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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

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

Episode 75: Line Editing

6/3/2018
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Line editing is not clearly defined, so Halle and Marissa are here to provide a clearer picture of what it is and what it isn’t. Come listen in and see if line editing is what you thought.

Duration:00:38:11

Episode 74: Guess the Book #4

5/30/2018
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It’s time to play Guess the Book again! How well do Halle and Marissa know some of their favorite books? Listen and play along, and see if they can recognize their favorite books by a small section alone.

Duration:00:58:41

Episode 73: What If?: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

5/20/2018
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A new game has arrived! What If? is where Halle and Marissa take a book and ask what if questions where they then try to see the changes that would be made. Today’s book is The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Come listen in to what they’ve asked.

Duration:01:00:02

Episode 72: Dialogue

5/16/2018
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It is rare to see a novel without dialogue. If you need some tips on how to write it or just want to listen in to test your knowledge, Halle and Marissa have the dos, don’ts, and tips for dialogue.

Duration:01:18:30

Episode 71: Hugging Mother with your Creativity

5/13/2018
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Happy Mother’s Day! To celebrate mothers and all that they do, Halle and Marissa have found some writing exercises all about mothers. Come listen in and try out these new exercises.

Duration:01:26:21

Episode 70: Uplift

5/9/2018
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Marissa and Halle have found another subgenre to research but this time in the Science Fiction genre. Come listen in and learn about Uplift and see if any books you’ve read is a part of this subgenre.

Duration:00:28:23