35 episodes

Just Keep Writing is a podcast by writers, for writers, to keep you writing. Each week, Marshall and Nick will talk about what keeps them writing, as well as offer challenges to listeners in order to help them with their current works in progress.

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    • 5.0, 6 Ratings

Just Keep Writing is a podcast by writers, for writers, to keep you writing. Each week, Marshall and Nick will talk about what keeps them writing, as well as offer challenges to listeners in order to help them with their current works in progress.

    Episode 35 - Community Chat with Erin Roberts

    Episode 35 - Community Chat with Erin Roberts

    This week, Marshall and Nick sit down with Erin Roberts to talk about short stories! Erin shares her approach to writing short stories as well as how she got stories like Sour Milk Girls published. 
    Links mentioned during the show:
    Erin Roberts at Writing Wonder
    Sour Milk Girls by Erin Roberts
    Erin on Twitter @nirele
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 49 min
    Episode 34 - French Press

    Episode 34 - French Press

    This week, Marshall and Nick chat with Wil Ralston about short stories. They discuss two specific stories in the hopes of bringing what they learn to their own writing. 
    Topic of the Month: Short Stories
    Links mentioned during the show:
    Tempest Bradford - Class: Managing Social Media for Writers with K. Tempest Bradford
    Fiesta, 1980
    Elephants and Corpses
    Erin Roberts
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 49 min
    Episode 33 - Sixty-Three Texts

    Episode 33 - Sixty-Three Texts

    This week, Marshall and Nick take a listener request to discuss how they approach short fiction. If you want to suggest a topic, email us, or post on our Discord channel. 
    Topic of the Month: Our Approach to Writing Short Fiction
    Links mentioned during the show:
    FIYAH Magazine
    Brandon Sanderson Lecture #7: Short Stories — With Special Guest Instructor Mary Robinette Kowal
    Dan Wells’ Seven Point Story Structure
    mywriteclub.com 
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 43 min
    Episode 32 - Community Chat with Wil Ralston

    Episode 32 - Community Chat with Wil Ralston

    This week, Marshall and Nick sit down with Wil Ralston and talk about writing through anxiety, turning hardship into creativity, books, writing the other, and so much more! (Note: We had some technical glitches so please excuse any poor audio moments)
    Topic: Staying Creative despite Anxiety and Uncertainty
    Links mentioned during the show:
    Wil Ralston
    Luke Tarzian
    David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
    Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Onyebuchi
    Children Of Blood And Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
    Who Fears Death by Nnedi Okorafor
    Maurice Broaddus
    Lost Gods by Micah Yongo
    Daniel Jose Older 
    They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
    Leigh Bardugo
    Mary Robinette Kowal
    Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 54 min
    Episode 31 - Street Fighter

    Episode 31 - Street Fighter

    This week, Marshall and Nick discuss outlining around worldbuilding and the pains they experience as pantsers who lightly outline at the beginning of their works in progress (WIP). Marshall discusses the iceberg theory for worldbuilding and Nick discusses how he had to backwards plot the last act of his WIP to tie things together. 
    Topic of the Month: Outlining
    Links mentioned during the show:
    Brandon Sanderson 2020 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Creative Writing Lecture
    Padlet
    Mindly
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 36 min
    Episode 30 - Networking

    Episode 30 - Networking

    This week, Marshall and Nick discuss their time at the LTUE conference in Utah. 
    Links mentioned during the show:
    LTUE
    Support the Show:
    Patreon
    Contact us!
    Discord
    Facebook
    Marshall:
    Website: www.marshallcarr.com
    Email: marshall@marshallcarr.com 
    Twitter: @darthpops 
    Nick: 
    Website: www.brightinks.org
    Email: nicholasbright@brightinks.org 
    Twitter: @BrightInks
    Now, just keep writing!

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 Ratings

SinisterInfant ,

Great for early author

Two down to earth authors talking real about turning hobby into that next step. Love the hosts and I'm excited to see where this show goes.

Brightguy82 ,

Solid and grounded

Great start to a promising podcast. The two hosts seem down to earth and ready to help aspiring writers. Hope to see many topics within the world of writing and publishing covered.

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