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A writing podcast by an ex-fanfic writer, by and for aspiring authors wishing to publish.

A writing podcast by an ex-fanfic writer, by and for aspiring authors wishing to publish.
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Location:

Canada

Description:

A writing podcast by an ex-fanfic writer, by and for aspiring authors wishing to publish.

Language:

English

Contact:

4168854660


Episodes

Is Blogging a Waste of Time?

5/13/2019
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Ariana Grande has put the blogging community on notice. The “God is a Woman” star spoke out to publicly defend Justin Bieber’s performance at Coachella. In the process, she spoke out against bloggers in the infamous, now-deleted tweet: “People are so lost. One day everybody that works at all them blogs will realise how unfulfilled they are and purposeless what they’re doing is and hopefully shift their focus elsewhere. “ While these comments were intended for one particularly vocal online...

Duration:00:07:58

How to Stop the Addiction to Likes and Validation in Writing

4/14/2019
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I have an addiction. My drug of choice isn’t a controlled substance, and it can’t be bought in the stores or at the pharmacy. My drug is the little red circle that appears whenever I check my Wattpad account. It’s the email I receive notifying me when someone had liked, given kudos, or reviewed one of my fanfics. I am addicted to validation. Confession time: although I no longer write fanfiction, I still occasionally check back to Wattpad, Fanfiction.net, and Archive of our Own to see if...

Duration:00:05:06

The Secret to Success is in 'King of the Hill'

3/10/2019
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Confession time: I’m a fan of King of the Hill. In season 5, episode 19 of the series, the eponymous character Hank Hill competes in a lawnmower race. There’s this bizarre plot where Hank discovers he has no buttocks, which comes to a head in the last lap as he struggles to finish the race. Hank can’t win, and neither can his neurotic friend-slash-neighbour Dale Gribble. Dale reasons he can at least have bragging rights in beating the handicapped racer, leading to this memorable line...

Duration:00:01:58

You're Not That Important

2/17/2019
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Originally published on Medium on July 21, 2018 A co-worker at my office had to put her dog down last weekend. I felt bad for her, so I purchased a sympathy card and included a gift card to one of her favourite restaurants, thinking it would make her day. The Monday after she put her dog down, this same co-worker was physically assaulted by a deranged individual near our building. I felt appalled that someone could be randomly attacked so close to our work…but I also wondered if it was my...

Duration:00:03:22