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Brought to you by Gotham Writers Workshop, Inside Writing gets you the inside scoop on the writing industry, from book to screen to stage. Each episode, host Josh Sippie interviews one or two creatives (writer, agent, editor, producer, director), every guest excelling within their endeavors. They discuss what works, what doesn't, and what you need to do to get closer to your goals.

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    • 4.8 • 22 Ratings

Brought to you by Gotham Writers Workshop, Inside Writing gets you the inside scoop on the writing industry, from book to screen to stage. Each episode, host Josh Sippie interviews one or two creatives (writer, agent, editor, producer, director), every guest excelling within their endeavors. They discuss what works, what doesn't, and what you need to do to get closer to your goals.

    Inside Writing—Lindz Amer

    Inside Writing—Lindz Amer

    In season five, episode thirteen of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Lindz Amer about their multifaceted journey as a writer and creative. They discuss how they found their way to success on YouTube, building a brand around it, and balancing a creative schedule across multiple mediums. 

    Links from the panelists:
    Lindz's website: https://www.lindsayamer.com/
    Queer Kid Stuff: https://www.queerkidstuff.com/
    Rainbow Parenting Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/rainbow-parenting/id1625886479
    Activist, You! Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/activist-you/id1495721988
    Queer Kid Stuff Newsletter: https://lindsayamer.us10.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=0e4406b65d22aea76d33e9efc&id=e8cbcc8d2d

    Connect on social media!
    Lindz's Twitter: https://twitter.com/lindzamer
    Queer Kid Stuff Twitter: https://twitter.com/queerkidstuff
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 59 min
    Inside Writing—Keaton Wooden

    Inside Writing—Keaton Wooden

    In season five, episode twelve of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Keaton Wooden about his journey in music and in writing. They discuss how he found a connection to music, when writing came into his creative journey, and how to advance projects into the production stages. 

    Links from the panelists:
    Keaton's website: http://www.keatonwooden.com/
    Keaton's music: http://www.keatonwooden.com/select-music

    Connect on social media!
    Keaton's Twitter: https://twitter.com/keatonwooden
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 50 min
    Inside Writing—Varud Gupta

    Inside Writing—Varud Gupta

    In season five, episode eleven of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Varud Gupta about his multifaceted journey as a writer. They discuss how he went from food and travel to graphic novels, how to determine what projects to focus on, and the challenges and rewards of writing across mediums.

    Links from the panelists:
    Varud's website: https://www.varudgupta.com/
    Varud's books: https://www.varudgupta.com/books

    Connect on social media!
    Varud's Twitter: https://twitter.com/VarudGupta
    Varud's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/varudgupta/
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 54 min
    Inside Writing—Sharan Dhaliwal

    Inside Writing—Sharan Dhaliwal

    In season five, episode ten of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Sharan Dhaliwal about her experience as both a writer and an editor. They discuss how she launched an immediately successful magazine, finding the right lane for your creativity, and the eternal balancing act of being a writer.

    Links from the panelists:
    Sharan's website: https://www.sharandhaliwal.com/
    Sharan's book: https://gayprideshop.co.uk/products/burning-my-roti-breaking-barriers-as-a-queer-indian-woman-book
    Or: https://www.gaystheword.co.uk/product-page/burning-my-roti-by-sharan-dhaliwal
    Burnt Roti Magazine: https://www.burntroti.com/

    Connect on social media!
    Sharan's Twitter: https://twitter.com/sharandhaliwal_
    Sharan's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sharandhaliwal_/?hl=en
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 55 min
    Inside Writing—Daphne Palasi Andreades

    Inside Writing—Daphne Palasi Andreades

    In season five, episode nine of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Daphne Palasi Andreades about her journey as a writer. They discuss the balancing of short pieces and long, how a short story grew into a novel, and the pros and cons of MFAs. 

    Links from the panelists:
    Daphne's website: https://daphnepalasiandreades.com/
    Daphne's book: https://bookshop.org/books/brown-girls/9780593243428

    Connect on social media!
    Daphne's Twitter: https://twitter.com/DaphnePalasiA
    Daphne's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/daphnepalasia/?hl=en
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 54 min
    Inside Writing—Tomi Obaro

    Inside Writing—Tomi Obaro

    In season five, episode eight of Gotham Writers' Inside Writing, host Josh Sippie talks with Tomi Obaro about her journey as a writer. They discuss the life of a culture editor, how to get a foot in the publishing door, and the feelings attached to an imminent book publication.

    Links from the panelists:
    Tomi's website: https://www.tomiobaro.com/
    Tomi's book: https://www.tomiobaro.com/delewedsdestiny

    Connect on social media!
    Tomi's Twitter: https://twitter.com/TomiObaro
    Gotham Writers' Twitter: https://twitter.com/gothamwriters
    Josh’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/sippenator101

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Dinah S. A. ,

Authentic and insightful, a writer’s best friend

Listening to “Inside Writing” with Josh Sippie from Gotham Writers Workshop is akin to having a wonderful phone catch up with your best friend.If you are at all remotely interested in becoming a writer, whatever that means for you, this series delves deep, deep into craft and brings so many inspiring stories to life.Every time I tune into the show I’m so impressed by the caliber of speakers and generosity of the interviewees. I have gained countless tips and have grown my understanding of the publishing industry so much simply from listening to this podcast. I can’t recommend it enough for everyone in the writing world.

Jeffinsfca ,

Great Host and Veteran Writers!

I always block my calendar for this podcast. It’s one of my favorites as a new author learning the ropes and the tricks! Very informative and entertaining.

VJWild ,

Entertaining and Informative!

This is one of my favorite podcasts about writing, hands down. It’s insightful and fun and it sticks to the point- no sidebars, no politics, no 20 minute updates on the host’s personal life- it just gets right to the topic every time.

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