Hello Writers! offers practical strategies that will get you in your chair and putting words on the page. Whether you're an aspiring writer or an experienced one, the things that keep us blocked and not writing are the same. In this podcast, we will explore our mindset, our craft, and our writing practices in order to find and make the most of the precious (and often too short) time we have to write. It is all about honoring our creativity and inspiration while also managing our time and mindset to be as efficient as possible. Writer and Story Coach Stephanie Dethlefs has decades of experience both writing and teaching writers of all ages, and she knows all about juggling creativity with other responsibilities. Subscribe to Hello, Writers! today and get ready to get your writing projects started...and finished!
3 Steps to Define the Genre of Your Book
#031 The genre of your book is one of the first things you need to decide for a number of reasons, not the least of which is getting it on the shelves for readers to find. In this episode, we're talking about three simple steps to getting clear on...
Who Are You Writing This For?
#030 In order to create a rich experience for your reader, it is essential that we consider who your reader is! In this episode, we're looking at the three categories of potential audience and crafting a story that will give them what they are looking...
Mental Health and Your Writing Life
#029 Creativity can both impact and support our mental health. But when our mental health is already challenged, how do we find the focus to write? In today's episode, I get personal about my own experiences and share with you a practice for finding...
How to Ask For (and Receive) Feedback
#028 Getting feedback on your writing is a critical part of the process. But when, and how? In this episode, we talk about practical steps to asking someone for specific feedback AND address those pesky thoughts that make us so afraid to share our...
How to Read Like a Writer
#027 We all know that writers should also be avid readers. But do you know what it looks like to actually study a book to see what makes it work? In this episode, we're exploring what it means to use a "mentor text" to improve our own writing skills....
Know the End From the Beginning
#026 Want a strategy that will help you stay focused AND save you time as you write your story? Decide how the story is going to end before you even start writing. In this episode, we'll be diving in to why this is useful and I'll give you some tips to...
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