When you are writing a short story it can be difficult to keep your word count down. There isn't a lot of space to develop your plot and characters. This podcast will outline some of the rules of writing a short story.
As a freelance writer, the first decision you need to make when you are filing your taxes is to determine whether you write for business purposes or just as a hobby. This podcast makes the distinction between the two and provides some helpful tips for writers to follow when they are filing their taxes.
You can't start writing your NaNoWriMo novel until November 1st, but that doesn't mean you can't prepare beforehand. The week before NaNoWriMo, authors should be setting their schedules, stocking up on snacks, and finishing any last minute chores. This podcast is a guide to successfully getting through NaNoWriMo.
The plot of a novel is a complication and its resolution. The author is free to structure this complication and resolution however they wish. This podcast will guide you through fleshing out your plot.
It is important to have a resume that matches the description of the job you are applying for. This podcast will provide a brief overview of combination, targeted, and mini resumes, and will show you just when to use them in your search for that perfect position.
Creating believable characters can be difficult for all writers. Writers have to put the characters together piece by piece until their masterpiece in complete. This podcast will provide advice to help you create believable characters.
Blogs are becoming one of the most popular forms of media. With their easy access and user-friendly nature, anyone can now publish a blog. The informal nature of blogs leads to many errors being published. This can detract from the author's credibility. This podcast provides some tips for bloggers to help optimize his or her blog posts.
It is important to keep plot structure in mind when writing a book series. Each book must have its own plot while also following an overlying plot covering the series. Being able to tie these plots together is crucial because if done unclearly, readers may get confused. This podcast will explain how to manage plot structure in a book series.
It is finally December 1st, which means you should be done your NaNoWriMo novel. What's next? You may have a literary gem in your possession, so you don't want to stop working now. Just relax and follow these simple tips for continuing with your NaNoWriMo novel.
Writing a screenplay is very similar to writing a novel or a story, but in a screenplay, you don't tell the audience what is happening, you show them. This podcast will help you gain a better understanding of the art of screenplay writing.