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Weekly inspiration and advice on writing and creativity from the author of Fearless Writing and Everyone Has What It Takes.

Fearless Writing with Bill Kenower Bill Kenower

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Weekly inspiration and advice on writing and creativity from the author of Fearless Writing and Everyone Has What It Takes.

    What Writing Taught Me About Being With Other People

    What Writing Taught Me About Being With Other People

    Just as we can’t worry what people think of our stuff while we’re writing, so too the best way to be with others in social situations is to not try to please them.

    • 5 min
    The Best Writing Strategy

    The Best Writing Strategy

    Very simple: show up, be curious, be interested, be open, and the details necessary to tell your story will come to you. Do your job and let the rest take care of itself.

    • 5 min
    Embrace Your Uniqueness And Others Will Too

    Embrace Your Uniqueness And Others Will Too

    It’s not anyone else job to accept what is unique about you or your work. That’s your job. Once you have, however, others will have to agree with you.

    • 5 min
    Give It Away

    Give It Away

    Our readers' lives and preferences influence how they receive our story. We can’t control that. So, we must give it away, metaphorically, and trust the right people will find it.

    • 4 min
    Success As A Measure Of Interest

    Success As A Measure Of Interest

    If we’re not sincerely, authentically, personally interested in what we’re writing, we won’t succeed. As creative people, we must constantly ask ourselves, “What am I actually interested in? What do I care about?”

    • 6 min
    Forgive Your Mistakes

    Forgive Your Mistakes

    The only way to learn is from experience, and everyone has to experience something to learn not to do it. As creative people, we will make mistakes, and plenty of them. The only way not to be afraid of those mistakes is to forgive them in yourself and everyone.

    • 6 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

DC Woman ,

Refreshing!

I can too easily find myself caught up in the “business” side of writing because yes, it matters to know how the system works. But honestly, focusing on that can be quite draining and soul-wrenching. A few years ago I bought Bill Kenower’s book “Fearless Writing” and I knew within reading the first few pages that I needed to keep this book on my desk! But I can be lured back into seminars on how to write a great query or what publishers care about and can become stuck in that mindset. Ugh. How wonderful that Bill has created this podcast! I really appreciate that each session is very short and that it’s a wonderful reminder of what’s really important. His verbal style is so engaging, like a good friend or coach who wants you to succeed.

Kiersten67 ,

Makes You Want To Write!

Each episode shares inspiring thoughts and ideas to help you tap into your own guidance for your writing life. As you listen you’ll be drawn back to your love of writing and from there all good things Flow! I can’t wait to hear more from this knowledgeable and lighthearted host!

Drewonimo ,

Gets to the heart of it all

These short, pithy episodes are packed with wisdom that gets to the heart of what most writers struggle with – how they think about writing. Kenower has an engaging voice and speaking style and the wisdom comes from years in the business working with a huge variety of successful writers.

Lots of writing podcasts speak to both the craft and business of the writer. How refreshing to have one that tackles our own relationship with it.

Highly recommended.

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