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Inside the Writer's Soul

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You may write alone, but you are not alone. Inside the Writer’s Soul focuses on how personal experiences can inform your writing, and help you speak from the soul to really connect with readers and other authors as well. In this community for authors from any genre, background, or publishing type, we’ll also help you tackle challenges in all things writing including mindset, marketing, mental health, the muse, and more. Your writer’s soul doesn’t need to take the writing and publishing journey alone…join me, your host M. Khan along with rest of our community, and let’s move forward together.

You may write alone, but you are not alone. Inside the Writer’s Soul focuses on how personal experiences can inform your writing, and help you speak from the soul to really connect with readers and other authors as well. In this community for authors from any genre, background, or publishing type, we’ll also help you tackle challenges in all things writing including mindset, marketing, mental health, the muse, and more. Your writer’s soul doesn’t need to take the writing and publishing journey alone…join me, your host M. Khan along with rest of our community, and let’s move forward together.
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United States

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You may write alone, but you are not alone. Inside the Writer’s Soul focuses on how personal experiences can inform your writing, and help you speak from the soul to really connect with readers and other authors as well. In this community for authors from any genre, background, or publishing type, we’ll also help you tackle challenges in all things writing including mindset, marketing, mental health, the muse, and more. Your writer’s soul doesn’t need to take the writing and publishing journey alone…join me, your host M. Khan along with rest of our community, and let’s move forward together.

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@mkhantastic

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English


Episodes

The One Journal That Changed My Author Mindset | #8

11/18/2019
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“It’s a really great and simple idea. It’s something I started doing this year and, even though I’m not finished with one full year of this journal, it’s the only journal I have ever been able to consistently and continually write in every single day, and it’s completely changed my mindset.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join the discussion. Do you journal? Would you try a 5-year journal? How has your #authorlife changed since you first started writing? I also...

Duration:00:10:21

Four ‘E’s of Audience Expectations | #7

11/11/2019
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“No matter what medium you are using to express yourself, so long as you keep these different audiences in mind and what the expectations for the various audiences are, it can help you with your work.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join our community and join in the discussion. Do the 4 ‘E’s ring true for you and your content? Why or why not? As with many of my podcast episodes, I have a #FREE #resource to help you. Head to blog to download your cheat sheet of...

Duration:00:15:55

Spending Your Creativity | #6

11/7/2019
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“Have you ever had a moment where you sit down to write, but all you feel is drained and as if there’s nothing waiting for you – no plots, no stories, no characters, nothing? That’s what it feels like to be creatively drained and to have spent all your creativity.” In this week’s episode, we’ll be talking about something we do all the time but may not realize it: spending our creativity. I’ll share my story about how writing every day actually harmed me creatively, and how I rebounded from...

Duration:00:08:27

Should You Participate in NaNoWriMo? | #5

10/28/2019
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“For me, NaNoWriMo is just not realistic. I know myself, I know my schedule, I understand the time that I have in November between work and family commitments and I know I won’t finish writing a complete book. Being realistic is accepting that I can't finish the book in a month, and I am absolutely, completely 100% okay with that.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join our community and join in the discussion. Do you participate in NaNoWriMo? Why or why not? As...

Duration:00:12:11

Loneliness in Writing | #4

10/21/2019
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“That’s one reason why I started this podcast, because I wanted to share stories like these. Because I don’t think I’m the only one from this background, or this culture, or from a similar or even dissimilar culture or background who might feel the same way I do. Who feel like they need to lock their emotions away, and who feel that they’re forced to pretend at happiness and can’t claim anything real.” In this episode: *Emotional trigger warning* - there will be discussion of suicide,...

Duration:00:22:46

Should You Acknowledge Holidays? | #3

10/14/2019
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“So, as much as I loved being on that stage in that holiday play in the beginning, it quickly became something else. It became something I wouldn’t realize until much later was about race and exclusion and reminding people that I was different, not explaining to people that I already belonged.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join our community and join in the discussion. Do you acknowledge holidays in your novels? Why or why not? Do you have any holidays specific...

Duration:00:11:41

Why You Don’t Need to Write Every Day to Be An Author | #2

10/7/2019
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“One of my biggest beliefs is that there is no wrong way to write. However you write, is a great way to do it. But you shouldn’t sacrifice your personal health or your creative health in order to get the writing done. The important thing is to write consistently.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join our community. What is your definition of ‘consistent’ writing? How often do you write, and does that process work for you? If writing consistently is something you...

Duration:00:09:40

Fear of Writing | #1

9/29/2019
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“As I realized I had control over my writing, as I realized I had control over that FEAR of writing, it also made me realize I had control over other things in my life, too.” In this episode: After you listen, head to the blog and join our community. Do you or did you have a fear of writing like me? There’s also a free worksheet there to help you refine your fears and help you share your stories with others. Head to the blog now: https://mehvishkhan.com/fear-of-writing/ Sign-up for my...

Duration:00:13:15