Stop Writing Alone podcast

Episode 127: Reusable Writing Prompts

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1e5NRhskSeSrNTxiiVldlt?si=PxmW03fATUu7YRqJVUpDgA&dl_branch=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i39rRqw4qZI This week Nicole discusses the issue of facing down the guilt that occasionally arises when taking time to work on our personal projects, and how to tackle the “shoulds” that lead to them. Sign up to receive Friday Night Writes emails, including the link to the monthly Writing Prompt Party! https://mailchi.mp/cc1507dc3fbd/friday-night-writes Mentioned in… Continue reading Episode 127: Reusable Writing Prompts

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Episode 126: The Secret Knock

https://open.spotify.com/episode/7bG2tXCDhNQNnjlLDw1lc4?si=7GYsi_2_QBiDe0LNpmR6zQ&dl_branch=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ8Lt5Sq4Z4 WAIT! Before you click “send” have you gone through your final checklist? In this week’s episode, Nicole discusses her non-negotiable checks right before sending work out into the world.They compose the first taps of the secret knock on the door of publishing opportunities. Sign up to receive Friday Night Writes emails, including the… Continue reading Episode 126: The Secret Knock

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Episode 125: Where Do I Find Beta Readers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrKosdXsJpU https://open.spotify.com/episode/4XMNMRAVXl24hIfTZmSdJ8?si=SUhzadw5Q6yQkvNK1ytUIA&dl_branch=1 Are you looking for readers? Have you found community first? In this episode Nicole Discusses the simple, but not necessarily easy, path to finding readers. Sign up to receive Friday Night Writes emails, including the link to the monthly Writing Prompt Party! https://mailchi.mp/cc1507dc3fbd/friday-night-writes Mentioned in this episode: Redefining Communities https://www.redefiningcommunities.com/  Introduction to Friday… Continue reading Episode 125: Where Do I Find Beta Readers

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Episode 124: Writing Questions Big and Small

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1zsUI3Fz6ed4iHG9Kr6URA?si=lMxzJqJMSKqakgBnBo69ow&dl_branch=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqUrzEGly4I&t=204s One of  the great benefits of writing community is the ability to talk about writing with others who “get it,” but are you asking your writing questions once given the opportunity? Sign up to receive Friday Night Writes emails, including the link to the monthly Writing Prompt Party! https://mailchi.mp/cc1507dc3fbd/friday-night-writes Mentioned in this episode:… Continue reading Episode 124: Writing Questions Big and Small

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Episode 121: Dropping Competition in Favor of Community

https://open.spotify.com/episode/78BA9gXTIMhUjPk02A1zub?si=gt_u4nL9Tv2xsctNQ8r1LQ&dl_branch=1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7uD2BpxD3Yg Competition has a time and place, but if you are unwilling to release it at all, you may be standing in the way of finding writing community. This week Nicole reads an excerpt from her most recent draft of the Stop Writing Alone book which focuses on the benefits of dropping competition and… Continue reading Episode 121: Dropping Competition in Favor of Community