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Should you write more than one book a year? How many should you write? If you write more than one book, does that automatically mean your writing sucks? Who decides what a "good" book is? How do you define success as an author?... more

?[Passionate Crusaders] shows that the efforts of an honorable and courageous few can create small steps to change history. This detailed, well-told, and inspiring story will be of value to students of the Holocaust, American history, and human... more

A.D. Starrling is the author of the award-winning action thriller series Seventeen. Born on the small island nation of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean, A.D. came to the UK at the age of twenty to study medicine. After five years of hard graft... more

Now is the time. Not tomorrow or a week from now. Now is the time to decide who you are, who you want to be, and how to create the roadmap to get you there. This is episode three in our series: How to create the life you want. Show... more

Max doesn't remember ever not creating a story, pen or no pen. A writer and lover of books since the age of nine, Max first set pen to page as a hobby, constructing stories that were anything but fit for children. Entertaining classmates while... more

DUE TO AUDIO DISRUPTIONS THIS EPISODE WAS SHORTENED. LORRAINE WAS INVITED TO CONTUNUE OUR DISCUSSION VIA THE BACK PORCH WRITER BLOG. THANK YOU FOR UNDERSTANDING. Lorraine Pestell was... more

Geoffrey Storm was born and raised in Michigan, in an old, suburban neighborhood he calls "his Shire." There are no sidewalks, and no traffic, just endless lawns, ponds, and trees. It's almost another world entirely. And to him, it... more

On today's show, Kori discusses how to create goals that are in alignment with your core principles. If you haven't identified your core principles, then listen to Part I. A simple tool to use while creating goals is RUMBA. Realistic... more

Join the conversation and discover how you can move in the direction of your goals. In this episode, Kori discusses Benjamin Franklin's 13 virtues, Stephen Covey's 8 principles, and using visualization to begin your journey. Resources... more

Writers face three big risks when using real people in their writing: DEFAMATION, INVASION OF PRIVACY, AND MISAPPROPRIATION OF THE RIGHT OF PUBLICITY. Yet every fiction writer bases characters on real people. Memoirists... more

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