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.

39: Seek and Destroy Your Weakest Sentence

July 21, 2021

This week, I’m starting a new mini-series on revision. First up, we’re destroying weak sentences.
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37: Respect Your Work and Organize It

July 6, 2021

In this week’s episode, I’m talking about valuing your creative writing work — and that means keeping it organized so you can make the most of it.
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36: Betray Someone

June 29, 2021

This week, think about making your character a betrayer.
Book recommendation: Jack Kerouac’s BIG SUR. Read more

35: Interview with Arif Anwar

June 22, 2021

This week, I talk with novelist Arif Anwar about getting the writing work done every day.
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