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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

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