How Authors Work: Learn the process from professional authors and become a more productive writer

How Authors Work: Learn the process from professional authors and become a more productive writer

Every week we interview an author or publishing pro and dig into how they work. We get as detailed as possible, exploring their tools, techniques, and workflow secrets, and share their tips and tricks so you can use them too.

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    I could write a comedy if I had to – with Kelli Fitzpatrick

    Kelli joined us to talk about her officially licensed Star Trek story and how it's launched her career, took us on tour of her writing process, and encouraged aspiring authors to write whenever (and whatever!) they can.

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    Working with schools, authentic representation, and not judging one font over another – with Scott Reintgen

    Scott joined us to talk about the launch of his upcoming book, Nixia. He shared tons of great insight including how he works with schools (huge for a YA author), how he thinks about representation and the importance of authenticity, and how he's approaching launch day. He may have also said something about real authors only using Garamond... you'll have to listen and decide for yourself :)

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    Building community with your readers (and why Rome fell) – with Dr. Markus McDowell

    Dr. Markus McDowell joins us to discuss his writing workflow. Markus has tested just about every writing app out there, and has some great recommendations for everything from outlining to publishing. We also talked a lot about his success in building community with his beta readers, and how they've helped him grow as an author.

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    Your Writing is Killing You – with Bill Powell

    Bill joins us to talk about his workflow, how he uses beta reading to build his mailing list, the psychology of being a writer, and his latest project titled: "Your Writing is Killing You."