174 episodes

The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers.
Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more:
--Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice
--Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher.
--Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success
PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a podcast you want to miss.

The Writing Gym Podcast | Annalisa Parent | Writing Coach Annalisa Parent

    • Education
    • 4.3 • 17 Ratings

The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers.
Visit iTunes or www.writing-gym.com/podcast to hear these guests and more:
--Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice
--Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher.
--Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success
PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a podcast you want to miss.

    How to Write Your Truth with Tasneem Jivanji

    How to Write Your Truth with Tasneem Jivanji

    This week on the Writing Gym podcast, Annalisa Parent celebrates Writing Gym VIP member Tasneem Jivanji. Tasneem is celebrating completing her first draft of her realistic fiction novel and all the hard work she did to complete it. They talk about taking care of yourself while writing, how to find a productive writing community and how to find your writing confidence. To get the most out of this episode, be sure to use our free downloadable resource over at https://writing-gym.com/difficult/.

    • 36 min
    How To Start Your Writing Career with Trish Esden

    How To Start Your Writing Career with Trish Esden

    On this week’s episode of the Writing Gym podcast, Annalisa sits down with mystery author Trish Esden to talk about what it’s like to publish in multiple genres. Trish Esden lives the author lifestyle every day; she pulls back the curtain on what it took to get there and how she keeps it up. If you want to know what it takes to successfully make a career out of writing, make sure you download our free resource guide to walk you through your first steps. Download it here: https://writing-gym.com/goals/.

    • 19 min
    Why You Won’t Publish Your Book By Yourself with Natalie French

    Why You Won’t Publish Your Book By Yourself with Natalie French

    This week, Annalisa Parent sits down with author and Writing Gym member Natalie French. Annalisa and Natalie discuss how to stop struggling and edit your novel, how to get better feedback on your novel project and why trying to publish alone just doesn’t get you the results you want. Make sure to download our freebie at https://writing-gym.com/publishingstruggle/ to get the most out of this episode.

    • 38 min
    How to Make a Living as a Writer with Dan Clements

    How to Make a Living as a Writer with Dan Clements

    This week, writing coach Annalisa Parent sits down with ghostwriter Dan Clements to pull back on the curtain on what it’s really like to be a ghostwriter. Curious about what ghostwriting is and if it may be right for you? Perhaps you’re looking to pursue a career in writing, but you’re not sure how to get there. Listen to this episode and then download the free resource guide for help. https://writing-gym.com/ghostwriting/

    • 26 min
    How to Revise your Novel to Publish Well with Sonee Singh

    How to Revise your Novel to Publish Well with Sonee Singh

    In this episode, writing coach and author Annalisa Parent sits down with Writing Gym member Sonee Singh. Sonee and Annalisa talk about what to do when your plot loses momentum, how to discover and fix blindspots in your writer, and why you’re not getting the feedback you need from your beta readers. To get the most out of this episode, be sure to snag our freebie at https://writing-gym.com/momentum/.

    • 28 min
    How To Publish In More Than One Genre with John David Mann

    How To Publish In More Than One Genre with John David Mann

    This week, Annalisa speaks with New York Times bestselling author John David Mann. John speaks on why revision is key to successfully publishing your novel, what it’s like to co-author, and why trying out a new genre improves your writing skills. Make sure you check out the free worksheet at https://writing-gym.com/revisions/.

    • 31 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

Marjie10 ,

Essential listening !

This podcast is fantastic and gives a lot of insights on how to keep up good writing habits !

Pa Thetic ,

Gym

The question answer makes me want to give it one star, but I bump it up for the description page drawing me in. Too much advertising to sell a service, none of literary business or actual writing info found to be new or beneficial. Except, maybe need to network and pay to play to get a ahead.

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Mom

Love the questions asked on this podcast. It somehow manages to answer all I wanted to know

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