The Writescast Network is a podcast collective for writers, by writers, with the mission of helping writers everywhere become more confident in themselves and in their craft. Our network includes podcasts featuring author interviews, conversations on the art and business of writing, and analyses of your favorite books—all from a writer's perspective. What will the Writescast Network do for you?
Writing Action Scenes with Dan Schiro – Writescast 001
For the first-ever episode of the r. r. campbell writescast, I sat down with Dan Schiro, author of Rogue Destiny to talk about action scenes. Using examples from Star Wars, the James Bond franchise, 2001: A Space Odyssey and more, this episode focuses on the importance of verisimilitude, character, and setting when creating high-flying action scenes. Enjoy!
Conferences and Writer’s Block – Writescast 002
In this episode, I take on the topics of writing conferences, writer’s block, and what to expect from the blog going forward.
Flash Fiction, Writing Fear, and Publishing Tips with Dylan Davis – Writescast 003
Author Dylan Davis joins me by phone to discuss flash fiction, overcoming “writer fear,” and tips for submitting short-form fiction to literary magazines. He also reads his flash piece “Detach,” published in Fiction International in 2015.
Beyond Fiction International, Dylan has been published in Brilliant Flash Fiction, WhiskeyPaper, and Driftwood Press.
Acquisitions Strategies and Content-rating Systems with James Wymore – Writescast 004
For this edition, James Wymore of Immortal Works joins me to talk about acquisitions philosophies, explicit content in literature and film, book rating systems, and what we can expect from Immortal Works in 2017.
Young Adult Literature with Josh Springs – Writescast 005
Young Adult writer Josh Springs joins me for a conversation on YA in general, why it’s important it be written and read, and things you should never say to a writer of Young Adult or Middle Grade fiction–-or anyone, really. Be nice to each other.
Developing a Brand as an Author with Cheryl J. Muir – Writescast 006
For this episode of the writescast, author and PR guru Cheryl J. Muir joined me for a conversation on developing a brand as an author. In it, she covers topics including the know-like-trust factor, navigating social media, and creating a digital image that balances who you are as a person with who you are as a professional.
Teaching the ins and outs!
I really like both the depth and breadth of the topics covered in this podcast. I always walk away from episodes with new and valuable information I can use to level up my own authorpreneurship career. Thank you!
This podcast was an ideal companion on today’s drive. Great questions. Great answers. I learned a lot! Thank you.
Great insight on structure
As a firm believer in the importance of structure when writing a novel, I love this podcast. There's a great spectrum of perspective when r.r. campbell and Sione Aeschliman discuss structure topics. Really useful content!