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The Writing Gym Podcast

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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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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. 156 How to Write and Publish a Book--a Review| Annalisa Parent

4/8/2021
In this final episode of Season 5, we highlight key moments in authors finishing, revising and publishing their books. How do authors finish and publish novels/ Listen in.

Duration:00:10:54

Ep. 155: Storytelling for Pantsers | Annalisa Parent

4/6/2021
What kind of writer am I ? What is a pantser? What is finishing a manuscript really like?

Duration:00:03:02

Ep. 154 The Publishing House behind the scenes on how to get published | Sara Wigal

4/1/2021
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: -The behind the scenes of the publishing industry -What it takes to be a working professional in the publishing industry -The full process for how a book gets published--and each step along the way You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, The...

Duration:00:15:17

Ep. 153: How to Jumpstart Your Creativity | Annalisa Parent

3/30/2021
How do I jumpstart my creativity? What is a simple writing prompt you can do over and over? How do I get to know my characters better?

Duration:00:02:52

Ep. 152 The Dating Game: Finding Publishers and Agents in a Digital Dating world | Carey Nelson Burch

3/25/2021
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 get YOUR voice heard in the noisy marketplace -How to sell your book through networking -How to be your own advocate for your work You’ll want to...

Duration:00:20:57

Ep. 151: How to Plan a Writing Project | Annalisa Parent

3/23/2021
How do I know if I'm a pantser? How do I know if I'm an outliner? How do I add structure to my writing?

Duration:00:03:40

Ep. 150: How a Book Can Get You National News Coverage | Joe Curcillo

3/18/2021
Annalisa speaks with Joe Curcillo, Speaker and Author of Getting to Us about how to reach thousands of people with your content, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: -How to reach thousands of people with your content -How to contribute to national magazines -When and how to produce an audiobook You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, Tell the World Your Message, for this episode that will walk you through how to reach a wide audience and share your knowledge...

Duration:00:22:52

Ep. 149: How to Plan a Writing Project | Annalisa Parent

3/16/2021
How do I plan a writing project? What are the steps to completing my goal successfully? How do I hold myself accountable?

Duration:00:03:49

Ep. 148: How to get an AudioBook deal for your book | Megan Dobson

3/11/2021
Annalisa speaks with Megan Dobson, publisher at ChristianAudio about important considerations in writing a book that will be produced as an audio book and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: Important considerations in writing a book that will be produced as an audio book You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, How to Navigate the Audiobook World, for this episode that will walk you through how to implement these concepts in your own writing life, so take a...

Duration:00:36:32

Ep. 147: How to use Neuroscience to Boost Creativity | Annalisa Parent

3/9/2021
How can Neuroscience boost my creativity? Can dancing really help my writing? How do I get in the creative mood?

Duration:00:02:50

Ep. 146: Beyond the MFA: the REAL tools for publication | Barbara Bellisi Zito

3/4/2021
Annalisa speaks with author Barbara Zito, about how to go from query to publication, how to negotiate rights in your publishing contract, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to go from query to publicationWhat questions to ask when you’ve been offered a publishing contractHow to negotiate rights in your publishing contract. You’ll want to be sure to download the free worksheet, How to Get That Publishing Contract, for this episode that will walk you through how to...

Duration:00:18:28

Ep. 145: Responding to an Agents Manuscript Request | Annalisa Parent

3/2/2021
What do I do when an agent requests my manuscript? How to avoid the slush pile? How do I prepare for submitting my writing materials?

Duration:00:03:37

Ep. 144: Refocus With Your Writing | David O'Hara

2/25/2021
Annalisa speaks with David O’Hara, professor at Augustana University about how to make time for your writing, immersing yourself in research for your writing, and more! In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to make time for your writingHow to refocus and find time to writeHow writing from your authentic self will make your writing pay off You’ll want to be sure to download the free resource guide, Making Time to Write, for this episode that will walk you through how to dive deep into...

Duration:00:26:28

Ep. 143: A Writers Worst Enemy | Annalisa Parent

2/23/2021
What is a writers worst enemy? Where does writers block come from? How do I overcome writers block?

Duration:00:03:45

Ep. 142: Get a Literary Agent to Request Your Manuscript | Jeanne Covert

2/18/2021
Annalisa speaks with Jeanne Covert, Writing Gym member about how to get a literary agent to request your manuscript. In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to get a literary agent to request your manuscriptHow to get to the front of an agent’s lineHow and why an agent asks for a full manuscript You’ll want to be sure to download the free resource guide, Escape the Slush Pile that will walk you through how to avoid an agent’s ‘no’ list--the slush pile AND accelerate manuscript...

Duration:00:18:59

Ep. 141: Quality Writing Goals | Annalisa Parent

2/16/2021
What is my writing goal? What is a quality writing goal? How do I reach my writing goal?

Duration:00:03:05

Ep. 140: What do authors say about the author lifestyle? | River Jordan

2/11/2021
Annalisa speaks with River Jordan, a novelist from Southern Alabama about How to handle rejection with humor, How to choose the right literary agent and How to tap into your potential as a writer to move your readers. In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to handle rejection with humorHow to choose the right literary agent for youHow to tap into your potential as a writer to move your readers You’ll want to be sure to download the free resource guide, How to Create and Achieve...

Duration:00:24:47

Ep. 139: Writing with Confidence | Annalisa Parent

2/9/2021
How do I get confident in my writing? How to break through the fear of writing? How do I unravel the mysteries of writing?

Duration:00:05:16

Ep. 138: Beat World-builders Disease & Finish that Novel | John Ridge

2/4/2021
Annalisa speaks with writer John Ridge about breaking out of research mode, how to finish a novel, and how to squash imposter syndrome. In this episode, you’re going to learn: How to break out of research mode and finish your novelHow to get the right kind of feedback on your writingHow to squash imposter syndrome You’ll want to be sure to download the free resource guide, Break Out of World Building, It will walk you through the important steps John took to stop researching and finish...

Duration:00:24:12

Ep. 137: Path to Publishing | Annalisa Parent

2/2/2021
What is the path to publishing? How do I get published? How do I find help with my publishing goals?

Duration:00:02:25