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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 • 16 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 Publish Your Short Stories with Stephen Oliver

    How to Publish Your Short Stories with Stephen Oliver

    In this episode of the Writing Gym Podcast, Annalisa speaks to science fiction and horror novelist Stephen Oliver. Learn how to publish short stories in magazines and anthologies, how to sell your novel to agents and publishers and, most important, how to see your name published in magazines, anthologies and on the cover of your published novel. To get the most out of this episode, download the free resource guide, How to Live the Author Lifestyle at www.writing-gym.com/shortstory/.

    • 23 min
    From the Archives: How to SELL your book with the Go-Giver’s Bob Burg

    From the Archives: How to SELL your book with the Go-Giver’s Bob Burg

    This week on the Writing Gym podcast, we’re pulling out a favorite from the archives. Annalisa Parent and Andi Davies interview bestselling co-author of the Go-Giver, Bob Burg. In this episode, you’ll learn how to find a topnotch co-author, what the difference between work-for-hire and co-authorship is, how to write a business parable and more. To get the most out of this episode, download our free step-by-step guide on How to SELL Your Book at www.writing-gym.com/gogiver2.

    • 38 min
    From the Archives: Writing Award-Winning Books in Multiple Genres with Cristina Istrati

    From the Archives: Writing Award-Winning Books in Multiple Genres with Cristina Istrati

    This week on the Writing Gym podcast, we’re pulling out a favorite from the archives. Annalisa and Andi Davies interview award winning author Cristina Istrati. In this episode you’ll learn how to write successfully in multiple genres and what the balance really is between natural talent and showing up to do the work. To get the most out of this episode, download our free guide that will help you elevate your writing to publish in multiple genres. Download here: https://writing-gym.com/genres2/.

    • 23 min
    How to Novelize Your Screenplay with Jeanne Covert

    How to Novelize Your Screenplay with Jeanne Covert

    This week on the Writing Gym Podcast, Annalisa speaks with Jeanne Covert. Jeanne is an author and screenwriter who novelized her screenplay in the Writing Gym. Listen to learn about novelizing your movie, how to build your author platform and how to know if your novel is publishable. To learn how to novelize your movie, download this step by step free resource guide -- How to Novelize Your Movie Script -- at www.writing-gym.com/screenplay/.

    • 40 min
    How to Research Your Historical Novel with Bill Kovarik

    How to Research Your Historical Novel with Bill Kovarik

    This week on the Writing Gym Podcast, Annalisa speaks with journalist and author Bill Kovarik. Bill has published several nonfiction and historical fiction books. Listen as they chat about how to research for your novel, what novelists can learn from journalists and how to stop wasting your time and write that novel. To get the most out of this episode, be sure to download our free resource, The Six Secrets To Go From Struggling Writer To Published Author, at https://writing-gym.com/historical/

    • 22 min
    Stuck in Writer’s Block. How to Move Forward and Write that Novel with Maria Chapman

    Stuck in Writer’s Block. How to Move Forward and Write that Novel with Maria Chapman

    This week on the Writing Gym Podcast, Annalisa speaks with Maria Chapman. Maria is a Writing Gym alum who writes women’s fiction and makes a living from her writing. In this episode, you’ll hear how Maria finished her novel without an outline, how she found an effective writing process and how she makes money writing. To learn the key to success, download our free resource guide The Top 6 Secrets to go from Struggling Writer to Published Author at https://writing-gym.com/stuck/

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Marjie10 ,

Essential listening !

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

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

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