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Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope shares perspectives on the writing life, creativity, inspiration, and this week's best thing.

Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope shares perspectives on the writing life, creativity, inspiration, and this week's best thing.
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United States

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Award-winning fantasy author L. Penelope shares perspectives on the writing life, creativity, inspiration, and this week's best thing.

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English

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Episodes

009: Suffering is optional

4/15/2019
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“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional." - Haruki Murakami THIS WEEK'S BEST THING: I got to see Audra McDonald perform live! (She could be every week's best thing!) https://audramcdonald.com/ WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT: - Sending my April newsletter - What to write next? - Working on chapter epigraphs for CRY OF METAL & BONE LINKS: - Fonda Lee Twitter quiz: https://twitter.com/FondaJLee/status/1115051419134877696 Subscribe and view show notes at: https://lpenelope.com/podcast

Duration:00:22:26

008: Seeing the Scene — Revision & QA Testing

4/8/2019
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How novel revision and software development are basically the same thing. This week I enter the last(ish) stage of my revision, discuss the many uses of index cards, character verbs, and try not to let thoughts of piracy derail me. This week's best thing: I finished the final proofing of WHISPERS OF SHADOW & FLAME! Hoorah! Mentions: - Verbalize by Damon Suede - https://amzn.to/2ORE0qa - The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne - https://amzn.to/2Um01DB - Write Your Novel From the Middle by James...

Duration:00:25:36

007: Doing Your Work

4/1/2019
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"The function, the very serious function of racism, is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work." — Toni Morrison Writing updates, quarterly planning, and my thoughts on recent events in the romance writing world. This Week's Best Thing: WHISPERS OF SHADOW & FLAME Advanced Reader Copies are here!! Other Mentions: Robin Covington, romance authorMindlogr - private video diaries Subscribe and view show notes at: https://lpenelope.com/podcast Music credit: Say Good Night by Joakim...

Duration:00:25:36

006: The Gods Must Be Tired

3/25/2019
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On managing decision fatigue and why high output (writing all the things!) requires high input (aka my excuse for binge reading). This Week's Best Thing: The Ravenels by Lisa Kleypas Also Mentioned: Never Seduce a Scot by Maya Bankshttps://www.instagram.com/p/BvKP68fHj8w/ http://www.robinlafevers.com/Neil Gaiman on Neil Armstrong and Imposter Syndrome Subscribe and view show notes at: https://lpenelope.com/podcast Music credit: Say Good Night by Joakim Karud...

Duration:00:22:53

005: What's in a Name?

3/17/2019
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This week I talk writerly intuition and do some research to come up with character names. This week's best thing: Trailers Galore! - Aladdin trailer - Avengers:Endgame - Bel-Air The Writer's Well podcast: http://thewriterswell.org Article on the Sami Concept of Time: http://www.laits.utexas.edu/sami/dieda/anthro/concept-time.htm Cold-Hearted Rake by Lisa Kleypas Show notes at: https://lpenelope.com/podcast Website: https://www.lpenelope.com Instagram:...

Duration:00:23:08

004: Blood on the Page

3/11/2019
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This week I got stuck in my writing and determined I wasn't leaving enough blood on the page. Show notes at: https://lpenelope.com/podcast Mentioned in the show: - The Umbrella Academy - Madhuri Pavamani, author & poet - Franz Kafka quote and translations Website: http://www.lpenelope.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leslyepenelope Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/leslyepenelope Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorlpenelope Music credit: Say Good Night by Joakim Karud...

Duration:00:16:29

003: Forced Rest

3/4/2019
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When the flu knocks me down, I get back up again (slowly) AKA When self-care kicks you in the face.

Duration:00:11:57

002: Research Rabbit Holes

3/2/2019
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Researching for my novel, while trying to stay focused and grounded in the story I'm actually telling.

Duration:00:18:02

001: On Beginnings

3/2/2019
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Starting something new & finding your reason for being.

Duration:00:10:04