The Writerly Bites Podcast

The podcast that gives you quick tips to make your writing and your writing life better.


50: All the Bad Advice I've Gotten
Show Details5min 57s
49: Creativity is Putting Two Things Together
Show Details4min 23s
48: Remember the Excitement
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47: Draw from Another Story
Show Details5min 53s
46: Mix the Bitter and the Sweet
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45: Schedule Time for Nothing
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44: Really?
Show Details5min 20s
43: Let Music Make the Mood
Show Details4min 47s
42: Find the Missing Ingredient
Show Details5min 4s
41: Cut the "As" Clause
Show Details5min 32s
40: Have the Courage to Try Again
Show Details6min 4s
39: Seek and Destroy Your Weakest Sentence
Show Details4min 46s
38: Build the Beats of Your Story
Show Details6min 15s
37: Respect Your Work and Organize It
Show Details5min 38s
36: Betray Someone
Hide Details6min 4s

This week, think about getting your character to betray someone in your story. Book recommendation is Jack Kerouac's BIG SUR.

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Published Jun 29, 2021 at 1:49pm
35: Interview with Arif Anwar
Show Details12min 7s
34: Scene-ify Your Story
Show Details5min 52s
33: Take a Step Closer to Your Character
Show Details5min 49s
32: Plagiarize Just a Little
Show Details5min 32s
31: Turn Off the Lights
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30: Interview with Laura Hankin
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29: Speak in a Different Voice
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28: Let Go of What's Holding You Back
Show Details5min 42s
27: Just Play
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26: Plant a Seed
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25: Interview with Ann Y.K. Choi
Show Details7min 49s
24: Write by Hand
Show Details4min 45s
23: Don't Use the Verb "To Be"
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22: Get to the Fireworks Factory
Show Details4min 9s
21: Find What's Fragile
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20: Interview with Kirstin Allio
Show Details8min 56s
19: Use the ABDCE Method
Show Details6min 41s
18: Try a Roving Perspective
Show Details4min 31s
17: Self-Doubt Doesn't Create Anything
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16: Don't Punch Down
Show Details4min 9s
15: Interview with Iva, Vocalist, Songwriter, and Composer
Show Details7min 29s
14: Sketch Your Lean Layer
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13: Give a Gift No One Wants
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12: Find the Strangest Sentence
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11: Things Could Have Gone Another Way
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10: Interview with Rachel Lyon
Show Details9min 58s
9: Make a Weekly Scene Goal
Show Details5min 52s
8: Sink into Detail
Show Details5min 50s