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Inspiration and information for readers, writers, and lovers of literature. Stories are important. They can shape a life and reshape a world. We are the ones who decide which stories to write, publish, or recommend. We have the past and future in our collective hands. Join Lindsay and a variety of bookish guests and enjoy the show!

Beating around the Book Lindsay Sanchez

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Inspiration and information for readers, writers, and lovers of literature. Stories are important. They can shape a life and reshape a world. We are the ones who decide which stories to write, publish, or recommend. We have the past and future in our collective hands. Join Lindsay and a variety of bookish guests and enjoy the show!

    Make It Entertaining with Sara B. Larson

    Make It Entertaining with Sara B. Larson

    Making your story entertaining isn't just your only hope of anyone reading your story, it's also your job as writer, and the reason you're showing up as a reader.

    Entertainment is the reason we're all here.

    *The links below are affiliates. If you enjoy my work, please consider using my links and supporting me and at no extra cost to you.

    Book Nook Book:

    Me Before You

    Sara B. Larson Links:

    Website 

    Instagram 

    Other Books Mentioned:

    Defy 

    Humor, Seriously 

    • 27 min
    Make Them Read It

    Make Them Read It

    No one wants to read your book, that's why you'll have to make them. Step one: Make it readable.

    As unsexy as grammy, sentence structure, and spelling are, they are essential in letting the word fade to the background so that your story can grab your readers and not let them go till the last page.

    Resources:

    Eats, Shoots and Leaves

    Pro Writing Aid

    Other Mentions:

    Writing Excuses 16.27 

    Jenna Moreci - 10 Worst Writing Quirks

    • 10 min
    Reward Yourself to Success

    Reward Yourself to Success

    Human brains are masters at association. Instead of creating a negative association with false deadlines, and self-imposed punishments, try rewards. Here's three reward systems and tips to get you to success.

    *Some links below are affiliates. If you enjoy my work, please consider using my links and supporting me and at no extra cost to you.

    Books Mentioned:
    Hyperbole and a Half
    The Little Book of Hygge

    Resources Mentioned:
    How to Get Your Butt in the Chair and Keep it There

    • 21 min
    Retellings and Inspired By's with Tiana Smith

    Retellings and Inspired By's with Tiana Smith

    It's been said that every story has already been told. If that's true how do we keep telling stories? One way is with retellings and inspired by's and author Tiana Smith is here to tell us all about it.  This post contains some affiliate links. If you click on the link a percentage of your purchase may be paid to me, at no extra cost to you. I only recommend resources that I love. Book to Movie Club: Holes Post Tiana's Books: Match Me If You Can How To Speak Boy

    • 29 min
    On Tortured Souls with Bee

    On Tortured Souls with Bee

    Bee and I talk about why artists seem to be tortured souls and if there is any truth to the stereotype. 

    This post contains some affiliate links. If you click on the link a small percentage of your purchase may be paid to me, at no extra cost to you. I only recommend resources that I love.

    TBR Segment: Evvie Drake Starts Over The Oysterville Sewing Circle Lovely War Oona Out of Order Other Mentions: Episode with Janssen Bradshaw Big Magic

    • 24 min
    Creative Block - Get Over It

    Creative Block - Get Over It

    Three suggestions for getting over creative block, and they're more fun than you might think! This post contains affiliate links at no extra cost to you! :) Book Nook: Things You Save In a Fire Resources and Websites Mentioned: Shonda Rhimes Masterclass Matthew Walker Masterclass Thomas Edison, Power Napping Article Thomas Edison's Secret Trick to Maximize His Creativity by Falling Asleep Article From Thomas Edison to Winston Churchill Here are the Sleeping Habits of 12 Great Leaders Article

    • 30 min

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The Books and Buns Podcast

A fun, in-depth look at literary. The hosts are knowledgeable and entertaining!

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Infectious is just that

I am a huge audiobook fan, so when I heard this podcast was going to be posting 2 chapters every day, I knew I wanted to tune in. Although I do love listening to books, I often find myself having a hard time getting into them. I keep listening HOPING I’ll eventually love it... however, I got hooked right away with Infectious! We are now half way through the book and honestly, my only complaint is ONLY getting 2 chapters each day. However, it is fun getting to look forward to new chapters each day!

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