The Writerly Life podcast will share short, regular writing tips and micro-interviews with writers I admire. We’ll talk about how to keep the fires of creativity burning, even during difficult times; we’ll share our favorite quick and dirty tips for making a manuscript better in ten minutes or less; and we’ll offer inside info into the process of writing, revising, and publishing writing.

45: Schedule Time for Nothing

September 14, 2021

This week, I’m talking about the value of nothing for creating something.
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42: Find the Missing Ingredient

August 10, 2021

http://writerlylife.com/podcast-player/146/42-find-the-missing-ingredient.mp3Download file | Play in new windowThis week, I’m talking about finding the missing strange spice for your almost-finished story. Book recommendation: SEVERANCE, by Ling Ma. Read more

41: Cut the “As” Clause

August 10, 2021

http://writerlylife.com/podcast-player/145/41-cut-the-as-clause.mp3Download file | Play in new windowThis week, look out for an annoying grammatical phrase that can clog up a sentence. Read more

40: Have the Courage to Try Again

August 10, 2021

http://writerlylife.com/podcast-player/144/40-have-the-courage-to-try-again.mp3Download file | Play in new windowFor Writerly Bites’ fortieth episode, I’m talking about finding the courage to keep revising, and keep trying again. Read more