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The Merry Writer Podcast
The Merry Writer Podcast
Ari & Rachel

Two chatty authors asking all the ’write’ questions. Hosted by Ari Meghlen and Rachel Poli, The Merry Writer Podcast is a fun, friendly... more

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Episodes

How Can You Build a Horror Universe? | Ep. 193 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES This week, Wilmar Luna is back on the show with Ari and Rachel to discuss building a horror... more

06 Dec 2023 · 52 minutes
What Are The Different Types Of Novel Endings? | Ep. 192 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES It's not always easy to end you novel. Sometimes we have an idea of how they'll end and... more

29 Nov 2023 · 26 minutes
How Can You Avoid Info Dumping? | Ep. 191 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Info dumping can really slow down the pace of your story, can annoy many readers and even have... more

22 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
How Can You Create A Professional Author Website? | Ep. 190 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES It's no secret that authors need a website, but where do you start? You can hire someone to... more

15 Nov 2023 · 54 minutes
How Do You Increase Your Writing Speed? | Ep. 189 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Want to get your books written faster? Increasing your writing or typing speed can definitely help. This week,... more

08 Nov 2023 · 30 minutes
How Do You Launch A Successful Series? | Ep. 188 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you been planning a novel series? Or maybe you're ready to share it with the world but... more

01 Nov 2023 · 53 minutes
Do You Truly Need Unique Story Ideas? | Ep. 187 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES For some, story ideas can be hard to come by. For others, story ideas are everywhere. For everyone,... more

25 Oct 2023 · 27 minutes
How Do You Find Your Writer’s Voice? | Ep. 186 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES When it comes to writing, practice makes perfect. Everyone has a story to tell and the way you... more

18 Oct 2023 · 22 minutes
How Do You Avoid Head Hopping? | Ep. 185 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Do you write with multiple characters? Worried you might be slipping into the wrong character's head in the... more

11 Oct 2023 · 19 minutes
What Health Problems Can Writers Face? | Ep. 184 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES This week, Ari is joined by author AJ Alexander who discusses the health issues that writers can face... more

04 Oct 2023 · 40 minutes
What Are The Different Types of Conflict? | Ep. 183 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES In today's episode, Ari and Rachel are talking all about conflict!   This week, we cover: Character vs Character Character vs... more

27 Sep 2023 · 22 minutes
How Do You Create A Productive Writing Environment? | Ep. 182 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES We all know that writing isn't an easy task. A great way to be consistent with it is... more

20 Sep 2023 · 19 minutes
How Important Is Book Formatting? | Ep. 181 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES It's time to talk about formatting. It's not always fun but is it an important part of your... more

13 Sep 2023 · 18 minutes
How Can ADHD Writers Stay Motivated? | Ep. 180 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Do you sometimes struggle with your ADHD and motivation when you're writing? Are you having trouble finding a... more

06 Sep 2023 · 55 minutes
What Is The 7-Point Plot System? | Ep. 179 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Are you considering how to outline your novel? Whether you used to be a pantser or you have... more

30 Aug 2023 · 23 minutes
What Are The Characteristics Of A Middle Grade Novel? | Ep. 178 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Middle grade novels are the link between early readers and kids continuing their reading journey to YA and... more

23 Aug 2023 · 14 minutes
How Do You Approach Writing Horror? | Ep. 177 | A.S McDermott

**QUICK NOTE** Apologies for some of the sound quality, I had some issues with my microphone EPISODE SHOW NOTES Do you want... more

16 Aug 2023 · 35 minutes
Do Word Counts Truly Matter? | Ep. 176 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES It's so easy to get wrapped up in the numbers rather than the quality of your work. This... more

09 Aug 2023 · 18 minutes
Why Do Writers Need Perseverance? | Ep. 175 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES In today's episode, Ari and Rachel are joined by author Kyle Robertson to discuss the importance of perseverance... more

02 Aug 2023 · 1 hour, 1 minute
Do You Annotate Your Books? | Ep. 174 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you ever seen people writing or drawing inside the books they read? They're annotating their books to... more

26 Jul 2023 · 14 minutes
What Do You Need To Know About Vanity Metrics? | Ep. 173 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Not all metrics are the same, especially when it comes to social media metrics. Knowing what's important and... more

19 Jul 2023 · 19 minutes
What Is Therapeutic Writing? | Ep. 172 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Writing doesn't always have to be creative or academic. It comes in many shapes and forms and therapeutic... more

12 Jul 2023 · 18 minutes
Do Writers Need To Be On Social Media? | Ep. 171 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Just how useful is social media for writers?  Have you found yourself wondering if it was even worth... more

05 Jul 2023 · 41 minutes
How Do You Avoid Going Down The Rabbit Hole? | Ep. 170 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES We all need to do research for our novels. Some research is tedious but some is fun and... more

28 Jun 2023 · 17 minutes
Do You Need To Keep Marketing Your Books? | Ep. 169 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Do you have several books out or do you plan to write and publish more than one book?... more

21 Jun 2023 · 26 minutes
Should Religion Be Included In Your Character Profiles? | Ep. 168 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Do you create character profiles? How in-depth do you go? How well do you know your protagonist? This... more

14 Jun 2023 · 17 minutes
How Do You Create A Strong Antagonist? | Ep. 167 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES What makes a good antagonist? Does your story need an antagonist?  Justine Manzano joins Ari and Rachel to... more

07 Jun 2023 · 30 minutes
Should You Consider The Longevity Of Your Books? | Ep. 166 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you ever thought about where your published book will be one, five, or even ten years from... more

31 May 2023 · 21 minutes
How Do You Let Go Of A Story Idea? | Ep. 165 | The Merry Writer Podcast

This week Ari and Rachel are discussing when it might be time to let go of a story idea.   In this... more

24 May 2023 · 21 minutes
What Are The Benefits Of Self-Publishing? | Ep. 164 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you been torn between self-publishing and traditional publishing? We've all been there. There's a lot of decision... more

17 May 2023 · 57 minutes
How Do You Balance Writing And Life? | Ep. 163 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   This week Ari and Rachel are looking at Writing and Life balance. We all want it but can... more

10 May 2023 · 28 minutes
How Do You Transform An Unproduced Screenplay Into A Novel? | Ep. 162 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you ever tried writing a screenplay before? Have you thought of turning it into a novel or... more

03 May 2023 · 54 minutes
What Types of Stories Are There? | Ep. 161 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   This week Ari and Rachel are discussing the four types of stories.  Where does your story fall within... more

26 Apr 2023 · 30 minutes
How Can You Organize Multiple Novels? | Ep. 160 | The Merry Writer Podcast

Edit: Sorry, I ended up deleting this episode. I have re-added it today.   EPISODE SHOW NOTES   This week, Ari and Rachel discuss... more

25 Apr 2023 · 32 minutes
How Do You Turn A Bad Idea Into A Good Idea? | Ep.159 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   In today's episode, we are looking at all those bad ideas we have and why we shouldn't just... more

12 Apr 2023 · 20 minutes
How Do You Handle Multiple Novel Plots And Story Arcs? | Ep. 158 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Writing a novel can be confusing, especially if you're juggling multiple story arcs in one story. Luckily, Troy... more

05 Apr 2023 · 52 minutes
How Do You Use Foreshadowing? | Ep. 157 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   In today's episode, we are talking about foreshadowing, what it is, how it works and why you might... more

29 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes
How Can You Save Up For Publishing? | Ep. 156 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   This week, Ari and Rachel discuss ways to set aside money for publishing your novel. They also discuss... more

22 Mar 2023 · 26 minutes
What Is A Deus Ex Machina? | Ep. 155 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Today is all about Deus Ex Machina, what it is, why it's bad and how to avoid it! ... more

15 Mar 2023 · 23 minutes
What Are Some Novel Outlining Methods? | Ep. 154 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever gotten stuck on your novel before? Outlining is a great way to around that. However,... more

08 Mar 2023 · 20 minutes
What is The ”As You Know, Bob” Trope? | Ep. 153 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   In today's episode, we discuss the frustrating "As You Know, Bob" trope, why we don't like it and... more

01 Mar 2023 · 17 minutes
What Terms Should You Know In The Writing Industry? | Ep. 152 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you tried submitting a piece of writing before and encountered a word you didn't know? This week,... more

22 Feb 2023 · 19 minutes
Why Do We Fail At Making Writing A Habit? | Ep. 151 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Today we are talking all about habits and why making writing a habit can be quite difficult for... more

15 Feb 2023 · 22 minutes
How Can Writers Get Podcast Interviews? Ep. 150 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Are you releasing a debut novel? Are you working on a new project and want to spread the... more

08 Feb 2023 · 25 minutes
Why Do Some Writers Procrastinate? | Ep. 149 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Let's talk about procrastination!  That weird urge to delay a task rather than just working on it.  This... more

01 Feb 2023 · 29 minutes
Should You Include A Prologue Or Epilogue? | Ep. 148 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Some books are broken up into chapters. Others have parts. Some have prologues at the beginning, and others... more

25 Jan 2023 · 17 minutes
Should You Take A Break From Social Media? | Ep. 147 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Social media is very much in our lives now, but does it have some negative effects and should... more

18 Jan 2023 · 21 minutes
What Are The Stages Of Writing A Book? | Ep. 146 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   If you're a writer, then you know writing a novel has multiple stages. It seems like a simple... more

11 Jan 2023 · 26 minutes
How Do You Deal With Sagging Middle Syndrome? | Ep. 145 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Happy New Year!  We are now in 2023 and we thought we'd start the year talking about our... more

04 Jan 2023 · 19 minutes
2022 Bloopers | Ep. 144 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   It's the end of 2022! This week, Ari and Rachel decided to share bloopers from this year's episodes.... more

28 Dec 2022 · 8 minutes
How Important Is Pacing In a Novel? | Ep. 143 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   So today's episode is all about pacing in a novel, things we recommend regarding pacing, things we aren't... more

21 Dec 2022 · 27 minutes
Where Can You Write Book Reviews? | Ep. 142 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   If you're a reader, then you probably write book reviews... right? With 2022 coming to an end and... more

14 Dec 2022 · 23 minutes
Would You Rather: Movie Edition | Ep. 141 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   As the year starts to draw to a close, Ari and Rachel are back with another fun episode... more

07 Dec 2022 · 28 minutes
How Can You Use The Five Senses In Writing? | Ep. 140 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Description can be tricky in writing sometimes. If you ever feel stuck, think of the five senses. We... more

30 Nov 2022 · 19 minutes
What Are Some Good Gifts For Writers? | Ep. 139 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   With Christmas not too far away, people are turning their thoughts to gifts.  So today, Ari and Rachel... more

23 Nov 2022 · 21 minutes
How Do You Audit Your Writing? | Ep. 138 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Auditing is a scary word, but it's easier than it seems. As with all businesses, you should audit... more

16 Nov 2022 · 28 minutes
What Writing Programs Do We Use? | Ep. 137 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   In today's episode, Rachel and Ari discuss some of their favourite writing (and writer) programs that they've found... more

09 Nov 2022 · 26 minutes
How Do You Write A Query Letter? | Ep. 136 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you decided to get traditionally published and don't know how to start pitching your novel? Or maybe... more

02 Nov 2022 · 47 minutes
What Is The Best Time To Write? | Ep. 135 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you know the best time to write?  Today, Rachel and Ari discuss finding the best time to... more

26 Oct 2022 · 14 minutes
How Can You Hook Readers In The First Chapter? | Ep. 134 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   As writers, we can get stuck in many places when it comes to writing your novel. The first... more

19 Oct 2022 · 26 minutes
What Should You Include In Your Writing Space? | Ep. 133 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Are you setting up a dedicated writing space?  What are some things you might want to include?  Ari... more

12 Oct 2022 · 17 minutes
How Do You Become An Audiobook Narrator? | Ep. 132 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES Have you ever thought of becoming an audiobook narrator but didn't know where to start? Luckily, audiobook narrator, Rachel... more

05 Oct 2022 · 45 minutes
How Do You Cope With Stress As A Writer? | Ep. 131 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Writing a book is awesome but it can also be stressful, so can editing, marketing and publishing!  So... more

28 Sep 2022 · 17 minutes
How Should You Budget For Your Novel? | Ep. 130 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Self-publishing can cost more than you think. And, as the author, you have to be responsible for all... more

21 Sep 2022 · 26 minutes
How Can You Protect Your Writing Time? | Ep. 129 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Finding time to write can be hard, so what can you do to protect that writing time you've... more

14 Sep 2022 · 19 minutes
How Do You Talk About Your Writing To People? | Ep. 128 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you love writing but have a hard time talking about it? Promoting your book can be difficult... more

07 Sep 2022 · 52 minutes
How Can You Fall In Love With Writing Again? | Ep. 127 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you lost your love of writing?  Is your manuscript getting your down?  Considering throwing in the towel? ... more

31 Aug 2022 · 17 minutes
How Can You Write Through Tough Mental Health Days? | Ep. 126 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you had some rough mental health days where you seem like you can't write or do anything... more

24 Aug 2022 · 20 minutes
What Do You Do With Old Story Ideas? | Ep. 125 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Let's talk about all those old stories and ideas you have tucked away.  Or maybe you don't keep... more

17 Aug 2022 · 16 minutes
How Do You Figure Out Your Target Audience? | Ep. 124 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you know who your target audience is for your book? How do you begin to figure it... more

10 Aug 2022 · 28 minutes
How Do You Collaborate With Other Authors? | Ep. 123 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever considered collaborating with another author?  If so, then check out today's episode where author Morgan... more

03 Aug 2022 · 30 minutes
How Do You Write A Good Author Bio? | Ep. 122 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you have your author bio written yet? How about a few different versions of it? This week, Ari... more

27 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
What Are Some Good Marketing Strategies? | Ep. 121 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Marketing may not be everyone's favourite thing to do, but there are strategies that can put you on... more

20 Jul 2022 · 27 minutes
What Do You Need To Know About Self-Publishing Companies? | Ep. 120 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you know the difference between self-publishing your book yourself or going through a vanity press? This week, Ari... more

13 Jul 2022 · 28 minutes
How Do You Plan A Series? | Ep. 119 | The Merry Writer Podcast

Are you writing a series but aren't sure how to start?  Then check out today's episode where author Helen Scheuerer... more

06 Jul 2022 · 44 minutes
What Does A Book Publicist Do? | Ep. 118 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you know what a book publicist is? Do you know how they can help you as an... more

29 Jun 2022 · 36 minutes
How Do You Identify Your Ideal Reader? | Ep. 117 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever created an Ideal Reader?  This is a specific marketing technique and in today's episode it's... more

22 Jun 2022 · 25 minutes
How Do You Approach Writing Black Historical Fiction? | Ep. 116 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever tried writing diverse characters and didn't know where to start? Or maybe you want to... more

15 Jun 2022 · 44 minutes
Do Writers Really Need Beta Readers? | Ep. 115 | The Merry Writer Podcast

QUICK NOTE: Apologies for the sound quality at the start, I was having issues with my mic.  It does get... more

08 Jun 2022 · 18 minutes
How Do You Approach Writing Fantasy? | Ep. 114 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Are you interested in being a fantasy author?  This week, author I. L. Cruz joins Ari to discuss... more

01 Jun 2022 · 52 minutes
Should You Add Pictures Into Your Book? | Ep. 113 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Today, we discuss the concept of adding pictures to your novel and the different forms these can take. ... more

25 May 2022 · 15 minutes
How Can You Creatively Get Rid Of Characters? | Ep. 112 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever come across a secondary character in your novel that doesn't need to be there? Or... more

18 May 2022 · 22 minutes
Should You Let Family And Friends Read Your Manuscript? | Ep. 111 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   When you have finished your manuscript, is it a good idea to let family and close friends read... more

11 May 2022 · 23 minutes
What Are Some Tips For Writing Craft Books? | Ep. 110 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever thought about writing craft books? Or do you read them and haven't quite found the... more

04 May 2022 · 45 minutes
Should You Offer Your Books For Free? | Ep. 109 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   We are back with a Marketing episode today, when we ask "Should You Offer Your Books For Free?" ... more

27 Apr 2022 · 29 minutes
Should You Have A Writing Buddy? | Ep. 108 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Writing can be a lonely job and there are many other writers who have similar setbacks with their... more

20 Apr 2022 · 24 minutes
How Do You Deal With Decision Fatigue? | Ep. 107 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you find yourself getting tired throughout the day, and struggling to make good decisions?  You might be... more

13 Apr 2022 · 26 minutes
What Are Some Tips For Writing A Series? | Ep. 106 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever thought about writing a series of books but thought it might be too daunting to... more

06 Apr 2022 · 48 minutes
What Should You Include At The Front Of Your Book? | Ep. 105 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Today on the show we are going through the different things you should and could include in your... more

30 Mar 2022 · 38 minutes
How Do You Deal With Writing Distractions? | Ep. 104 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you get distracted while you're trying to write? There could be a few reasons for that whether... more

23 Mar 2022 · 22 minutes
Should You Give Your Chapters Titles? | Ep. 103 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you prefer chapter numbers or chapter titles?  Today we discuss giving your chapters titles and why some... more

16 Mar 2022 · 12 minutes
How Do You Set Writing Deadlines? | Ep. 102 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Deadlines... we either love them, hate them, or wave to them as they whoosh by. Do you set... more

09 Mar 2022 · 24 minutes
Do You Need To Include Trigger Warnings In Your Novel? | Ep. 101 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Not always an easy topic, but today we are looking at the concept of Trigger Warnings in novels. ... more

02 Mar 2022 · 18 minutes
Podcast Tag Questions | Ep. 100 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Can you believe The Merry Writer Podcast has reached 100 episodes? We truly appreciate all the shares, listens,... more

23 Feb 2022 · 33 minutes
What Are The Best Tips For Writing Dialogue? | Ep. 099 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   As we teeter on the cusp of triple digits for our episodes, we decided to discuss some tips... more

16 Feb 2022 · 25 minutes
What Are The Best Tips For Writing Descriptions? | Ep. 098 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Have you ever been stuck on writing descriptions in your novels? Maybe you info-dump or don't add enough?   In... more

09 Feb 2022 · 24 minutes
What Are The Benefits Of Participating In Writing Contests? | Ep. 097 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you want to try something different for 2022?  Then how about writing contests?  Don't worry, Rachel and... more

02 Feb 2022 · 56 minutes
What Are Some Writing Advice From Big Authors? | Ep. 096 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   When you first begin to write, it's typical to see what others do and you try to get... more

26 Jan 2022 · 36 minutes
Should You Share Your Writing Journey? | Ep. 095 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Today we are discussing whether writers should share their writing journey with the world and what might the... more

19 Jan 2022 · 17 minutes
What Are Some Tips For Launching A Debut Book? | Ep. 094 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Hey, everyone! Are you prepping to launch your debut novel in 2022 but don't know where to start?... more

12 Jan 2022 · 38 minutes
What Are Our Goals For 2022? | Ep. 093 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   We are finally in 2022 and in our first episode of the year, we are laying out our... more

05 Jan 2022 · 23 minutes
2021 Bloopers! | Ep. 092 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Another year has come and gone! Listen to our many screw-ups from 2021. As always, thanks for listening and... more

29 Dec 2021 · 12 minutes
Would You Rather? [Christmas Edition] | Ep. 091 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES As Christmas is approaching we decided we would do another round of Would You Rather, "Christmas Edition".  Play... more

22 Dec 2021 · 25 minutes
Who Is Ari Meghlen? | Ep. 090 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Get to know more about the host of The Merry Writer Podcast, Ari Meghlen! In this week's episode,... more

15 Dec 2021 · 26 minutes
Who Is Rachel Poli? | Ep. 089 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   As we are heading towards the end of the year, we decided to do something a little different. ... more

08 Dec 2021 · 14 minutes
What Elements Should You Include In Your Science Fiction Novel? | Ep. 088 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Do you want to write science fiction, but don't know what to include? Maybe you don't want to... more

01 Dec 2021 · 45 minutes
How Do You Avoid Creating Mary Sue Characters | Ep. 087 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   We are back with another character-drive episode, today we discuss the issues of creating Mary Sue characters and... more

24 Nov 2021 · 17 minutes
Can Writing Challenges Really Help Writers? | Ep. 086 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   How do you continue writing your novels? Do you sit down and type? Or do you have writing... more

17 Nov 2021 · 20 minutes
Should You Create A World Book For Your Novel? | Ep.085 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   If you caught last week's show where writer Tobias Salem joined the show to discuss world-building, you might... more

10 Nov 2021 · 25 minutes
How Do You Approach Worldbuilding? | Ep. 084 | The Merry Writer Podcast

EPISODE SHOW NOTES   Writers, have you ever considered worldbuilding? Then certainly give this episode a listen!   This week, Ari and Rachel talk... more

03 Nov 2021 · 36 minutes
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EPISODE SHOW NOTES   If you caught last week's show where writer Tobias Salem joined the show to discuss world-building, you might not be... more