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Every week, join award-winning narrator B.J. Harrison as he narrates the greatest stories the world has ever known. From the jungles of South America to the Mississippi Delta, from Victorian England to the sands of the Arabian desert, join us on a fantastic journey through the words of the world's greatest authors. Critically-acclaimed and highly recommended for anyone who loves a good story with plenty of substance.
 
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Filthy-minded historian, Aoife Bhreatnach, explores books from the ‘censored in Ireland’ list. From great literature, mediocre reads, sex manuals, true crime and pulp fiction to memoirs of gay life, thousands of books were censored in Ireland. Were those ‘bad books’ indecent or obscene? Join Aoife as she reads like a smut-obsessed censor, looking for the rude bits in all kinds of books. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Always Take Notes is a fortnightly podcast from London for and about writers and writing. Hosts Simon Akam and Rachel Lloyd speak to a diverse range of people in the industry on a variety of topics, from the mysteries of slush piles and per-word rates, to how data are changing the ways newspapers do business and how to pitch a book. patreon.com/alwaystakenotes
 
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Slightly Foxed: The Real Reader's Quarterly

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The independent-minded book review magazine that combines good looks, good writing and a personal approach. Slightly Foxed introduces its readers to books that are no longer new and fashionable but have lasting appeal. Good-humoured, unpretentious and a bit eccentric, it’s more like a well-read friend than a literary magazine. Come behind the scenes with the staff of Slightly Foxed to learn what makes this unusual literary magazine tick, meet some of its varied friends and contributors, and ...
 
‘Get To The Good Part’ is a podcast driven by a deep love and appreciation for Ernest Cline’s books “Ready Player One” and “Ready Player Two.” We started the show with the premise that there were Gunters like us out there on the hunt for more. What we found was a passionate community who welcomed our humble podcast with open arms. Thanks for tuning in to our podcast. Now, let’s Get to the Good Part!
 
In each episode, Patrick Hamilton and Gena Radcliffe unpack all the gory details of horror cinema's least discussed topic: the characters. From Friday the 13th to Nightmare on Elm Street and beyond, our mission is to detail each hack, slash, and decapitation in the hopes that a victim's untimely end is just the beginning of the jokes we can make about them.
 
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Jack Shepherd and Tanner Greenring

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After discussing every single Baby-Sitters Club novel by Ann M. Martin, Jack Shepherd and Tanner Greenring are all grown up and ready to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of romance literature, with a new book every week. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jack-shepherd8/support
 
Rather than looking at movies in terms of "two thumbs up" or "two thumbs down" Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com 831588
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
Silver Award Winner for Most Original Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2018. The Poetry Exchange shares the conversations we have with people about a poem that has been a friend to them. In each episode you will hear an individual talking about a poem that has been a friend to them, as well as the ‘gift’ recording of the poem that has been made for them, in response to their story of connection with the poem. Our podcast features conversations with people from many walks of life, as wel ...
 
Valerie Khoo and Allison Tait, both successful journalists and authors, bring you the latest in news, opportunities, trends – and gossip – in the world of writing and publishing. Learn practical writing techniques, go behind-the-scenes and discover how real life authors got their big break. Uncover the creative processes of writers who have made it.
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Hot and Bothered is all about the power of romance novels. In Season 3, On Eyre, we’re taking a close look at one of the world’s most famous romance novels: Jane Eyre. Each week, Vanessa Zoltan and Lauren Sandler will read through the book and ask themselves the question 'is this still a story for our time?' Episodes release weekly on Fridays.
 
Hi there from Joni B. Cole, author of "Good Naked: Reflections on How to Write More, Write Better, and Be Happier." This podcast gives me the chance to ask notable authors about what they write, how they write, and why they write. Plus, I throw in the odd question or two to help us get to know each author a little bit better as a person. Eavesdrop along with a new episode every Thursday. Visit Joni B. Cole at jonibcole.com Producer: Helmut Baer Music credit: "Upbeat Forever" by Kevin MacLeod ...
 
Otherppl with Brad Listi is a weekly literary podcast featuring in-depth conversations with today's leading writers. Books, literature, writing, authors, screenwriters, art, life, conversation. PRAISE FOR THE OTHERPPL PODCAST: “…[an] excellent literary podcast." -The Paris Review “Fabulously smart.” -The Rumpus “…fun, quirky, in-depth…” -NPR “The perfect way to get the story behind your stories.” -Buzzfeed “…the preplanned responses of NPR personalities sound somewhat counterfeit when stacke ...
 
Holy motherforking shirtballs! This is the official comedy and entertainment podcast for NBC's TV show The Good Place. Subscribe and you'll get weekly behind-the-scenes stories, episode and performance insights and funny anecdotes. Hosted by actor Marc Evan Jackson (Shawn) with a rotating slate of co-hosts and special guests, including actors, writers, producers and more, this podcast takes a deep dive into everything on- and off-screen. Follow: @nbcthegoodplace NBC Entertainment Podcast Net ...
 
Whether you're a big juicy book worm or you want to include more reading into your life, the podcast book club is the place. Read the book club selections then join Jessie Stephens and a host of her Mamamia guests as they dive between the pages of some brilliant, (and not so brilliant) reads. Should you recommend it to a friend or forget it ever happened? Listen in as we debate the works.
 
In each episode, Patrick Hamilton and Gena Radcliffe unpack all the gory details of horror cinema's least appreciated element: the characters. And we're starting with the 1980 slasher classic, Friday the 13th!Our mission: to survive all the way through the entire Friday franchise, one hack, slash and decapitation at a time, since every camper's untimely end is just the beginning of the jokes we can make about them.
 
Do you ever wonder about the lives of the authors you love?Well author Conor Bredin does! Join Conor as he interviews the amazing and fascinating lives of other authors every Monday.By listenign to Story of a Storyteller, you'll get great insight into the lives of authors, what it takes to be an author, get great book reccomendations and find out what to read next!
 
Award-winning Australian comedians Nic Conway and Dan Murnane are wholly unqualified to write TV series pilots. Yet here we are, week after week, pitching show after show of completely unmakeable television in our search for the fabled pearl of Hollywood. Even if it means shucking thousands of food-poisoning oysters along the way.
 
Lex Out Loud is a podcast for writers, readers and all lovers of speculative fiction. I’m writing my third novel, and I’m taking you along for the journey. Whether you’re a writer or game master, or you’re just curious about the creative writing process, this show is for you! I discuss my writing process, and I share the insights I learn, as my experience grows.
 
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An essential part of preparing your novel for submission is participating in a writing group. This gives you a chance to get other writers’ eyes on your novel, so they can help you improve it. A very important part of being in a writing group is being able to give good critiques of other writers’ work. Today I’m going to share some best practices f…
 
Listen In Are you a fiction writer struggling with the “messy middle” of your story? Do you want to develop depth in your characters, whether fiction or non-fiction? These are the topics that Kathi delves into today with her guest, Melanie Dobson, author of almost 30 books and workshop presenter at the upcoming West Coast Christian Writers Conferen…
 
I find it interesting that we got two different mailbag questions, both asking roughly the same thing. Both people asked for examples of “best” writing. Nobody asked for examples of “worst”. It’s always nice to have a chance to work against the idea that I’m a negative guy who complains about everything.[1] I thought of more examples of good writin…
 
We know that good habits can have a great influence on us, but negative habits have an influence too. Everyone knows how hard it is to break a bad habit, but there’s good news! Come discover effective ways to replace your bad habits…and their destructive influence. But first, thank you to all our patrons on Patreon! You help make this podcast possi…
 
For this bonus episode of the KWL Podcast, we are honoured to share a conversation between Kobo’s Diversity and Inclusion committee, led by Alyssa Andino, and Kobo Emerging Writer Prize winner Michelle Good. During this conversation, Michelle speaks to us about the writing and research process behind her award winning novel Five Little Indians, a s…
 
Your browser does not support the audio element. Direct download (MP3) Direct download (ogg Vorbis) Podcast RSS feed. Hosts: Paul, Shamus. Episode edited by Issac. Diecast359 Link (YouTube) Show notes: 00:00 Filament Why was this game not called String Theory? 15:29 Mailbag: New World Drama Dear Diecast, So, the Syndicate faction (purple) on my New…
 
A self-loathing bro and a brooding arty type struggle past the long and convoluted history they have with one another and cobble together a discussion of this steamy romance novel by Alisha Rai. Music credits: “Typewriter Blues,” by AllenGrey “Chopstick Slapstick,” by OurMusicBox "In a Dubstep," by FAS Sounds Special thanks to Baby Bee Carys for th…
 
If you'd like to see all previous episodes, head over to conorbredin.com/podcast Interested in a free thriller novella? Check out conorbredin.com/freebook If you enjoyed this episode, please head over to Podchaser or Apple Podcasts to review it! Reviews can be as simple as "I enjoyed this show!" and a click of however many stars you think it's wort…
 
A thought-provoking collection of proverbs from poker-players offers wisdom even to people who aren’t playing poker. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book OUTER ORD…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to Rebecca Lavoie, who oversees podcasts at New Hampshire Public Radio and who has a “side” hustle as host and producer of Crime Writers On..., These Are Their Stories, and several other podcasts. Rebecca explains why her supposed side-gig has expanded into a much bigger enterprise, and how she makes that work. Aft…
 
Kate Durbin is the author of the poetry collection Hoarders, available now from Wave Books. Durbin is a Los Angeles-based artist and author of four books of poetry. Her art and writing have been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Art Forum, Art in America, The Believer, BOMB, and elsewhere. She is the winner of the international 2017 Tur…
 
They say, “Evil Dies Tonight,” but does Evil really keep appointments? Let’s break it all down as Patrick and Gena dissect HALLOWEEN KILLS - a movie that according to the internet, you can only love or hate and nothing in between! Along the way we talk about Patrick stepping on Gena’s intro jokes, we wonder when we’re going to get a Halloween III: …
 
Why do ghouls and other creatures of the night haunt the remnants of the house of Dhoon? Sax Rohmer, today on The Classic Tales Podcast. Welcome to The Classic Tales Podcast. Thank you for listening. Thank you to all of our financial supporters. We couldn’t do this without you, and we really appreciate your support. We’ve set it up so that for a fi…
 
Have you noticed people switching to the present tense when they're telling stories? It actually has a name: It's called the "historical present tense." This is the article we mentioned if you want to read more about the historical present tense: Schiffrin, Deborah. 1981. Tense variation in narrative. Language 57(1). 45-62. Subscribe to the newslet…
 
Please join Marsha Casper Cook on October 21 at 4EST 3CST 2MT 1PST when she celebrates survivors of Breast Cancer. When a woman or man is diagnosed with Breast Cancer, their life is changed forever. We all know someone that has been touched with Cancer, but what we don’t always know is how their life changes the very moment they hear the words “you…
 
This is Sophie’s first adult fiction novel, although she has also published a memoir Running Like China (about her experiences with mental illness) and a YA novel Breathing Under Water. Just like in those books. Sophie doesn’t shy away from painful subjects - but always with a sense of healing or redemption. Below Deck is a powerful and haunting bo…
 
Information about contraception or ‘family planning’ was illegal under the censorship act but weirdly, the censors banned this booklet for being ‘indecent or obscene’. What followed was a lengthy legal battle and a dent in the authority of the mighty censor. With guest, Dr Laura Kelly. ‘The IFPA felt there was a huge need for this booklet in Irelan…
 
In this episode, Pete Stones talks with us about the poem that has been a friend to him – 'Old Mary' by Gwendolyn Brooks.​Pete joined The Poetry Exchange at the Birmingham & Midland Institute - one of our first in-person exchanges since the pandemic.He is in conversation with Poetry Exchange team members, Fiona Bennett and John Prebble.'Old Mary' i…
 
Catherine Raven is the author of the memoir Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship, available from Spiegel and Grau. Raven received her Ph.D. in biology from Montana State University and is a former National Park Ranger at Glacier, Mount Rainier, North Cascades, Voyageurs, and Yellowstone National Parks. Her natural history essays have appeared in America…
 
We discuss how we can make a choice (like an actor), how we can do a favor for our future selves, and we talk to Liz Lange about her podcast “The Just Enough Family,” where she explores her family’s spectacular successes, dramatic losses, and deep secrets. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; @elizabethcraft; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Inst…
 
Agatha Christie had a very productive WW2. This is the start of Queens of Crime at War, a six part series looking at what the best writers from the golden age of detective fiction did once that period came to an end with the start of the Second World War. This episode also marks the start of the Shedunnit Pledge Drive! I'm aiming to add 100 new mem…
 
Founder and developer of StoryOrigin Evan Gow joins us on the podcast this week. Evan tells us the how authors can utilize cross promotions such as newsletter swaps and group promotions, build their mailing list, distribute review copies, and even track their writing goals on StoryOrigin, and he gives us his predictions for the future of indie publ…
 
John and Craig talk action! They examine iconic scenes in classic movies to illustrate the relationship between intensity and density on the page. We also host a Three Page Challenge: Spooky Edition, our segment that invites listeners to submit writing samples for critique. This week we’re specifically looking at thrilling and chilling scenes. Foll…
 
This time of year, so many readers are looking to tip-toe (or sometimes, to sprint) into scary stories, but finding the right spooky read can be tricky. Today’s guest Margaret Prinzing knows what she likes to read in her preferred genres, but she's recently embarked on a journey to read more thrilling books and is eager to discover some new reads t…
 
Rachel and Simon speak with novelist Tracy Chevalier. Tracy moved to Britain from America in the 1980s and worked in publishing before completing an MA in Creative Writing from the University of East Anglia. She is now the author of ten novels, including "Girl With a Pearl Earring", which has sold more than 5m copies worldwide and been adapted into…
 
Meet Joyce Morgan, author of 'The Countess from Kirribilli'. We recap the best writing advice you've received. Plus, we have 3 copies of 'Echoes of War' by Tania Blanchard to give away. Read the show notes Connect with Valerie, Allison and listeners in the podcast community on Facebook Visit WritersCentre.com.au | AllisonTait.com | ValerieKhoo.com …
 
As believers, we know about prayer. But do we really? Do we use ALL the tools God has given us for prayer? Guest Brandilyn Collins takes us deeper into understanding how to pray with Christ’s power and authority. About Brandilyn Collins Best-selling novelist Brandilyn Collins is known for her trademark Seatbelt Suspense. Her harrowing crime thrille…
 
The best way to make real progress as a writer is to set a daily writing goal and stick to it, writing every day. However, finding the right goal for you can be a bit of a process, and chances are you won’t get it exactly right on the first try. Today I’ll talk about how I recently changed my writing goal to something that works better for me and h…
 
A world-weary fugitive and a dangerous space cadet push past their suspicions of one another and discuss this exhilarating sci-fi romance novel by Ann Aguirre. Music credits: "Epic Majestic Sci-Fi," by Luca Francini “Typewriter Blues,” by Allen Grey "Epic Romance," by Music Dog "In a Dubstep," by FAS Sounds "Epic Sci-Fi Trailer," by Luca Francini "…
 
Listen In Maybe you’ve dreamed of getting a group of writerly friends together and spending a weekend away dedicated to your craft. Or perhaps you’re an experienced writer who would like to encourage other writers along the way. Several years ago, Kathi and Roger Lipp decided to host retreats for writers, and now they’re sharing their expertise wit…
 
A friend didn’t want to spend Thanksgiving with his family, but he did it anyway. Happiness doesn’t always make us feel happy. Get in touch: @gretchenrubin; podcast@gretchenrubin.com Get in touch on Instagram: @GretchenRubin Get the podcast show notes by email every week here: http://gretchenrubin.com/#newsletter Order a copy of Gretchen’s new book…
 
Come listen to author, podcaster, an PR man Alex Greenwood. He talks about his family, how he got into writing, and finishing a found manuscript of his grandfathers, and publishing it in memorium. If you'd like to see all previous episodes, head over to conorbredin.com/podcast Interested in a free thriller novella? Check out conorbredin.com/freeboo…
 
This week, host Isaac Butler talks to actor Alessandro Nivola, who recently starred in the Sopranos prequel The Many Saints of Newark. In the interview, Alessandro discusses his early career as a theater actor and shares a piece of wisdom he got from Robert De Niro about memorizing lines. Then he digs into the process of becoming a believable 1970’…
 
Muses for this episode include a REAL family of Italian ex-royals, a REAL priest that murders his way across New Zealand (inasmuch as priests are real), and a REAL pair of friends combined from popular franchises (inasmuch as friendships can be real). It's proof that life can be stranger than fiction sometimes! And almost for the last time, publish…
 
Google makes updates to its algorithms on a fairly regular basis. Each of the updates that Google makes to its search engine is in service of bringing people the best and most useful results for their questions. By understanding the guiding principles that go into each of these updates, you'll be able to better understand how to market your firm on…
 
With so much to cover in Chapter 27, we’ve decided to break it up into two episode. This week, Vanessa and Lauren focus in on Bertha and grapple with the racist and imperialist themes of Jane Eyre. Many thanks this week to Dr. Rab Houston for consulting with us about the history of asylums in Victorian England. Check out his project Promoting Menta…
 
The cartoonist, writer and illustrator Posy Simmonds brilliantly captures the ambitions and pretensions of the literary world, and the journalist and curator Paul Gravett has worked in comics publishing for decades. Together they bring graphic novels and comic books to the foreground with the Slightly Foxed team. We draw moral lessons from the Ally…
 
We’re ready to let all the guts hang out on the second volume of SCREAM 4! Here to help us mop up this blood bath is the host of the Brother Ghoulish Tomb podcast, the one and only Ryan Kinney! Along the way we discuss Maureen Prescott Delusion Syndrome, Ryan connects Scream to A Pup Named Scooby Doo, we explore the idea of Ghostface’s new utility …
 
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