746768 Find Carina on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/carinasteinbakk/ https://www.instagram.com/flamesofeader/

Duration:00:21:34

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261. What is Fantasy?

4/15/2024
Author and podcaster Richie Billing talks all things fantasy--how it's defined, the sub genres, and what you should take into consideration about worldbuilding and the characters. ▬ Check out Richie's website: https://richiebilling.com/ Listen to The Fantasy Writers' Toolshed Podcast: https://richiebilling.com/the-fantasy-writers-toolshed-podcast Find Richie on all platforms: https://linktr.ee/richiebilling

Duration:00:24:09

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260. Working with a Co Author

4/11/2024
Author Lillah Lawson and Lauren Emily Whalen discuss the keys to successful co-authoring and their first co-author venture with their book Tomorrow and Tomorrow. We'd also like to congratulate Lillah on her nomination for the 2024 Georgia Author of the Year! https://www.authoroftheyear.org/2024-nominees **Note: There were some issues with the recording and compressing of today's audio, so we apologize in advance, but stick around for a riveting interview. ▬ Get Tomorrow and Tomorrow: https://www.amazon.com/Tomorrow-Lillah-Lawson/dp/B0CHKY1B29/ Follow Lauren and Lillah on Instagram: http://instagram.com/laurenemilywrites https://www.instagram.com/lillahlawson/?hl=en Visit Lillah and Lauren's Websites and Check Out Their Books: https://linktr.ee/laurenemilywrites Lillah Lawson – Author (wordpress.com) Find a Copy of Lauren's I Heart Jennifer Coolidge and Visit Lillah's Amazon: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/titles/lauren-emily-whalen/i-heart-jennifer-coolidge/9780762486373/ https://www.amazon.com/stores/Lillah-Lawson/author/B00ZGWF2DM?ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true

Duration:00:26:53

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259. How Minimalism is Linked to the Creative Process

4/4/2024
Author, web developer, and Asana Pro Bastien Siebman discusses how minimalism can generate creativity and reframe productivity. ▬ Check out Bastien's LinkedIn: https://fr.linkedin.com/in/siebmanb/en

Duration:00:22:40

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258. Editing Essentials #10: What is a Book Coach?

4/1/2024
Dayna Reidenouer is back talking about book coaching, what it is, what they do, and if you should hire one. ▬ Dayna's site https://www.yourpublishingbff.com/ Dayna's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/yourpublishingbff

Duration:00:27:00

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257. How Sharing Your Story Can Boost Your Personal and Professional Goals

3/28/2024
Content warning: Mentions of suicide Doctor of education and professor Keith McNally discusses the impact of sharing your story on personal and professional goals, his book Walking the Path: A Leader's Journey, and how to start bringing a new perspective to life. ▬ Find Keith on LinkedIn: Keith J. McNally - Digital Vision LLC | LinkedIn Get Walking the Path: A Leader's Journey: Walking the Path: A Leader's Journey: McNally, Keith: 9781387458240: Amazon.com: Books

Duration:00:23:58

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256. How to Create Animal Characters For an Older Audience

3/25/2024
Author Kenton Kilgore talks about writing animal characters for older audiences and how to make them believable. In a Writing and Editing March Madness, the podcast will be uploading twice a week for the next few weeks. Keep an eye out for these special episodes! ▬ Visit Kenton's Website: https://kentonkilgore.com/ Check out Kenton's books on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Kenton-Kilgore/author/B008F95POO Find Kenton on social media: https://www.facebook.com/kentonkilgoreauthor/ https://www.instagram.com/kentonkilgoreauthor/

Duration:00:21:58

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255. Self-Care for Writers

3/21/2024
Author and educator Finnian Burnett talks about why self-care matters and how writers can practice it. ▬ Visit Finnian's website: https://finnburnett.com/ Check out Finnian's blog: https://finallyfinnian.com/ Find Finnian on social media: https://twitter.com/FinnianBurnett https://www.linkedin.com/in/finnburnett/ https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61553933342836

Duration:00:27:05

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254. Writing About Grief from Losing a Beloved Animal

3/14/2024
*Content Warning: Topics of pet death and grief Author Maribeth Decker talks about her book Peace in Passing, discusses her work as an animal communicator, and the process of grief when you lose a beloved pet. ▬ Visit Maribeth's website: https://sacredgrove.com/ Maribeth Decker - YouTube Get Peace in Passing: https://sacredgrove.com/pipsecondedition/

Duration:00:20:02

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253. Demystifying the Publishing Process

3/7/2024
Editor and Chief Inspiration Officer Deborah Kevin discusses the publishing process and pulls the cover off the differences between traditional, hybrid, and self publishing. ▬ Check out Deborah's website: https://deborahkevin.com/ Find Deborah on Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/debbykevinwriter https://www.linkedin.com/public-profile/in/deborah-kevin/ https://www.facebook.com/deborahkevinwriter https://twitter.com/deborahkevin20 Highlander Press: https://highlanderpressbooks.com/

Duration:00:25:00

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252. Using Letters To Enrich Your Family History

3/1/2024
Author and speaker Kevin O'Connor discusses using family letters dated all the way back to the 1930s in his book Two Floors Above Grief and why you should consider keeping them too. ▬ Visit Kevin's website: http://kevinoconnorauthor.com Find Kevin on social media: https://www.facebook.com/kevin.oconnor2 https://www.instagram.com/kevmaster62/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmoconnor/

Duration:00:31:07

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251. Comics 101

2/22/2024
Comics author and editor Carl Shinyama discusses the process of editing comics, how it differs from novel editing, and a special upcoming project. ▬ Find Carl on social media: https://www.instagram.com/carl_shinyama_/ https://twitter.com/mrcomiceditor?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor More details about Maui Strong: https://zoop.gg/c/mauistrong

Duration:00:22:41

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250. Editing Essentials 9: Style Sheets and Sample Edits

2/15/2024
Editor Dayna Reidenouer is back to discuss the purpose of style sheets and sample edits and explains how they can impact the publishing process. ▬ Dayna's site https://www.yourpublishingbff.com/ Dayna's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/yourpublishingbff

Duration:00:25:24

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249. All About the Neurodivergent Publishing Conference

2/8/2024
Author and editor Ellis Prybylski talks about their accessible Neurodivergent Publishing Conference that welcomes writers, editors, and everyone in between. ▬ Get tickets to the NPC here: https://ndpub.org/ Check out Ellis's self-publishing service: https://selfpub.me/ Discover neurodivergent Facebook groups here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/409428960925934 https://www.facebook.com/groups/ndwriterslounge

Duration:00:28:49

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248. What is Ooligan Press?

2/5/2024
Editor and Ooligan Press alum Jackie Krantz discusses the Portland State University book publishing program that has a trade publishing house staffed by its students. ▬ Jackie's Website: https://jackiekrantz.com/ Ooligan Press Website: https://www.ooliganpress.com/ Info on Ooligan Press Grad Program: https://www.pdx.edu/academics/programs/graduate/book-publishing

Duration:00:26:43

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247. Why Is Imposter Syndrome So Common?

2/1/2024
Author and cofounder of Anodyne Magazine Veronica Kirin discusses imposter syndrome in the literary world and gives tips on what to expect during the publishing process. ▬ Veronica's website: https://veronicakirin.com/ Find Veronica on Social Media: @vmkirin Anondyne Magazine: https://anodynemag.com/ AsteriskDAO: https://asteriskdao.xyz/ Veronica Kirin is an award-winning anthropreneur and author. She is the founder of AsteriskDAO and cofounder of Anodyne Magazine. She is also the author of the awardwinning book “Stories of Elders” and creator of the “Stories of COVID” research which documents the pandemic in real time. She has been named a Forbes NEXT 1,000 Entrepreneur and BEQ 40 LGBTQ Leaders Under 40, and has spoken at two TEDx events.

Duration:00:25:41

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246. Get Signed

1/25/2024
Literary agent and author Lucinda Halpern discusses her book Get Signed and the do's and don'ts when searching for an agent. ▬ Preorder Get Signed before February 6th and get exciting bonuses! *GIVEAWAY* - Send Jennia an email at jenniaedits@gmail.com with the phrase "Get Signed" anywhere in the email to get a chance at a signed edition. - If you don't win a signed book, Lucinda will email you another free resource! Lucinda Halpern is a literary agent with over 15 years' experience securing book deals with Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette, Macmillan, and the author of Get Signed: Find an Agent, Land a Book Deal, and Become a Published Author. She represents a range of New York Times and internationally bestselling authors in the categories of business, health, lifestyle, popular science, narrative nonfiction, memoir, and upmarket fiction. Her classes and coaching programs have been taught to hundreds of writers worldwide. Learn more at lucindaliterary.com or download Lucinda’s free author training. Follow Lucinda Halpern on Instagram and Twitter.

Duration:00:26:55

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245. The Rest is History

1/18/2024
This week Jennia talks with author Harrison Stockeland about how he adds historical elements and uses the most of his resources to create his page-turning stories. ▬ Harrison's website: https://www.officialharrisonstockeland.com/ Find Harrison on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/stores/Harrison-Stockeland/author/B0BW6BSG3Y?ref=ap_rdr&isDramIntegrated=true&shoppingPortalEnabled=true

Duration:00:26:26

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244. I Dread Hearing From You

1/11/2024
Today, Jennia talks with author Zilla Novikov about her novel Query and its reflections on the querying process while trying to break into the publishing industry. Visit Zilla's website here: https://nightbeatseu.ca/ ▬

Duration:00:27:26

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243. Editing Essentials 8: How to Find an Editor and What to Look For

1/8/2024
Jennia talks with fellow editor and good friend Dayna Reidenouer about the process of finding an editor, including where to search, the key pieces you should look for, and what you should hope to avoid. ▬ Dayna's site https://www.yourpublishingbff.com/ Dayna's Instagram https://www.instagram.com/yourpublishingbff

Duration:00:26:17