The Creative Writer's Toolbelt
About This Show
The Creative Writers Toolbelt gives practical accessible advice to Creative writers.
Each episode explores an aspect of creative writing technique, with examples, allowing you to apply what you learn immediately to your writing. We also throw in the occasional interview with writers and other artists, exploring their wisdom on subjects like story, style, character and the writing process.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 98 - How to look after yourself and not be a jerk - living the writer's life well with Marie Bilodeau and Derek Künsken
This episode is a conversation with Ottawa based speculative writers Marie Bilodeau and Derek Künsken. In the conversation we explore how to live the writer's life well, and what it means to follow the navy maxim that we need to be able to float, sail and shoot. We explore Marie's experiences with retreats, and Derek's experiences with sabbaticals, and we reflect on Derek's best advice for writers: Don't be a jerk.