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Grant Faulkner

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The Joy and Angst of a Newly Released Book, featuring Grant Faulkner

Write-minded Podcast

In the final show of Year 3 of Write-minded, Brooke interviews Grant about his newest book, a collection of stories called All the Comfort Sins Can Provide. In the interviewee chair, Grant shares the highs and the lows of publishing a new book—the fear and the angst and the joys and the expectations. Having doled out excellent advice over these past three years, Grant realizes during this week’s show that it’s not so easy to follow all our great advice.


26 Jul 2021

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Grant Faulkner: Author and Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month


There's a lot more to Grant Faulkner than National Novel Writing Month. Join me as I find out more about Grant's rich writing life, reflections on his craft, and his new publication All the Comfort Sin Can Provide. If you'd like to connect with Grant or me, please find our links below. FIND GRANT HERE! Website: https://grantfaulkner.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/grantfaulkner Twitter: https://twitter.com/grantfaulkner Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/grantfaulkner LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/grantfaulkner FIND STUART HERE! Book Coaching Website: https://www.thebookcoach.co Author Website: https://www.stuartwakefield.info Twitter: https://twitter.com/misterwakefield Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/misterswakefield LinkedIn: https://www.linkedininstagram.com/misterswakefield Credits: Music by jhonnyrave15 from Pixabay --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/writehearted/message

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25 Jun 2021

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Grant Faulkner | Civil Society & Philanthropy

Track Two Podcast

How do the stories we write help us understand our world and make connections to others? In this episode, Joanne and Sarah are in conversation with Grant Faulkner, author and Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo generates deep and meaningful engagement in writing communities to transform ideas into the written word. The interview explores how writing taps into our imagination to shape perceptions, values, and belief systems and deepen humanity's understanding of one another and our collective ability to shape the future.


5 Mar 2021

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Happy New Year—and Getting Back to Normal? featuring Brooke Warner and Grant Faulkner

Write-minded Podcast

It's a New Year!! Hallelujah. This week Brooke and Grant answer three questions around things they’ve been surprised that they miss, how their perceptions have shifted through the pandemic, and what they’re excited to get back to when things get back to “normal”—whatever and whenever that might be. And we invite our listeners to consider these questions for yourselves, too. HAPPY 2021!


4 Jan 2021

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Grant Faulkner: How to NaNoWriMo

The Process Podcast

Grant Faulkner is the executive director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which attracts hundreds of thousands of writers all with one goal: to write the first draft of a novel in a month.Paul talked to Grant about his vision for NaNoWriMo, how the organization has changed, and about ways for you to make the coming month your best writing month ever.


4 Nov 2020

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How to Write a Book in 30 Days, With Author Grant Faulkner

The Upgrade by Lifehacker

This week we're learning how to crank out that book you've been meaning to write in a mere 30 days, with author Grant Faulkner. Grant is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) and author of the book, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo. Listen to hear Grant talk with Jordan and Alice about the unexpected benefits of NaNoWriMo's community, the process of writing without editing, and why writer's block is a myth. Have an idea for a future episode? Call us at 347-687-8109 and leave a voicemail, or write to us at upgrade@lifehacker.com. We want to hear from you!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


26 Oct 2020

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Guest: Grant Faulkner

The Happy Writer with Marissa Meyer

Marissa chats with Grant Faulkner, Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month and author of PEP TALKS FOR WRITERS. In this NaNoWriMo-themed episode, we discuss the concept of "productive procrastination" and the joy of having secret side projects in the works; how to find little moments of "time confetti" to help move you toward your word count goal; using NaNo as a means to shake up your creative process, no matter how many words you ultimately write; and how it's okay to be a #NanoRebel and use the challenge to work on an existing project.Books discussed in this episode can be purchased from your local independent bookstore or buy them online from the Happy Writer bookshop.org store (that benefits indie bookstores) at https://bookshop.org/shop/marissameyer


5 Oct 2020

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Talking NaNoWriMo, 100-Word Story, and NBA with Grant Faulkner

Story Forward

This week hosts Christian Winn and Larry Rosen hook up on Zoom with National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) Executive Director and the co-founder of 100-Word Story, Grant Faulkner. We dig into long-form and short-short form fiction, the power of a worldwide writing community, and how much we miss the NBA right now. Take care out there, all! NOTE: Treefort Music Fest and Storyfort have been postponed until September 22-26th, 2021. But hey, we'll keep the podcasts rolling on a weekly basis! Thanks for tuning in. Be safe and well. You can learn more about Treefort Music Fest, see the full schedule, buy tickets and download the app at www.treefortmusicfest.com Storyfort Presents: Voices of Treefort Music Fest is a part of the EaseDrop Podcast Network Theme music provided by Up is the Down is the Support Story Forward by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/storyfort-presents-voices-of-t Send us your feedback online: https://pinecast.com/feedback/storyfort-presents-voices-of-t/6305777a-777d-4b29-8b83-49231f56cdb0

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14 Jul 2020

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EP005: Archive Rerun - NaNoWriMo | How to Write 50,000 Words in Month | Grant Faulkner

The Bestseller Experiment

In this week’s episode from the BXP Archives… Every November hundreds of thousands of writers start their annual challenge of writing 50,000 words in one month. It’s called NaNoWriMomo (National Novel Writing Month). We get to speak with executive Director Grant Faulkner in the hectic run-up to NaNoWriMo, who shares his tips for both first-timers and veterans who make […] The post Rerun EP005: NaNoWriMo | How to Write 50,000 Words in Month | Grant Faulkner appeared first on The Bestseller Experiment.


13 Apr 2020

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Grant Faulkner: Community and Creativity

The Morning Glory Project

Grant Faulkner is a champion for writers of all ages and all things storytelling. He is the Executive Director of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and the co-founder of 100 Word Story. He has published two books on writing, Pep Talks for Writers: 52 Insights and Actions to Boost Your Creative Mojo, and Brave the Page, a teen writing guide, in addition to a collection of 100-word stories, Fissures, and Nothing Short of 100: Selected Tales from 100 Word Story. His short story collection, All the Comfort Sin Can Provide is forthcoming from Black Lawrence Press in 2021. Grant is also the co-host of the podcast Write-minded. Follow him on Twitter at @grantfaulkner and on Instagram at @grantfaulkner.


1 Apr 2020