Ep 129: Action

March 16, 2021

So much more than dialogue tags, scene blocking, or fight choreography, action is the energy that makes your story come alive. This week Adrienne and Eliza discuss how every move your character makes is action.

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Ep 128: Titles

March 2, 2021

What’s in a name? Well, depends on which name you mean. Is it the book title? The subtitle? The series title? This week Adrienne and Eliza take on the complicated task of naming your work.

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Ep 127: Character Voice

February 17, 2021

How a character sounds goes beyond the dialogue they speak. From deep POV to their unique expressions, a character’s voice is what makes them come alive.

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Ep 126: TV Romance Adaptations

February 9, 2020

They used to be hard to come by, but now there are more romance adaptations than ever on tv. This week Adrienne and Eliza talk about the good, the bad, and everything in between when it comes to taking the page to the screen.

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Ep 125: Cover Copy

February 2, 2021

You’ve finally finished your book. The hard part is over, right? Not so fast. Turns out those first 100k words were a cake walk compared to the next 100 words you need to write. It’s time for the most dreaded moment of all–time to write the blurb.

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Ep 124: Back Matter

January 26, 2021

“The End” might be the end of the story, but it’s not the end of the book. There’s so much that goes into an indie novel after the final scene. This week Eliza and Adrienne talk backmatter.

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Ep 123: Deadlines

January 19, 2021

Every race needs a finish line. Whether you choose the date yourself or it’s chosen for you, there comes a time to call a story done. This time around, Adrienne and Eliza talk deadlines.

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Ep 122: 2021 Goal

January 12, 2021

Well, 2020 was a bust…so it’s time for Eliza and Adrienne to move on to their 2021 goals

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Ep 121: 2020 in Review

December 15, 2020

This has been one strange year. This week Adrienne and Eliza recap their highs and lows through 2020.

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Ep 120: Eliza’s Organization Tips

December 1, 2020

Out of these two misfits, Eliza’s always been the organized one. So this week she’s sharing her tips for keeping her writing life running smooth.

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