28 episodes

Five best-selling kids' authors in a five-minute masterclass. Every week, Deborah Abela, Tristan Bancks, Sarah Armstrong, Lian Tanner and Zanni Louise share their writing and editing secrets, reveal how their books developed and give tips on how to write your own story. Find this as a podcast or on YouTube by searching 5 Writers 5 Minutes.

5 Writers 5 Minutes Zanni Louise, Tristan Bancks, Sarah Armstong, Deborah Abela & Lian Tanner

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 11 Ratings

Five best-selling kids' authors in a five-minute masterclass. Every week, Deborah Abela, Tristan Bancks, Sarah Armstrong, Lian Tanner and Zanni Louise share their writing and editing secrets, reveal how their books developed and give tips on how to write your own story. Find this as a podcast or on YouTube by searching 5 Writers 5 Minutes.

    2.8 Writing Stuff That Matters

    2.8 Writing Stuff That Matters

    Welcome back to 5 Writers 5 Minutes!
    In this episode, the team chat about how important it is to write about the things that matter to you, because that's when your writing improves, and story really shines. 



    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 8 min
    2.7 Deep Dive: Fledgewitch by Lian Tanner

    2.7 Deep Dive: Fledgewitch by Lian Tanner

    Hello friends!
     
    This episode is a little bit different. Today, we spend some time talking about Lian's brand new book, Fledgewitch, Book 2 of the Dragons of Hallow series!
    Do you have any questions for Lian? Feel free to leave a comment! 

    Check out Fledgewitch here. 



    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 7 min
    2.6 Sparking The Action

    2.6 Sparking The Action

    In this episode, the 5 Writers talk about inciting incidents—that big life-changing event that takes the main character on their journey! Think of your favourite movies or stories. What's your favourite inciting incident?



    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 8 min
    2.5 Making Rewriting Fun

    2.5 Making Rewriting Fun

    Welcome back! In this episode, the gang chats about collecting other sources of inspiration to help them as they dig deeper into their stories. What do you do? Do you create a soundtrack for your story? Do you have a vision board? Are you extra high-tech and use augmented reality to immerse yourself in the setting? 

    Let us know!



    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 8 min
    2.4 Exploding Your Story Ideas

    2.4 Exploding Your Story Ideas

    In this episode of 5 Writers 5 Minutes, the gang chat about being brave enough to explode parts of your story that may be good... but could be even better! It's never an easy thing to do, and it can be painful, but it's totally worth it when you see what other amazing stories appear from the ashes!




    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 10 min
    2.3 Dealing With Rejection

    2.3 Dealing With Rejection

    Welcome back to 5 Writers 5 Minutes! 

    Today, the gang talks about how they deal with rejection. Remember, friends, all of us go through it so chin up! It'll be okay. 🩷



    Visit the authors:
    Tristan Bancks: tristanbancks.com
    Deborah Abela: deborahabela.com
    Sarah Armstrong: sarah-armstrong.com
    Lian Tanner: liantanner.com.au
    Zanni Louise: zannilouise.com


    Music: On The Roads by Evert Zeevalkink
    Podcast produced by Aud Pitch: http://virtualcreatrix.com

    • 8 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
11 Ratings

11 Ratings

Neridah McM ,

Excellent

Wonderful podcast! Five very talented writers sharing excellent tips and advice

Annabel Blake ,

The perfect good morning podcast

The morning news is out ‚5 writers 5 minutes‘ is in! Cute, inspiring, friendly, fun- a great little pep up for when you need to get up and write 📝

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