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The Newbie Writers’ Podcast

Guest: Pam Webber

http://pamwebber.com/

 

The Wiregrass: A Novel

Nettie has spent every summer of her life in the Southern Wiregrass town of Crystal Springs, Alabama. This year, she hopes the small town’s relaxed pace will give her a break from the unrelenting physical and emotional changes of puberty. But a chance encounter with Mitchell, a seductively handsome yet secretive young man, turns Nettie’s summer plans and her heart upside down. As their relationship grows, Nettie realizes Mitchell is harboring a dark and dangerous secret―one that, when revealed, rocks the core of the sleepy little town … Read more

 The Newbie Writers’ Podcast


Guest:Aletta de Wal, M.Ed



Artist Advisor & Certified Visual Coach

I help artists make a living and still have a life.

Author of “My Real Job is Being an Artist”

http://www.artistcareertraining.com/realjobartist

 

From the web site:

I’ve also been privy to the major stumbling blocks that many artists encounter while on the path to a professional career. In “My Real Job is Being an Artist” I give you ways to go over, under or around what could otherwise trip you up.

Artists frequently ask me questions like:

  • How exactly do I create a signature body
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 Meg Waite ClaytonNew books, cool authors.

Meg Waite Clayton’s The Race for Paris hit the San Francisco Chronicle/NCIBA bestseller list in its 1st week out. Very cool of course, but considering she spent ten years researching and writing this almost non-fiction novel, the success is well deserved.

I did a tremendous amount of research on real journalists like Lee Miller, who reported and photographed for Vogue, Martha Gellhorn, Lee Carson, and Sonia Tomara, the great photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White (who never was accredited to Normandy, as she was seen as too temperamental), and Dickey Chappelle, who photographed in the Pacific.

I … Read more

The Newbie Writers’ Podcast

Special Guest: Jeff Michaels

 

www.jefferyjmichaels.com

 

Cue the Cartwheeling midgets. We made it to 200! Thanks to all those who have listened over the past four years. We’ve made some wonderful writer friends and hope to make many more. We have bucket loads of guests booked so strap yourself in for more chortling and ridiculous quips.

 

Jeff Michaels is a published author of several books, including “A Day at the Beach” and his new fantasy trilogy: Tasa’s Path (the first in a trilogy with a unique spin).    Jeff’s books tend to draw heavy emotion … Read more

 

I’m not a fan of Sara Gilbert per se, but she delivered a great TED talk on the Muse.  And based on that talk she has just published a book on creativity called Big Magic.

Her basic premise is a sound one: when it comes to writing, it’s not all about us.

In the past, writers and artists were not so much responsible for their creative work as they were honored to be the instruments of creative inspiration. The artist was simply a medium for a greater power to flow through them and create.

As passive as that … Read more

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