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Nov 6, 2019

Find the transcript at https://podcast.extradraft.com/ep39-how-to-start-your-novel/

Today we talk about the proper way to start your novel. Everything from the first word to the first five pages, to the first five chapters. Find out how to make agents and publishers need your book. Learn how to make your story...


Oct 30, 2019

Full transcript can be found here: https://podcast.extradraft.com/ep38-creativity-time-for-writing/

Today, we talk about your creative time, the time when you are primed to write your best. It can be the middle of the night or just after lunch. Identifying this time and creating a schedule that will keep you on track...


Oct 23, 2019

Transcript at: https://podcast.extradraft.com/ep37-reader-frustrations/

In this episode, JT talks about reader frustrations and why you need to take the time to avoid them. We look at the most popular reader turn-offs, why they frustrate your readers, and how you can stop doing them.


Oct 16, 2019

The transcript can be found at: https://podcast.extradraft.com/ep36-sacrifices-for-writing

 

Episode 36 has JT talking about some of the things we give up in order to write more. Things like sleep and healthy eating habits. We also discuss why this isn’t always a bad thing and offer a few suggestions to help make...


Oct 9, 2019

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https://podcast.extradraft.com/ep35-book-hangovers/

In episode 35 JT talks about book hangovers, why they are good for both the reader and the author and how you, as a writer, can ensure your readers get hooked. If you can give your readers a book hangover, they will buy more books. Find out...