Ep 76: Writing Fashion Faux Pas

November 12, 2019

Writing styles change. So why do we act like they’re written in stone? This week, the Misfits give their hot takes (popular and unpopular) on a few of the always and never do’s of the genre fiction world.

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Ep 75: Series Bibles

November 5, 2019

Keeping track of the details in an ongoing series is enough to drive a writer crazy. This week, the Misfits talk about how they organize their series bibles.

Question of the week: Do you use a series bible? If so, is it digital or paper? What do you put in it? When do you use it?

Let us know! We want to hear how you stay organized!

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Ep 74: Adrienne’s Super Secret Project: The Year of Write Hella Words!

October 29, 2019

Adrienne’s got a secret project up her sleeve and she’s sharing it first here with the Misfits! It’s The Year of Write Hella Words!

Adrienne explains what “hella” means and what this project she’s taking on for 2020 looks like. For even more info, follow the link to the page. https://www.writehellawords.com/

Eliza’s Challenge this week: She challenges each listener to give it some thought and see how many words you can commit to in 2020. Then go sign up to Write Hella Words in 2020! New decade, new mindset!

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Ep 73: Production Tools

This week, the Misfits share their favorite digital productivity tolls for everything from getting the words out to researching the marketplace.

October 22, 2019

This week, the Misfits share their favorite digital productivity tolls for everything from getting the words out to researching the marketplace.

Eliza’s action of the week: listeners, what tools do you have in your toolbox that helps you get the words out, market research, etc? Let us know! We might use them!

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Ep 72: Fear

October 15 2019

Thank you to Kate Petrocione for your Patreon contribution! Stay tuned for your bonus episode!

It’s what holds most of us back. This week, the Misfits get real about their deepest writing and publishing fears and how they deal with them.

Question of the week: Looking back on your journey, how much has fear held you back?

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Ep 71: Eliza’s Debut

October 8, 2019

First, we want to give a big shout out to Maggie Menane as our very first Patreon supporter! Thank you so much Maggie for helping support us!

It’s time to celebrate Eliza’s debut launch! This week she tells us how she prepared, how the launch went, and what her plans are going forward.

Action of the week: If you’ve launched her debut novel recently, how did it go? Do you have any questions for Eliza?

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Ep 70: Setting

October 1, 2019

So much more than where your story takes place, setting can show how your characters see their world and their place in it. Unfortunately, it’s also Adrienne’s weakest skill, so it’s Eliza’s turn to work her magic.

Question of the week: How do you write setting? How do you figure out where you will set your story? How much does setting play a part in your story?

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Ep 69: Family Support

September 24, 2019

No one can do it all…especially not Eliza and Adrienne. This week we talk about getting the help you need from the ones you love.

What kind of support do you need from your family and how do you go about asking for it?

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Ep 68: Finish Your Freaking Book

September 17, 2019

Perfectionism. Shiny new object syndrome. Procrastination. The internet. These are just a few reasons and excuses that keep you from finishing your book.

This week, the Misfits dive into Eliza’s production schedule to see what’s holding her back and get her back on track to finishing the freaking book!

Have you ever been in Eliza’s position? If so, what have you done to break through?

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Ep 67: Time Management

September 10, 2019

Time has a way of getting away from us, doesn’t it? This week, Misfit Adrienne talks about the time management project she’s focused on this month and how it has led to her reprioritizing her day.

Have any of you journaled your day? If so, what were your results? Or are you someone who keeps track of your time daily as a practice?

Let us know! We’d love to hear how you spend your day and the impact it has on your productivity!

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