88 Cups of Tea with Yin Chang
About This Show
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. She asks questions like, "How did you land your literary agent?", "How did your short film help you get representation as a director?", "How do you create characters that listeners can empathize with?" 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! Be sure to follow us on Twitter @88cupsoftea and ask your own questions about storytelling that Yin can squeeze into her interviews!
Most Recent Episode
GRANT FAULKNER: Our Stories Are Worthy of Telling & Unpacking NaNoWriMo
2 days ago
I’m thrilled to have the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), Grant Faulkner, on the show with us! Grant is also the co-founder of 100 Word Story. And his stories and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Poets & Writers, Writer’s Digest, The Writer, and a ton more literary magazines. He recently published Fissures, a collection of a hundred 100-word stories. In today's episode proudly brought to you by Vermont College of Fine Arts, Grant and I unpack what NaNoWriMo is and how it’s a tremendous benefit for writers and how it trains you to push past obstacles so there’s barely any time for writer’s block, and why people without writing backgrounds are encouraged to join and how it can be of value to them. We also talk about side jobs, eliminating procrastination, and the common core of what makes us all writers and why all of our stories are worthy of telling. For a link to Grant's shownotes page with a list of all his resources and recommendations, click here. “Writing doesn’t have to be that grueling grind of a process. Writing can be playful, and fun, and wacky. And experimental.” -Grant Faulkner “If you're a human being, you're a creative type. We are creative by design.” -Grant Faulkner “You are a writer in the act of writing.” -Grant Faulkner What You'll Learn From This Episode: What exactly is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)? How NaNoWriMo can exponen