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[Writerings S02E09] #OwnVoices with Jennifer Colvin

12/8/2018
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This week we joined by writer, Jennifer Colvin to talk about #OwnVoices, how to stay respectful to marginalized communities, how one from such a community writes and keeps their purpose — and lots of other things. Jennifer’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/colvin_jenn #OwnVoices on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hashtag/OwnVoices?src=hash --- Background music: ‘Jazz’ by Deoxys Beats on Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/deoxysbeats1/jazz-deox --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings...

Duration:00:58:30

[Writerings S02E08] Horror, navigating multiple mediums, and remembering Stan Lee with AE Stueve

11/23/2018
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This week we're joined by writer, teacher, filmmaker AE Stueve to remember Stan Lee, and talk about horror, vampires (and the sacking of Twilight), scaring yourself (and your children) and creating across multiple mediums. AE Stueve’s website: http://www.aestueve.com AE Stueve’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/AEStueve The books we recommended: * Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero * The Raw Shark Texts by Steven Hall * House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski * Scary Stories to Tell In The Dark...

Duration:01:00:14

[Writerings S02E07] #WritersTable and making POSITIVITY LOUDER with Katie Masters

11/16/2018
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We sat down with Katie "Your Writer Big Sister" Masters. The nickname is fitting: she runs the Twitter hashtag #WritersTable and acts as our supportive big sister when we feel down or unsure. She's also a crazy productive writer, a super fun nerdy person, and we've couldn't be happier to talk with her about all sorts of things. Make sure you say hi to Katie on Twitter, and follow the #WritersTable hashtag to find your tribe! Katie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Katie_Masters29 #WritersTable:...

Duration:00:58:15

[Writerings S02E06] Querying, forging your path, and how to learn from others with Armarna Forbes

11/9/2018
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This week we chat with Armarna Forbes about querying, how and what to learn from what you read and watch, and lots of other things. Find Armarna at https://twitter.com/ArmarnaForbes and say hi! :-) --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com Leave us a voice message on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/dinchamion --- Martyn's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Angels-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B073DKG8FC Martyn's Twitter:...

Duration:00:57:46

[Writerings S02E05] Small press publishing with Apex's Jason Sizemore

11/2/2018
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This week we sat down with Jason Sizemore, Editor-in-Chief of Apex Magazine and Apex Book Company to talk about small press publishing, networking, and changing the world through storytelling. What does it take to become a Hugo and Stoker Award-nominated editor and publisher? Read Jason’s book ‘For Exposure’: https://jason-sizemore.com/buy-my-books/ We also talk diversity and the importance of new perspectives, apropos of the release of The Apex Book of World SF Volume 5. Volume 5 of The...

Duration:00:54:56

[Writerings S02E04] Where do you get your ideas?

10/26/2018
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Links from the show: * Writing Excuses: https://writingexcuses.com * Apex Magazine: https://www.apex-magazine.com * 'A Life In Blood': https://www.amazon.co.uk/Life-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B01M5LFJGN/ * Neil Gaiman's incredible answer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C48jAkVlI0 --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com Leave us a voice message on Anchor: https://anchor.fm/dinchamion --- Martyn's books:...

Duration:01:12:39

[Writerings S02E03] Connected/shared universes, and the responsibility of writers toward the future

10/19/2018
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Links from the show: * Terrible Writing Advice: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3ogrx6d9oohf6D42G44j1A * Project Hieroglyph: https://hieroglyph.asu.edu/ * "Should Art Be a Battleground for Social Justice?": https://nyti.ms/2OpThkn?smid=nytcore-ios-share --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com --- Martyn's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Angels-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B073DKG8FC Martyn's Twitter:...

Duration:00:45:42

[Writerings S02E02] Kristell Redding

10/5/2018
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Kristell's Twitter: https://twitter.com/ItsOkImAWriter --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com --- Martyn's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Angels-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B073DKG8FC Martyn's Twitter: https://twitter.com/maliceunchained Greg's website: https://dinchamion.com Greg's Twitter: https://twitter.com/dinchamion

Duration:01:03:01

[Writerings S02E01] We're BACK!

9/28/2018
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- Scalzi's books: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4763.John_Scalzi - Scalzi's blog: https://whatever.scalzi.com - Bird by Bird: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12543.Bird_by_Bird - Micro Stories: https://twitter.com/@MicroSFF - Micro Stories WH40K variant: https://twitter.com/@MicroGrimDark ----- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com --- Martyn's books:...

Duration:01:00:56

[Writerings S01E08] We broke Greg!

7/21/2018
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WE BROKE GREG! He got speechless! Let’s rejoice! We also packed a lot of goodness into this episode: advice and insights left and right! Neil Gaiman talks about the Good Omens show: http://ew.com/tv/2018/07/13/good-omens-neil-gaiman-comic-con/ Scalzi's book: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/88070.You_re_Not_Fooling_Anyone_When_You_Take_Your_Laptop_to_a_Coffee_Shop —- Background music: ‘The Intellect’ by Celestia-music; licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0...

Duration:00:55:59

[Writerings S01E07] Copyright

7/9/2018
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Greg talks a lot. About copyright and left, and all there is to that. Martyn, on the other hand, has been writing, and shares insights about his process. The (widely opposed) EU Copyright Directive: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Directive_on_Copyright_in_the_Digital_Single_Market News on it’s denial by the EU Parliament: http://www.wired.co.uk/article/article-13-eu-copyright-directive-memes —- Background music: Dreaming Of Another Life 2147 by The Koala Vert Company; licensed under Creative...

Duration:01:00:42

[Writerings S01E06] Potterwar - with Heather Lawver

6/29/2018
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We have a guest: Heather Lawver, the delightful and wickedly smart veteran of Potterwar. We chat about fandom, what changed and what didn’t, and how today’s fans can learn from each other. Read the story of Potterwar: http://heathershow.com/potterwar/ Heather’s website: http://heathershow.com Say hi to Heather on Twitter: http://twitter.com/LawverSays —- Background music: Dreaming Of Another Life 2147 by The Koala Vert Company; licensed CC-BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/)...

Duration:00:57:34

[Writerings S01E05] Warner Bros' Harry Potter f*ckup

6/22/2018
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Greg read an article and snapped his chains… now he’s out in the yard and barking non-stop. Sorry. 😛 With good reason, though. We just can’t fathom the idiocy from corporations and the abuse of fandom. We just can’t. The AP article: https://apnews.com/77daf58afa7f4bf2a45f93a93a59cdc8 Background music: Jazz Brunch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/) https://soundcloud.com/kevin-9-1/jazz-brunch...

Duration:00:41:08

[Writerings S01E04] Fan-fiction

6/16/2018
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Greg’s still in the doghouse — barking a lot. 😛 We discuss fan fiction (turns out, Martyn’s a Trekkie! Who knew?) and the benefits (and dangers!) of putting work and passion into them. We also talk about why today’s the best time to be writing fan fiction, the death of originality, and a lot more. Send us your fanfic! We’d love to feature them on the show, and send new readers your way! Background music: Jazz Brunch by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com); licensed under Creative Commons: By...

Duration:00:40:15

[Writerings S01E03] Self-publishing

6/8/2018
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This week Martyn explains the ins and outs of self-publishing. (He’s a talker! 😛) We also discuss the differences of indie creators in writing and other art forms, talk about audiobooks, and how to promote yourself as a self-publishing author. The cover artist for Martyn’s books: H. Leighton Dickson. Find her website at https://www.hleightondickson.com or follow her on Twitter: https://twitter.com/hdickson62 Background music (because we have that now!) by Ross Bugden:...

Duration:00:39:33

[Writerings S01E02] Adaptations

6/1/2018
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We* talk mostly about adaptations: the pitfalls, the mistakes... and found a great writing exercise for you! 😉 *: Greg talks a lot. Sorry 'bout that. ---- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings Drop us an email: writerings.podcast@gmail.com ---- Martyn's books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Angels-Blood-Chronicles-Order-Book-ebook/dp/B073DKG8FC/ref=redir_mobile_desktop?_encoding=UTF8&keywords=Of%20Angel%27s%20Blood&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_QL65&qid=1527234331&ref_=mp_s_a_1_12&sr=8-12...

Duration:00:41:12

[Writerings S01E01] ... in which we have no idea what we're doing

5/25/2018
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We started a podcast, because we're writers and we need to procrastinate. And also talk about writing. Come meet us, and listen to our take on writing advice, difference in process, and other things. Links we mentioned: Chuck Wendig's brilliant tweet thread: https://twitter.com/ChuckWendig/status/998910256498569216 James SA Corey's awesome tweet: https://twitter.com/JamesSACorey/status/999363978819026944 --- Find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/writerings --- Martyn's books:...

Duration:00:41:10