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Authors-In-Training is all about writing, literature, and storytelling elements. It’s a podcast for everyone, from novices to experts, talking about the craft of writing and sharing experiences

Authors-In-Training is all about writing, literature, and storytelling elements. It’s a podcast for everyone, from novices to experts, talking about the craft of writing and sharing experiences
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United States

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Authors-In-Training is all about writing, literature, and storytelling elements. It’s a podcast for everyone, from novices to experts, talking about the craft of writing and sharing experiences

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English


Episodes

Author Spotlight: Jennifer Hart

11/11/2018
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Come meet Jennifer Hart a children's book author and illustrator. Her debut novel, "Baxter Goes To Imagination Land", is the first in a series. It is designed to teach children about creativity, kindness, and adventure starring her real-life dog, Baxter. Come listen to Jennifer, Marissa, and Halle talk about Jennifer’s books, Book for a Book, and writing children’s books.

Duration:02:09:40

Episode 92: Villainy At Its Finest

10/31/2018
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Happy Halloween! On this special day, it is important to look back on one’s favorite villains that terrify the soul. Who would make your top list? Grab some candy, dim the lights, come listen to Halle and Marissa list their favorite villains, and see how many would be on your list.

Duration:01:16:37

Episode 91: Is Co-Writing For You?

10/28/2018
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Writing can be a process of solitude...or it can be a collaborative journey filled with action, adventure, and drama, if it’s right for you. If you’re on the fence about co-writing, then come in and listen to see if co-writing is for you. Halle and Marissa are here to talk about their experiences and offer some advice.

Duration:02:03:05

Author Spotlight: Brian Rouff

10/21/2018
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Meet Brian who started his creative writing career during a midlife crisis. He has published four books and after many years in the advertising business, he has plenty of wisdom for everyone. Marissa and Halle sat down with him to discuss where ideas come from, using Vegas as a setting, and the hardships of writing a novel. Find Brian at: Website:https://brianrouff.com Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/brouff Twitter:@BrianRouff Amazon:goo.gl/pEd8EV

Duration:00:51:45

Episode 90: The Author Debate - Best Musical

10/3/2018
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Books are known for going from the written word to the big screen, but some go to Broadway. Which book could make such a leap? Halle and Marissa are here to battle it out to figure out that very question. Which will prevail: The Fault In Our Stars or The Princess Bride? Come listen in and find out.

Duration:00:24:02

Episode 89: Scenes That Kick Our Butts

9/26/2018
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Everyone has scenes that are difficult to write. Some may feel almost impossible. Halle and Marissa are here to talk about their most difficult types of scenes and discuss how they get through them. Come listen in and see if they have the solution for you!

Duration:00:33:51

Episode 88: Book Trope Bingo: Fantasy

9/13/2018
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Once again, Halle and Marissa challenge you to Book Trope Bingo, but this time it’s on Fantasy. Pick your favorite fantasy book, grab a bingo card, and see if you can get a bingo before them. From Chosen Ones to Prophecies, we cover the fantasy genre’s most famous, and infamous, tropes. You can get your bingo card here: https://bingobaker.com/pdf/1631536?grid=1&pages=8&show_name=1&call_sheet=1&submit=Print

Duration:00:43:35

Episode 87: Types of Conflict

9/9/2018
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Ever wonder the names for the different types of conflict? Then come listen to Marissa and Halle discussing conflict and novels that fall into each type.

Duration:00:35:10

Author Spotlight: Renee Jean

8/26/2018
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Meet Renee Jean a self published author who’s latest book, Just Deal With It, is about her experiences as a table games dealer. She is the author of Survivor and Never Give Up. Marissa and Halle talk to her about her new book, odd things writers do, and much more. You can buy Renee's new novel, Just Deal With It, here. Also, check her out on Facebook and Twitter!

Duration:03:23:50

Episode 86: What If: A Series of Unfortunate Events

8/1/2018
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Halle and Marissa are back asking what if questions where they then try to see the changes that would be made. Today’s book is The Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket. Come listen in to what they’ve asked.

Duration:00:48:22

Episode 85: What a Twist!

7/22/2018
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Plot twists are truly an art, but Marissa and Halle have compiled a list of what and what not to do. With this list, they are ready to help you know what a good plot twist should do. Come listen in!

Duration:01:15:23

Episode 84: Would You Buy It? #6

7/18/2018
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It’s time to see which books Halle and Marissa will buy from a new batch of summaries. From hilarious to downright strange, listen in and join in on the fun!

Duration:01:03:26

Episode 83: Book Trope Bingo: Mystery

7/15/2018
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Once again Halle and Marissa have taken book tropes of one genre and thrown them onto bingo cards to see if their chosen books can earn them the win. This time they see if they have a book that can conquer Mystery. Grab your own bingo card from facebook at facebook.com/authorstraining and play along!

Duration:00:56:23

Episode 82: Hard-boiled

7/11/2018
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Marissa and Halle have found another subgenre to research but this time in the Crime Fiction genre. Come listen in and learn about Hard-boiled and see if any books you've read is a part of this subgenre.

Duration:00:29:11

Episode 81: What We Have Learned

7/8/2018
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It has been a year since Authors-In-Training began so Halle and Marissa are here to talk about what they learned. The journey has been interesting and they are excited to share how they have changed since Authors-In-Training debuted. Come listen in and join in on the fun.

Duration:01:54:14

Episode 80: Our Writing Mistakes

7/4/2018
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Everyone makes mistakes. Halle and Mariss know that better than most when it comes to writing and have accumulated a list of what has gone wrong. Come listen in and see what mistakes they have made over the years.

Duration:01:54:04

Episode 79: What's That Title?

6/27/2018
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Halle and Marissa have come up with a new game! This time one of them shall read the other a summary and four options for the title. Each person has two life lines to try to help them find the answer. Come listen in and see if you can guess the right title.

Duration:01:26:00

Episode 78: What If?: Clockwork Angel

6/24/2018
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Halle and Marissa are back asking what if questions where they then try to see the changes that would be made. Today’s book is Clockwork Angel. Come listen in to what they’ve asked.

Duration:01:24:44

Episode 77: Book Fairs

6/20/2018
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They happen all over town and occur more than you think. Halle and Marissa have gone to a good number of them and are ready to tell what you will need and maybe even share a story or two. Come listen in and join the fun.

Duration:00:53:00

Episode 76: Our Favorite Sidekicks

6/13/2018
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Sidekicks are an important part of a story. Whether you love them or hate them, they are here to stay. Halle and Marissa are back to talk about their favorites and why they love them. Come listen in and see if your favorite made the list!

Duration:01:05:56