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Information and inspiration on writing, publishing, craft, mindset, productivity and making the most of your writing life with New York Times bestselling author Taylor Stevens and indie author Stephen Campbell. This podcast will help you kick writing in the butt one word at a time.

The Taylor Stevens Show The Taylor Stevens Show

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

Information and inspiration on writing, publishing, craft, mindset, productivity and making the most of your writing life with New York Times bestselling author Taylor Stevens and indie author Stephen Campbell. This podcast will help you kick writing in the butt one word at a time.

    TSS312: Do Writing Rules Change?

    TSS312: Do Writing Rules Change?

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question from Tania, who asks if Taylor has ever changed her mind on anything she once considered to be a rule for good writing. If you have questions or suggestions for future shows, we’d love to hear […]

    • 33 min
    TSS311: Culture and the Context of Specific Words

    TSS311: Culture and the Context of Specific Words

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question from Tania on dealing with the specifics of culturally specific words. How much explanation should you give without boring readers who already understand the context of the terms? If you have questions or suggestions for future […]

    • 31 min
    TSS310: Using Similes and Metaphors

    TSS310: Using Similes and Metaphors

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question from Tania on the use of similes and metaphors in fiction. If you have questions or suggestions for future shows, we’d love to hear from you. You can leave your suggestions as comments or find our […]

    • 33 min
    TSS309: Taylor Discusses Description, Character, and Plot

    TSS309: Taylor Discusses Description, Character, and Plot

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to social media posts on description, character, and plot. If you have questions or suggestions for future shows, we’d love to hear from you. You can leave your suggestions as comments or find our contact information on the Connect page. Please consider supporting […]

    • 27 min
    TSS308: Taylor Discusses Scene Purpose and Storytelling

    TSS308: Taylor Discusses Scene Purpose and Storytelling

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to social media posts on scene purpose and storytelling. If you have questions or suggestions for future shows, we’d love to hear from you. You can leave your suggestions as comments or find our contact information on the Connect page. Please consider supporting […]

    • 30 min
    TSS307: Solving Scene Problems

    TSS307: Solving Scene Problems

    Thanks so much for joining us again this week! Taylor follows up on last week’s show where she ended by sharing a light-bulb moment on how to fix her broken story. In this week’s episode, she goes much deeper, sharing a worksheet that she’s put together to guide the process of fixing problem scenes. You […]

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

K. Blain ,

Great writing advice and tips!

Taylor provides excellent writing advice and tips for authors and aspiring authors. She and Steve also make each episode as entertaining as it is educational!

C. Gonzales ,

Informative and Refreshing

Taylor gives some of the best writing advice especially at the micro-level which is rare and valuable. If you want to improve your writing skill this is one of the podcast to listen to.

TexasWordsmith ,

Taylor Talks Bouchercon

Great session about the Bouchercon 2019 experience as seen through the eyes of the accomplished, talented, and witty Taylor Stevens.

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