The RSW crew answer a listener question about whether they use character profiles during the writing process.
The RSW crew interviews Shannon Hale during the 2018 StoryMakers conference.
Janette Rallison, Brock Booher, and Randy Lindsay discuss discouragement in the writing business.
Adrienne Quintana, Brock Booher, and Randy Lindsay answer questions from the audience. Maria asked what technology do we use for our podcast and what advice do we have for teens who want to create their own podcast. Michael asked using both the left and right side of your brain when writing. Michael also asks what to do when you have put your character into a situation that you don't have a solution for the problem.
Janette, Brock, Aaron, and Randy discuss what scares them (which in Aaron's case is a lot). Randy makes the mistake of mentioning the possibility of doing videos for the podcast. Then they finally address the topic of "Coping with fear and self-doubt."
Janette, Brock, Aaron, and Randy answer questions from our website. They include: How do you pace your chapters? How do you incorporate cliffhangers in your stories? How do you determine the right amount of conflict in your story?
Janette Rallison, Brock Booher, Aaron Blaylock, and Randy Lindsay discuss creating titles for your stories.
Janette Rallison, Brock Booher, and Randy Lindsay discuss the reading habits of spouses and then visit with guests. Stephanie asks about giving protagonists problems and how to balance the conflict in a story with multiple characters. Diana asks about the best way to introduce current events into your story.
Session 2 at the Red Mountain library Local Author Fair. Janette, Brock, Aaron, and Randy visit with Stephanie Jefferson, John D. Trudel, and Jasmine Bender.
Beginnings are tricky things. Janette, Brock, and Randy discuss where to begin your story. The hosts tell what they do when they start writing a new book and where they go from there. In addition to process the crew talk about pitfalls to avoid when starting a new story. Randy also reveals that he is clueless about theme.
Ready-Set-Write is a podcast where we discuss the writing life, things we've learned along the way, and tips we have for those who dare to embark on the writing journey. We like to think of it as inviting you, the listener, into our homes for fifteen minutes of fun and education.