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The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers. Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more: --Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice --Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher. --Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a podcast you want to miss.

The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers. Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more: --Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice --Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher. --Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a podcast you want to miss.

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United States

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The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers. Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more: --Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice --Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher. --Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a podcast you want to miss.

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 121: Expanding Your Creative Reach as a Writer | Carey Nelson Burch

12/3/2020
Annalisa speaks with Carey Nelson Burch, owner and consultant of My Own Shingle, about how to find the right agent to maximize your publication and media rights, how to advocate for your manuscript in the publishing industry, and how to find the right professional partners for your creative work. In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to Expand your writing dream and your creative reachHow to advocate for your manuscript in the publishing industry How to find the right professional...

Duration:00:20:26

Ep. 120: Finding Your Best Writer | Annalisa Parent

12/1/2020
-How do I create plot? -How do I create character sketches? -How do I deal with fears of writing? -How do I deal with my inner critic? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, How do you find your Best Writer?

Duration:00:04:48

Ep. 119: Make the Author Lifestyle Happen for You | Stephen Oliver

11/26/2020
Annalisa speaks with Stephen Oliver, Writing Gym member and prolific science fiction and fantasy novelist about turning publication dreams into reality, the Writing Gym’s approach to editing manuscripts, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free resource guide, How To Get a Publishing Deal, for this episode that will walk you through the magic of dreaming big, and why there’s no better time than the present to pursue your writing...

Duration:00:27:05

Ep. 118: Integrating Characters | Annalisa Parent

11/24/2020
-How do I create 3-dimensional characters? -What if character outlines aren't working for me? -How do you find your best writer? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, What is the best way to Integrate characters?

Duration:00:03:03

Ep. 117: A Deep Dive into the Publishing Process | Sara Wigal

11/19/2020
Annalisa speaks with Sara Wigal, Director of Publishing at Belmont University about the timeline of a book getting published and what publicity and marketing for your books looks like, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: What happens behind the scenes from the moment your manuscript is accepted to the time your book is published. How a publishing housereallysupports and markets your book.What’s really expected of you, the author, in terms of marketing your book You’ll want to...

Duration:00:19:46

Ep. 116: The Best Way to Develop Characters | Annalisa Parent

11/17/2020
Are you a 'Pantser' or a 'Plotter'? Do you explore through action or do you write a character sketch? Maybe there is a deeper question at hand, how do you find your best writer? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, What is the best way to develop character?

Duration:00:04:03

Ep. 115: Your Writing Needs You ─ Don’t Give Up! | Barbara Pattee

11/12/2020
Annalisa speaks with Barbara Pattee, Writing Gym member and author about the importance of encouraging feedback, her growth as a writer since joining the Writing Gym, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, Never Give Up On Your Writing, for this episode that will walk you through how to implement these concepts in your own writing life, so take a minute and download it at www.writing-gym/nevergiveup. Don’t forget the...

Duration:00:21:26

Ep. 114: Return On Your Writing Investment | Annalisa Parent

11/10/2020
Writers are often looking for resources to improve their writing or improve success with query submission. But how do you know what resources to use? How valuable is something that is provided for free? More often than not, what you put in is what you get out. If your writing career is truly important to you, you don't want to shortchange it. In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip, Annalisa answers the question, "How do I find reliable resources to move towards publication?"

Duration:00:03:59

Ep. 113: Make Your Writing Stand Out Among the Rest | Rachelle Gardner

11/5/2020
Annalisa speaks with Rachelle Gardner, a literary agent with Books & Such Literary Management about pairing a business mindset with a writing mindset, the importance of your author platform, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: That pairing a businessperson mindset with artist’s mindset will help you sell your novelThat an understanding of the marketplace and the context into which your book will be placed is essential The importance of your platform as a writer You’ll...

Duration:00:18:07

Ep. 112: Professional Trust | Annalisa Parent

11/3/2020
Writers often struggle with providing their manuscripts to professionals in fear of their idea being stolen. Do I ask for a signed agreement? Do I get a copyright? What prevents them from taking my work? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, How can I trust the Agent or Publisher with my Manuscript?

Duration:00:05:19

Ep. 111: It’s Possible- A Novel in Under 2 Months | Hannah Johnson

10/29/2020
Annalisa speaks with Hannah Johnson, a Writing Gym member and fantasy novel writer about how she wrote a novel in under two months and how she excelled in our Publishing Mastermind program. In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, You Can Write a Novel in Under Two Months, for this episode that will walk you through how to implement these concepts in your own writing life, so take a minute and download it at...

Duration:00:17:56

Ep. 110: Common Writing Traps | Annalisa Parent

10/27/2020
How does a writer avoid the most common writing traps: Overthinking, Over-Researching, and your Inner Critic. In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the questions, How to avoid Overthinking your writing? How to avoid Overthinking your writing? How to avoid it's close cousin Over-Researching? How to overcome your Inner Critic?

Duration:00:04:00

Ep. 109: Behind the Scenes with an Executive Editor | Stephanie Beard

10/22/2020
Annalisa speaks with Stephanie Beard, Executive Editor at Turner Publishing about the role of an Executive Editor, how publishers support their titles, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, A Peak Behind the Publishing Curtain, for some insider brainstorming to get you thinking ahead for your own writing life, so take a minute and download it at www.writing-gym.com/btsediting . Don’t forget the dash! Stephanie...

Duration:00:20:24

Ep. 108: Following vs. Leading with Your Writing | Annalisa Parent

10/20/2020
Writers often struggle with the desire to follow what the latest trends in published works are. Do you shelf your idea to write your version of a wizarding school or vampire romance? Or do you blaze your own path with a fresh idea? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, Should I follow what's trending?

Duration:00:05:04

Ep. 107: An Open Mind Can Unlock Your Writing | Emily Weinburg

10/15/2020
Annalisa speaks with Emily Weinberg, Writing Gym member about how openness for change and revision affected her writing and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, Unlock: How to Revise Your Novel, for this episode to learn some of the best practices straight out of the Writing Gym. So take a minute and download it at www.writing-gym.com/unlock Don’t forget the dash! Emily Weinberg is a Writing Gym member, specializing in...

Duration:00:14:33

Ep. 106: Backlash & Rejection | Annalisa Parent

10/13/2020
Writing can bring on many trials for the writer, including rejection of their work and backlash for things written about. In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, How do you deal with Backlash & Rejection?

Duration:00:02:49

Ep. 105: How to Get Publishers to Take a Risk on Your Debut Novel | Dana Chamblee Carpenter

10/8/2020
Annalisa speaks with Dana Chamblee Carpenter, author of The Bohemian Trilogy about overcoming writer’s block, getting a three book deal, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, The Well of Creativity, for this episode that will walk you through how to implement these concepts in your own writing life, so take a minute and download it at www.writing-gym.com/debut. Don’t forget the dash! Dana Chamblee Carpenter is the...

Duration:00:10:39

Ep. 104 Why Write if I'm Not Getting Paid for it? | Annalisa Parent

10/6/2020
Many find themselves writing for different reasons, potential income, prestige, the love of the craft, etc.. What keeps you writing? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa answers the question, why write if I'm not getting paid for it?

Duration:00:03:43

Ep. 103: Is my writing any good? How top authors know | O'Dell Isaac

10/1/2020
Annalisa speaks with O’Dell Isaac, a member of the Writing Gym about honing your skills, the role of confidence building in your writing, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: -The importance of next steps, moving forward to get yourself closer to your goals for your book and for yourself as a writer -How the tools already in your writing toolbox can be used more effectively through guidance and accountability at the Writing Gym -The benefits of believing in your own ability...

Duration:00:12:30

Ep. 102 Revision | Annalisa Parent

9/29/2020
You've revised your manuscript a hundred times. Every tweak and touch-up is improving it. How do you know when your manuscript is done? In this week's Tuesday Writing Tip Annalisa tackles Revision.

Duration:00:04:09