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Helping Writers Become Authors
Helping Writers Become Authors
K.M. Weiland

Hosted by award-winning story coach K.M. Weiland, the Helping Writers Become Authors podcast will take you deep into story theory, writing techniques,... more

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S16:E7: How to Use Antagonists in Your Story: The Right Way and the Wrong Way

Learn how to use antagonists to create unforgettable plots. Strengthen narratives and build your characters' journey with this skill.

26 Feb 2024 · 24 minutes
S16:E6: Writing 101: A Comprehensive Guide to Backstory

Use this essential guide to backstory to share the history of your characters and story world with your audience at... more

19 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
S16:E5: Burned Out on the Business of Writing? 6 Insights to Rediscover Joy and Passion in Your Work

Learn how to regain a sense of creative fulfillment in the business of writing and get tips for managing the... more

05 Feb 2024 · 26 minutes
S16:E4: 5 Reasons Marketing Is Hard for Writers

Five reasons marketing is hard for writers and how to flip your mindset to embrace marketing and business as tremendous... more

29 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
S16:E3: Writing Multiple Plotlines: Everything You Need to Know

Writing multiple plotlines in your fiction doesn't have to be hard. Learn to navigate the intricacies while balancing the pros... more

22 Jan 2024 · 30 minutes
S16:E2: Lessons From 2023: 5 Reflections on "Flat Arc" Periods

Turns out my personal experiences this year perfectly represent what I want to say about the importance of Flat Arcs... more

08 Jan 2024 · 23 minutes
S16:E1: Top 10 Writing Posts of 2023

Before we say goodbye to the old year, let's take a look at what were, according to your pageviews, my... more

01 Jan 2024 · 10 minutes
Ep. 647: My Top Books of 2023

Check out some of my favorite books from 2023 in three categories: Fiction, Writing How-To, and General Non-Fiction.

18 Dec 2023 · 10 minutes
Ep. 646: How to Market a Book: 6 Steps From a Full-Time Author

Knowing how to market a book starts with identifying your personal marketing ethos. After that, take these six steps to... more

11 Dec 2023 · 20 minutes
Ep. 645: 14 Do's and Don'ts of Time Management for Writers (from a Recovering Over-Achiever)

Time management for writers starts with practical steps for aligning your daily schedule to your vision for your writing life.

27 Nov 2023 · 19 minutes
Helping Writers Become Authors
S16:E7: How to Use Antagonists in Your Story: The Right Way and the Wrong Way
Helping Writers Become Authors