SW015 Action Beats

December 1, 2016

We discuss actions and tag, and to use them to build tension, and deepen the scene.

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SW014 Voice & Style

November 1, 2016

We discuss what agents, publishers, editors and reviewers mean by voice. How to develop your voice and refine it.

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SW013 Author Promise

October 1, 2016

WARNING! Lots of Spoilers (Star Wars Ep.4 & 5, Warbreaker, Rocky, You've Got Mail, Bands of Mourning, Fable Haven, I'm Not a Serial Killer, Mystborn.) We discuss the author's promise and climaxes.

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SW012 Crisis: All is lost

August 31, 2016

We discuss the crisis point in a story and look at different examples when it was done well, and when we stopped believing everything would turn out. We cover some of the great dilemmas that have faced protagonists in stories.

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SW011 Interview with Julie Daines

August 31, 2016

We interview Julie Daines about traditional publishing without an agent. The type of marketing a publisher does for an author, the mechanics of first chapters, and romance novels.

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SW010.Set-Pieces and Sequences

July 31, 2016

We talk and argue about what Set-pieces and sequences are, when to use them, and what they can add to a book.

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Pizza Planet: Secret of the Fire Jellies. First 15min.

July 31, 2016

The beginning of C Louis S books.

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SW009 Interview: C. Louis S.

July 31, 2016

We interviewed C. Louis S. and discovered a lot of great tools that are free and will help indie writers. Plottr, ACX, and book trailers. Get the details in the interview or visit the website: startwriting.space

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The Protector of Esparia: Prologue & half of Chapter 1

July 1, 2016

The prologue and first half of chapter of The Protector of Esparia.

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SW007 Pinch Points

July 1, 2016

We cover Pinch Points and the importance of illustrating antagonist's power in the story.

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