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The show is designed to help writers of all levels. The focus is on characterization, narrative, plot development, dialogue, conflict, setting, literary archetypes, etc. Episodes are not centered around mindless, useless pep talks and recycled writing tips. Rather, the Podcast at AmericanWriters.com offers in-depth analysis of what works and what doesn't, with explanations and original writing samples.

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The show is designed to help writers of all levels. The focus is on characterization, narrative, plot development, dialogue, conflict, setting, literary archetypes, etc. Episodes are not centered around mindless, useless pep talks and recycled writing tips. Rather, the Podcast at AmericanWriters.com offers in-depth analysis of what works and what doesn't, with explanations and original writing samples.

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57 Ratings
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please come back!

By JW700 - Jul 01 2013
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Tom, this is great - finally found some a podcast that helped. Please make more!

Great.

By FinalParker - Dec 01 2012
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Best writing podcast I've heard.

iTunes Ratings

57 Ratings
Average Ratings
40
9
1
5
2

please come back!

By JW700 - Jul 01 2013
Read more
Tom, this is great - finally found some a podcast that helped. Please make more!

Great.

By FinalParker - Dec 01 2012
Read more
Best writing podcast I've heard.
Cover image of AmericanWriters.com -- Creative Writing Podcast

AmericanWriters.com -- Creative Writing Podcast

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The show is designed to help writers of all levels. The focus is on characterization, narrative, plot development, dialogue, conflict, setting, literary archetypes, etc. Episodes are not centered around mindless, useless pep talks and recycled writing tips. Rather, the Podcast at AmericanWriters.com offers in-depth analysis of what works and what doesn't, with explanations and original writing samples.

Rank #1: Likeable Characters

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Okay, write that hateful character -- but make sure that he is loveable.

Aug 27 2006

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Rank #2: The Subtle Dimensions of External Conflict

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Learn how external conflict can be written to underscore the turmoil brewing within the character's psyche.

Nov 03 2006

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Rank #3: Quick Writing Tip 008 -- How Writing is like Painting

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Learn how writing is like painting a picture. However, this episode is not what you think; it has nothing to do with writing description. Give it a listen.

Oct 25 2006

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Rank #4: Quick Writing Tip 007 -- Be Consistent

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Make your characters consistent. Learn how things can easily go wrong.

Sep 24 2006

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Rank #5: Quick Writing Tip 006 -- Sacrifice for the Greatest Good

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Stop being so sentimental. If it serves your story, kill the characters you love.

Sep 17 2006

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Rank #6: What's this Adverb Phobia all About?

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Should we be afraid of adverbs? Sometimes, yes. Listen to this and learn why.

Aug 30 2006

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Rank #7: How People Read

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Learn about the four ways to approach reading a book.

Nov 04 2006

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Rank #8: AmericanWriters.com Podcast Promo

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Subscribe to the Podcast at AmericanWriters.com.

Sep 11 2006

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Rank #9: The Story or You?

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Step outside of yourself -- Stop making all your fiction thinly-veiled autobiography.

Sep 08 2006

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Rank #10: Writing Deus Ex Machina (Not!)

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Learn about Deus Ex Machina -- its pros and cons and how it can hurt fiction.

Mar 25 2007

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