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The Write Good Books Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by authors Jason Bougger and Scott Michael Childers looking at what it takes to write fiction in today’s market and how to get your feet off the ground as a new writer.

The Write Good Books Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by authors Jason Bougger and Scott Michael Childers looking at what it takes to write fiction in today’s market and how to get your feet off the ground as a new writer.
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United States

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The Write Good Books Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast hosted by authors Jason Bougger and Scott Michael Childers looking at what it takes to write fiction in today’s market and how to get your feet off the ground as a new writer.

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English

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Episodes

Episode 080 - How Setting Influences Your Story

9/8/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott look at how the setting you choose can affect your overall story, as well how your reader's opinion.

Duration:00:17:41

Episode 079 - Finding Meaning in Tragedy

7/7/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott talk about using Character tragedy for worldbuilding, character development, and plot advancement.

Duration:00:15:20

Episode 078 - Getting Excited About Reading and Writing

6/16/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott share some of the things that get them excited about both writing and reading.

Duration:00:15:17

Episode 077 - Proofreading

5/27/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take a look proofreading, what makes it different than revising, and share some tips on how to proofread.

Duration:00:15:32

Episode 076 - The Inciting Incident

4/7/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take a look at the Inciting Incident of a story, what it is, and why it is important.

Duration:00:11:09

Episode 075 - Culture-based Conflict

3/24/2019
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In the 75th episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott have a discussion about culture in fiction and how it can be used for building conflict.

Duration:00:16:54

Episode 074 - Narrative Non-Fiction

2/11/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott have a discussion about narrative non-fiction, including what it is, why it exists, who reads it, how to write it, and how it differs from regular non-fiction.

Duration:00:13:19

Episode 073 - Historical Fiction and Alternate History

1/14/2019
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take a look at Historical Fiction and Alternate History, including the similarities and differences between the two, some common tropes, and some tips on writing the two types of fiction.

Duration:00:12:33

Episode 072 - Ghostwriting

12/9/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott share their thoughts on ghostwriting. If you're a ghostwriter, are you a "real" writer? Can ghostwriting help your writing career? What types of ghostwriting jobs are out there?

Duration:00:13:15

Episode 071 - The Relationship Between Characters and Plot

11/18/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take a look at the relationship between the characters and the story. If you have a plot, but no characters, is it really a plot? Is it easier to start with the characters, or start with the story?

Duration:00:13:39

Episode 070 - The Painfully Average Protagonist

10/9/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take a look at a common character trope, the painfully average protagonist, and some of the cliches the go along with it, including looking in mirrors and the dreaded "instalove." What works and what doesn't work with this type of character?

Duration:00:11:29

Episode 069 - Writing Tools and Resources

9/17/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Scott goes solo to take a look at a few of the tools and resources available to new writers on the web and in the real world.

Duration:00:11:11

Episode 068 - Multiple Problems and Subplots

8/28/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scoot look at the power of multiple problems and how having your protagonist deal with issues outside of the "big bad" can increase empathy for your character and add interest about the world you are creating.

Duration:00:21:32

Episode 067 - The Chosen One Trope

8/12/2018
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On this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott discuss one of the most common tropes in fantasy and science fiction: The "Chosen One". Give it a listen to hear some of the better known examples of this trope in pop culture, as well as what the hosts don't like about it and why you should think twice before using it in your own fiction.

Duration:00:13:20

Episode 066 - Taking Care of Yourself

7/30/2018
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On this episode, Jason and Scott take a look at the importance of taking care of yourself and keeping your body and mind healthy as you deal with the ups and downs of chasing your dreams and building your writing career.

Duration:00:11:48

Episode 065 - Plot-Induced Stupidity

7/16/2018
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Jason and Scott are back with another episode of The Write Good Books Podcast. This time they take a look at plot-induced stupidity, what it is, and how it can hurt your changes of getting published.

Duration:00:13:31

Episode 064 - Panel and Presentation Etiquette

7/1/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott share what they've learned from their experiences with presentations and panels, and also discuss proper etiquette for participants and moderators.

Duration:00:16:31

Episode 063 - Sympathetic Villains

6/14/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott take another look at writing villains, specifically sympathetic villains, and discus the pros and cons of using a villain the reader can relate to.

Duration:00:15:23

Episode 062 - Your Target Audience

6/3/2018
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In this episode of The Write Good Books Podcast, Jason and Scott look at your target audience, how to find it, write for it, and market to it.

Duration:00:13:09

Episode 061 - Word Choice in Dialogue

5/21/2018
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It's Scott's turn to go solo this week as he takes a look at how words and slang change over time and how to use this in your fiction whether writing in the present day or in past times.

Duration:00:10:02