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Writing Excuses
Writing Excuses
Mary Robinette Kowal, DongWon Song, Erin Roberts, Dan Wells, and Howard Tayler

Fifteen minutes long, because you're in a hurry, and we're not that smart.

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19.08: NaNoWriMo Revision with Ali Fisher: Working with an Editor

An agent, an editor, and a writer walk into a Zoom room and record a podcast... but really... that's (part... more

25 Feb 2024 · 29 minutes
19.07: NaNoWriMo Revision with Ali Fisher: Intention

For our second episode in this three-part series on revising your NaNoWriMo novel—or any other larger project you have—we are... more

18 Feb 2024 · 25 minutes
19.06: NaNoWriMo Revision with Ali Fisher: Length

Ali Fisher, editor at Tor Books and member of the podcast Rude Tales of Magic, joins us for a three-part... more

11 Feb 2024 · 27 minutes
19.05: LIVE Recording - Revisions with Mahtab Narsimhan

Some writers love revisions and some would rather scrub the toilet than revise their writing. On this episode, we are... more

04 Feb 2024 · 20 minutes
19.04: LIVE Recording - Pacing with Guest Fonda Lee

Pacing is one of the most subjective and difficult aspects of storytelling to get right. What is pacing? How do... more

28 Jan 2024 · 19 minutes
19.03: Behind The Scenes with our Producer and Recording Engineer

A few months ago, we were on a cruise ship in Alaska recording podcast episodes for 2024!This live recording features... more

21 Jan 2024 · 22 minutes
19.02: Q&A Episode with WX Core Cast

We have a LIVE podcast recording from September 2023, when we were hosting one of our writing retreats on a... more

14 Jan 2024 · 21 minutes
19.01: Interview with Abraham Verghese

In our first episode of 2024, we interviewed author and physician Abraham Verghese, who most recently published "The Covenant of... more

07 Jan 2024 · 27 minutes
18.53: Funding the Writing Life

Rent isn't paid in words alone. How do all of us, in various stages of our careers, keep ourselves afloat... more

31 Dec 2023 · 26 minutes
18.52: Writing Inside The Box

"Your short story should definitely be a novel." It's something writers are often told when they write short stories. What... more

24 Dec 2023 · 23 minutes
Writing Excuses
19.08: NaNoWriMo Revision with Ali Fisher: Working with an Editor
Writing Excuses