144 episodes

The Prolific Writer is about writing fast, writing often, and writing well. Follow writer and publisher Ryan Pelton as he discusses processes and strategies for writing hundreds of thousands of words and sharing them with the world. TPW podcast will also interview fellow writers and discuss their tips and tricks on the craft of writing and share advice on latest trends in publishing.

The Prolific Writer Ryan J. Pelton

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    • 4.6, 73 Ratings

The Prolific Writer is about writing fast, writing often, and writing well. Follow writer and publisher Ryan Pelton as he discusses processes and strategies for writing hundreds of thousands of words and sharing them with the world. TPW podcast will also interview fellow writers and discuss their tips and tricks on the craft of writing and share advice on latest trends in publishing.

    TPW 116: The End.

    TPW 116: The End.

    Ryan interviews Sashka Hanna-Rappl and Peter Seth for his final show. Thank you for joining the ride for these last three plus years. Over a hundred thousand downloads and so blessed and honored to be part of the indie writing and publishing community. You can still listen to the 144+ episodes, and buy courses at:
    https://theprolificwriter.net/
    Check out Ryan J. Pelton for a new podcast on spirituality, creativity, and culture. 

    • 1 hr 35 min
    TPW 115 - Phillip McCollum on 52 Stories in 52 Weeks

    TPW 115 - Phillip McCollum on 52 Stories in 52 Weeks

    Phillip McCollum hails from the normally sunny expanses of Southern California where he writes “fantastic fiction”: speculative fiction in many different genres, usually with a twist. He wrote “52 Stories in 52 Weeks” which includes his inspiration and writing process along with each story. In this conversation, Ryan and Phillip discuss the inspiration for writing 52 stories in 52 weeks and what he learned, how he finds time to write with kid's, a job, and other responsibilities, and much more. Find Phillip here: https://phillipmccollum.com/
     

    • 44 min
    TPW 114: Jorjeana Marie on Using Improv to Fight Writers Block

    TPW 114: Jorjeana Marie on Using Improv to Fight Writers Block

    Jorjeana Marie is a television writer, author and produced playwright. After attending NYU’s Dramatic Writing Program at TISCH, Jorjeana had several plays produced at the 78th St Rep, The Neighborhod Playhouse, The Douglas Fairbanks Studio Theater and PS 122 (as part of the 24 Hour Plays). She has written three solos shows, one short film, hours of stand-up material and on three animated television series. She is currently writing at Disney. Her book Improv for Writers (Ten Speed Press/Penguin Random House) is the focus of Jorjeana's and Ryan's conversation. How can comedy and improv improve your writing and get you unstuck? Find Jorjeana and her work: https://jorjeanamarie.com/

    • 44 min
    TPW 113: Harvey Stanbrough on 50 Novels in 5 Years

    TPW 113: Harvey Stanbrough on 50 Novels in 5 Years

    Harvey Stanbrough is an award-winning writer who by the middle of December 2019, Harvey had written and published 50 novels, 7 novellas, over 200 short stories, and hundreds of poems. He also compiled and published 30 collections of short fiction and 5 critically acclaimed poetry collections. Ryan and Harvey chat about the blessings of longevity in writing, traditional versus indie publishing, why being prolific is essential in today's world, and much more. Find Harvey and his books: https://harveystanbrough.com/

    • 54 min
    TPW 112: Edgar Swamp on Mixing Up Genres (Halloween Special)

    TPW 112: Edgar Swamp on Mixing Up Genres (Halloween Special)

    Edgar Swamp lived the rock and roll life before realizing his real passion: writing. Ryan and Edgar discuss his new book Amber Hallow, and why Edgar used multiple genres, to reach a broader audience. They discuss why day jobs aren't always bad, writing for the long haul, and much more. You can find Edgar Swamp at: http://www.edgarswamp.com/
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    More writing resources on The Prolific Writer website: https://theprolificwriter.net/ Support the show and leave a rating/review on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-prolific-writer/id1185387038 45 Day Novel Course (Udemy): https://www.udemy.com/course/45daynovel/?referralCode=E6740797FC00269532FC  

    • 58 min
    TPW 111: Adam Smith on Writing Christian Pulp Fiction

    TPW 111: Adam Smith on Writing Christian Pulp Fiction

    Adam Lane Smith is a prolific writer of non-fiction and fiction titles. But his passion is writing kick-butt and action-packed pulpy fiction stories. In this episode, Ryan and Adam discuss why Christian fiction can be cheesy (and what Adam is doing about that), why faith is compatible with telling honest stories, how to succeed as an author, and much more. You can find Adam and his work on his website: https://adamlanesmith.com/
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    Support the podcast and other shows on the Project Entertainment Network: https://www.patreon.com/ProjectEntNet Free writing resources: https://theprolificwriter.net/ Leave a rating/review on iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-prolific-writer/id1185387038  
     

    • 47 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
73 Ratings

73 Ratings

406Loveloy ,

A MUST LISTEN!!! 👍👍

After stumbling upon Ryan’s awesome podcasts I can tell you I am a fan. I’ve been slowly working my way through the podcasts from the very beginning. I love all the guest writers and the great advice Ryan dishes out. He motivated me to finally put pen to paper and I have 35k words. Thanks again Ryan.

Napasnewgirl ,

Inspiring and Motivating

After listening to just one podcast I could not drive home fast enough to write this review. Ryan and his wisdom are inspiring and motivational. It was as if he found a way inside my head and turned on the lightbulb. The prolific writer is highly recommended as a tool for writers of all experience.

Dream5863 ,

Mind Changing

Ryan does a great job in opening a writer’s mind and senses to needed information. Writing is a craft and it is wonderful to have your brain fed with positive energy and words from both Ryan and the many guest writers that he invites on the show. Each episode focuses on encouraging the seasoned and newbie author. Thank you for all of your hard work that benefits all of us!

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