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Have you ever wished you had a group of friends you could chat with every few weeks about all things writing? Well, now you do. The & then write podcast is for writers who have a deep passion for their craft and process. Writers who are looking for a healthy dose of motivation and inspiration. And those wanting to connect with other writers. Welcome, you’ve found your tribe. Visit andthenwrite.com for more info about the podcast, and for instructions on how to join the podcast discussion group.

Have you ever wished you had a group of friends you could chat with every few weeks about all things writing? Well, now you do. The & then write podcast is for writers who have a deep passion for their craft and process. Writers who are looking for a healthy dose of motivation and inspiration. And those wanting to connect with other writers. Welcome, you’ve found your tribe. Visit andthenwrite.com for more info about the podcast, and for instructions on how to join the podcast discussion group.

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Have you ever wished you had a group of friends you could chat with every few weeks about all things writing? Well, now you do. The & then write podcast is for writers who have a deep passion for their craft and process. Writers who are looking for a healthy dose of motivation and inspiration. And those wanting to connect with other writers. Welcome, you’ve found your tribe. Visit andthenwrite.com for more info about the podcast, and for instructions on how to join the podcast discussion group.

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Episodes

EP 029 Inspiration is Easy to Come By

10/1/2020
Sometimes as writers, we make "inspiration" out to be a lot more mysterious than it really is. By adopting simple practices, we can put ourselves in the way of inspiration, and pave the way for great ideas to come in – consistently. Guest host Jennifer Locke takes us through four easy-to-adopt practices.

Duration:00:17:22

EP 028 The Business of Writing

9/1/2020
Not every writer aspires to be the next literary great. Some writers simply want to do what they love - WRITE - and make a living doing it, on their terms. For many, this is elusive territory, but it needn’t be. Today Anthony Moore joins the podcast to demystify the business of writing.

Duration:00:33:48

EP 027 Better Done Than Perfect

8/1/2020
As writers, some stories just get under our skin. We try to write them out of our system, but sometimes we don’t quite get it on the first try... or maybe even the second. But eventually the story comes out – and at a point we have to stop tinkering and let it go. Today Michael Waddington joins the podcast to share the story behind his military legal thriller, Battlemind.

Duration:00:46:40

EP 026 The Journey of Writing Memoir

7/1/2020
Writing a memoir is its own kind of special journey. Not only does it require that you generate material relating to your life, it asks you to come to terms with it, to make sense of it in a way that will be compelling to readers. The best memoirs show us all the layers, and it’s that vulnerability, that willingness to be perceived as a flawed, complex human being trying to figure it all out that results in a deep connection with the author. But how do we, as writers, do that? Today I...

Duration:00:55:58

EP 025 Aha! Moments

6/1/2020
Are you willing to receive what you most need to hear? A-ha! moments are key for the writing process. And they often contain advice we’ve already heard ten times before – but we actually hear it this time, when we need it most.

Duration:00:11:45

EP 024 All About Mindset

5/1/2020
Showing up to the page to write is no small feat. Neither is infusing your work with an engaging voice and a captivating story. But so often, writers doubt their ability to show up on the page as they are in real life. Jennifer Locke joins the podcast today, where we’ll discuss strategies for uncovering your voice and focusing in on your story.

Duration:00:40:33

EP 023 Writing Through Uncertainty - Or Not

4/1/2020
The world is giving us the business right now. What does that mean for our creative pursuits? Our ability to show up to the page? What do we do when we just don’t have it in us? Here’s how I’m getting through the shit-show that is COVID-19.

Duration:00:13:15

EP 022 Balancing Busyness with Stillness

3/1/2020
This month, I welcome Rachel Redmond back to the podcast. Today we examine our culture’s obsession with productivity, and talk about the deeper reasons behind why we do what we do. We both believe slowing down ultimately makes us more productive - if we can allow ourselves the space and grace to do it.

Duration:00:57:18

EP 021 Writers & Editing

2/1/2020
As writers, whether we decide to self-edit or hire out part of the editorial process, it’s important that we have a sense, not only of the purpose of editing, but also the different types and stages of editing. Guest Andrew Wille joins the podcast to share his expertise in this area.

Duration:01:22:41

EP 020 Imposter Syndrome

1/1/2020
Most writers, at one point or another, feel like a fake on some level. How can we kick these feelings of inadequacy to the curb? Today I cover some strategies for minimizing the effects of imposter syndrome.

Duration:00:16:00

EP 019 Using Words to Make a Difference

12/1/2019
As writers, how do we use our words to work towards a greater good? How do we get our work off the page and into the world? Guest Diana McLean joins the podcast to discuss the intersection of writing, social justice, and spirituality.

Duration:00:48:54

EP 018 Writing & Community

11/1/2019
For many of us, community is key when it comes to our writing process. It gets you engaged, uncomfortable, and moving forward before you’re ready. When you have support, it also means you are more likely to keep going. How to best establish community? Give a listen to find out.

Duration:00:13:39

EP 017 Embracing the Unexpected

10/1/2019
Part of what separates a good writer from a great writer is their ability to not only draw inspiration from a wide variety of sources - some truly unexpected places - but also their ability to pivot creatively when life decides to throw some serious curveballs. Guest Angela Santillo personifies the phrase “embracing the unexpected,” and joins me today on the podcast.

Duration:00:48:09

EP 016 Starve Your Distractions

9/1/2019
All of us encounter distractions on a daily basis. It can be difficult to achieve, let alone sustain, any kind of creative focus. So how do we minimize distractions and overwhelm? How do we create an environment where focus can be achieved in a minimal amount of time? Today I share some strategies that have helped me stay on track.

Duration:00:17:03

EP 015 The Shapeshifting Writer

8/1/2019
As writers, we work to establish habits, routines that serve us well. But just when you think you have this writing thing down… you discover that what served you well for one project is an absolute disaster for the next. No two writing projects are the same. How do we as writers adapt? How do we shapeshift to be the exact writer we need to be in that moment? And what do we do when we have creative loves outside of writing? How do we find balance? I welcome long-time friend, mentor, and...

Duration:00:54:48

EP 014 Knowing Your Why

7/1/2019
How do we as writers find our WHY? And is this even a necessary practice when it comes to our writing?

Duration:00:14:18

EP 013 Whose Voice Is It Anyway?

6/1/2019
How do we as writers develop a voice that is uniquely our own? What are some of the stumbling blocks we encounter in this process? Today I welcome fellow writer and friend, Nick Beardslee, where we tackle questions about voice, screenwriting, and collaboration.

Duration:00:46:19

EP 012 Shadow Artists

5/1/2019
Do you turn away from your true calling? Are you an artist at heart, but find yourself throwing your energy behind other artists, relegating yourself to the background, i.e. support staff? Today we’ll talk about how you can take charge of your true self, and begin to dismantle the limiting beliefs holding you back.

Duration:00:15:18

EP 011 Writer's on Process : Emotional Loading

4/1/2019
This is the first in a series of episodes about writers and the processes they utilize in their craft. How do you infuse emotion into your writing? How do you turn your inspiration into tangible work? Today’s guest, Kyle Williams, will shed some light on one way we can bring adequate emotional energy to our writing, and also how we can funnel our creativity and inspiration into a sprawling work.

Duration:00:42:25

EP 010 This Was Not Part of the Plan

3/1/2019
What happens when we stop clinging so hard to our ideas of how things should be, and loosen the grip of control? What happens when we can open to the magic of disruption? In short: It can transform us.

Duration:00:13:53