The Writer's Cookbook

Do you want to become a better writer? Join bestselling author Kristina Adams and writing student Ellie Betts every week, where they’ll dive deep into the psychology behind great writing – and writers. 

Wherever you’re at in your literary journey, they’ve got something for you. From using psychology to write better characters, to working through the mental blockages that are really holding you back, their tips and advice will help you exceed even your wildest writing goals.

Once a month, they dive deep into the forgotten history of a famous female writer. From Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s impact on mental health and post-natal depression, to Beatrix Potter’s self-publishing success, these are women writers like you’ve never seen them before.


Maya Angelou: Inspiring Woman
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Consequences and Limitations in Fantasy Writing and Beyond
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How to Add More Emotion into Your Writing
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Do You Need a Daily Writing Habit?
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Women Writers: Beatrix Potter - Children's Fiction, Self-Publishing, and Conservationism
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Character Arcs: What They Are and How to Write Them
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What Makes a Good Character?
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Women Writers: Charlotte Perkins Gilman - Writing, Depression, and Feminism
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Setting Writing Goals You Can Actually Stick to
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How to Dig Yourself Out of a Plot Hole
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9 Surprising Reasons You Can't Finish Your Work in Progress
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The Writer's Cookbook Podcast Trailer
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