Anyone can get blocked in writing. It can be agonizing over an opening and how much exposition to put in, plotting how to take over the world, or even just herding cats to give you time to write. Jeannie invited Madeleine Robins and Cliff Winnig back to talk about their individual blocks in an attempt to crowdsource ideas about building plot events as a demonstration of how you might be able to get past blocks of your own with friends. … Continue…Episode 114 – The Block Party
It’s Black History month, and we all watched Bridgerton (and a certain Duke) over Christmas, right? We invite Madeleine Robins back and start pondering how to make our writing accurately reflect the cultural mélange that existed in London and beyond. From racism to classism, our writers look at our inherent biases, how “common knowledge” of history isn’t, and how it takes something evocative with a new spin to challenge our ideas of history. … Continue…Episode 90 – Race, Romance, and Regency
Jeannie and John sit down with the splendid Madeleine Robins, author of multiple books and series. She talks about how she got started writing, her inspirations, and the constant love of research that helps her write great historic fiction. … Continue…Episode 43 – An Interview with Madeleine Robins
In which Chaz and Jeannie interview Geralyn Lance from Subterranean Press. How does a publisher’s Production Manager…. Manage words? How do they find artists? How do they wrangle bookbinders? … Continue…Episode 24 – Interview with a Publisher
Jeannie and John chatting about how they get inspired to get things done, as well as keep track of what they’re writing and what resources are available. … Continue…Episode 21 – The Inspiration to Get Things Done
We invited a Millennial to come chat on the show to talk about where her peers tend to find content to read, what they like, and how they find more. Alice came and schooled us all on how she and her friends find things to read … Continue…Episode Ten – Instagram, Tumblr and SnapChat – Oh My!
Hello everyone, and welcome to Writers Drinking Coffee. This is a podcast based on writers sitting around, drinking coffee and/or occasionally wine, and talking about anything and everything. … Continue…Episode One – The Beginning