Janette Ralllison, Brock Booher, Aaron Blaylock, and Randy Lindsay answer questions from their guests. Emma asks how to make your characters more interesting and three-dimensional. Charlie asks how you keep all the characters straight if you have a large cast. Randy places both guests on the spot by asking for their elevator pitches.
Janette, Brock, and Randy visit with more authors from the Red Mountain library Local Author Fair. Linda G. Shane asks about book marketing. John Alcott discusses his novel about PTSD. Evangeline Colbert asks about finding live events for marketing. Jeannie Bender asks Randy which of the elements he relates to.
The fourth episode recorded at the Red Mountain library Local Author Fair. Guests Aliza Bloom Robinson, Jeannie Bender, Logan Levinson, and Chanda Simper.
Randy Lindsay, Brock Booher, Janette Rallison, and Aaron Blaylock visit with guests from the Red Mountain library Local Author Fair. In this first session, Laura Walker offers a pitch on her latest novel for the Typeractive crew to critique. Carol Oen discusses her senior romance novel. Isabella Grace Morgan asks the group for marketing tips. Don Wooldridge offers a pitch on his latest novel, Broken Dreams, for critique by the group.
Just two sentences long, but perhaps the hardest thing for authors to write--the dreaded Elevator Pitch. Janette, Brock, and Randy discuss what's necessary for an effective elevator pitch.
Writing prompts. The gang discusses a few ideas on generating story ideas through writing prompts as well as the importance of having an elevator pitch ready for your novel.
Our first contest involves developing an elevator pitch for a story idea based on combining "Driving Miss Daisy" with "Silence of the Lambs." Winners will have their choice of the book prizes sent to us by Cedar Fort.
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.