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From the writing desk of award-nominated and award-winning authors and podcasters Philippa Ballantine and Tee Morris comes The Shared Desk, a writer's show that explores collaboration, science fiction, fantasy, and just about anything that catches their fleeting attention spans.
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Episode 71: Dealing with the Imposter Syndrome while Pining for Lin-Manuel Miranda (with Special Guest Lauren “Scribe” Harris)
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You can’t say “No” to this…
It is the Lin-Manuel Miranda edition of The Shared Desk. Don’t think Lin-Manuel Miranda has anything to do with our topic, but as you listen to the show, you’ll understand why we are dedicating this show to the cast of the hottest musical to hit Broadway in decades…
00:00 — Introduction
First show of the New year on account of a really rough start…
New drop in from Hamilton: An American Musical
Heading to Farpoint this weekend, but not the first event of 2017. At least, for Tee.
MAGFest 2017! was Tee’s break-in of the year, alongside Nick Kelly and Robert V. Aldrich
How is Lauren finding herself here for Farpoint?
We got to make this event happen this weekend! We got to WORK!
03:54 — Episode 71: Dealing with the Imposter Syndrome while Pining for Lin-Manuel Miranda (with Special Guest Lauren “Scribe” Harris)
What are we drinking tonight? Viking Blod, the breakfast of writing champions!
The story of Blod and Smoky Writers Past.
A topic that came up during MAGFest…
The Imposter Syndrome
Defined by Tee
Defined by Pip
Defined by Lauren
The debate over the Imposter Syndrome
What do you say when successful indie authors are suffering this?
The next Hamilton reference…and another…
If your goal isn’t the validation you seek, then what is?
Are you listening to Words of a Feather podcast? Well, you should.
The Imposter Syndrome can come from a variety of sources…
Starting new projects in uncharted countries
Looking at where you are in your career and where you want to be
What’s attractive between both independent publishing and traditional publishing?
What’s tough to do between both independent publishing and traditional publishing?
Pip’s firmly planted in the Nick Kelly camp when it comes to the Imposter Syndrome.
Lauren owns it
…but Tee also copes with it…….and so does Pip.
Tee’s biggest Imposter Syndrome fear: He’s not a well-read guy.
How do we combat Imposter Syndrome?
For Lauren: Working harder.
For Tee: Jumping into a new idea.
For Pip: Solving the problem within the work.
Wired for Story — a resource all writers should have within reach
The return of Old Yeller…
32:00 — Writers Off the Clock
So…fucking Lin-Manuel Miranda and his goddamn incredible talents…
Why were we resistant of the Ham Wagon?
For Pip: The girl’s a REBEL!
For Lauren: Her Obsessive Personality
For Tee: The Actor in Him and His Love of Musical