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With every episode, it's my goal to connect writers around the world with the expertise of professionals in a similar position to them: simply trying to become more confident and informed writers.

With every episode, it's my goal to connect writers around the world with the expertise of professionals in a similar position to them: simply trying to become more confident and informed writers.
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With every episode, it's my goal to connect writers around the world with the expertise of professionals in a similar position to them: simply trying to become more confident and informed writers.

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English


Episodes

Overcoming Writer’s Block and the Inner Critic featuring Sarah Sadie – Writescast 044

10/19/2018
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Creativity coach Sarah Sadie returns to the r. r. campbell writescast to discuss writer's block and the inner critic before providing strategies to reframe and exorcise both.

Duration:00:32:27

Conflict – Novel Approaches 007

10/12/2018
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Co-hosts Sione Aeschliman and r. r. campbell tackle conflict: what it is, why it's important, and how we can use it to fuel our stories.

Duration:01:15:10

The Hero’s Journey and Adventure Time – Biblio Breakdown 003

10/5/2018
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Complete with prompts designed to get writers thinking critically about their own plots, host r. r. campbell analyzes the use of the Hero's Journey plot structure in a single episode of Pendleton Ward's Adventure Time.

Duration:00:34:36

Perspectives in Self-Publishing featuring Mel Gough and Noelle Nichols – Writescast 043

9/21/2018
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Return guests Mel Gough and Noelle Nichols chronicle their journeys through the world of self-pub: what went well, what didn't, and what others can learn from their experiences.

Duration:00:49:03

Master of Fine Arts Programs in Creative Writing featuring J Dimitri – Writescast 042

9/14/2018
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Writer, educator, and MFA grad J Dimitri shares his experiences in and advice for Master of Fine Arts programs in creative writing.

Duration:00:25:32

Poetry and Writing Across Media with Nathan Elias – Writescast 041

9/7/2018
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Writer extraordinaire Nathan Elias juxtaposes writing poetry with other formats, including screenplays, novels, and short stories.

Duration:00:34:14

Maintaining Tension through Mystery, Suspense, and Dramatic Irony featuring Tim Storm – Writescast 040

8/17/2018
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Award-winning writer and teacher Tim Storm demystifies how to keep tension on the page during this in-depth discussion of mystery, suspense, and dramatic irony.

Duration:00:37:32

Finding Time to Write and Celebrating Success featuring Sarah Sadie – Writescast 039

8/10/2018
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Poet and creativity coach Sarah Sadie provides strategies for finding time to write and reframing our understanding of what it means to make progress in our creative endeavors.

Duration:00:35:01

Novelizations and Tie-Ins featuring Matt Forbeck – Writescast 038

8/3/2018
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Award-winning and NYT-bestselling author Matt Forbeck returns to the show to talk taking media from the big screen to the little page: what that process looks like, how to get permission to write licensed tie-ins, and more!

Duration:00:34:36

Writing as a Healing Modality featuring Cheryl Muir – Writescast 037

7/27/2018
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Cheryl Muir returns to the Writescast Network to for a conversation about how writing can help us heal and better understand our world.

Duration:00:28:32

Partner Publishing featuring Laura Zats – Writescast 036

7/20/2018
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Agent, podcaster, and partner publisher Laura Zats joins host r. r. campbell for a conversation about partner publishing: what it is, how it differs from other publishing options, and how interested writers can work with publishers like Wise Ink Creative Publishing to pursue it as an avenue to publication.

Duration:00:25:31

Writing for Video Games featuring Matt Forbeck – Writescast 035

7/6/2018
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Award-winning and NYT-bestselling author and game designer Matt Forbeck joins Writescast Network founder r. r. campbell to talk about writing for video games.

Duration:00:27:13

Theme – Novel Approaches 006

6/15/2018
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The Writer Next Door, John Adamus, joins the Novel Approaches co-hosts Sione Aeschliman and r. r. campbell for a conversation on theme: what it is, its importance, and how writers can make sure their theme shines throughout their manuscript.

Duration:00:43:38

World Building – Novel Approaches 005

6/8/2018
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Guests Danielle Maurer and Chris Bedell join co-hosts r. r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman for a discussion of various world-building strategies during both the pre-write and drafting stages of writing a novel.

Duration:00:41:03

Plot and Structure – Novel Approaches 004

6/1/2018
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Co-hosts Sione Aeschliman and r. r. campbell break down the differences between plot and structure before examining various structure models and how they can be put to use.

Duration:01:10:00

Creating Character – Novel Approaches 003

5/18/2018
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Author Kristin Oakley joins Novel Approaches co-hosts r. r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman to talk character from conception to completion and everything in between.

Duration:00:49:59

Concept, an Editor’s Perspective – Novel Approaches 002

5/11/2018
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Co-hosts r. r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman take on concept from an editor’s perspective, with an emphasis on what Sione looks for when evaluating concept in her own work and that of others. Click here to listen to this episode.

Duration:00:16:12

Concept, a Writer’s Perspective – Novel Approaches 001

5/4/2018
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In the first episode of this new Novel Approaches mini-series, co-hosts r. r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman tackle concept---what it is, why it's important, and how writers can develop a concept strong enough to support their entire manuscript.

Duration:00:38:52

Writerly Research – Writescast 034

4/20/2018
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In this episode, writescast host r. r. campbell describes strategies for doing writerly research online, in books and literature, through interviews, and experientially.

Duration:00:24:12

Writing Conferences and the UW Writers’ Institute with Laurie Scheer – Writescast 033

4/6/2018
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The director of the University of Wisconsin's Writers' Institute, Laurie Scheer, joins me for a conversation on the value of writing conferences. We also discuss what makes the UW Writers' Institute the Midwest's premiere conference for writers of all experience levels. Whether you're a seasoned conference veteran or a newbie who's considering diving deeper into the vast sea of writing conference experiences, this episode has something for you!

Duration:00:26:37