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88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a podcast for the aspiring and professional storyteller alike. On the show, Yin chats with international bestselling novelists, screenwriters, and filmmakers about their journey to success. They also discuss career advice and "how-to's" for listeners to apply actionable steps towards their own storytelling careers. 88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a safe space for listeners to learn, and to feel empowered, inspired, and motivated. Welcome to our tribe of storytellers!

88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a podcast for the aspiring and professional storyteller alike. On the show, Yin chats with international bestselling novelists, screenwriters, and filmmakers about their journey to success. They also discuss career advice and "how-to's" for listeners to apply actionable steps towards their own storytelling careers. 88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a safe space for listeners to learn, and to feel empowered, inspired, and motivated. Welcome to our tribe of storytellers!
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Los Angeles, CA

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88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a podcast for the aspiring and professional storyteller alike. On the show, Yin chats with international bestselling novelists, screenwriters, and filmmakers about their journey to success. They also discuss career advice and "how-to's" for listeners to apply actionable steps towards their own storytelling careers. 88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang is a safe space for listeners to learn, and to feel empowered, inspired, and motivated. Welcome to our tribe of storytellers!

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Episodes

NATASHA NGAN: On Finding The Courage to Write The Book of Our Hearts

1/10/2019
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Have you ever wondered what goes into building strong and vivid fantasy worlds? How to add moments of warmth and humor when writing about darker topics? How about creating space for self-care through your writing? We talk about this and so much more with Natasha Ngan. Natasha is a young adult fiction author known for her novels The Elites, The Memory Keepers, and her most recent novel, Girls of Paper and Fire, that was published in the Fall of 2018 by Jimmy Patterson/Little Brown in the...

Duration:01:38:26

MAUREEN JOHNSON: Crafting Strong Murder Mysteries

12/13/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any level of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------------------- Curious about crafting mystery novels and placing puzzle pieces throughout? Or what it takes to write a series? We dive...

Duration:01:01:58

SUZIE TOWNSEND: On Becoming A Literary Agent

11/29/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------------------- Are you curious about what a literary agent does behind the scenes to sell a book? Or how to write a query letter that will grab...

Duration:01:28:57

LIVIA BLACKBURNE: Pulling Inspiration from Intimate Experiences

11/15/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------------------- How can we find inspiration for our stories in our own emotional journeys? What does it mean to balance your emotions when...

Duration:00:40:49

JAY RUBIN: The Art of Literary Translation

11/1/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------------------- Have you ever wondered what it's like to be a literary translator? Or what it takes to translate a text while maintaining the...

Duration:00:45:56

TAMORA PIERCE: Believing In Your Craft

10/18/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------------------- Have your insecurities ever driven you to writer’s block? How can we use feedback, rejection, and self-encouragement to break...

Duration:01:12:25

KWAME ALEXANDER: On Being a 26-Year Overnight Success

10/5/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --- What exactly does it mean to be a '26-year overnight success'? How do we get through challenges of rejections both in our writing and at our day job? We get into...

Duration:00:55:07

ADRIEN FINKEL: On Multi-Passionate Creativity

9/27/2018
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Woohoo! We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS over in our Patreon membership! Support us on Patreon at the $8.88 tier to enjoy the interviews BEFORE the official air-date and you'll also receive all the additional fun perks in that tier! https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --- Are you curious about human stories that resonate deeply? Ever wonder how a producer develops stories to pitch for networks? How about pitch meetings and how to conduct them? We get into all of it and so much more...

Duration:00:42:03

HOLLY ROOT: Entrepreneurial Mindset as a Literary Agent and as an Author

9/21/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --------------------------- Are you curious the kind of work that goes into starting a literary agency? Wondering how Holly strategizes career planning with her...

Duration:01:10:52

WRITING CLASS RADIO: On Memoir Writing and Finding Your Voice

9/13/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea ------------------- Are you curious about writing a memoir? Are you having trouble finding and refining your writing voice? How important are writing classes and...

Duration:00:48:29

SHANNON GIBNEY: On Identity

9/6/2018
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Shannon Gibney is the author of "See No Color", drawn from her life as a transracial adoptee, which won the Minnesota Book Award and was hailed by Kirkus as “an exceptionally accomplished debut” and by Publishers Weekly as “an unflinching look at the complexities of racial identity.” In her latest novel, "Dream Country", she writes of the nightmarish spiral of death and exile connecting America and Africa, and of how one determined young dreamer tries to break free and gain control of her...

Duration:00:47:18

NOVA REN SUMA: Writing Through the Darkness

8/30/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea ----------------- Are you wondering what the financial realities are for writers? Are you on the fence about MFA programs? Are you facing a creative block? Get ready...

Duration:01:22:58

AISHA SAEED: On Letting The Process Take As Long As It Needs To

8/23/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea --- Are you struggling with the timeline of the publishing process? Are you curious about staying organized as a writer? How do you keep track of each character’s...

Duration:00:44:00

GRETCHEN MCNEIL: On Being A Storyteller

8/17/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea ------ Today's episode: How do you figure out your character’s objective? How do you stay on top of your writing deadline using spreadsheets? How do you balance the...

Duration:01:23:12

TIME-SENSITIVE ANNOUNCEMENTS!

8/3/2018
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Please be sure to listen through ALL three announcements. Here are quick links from the announcements: ANNOUNCEMENT 1: Click here to RSVP! Only RSVP if you are 100% able to make it! ANNOUNCEMENT 2: For the email subject line, please write “Writer for 3-Year Anniversary Event” ANNOUNCEMENT 3: If you'd love for your photo to be displayed at the event, send me an email with the subject line “88 Cups of Tea birthday polaroid” and send $2 to www.paypal.me/88cupsoftea to help with the cost of...

Duration:00:06:21

RACHEL HENG: Turning Rejections into Motivation

7/5/2018
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What do you do after getting rejected over 300 times? Need all the advice on MFA writing programs? How do you stand out in the querying process? Get ready for this motivating conversation featuring today’s special guest Rachel Heng. Rachel is a Singaporean novelist and short story writer. Her debut novel, Suicide Club: A Novel About Living, will be published next Tuesday, July 10th! An early congratulations and happy book birthday to Rachel! Her fiction has received a Pushcart Prize...

Duration:01:06:51

V.E. SCHWAB: Bonus Full Episode

6/28/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea ----------------- Finally, we're releasing the full, non-edited 3 hour long conversation with V.E. Schwab. This bonus episode is proudly brought to you by Fab Fit Fun!...

Duration:03:10:59

R.F. KUANG: Writing Through Difficult Scenes

6/21/2018
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How do you approach agents during the querying stage? How do you the one who will champion your work? How important is the pacing of your manuscript in order to keep your readers intrigued? Do you struggle with writing and editing difficult and emotional scenes? We get into all of it with today’s special guest: R.F. Kuang. Her debut novel, “The Poppy War” was recently released and is the first installment in a trilogy that grapples with drugs, shamanism, and China’s bloody twentieth...

Duration:00:44:24

SABAA TAHIR: Resilience & Moral Courage

6/14/2018
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If you’d love to keep 88 Cups of Tea going strong, please consider supporting us through our Patreon membership. We added EARLY ACCESS TO INTERVIEWS for our Super Storyteller patrons in the $8.88 tier. Your kind support at any of our tiers is so helpful. A heartfelt thank you in advance. https://www.patreon.com/88cupsoftea ----------------- Do you struggle with the day-to-day of parenthood and the professional life? Can one person really make a difference in standing up to bigotry? What...

Duration:00:40:56

MINH LE: Drawing From Family Stories For Inspiration

6/7/2018
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Have you always wanted a close relationship with your grandparent? Do you dream of writing a children’s book and have no idea where to start? Do you struggle with juggling your professional and personal responsibilities while writing? We get into all of that (and way more) with today’s special guest: Minh Le. Minh is a national early childhood policy expert, author of “Let Me Finish!”, and has written for the New York Times, the Horn Book, and the Huffington Post. A first-generation...

Duration:01:35:38