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Take Me Away: Writers and the Creative Process

Take Me Away: Writers and the Creative Process

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Two English Majors discuss writing techniques with various authors, published and unpublished. They like to find interesting tips and tools that help writers in all stages and genres of writing.
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Take Me Away: Into Writing Novels

Take Me Away: Writers and the Creative Process

Take Me Away: Into Writing Poetry
In this Episode we discuss some tips and advice from an avid and published poet Andrew Lavine. We learn the process for poetry is not so simple and some tools that can make a difference.
March 24, 2020
Take Me Away: Into Script Adaptation
Another special episode where we sit down with Hannah Gunson-McComb and discuss her script adaptation of Christopher Marlowe's Doctor Faustus. She has won a number of awards for her writing as well as had her work performed on stage. We learn that sometimes writing is more of capturing the message of someone's work in order to find its voice on the modern stage.
December 8, 2019
Take Me Away: Into Writing Flash Fiction
In this episode we learn about Flash Fiction or Flash Prose a genre of writing that demands very little as far as word count. We discover an interesting avenue to get better at your craft in writing
December 8, 2019
Take Me Away: Into Finding Your Fan Fic Audience.
In this episode Matt and Patrick discover a new way of getting great feedback and building ready-made admirers of your work. Join them as they talk with Breanna Staten an avid fan fiction author who has contributed to the world of the Ninja Turtles! Here more of here story in this weeks episode as well as discover more about her work and love of fan fiction in her podcast "Loose Canon: The Fanfiction Archive"
November 25, 2019
Take Me Away: Into Writing Novels
This is a very special episode where we were able to talk with published Author Steven Bohls. He has written a number of books for Disney. His debut book "Jed and the Junkyard War" is fantastic. Check it out here.  We take a deeper dive into what it takes to write novels as well as some good habits to start cultivating now.  Stick around until the end find out a special announcement from Steven.
November 25, 2019
Take Me Away: Into Managing Inspiration
This episode explores sources of inspiration from Nathan Toleman. He talks about the power of "What if" and how to manage inspiration overload.
November 15, 2019
Take Me Away Trailer
Welcome to Take Me Away. This Podcast explores the writing process as two English Major's talk to various writers.
November 15, 2019
Take Me Away: Into Suspense
In this first episode we sit down with amateur writer Richard Means to discuss his novel in progress "Mirrors". We learned about the process and tools used to craft this sci-fi thriller. Join us as we are taken away into suspense.
November 7, 2019