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Each week, Writers Blok founder Paul Shirley goes deep with an accomplished writer to help you become a better one yourself.

The Writers Blok Podcast Paul Shirley

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Each week, Writers Blok founder Paul Shirley goes deep with an accomplished writer to help you become a better one yourself.

    Craig James: How to Find Your Writing Tribe

    Craig James: How to Find Your Writing Tribe

    Craig James is an actor, screenwriter, and the founder of the International Screenwriters' Association (ISA). Paul talked to Craig about the importance of writing communities and you'll leave with ideas for how to find your own writing tribe.

    • 45 min
    The Saunders Sisters: How to Take Criticism

    The Saunders Sisters: How to Take Criticism

    Twin sisters Ashley and Leslie Saunders write their novels as a team, making them experts on the art of giving and taking critique.
    Paul talked to them about the process they employ when working on their books together and you'll leave with ideas on how to ask for (and receive) great feedback. Three people, wheeeeeeeee!

    • 47 min
    Ryan Holiday: How to Shut Out the Noise and Write

    Ryan Holiday: How to Shut Out the Noise and Write

    Ryan Holiday is the bestselling author of The Ego Is The Enemy and Stillness Is The Key. His new book is called Lives Of The Stoics. Paul talked to Ryan about how he's able to write in a madcap world. You'll leave with ideas for how to make sense of your own busy schedule.

    • 44 min
    Dr. Liana Georgoulis: How to Regain Your Creative Energy

    Dr. Liana Georgoulis: How to Regain Your Creative Energy

    Dr. Liana Georgoulis is a practicing psychologist in Los Angeles, where she helps writers cope with the challenges brought on by careers requiring constant creativity. Paul talked to Liana about strategies for re-engaging with one's creative energy in difficult times. We hope you'll leave with ideas for how you can rediscover your own passion to create.

    • 44 min
    Evan Marc Katz: How to Think Systematically About Dating & Writing

    Evan Marc Katz: How to Think Systematically About Dating & Writing

    Evan Marc Katz is an author and dating coach whose blog has attracted over 24 million readers. Evan thinks dating requires commitment and that it can be systemized. Paul asked why this is true so you can get ideas on how to commit fully to the things you care about, including and especially your writing.

    • 43 min
    Van Dittahvong: How to Make a Movie

    Van Dittahvong: How to Make a Movie

    Van Ditthavong has spent the past four years shepherding into existence his debut feature, ALL ROADS TO PEARLA.
    Paul talked to Van about the process: what he's learned, what he'd do differently, and how YOU can get YOUR movie made.

    • 39 min

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