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Ask Your Editor Writing Podcast
33 minutes | Apr 16, 2019
Do I Need a Writing/English Degree to Be a Writer?
Will a degree help my writing? Is it even worth it? Well, the answer is that it depends on what you want to get out of it. Abby and Amanda talk about their experiences in academia to shed some light on going to college for writing. Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/writing-degree
40 minutes | Mar 12, 2019
How Do I Beat Writer's Block?
Abby has a controversial opinion about writer's block. Listen to find out what it is plus tips on how to beat writer's block. Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/writers-block
38 minutes | Feb 25, 2019
How Do I Overcome Imposter Syndrome With My Writing?
Thoughts such as "What if my writing isn't good enough?" will only hurt your writing in the long run. How can writers overcome imposter syndrome? Note: The 'making the bed' example was not Coach Carter but rather advice from Admiral William H. McRaven. Will post the link in the show notes. Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/imposter-syndrome-writing
32 minutes | Feb 12, 2019
How Do I Write the Beginning?
What makes a good beginning when writing a novel? How do you unearth the beginning, knowing how important it is to hook the reader and pack a punch? Trigger warnings: Domestic abuse 12:26 - 14:14. Sexual violence 22:07 - 23:09. Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/how-to-write-beginning
23 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
Can I Draw from Real Life for My Fiction?
Is it okay to pull something you experienced in real life from your fiction? Do you need consent to do it? Will it be a legal problem if I write badly about someone? Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/can-i-draw-from-real-life-fiction
29 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
Should I Outline My Novel? (Plotters vs. Pantsers)
What type of writing process works for you? Should you outline your novel or just free write? Who has the better process: plotters or pantsers? Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/writing-process-plotters-vs-pantsers
29 minutes | Jan 29, 2019
What Is the Ask Your Editor Podcast?
What is the Ask Your Editor podcast, and what can you expect from the show? Who are the hosts? Are they even qualified to provide advice? You decide. Full show notes (including things mentioned on the show) can be found at askyoureditor.com/what-is-ask-your-editor
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