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Authors A.I. presents First Draft Friday! A regular open house for the author community. Every other week we’ll talk about the craft of novel writing and storytelling with a fellow author, editor or entrepreneur. Learn tips and trade secrets from the best names in fiction writing. Have a topic you’d like us to tackle? Know an author who would make a good guest? Let us know at https://authors.ai/first-draft-fridays/.

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Authors A.I. presents First Draft Friday! A regular open house for the author community. Every other week we’ll talk about the craft of novel writing and storytelling with a fellow author, editor or entrepreneur. Learn tips and trade secrets from the best names in fiction writing. Have a topic you’d like us to tackle? Know an author who would make a good guest? Let us know at https://authors.ai/first-draft-fridays/.

    Episode 48 - Douglas E. Richards - Enhancing fiction using facts

    Episode 48 - Douglas E. Richards - Enhancing fiction using facts

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I., Douglas E. Richards, New York Times bestselling author of numerous near-future science-fiction thrillers, discusses research, how to use factual information to enhance thrillers, and how to invoke a sense of wonder in readers.

    Join us as we discuss Enhancing fiction using facts!

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?
    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 31 min
    Episode 47 - Daniel Paisner - Stepping From the Shadows

    Episode 47 - Daniel Paisner - Stepping From the Shadows

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest, Daniel Paisner is in a discussion with Alessandra Torre.

    New York Times best-selling collaborator Daniel Paisner shares what it’s like to help some of our most celebrated personalities write their autobiographies and memoirs, and how the lived experiences of his famous clients have helped to shape his own work as a novelist.

    Join us as we discuss the many ways we learn to tap the lives all around us to inform our fictions.

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?
    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 31 min
    Episode 46 - Michele Scott - The Journey from Book to Film

    Episode 46 - Michele Scott - The Journey from Book to Film

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest, Michele Scoott is in a discussion with Alessandra Torre.

    NYT and USA Today bestselling author Michele Scott discusses the journey from bestselling book series to film and how to create worldwide hype around your books.

    Join us as Michele discusses, The journey from book to film.

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?
    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 31 min
    Episode 45 - Amy L. Bernstein - Revealing Character Through Dialogue

    Episode 45 - Amy L. Bernstein - Revealing Character Through Dialogue

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest, Amy L. Bernstein is in a discussion with Alessandra Torre about the critical do’s and don’ts of dialogue in fiction.

    Writing convincing dialogue is not easy! Characters tell us who they are by what they say, what they withhold, and what they think to themselves. Which techniques work best in a scene?

    Join us as Amy discusses Revealing Character Through Dialogue.

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?
    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 31 min
    Episode 44 - Gordon Byron - Playing Your Role

    Episode 44 - Gordon Byron - Playing Your Role

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest, Gordon Byron is in a discussion with Alessandra Torre about the role writers play in character development.

    Writers are actors who must play all roles and get inside every characters’ head to make stories interesting and characters real, multi-layered and memorable.

    Join us as Gordon discusses playing your role(s).

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?

    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 31 min
    Episode 43: Becca Puglisi - Using Conflict for Maximum Impact

    Episode 43: Becca Puglisi - Using Conflict for Maximum Impact

    In this episode of First Draft Friday from Authors A.I. our guest, Becca Puglisi is in a discussion with Alessandra Torre about conflict’s role in plot and character arc.

    Becca’s excited to discuss the pivotal role conflict plays in storytelling. It shapes plot, influences character development, and generates tension and emotion for readers—all vital elements for a successful story.

    Join us as she discusses using conflict for maximum impact.

    This is an unedited chat loaded with questions and answers.  Listen in!

    Did you know you can get an expert analysis of your novel in just minutes?
    Get your book analyzed here > https://authors.ai/

    • 37 min

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