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The Author Accountability Podcast

The Author Accountability Podcast

By Donna and Rhianne

A bi-weekly podcast where the co-hosts chat to discuss their step by step progress and hold each other to account on their author journeys. We are bringing you along for the ride in the hopes that it will help you too!
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BONUS: Interview with Award Winning Sci-Fi Fantasy Author S.G. Blaise
BONUS: Interview with Award Winning Sci-Fi Fantasy Author S.G. Blaise
Recorded October 14th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Award Winning Sci-Fi Fantasy Author S.G. Blaise.⁠ ⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Being a full time author⁠ Her upcoming book⁠ What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT S. G. BLAISE: https://sgblaise.com https://www.instagram.com/sgblaiseofficial/ https://twitter.com/SGBlaiseAuthor https://www.facebook.com/thelastlumenian https://www.amazon.com/S-G-Blaise/e/B08GH7TP9N/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1 sgblaisenews.com ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
10:18
December 01, 2022
224: Booktok and It's Influence On Book Sales (w/Rachel Morgan)
224: Booktok and It's Influence On Book Sales (w/Rachel Morgan)
Recorded on the 22nd October 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna, Rhianne and Rachel chat about training the algorithm and the best way to tackle the Tiktok beast. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Rachel's links: https://linktr.ee/authorrachelmorgan Podcasts mentioned: Creative Penn - https://open.spotify.com/show/070M71FwN4u6HOivKRvqvq?si=2909a65d05e14209 Sell More Books Show - https://open.spotify.com/show/3JZTPqZlEwgo60REkNeaEo?si=48a5f1c8f5594226 Self Publishing Show - https://open.spotify.com/show/4IjRns6bm9WhFcMTtEG67v?si=5be16d9d77d84b8a Indies Fully Booked -https://open.spotify.com/show/4UijlVkkoUdkR5mPe9k5aT?si=7e06006b73ec49e2 The Rebel Author Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/0YcTaB0FCVoQlkQnKSgfip?si=0f5a111582394486 Unstoppable Authors - https://open.spotify.com/show/4TI08vtnAizthuhT98gevY?si=0cfd6443a2f94677 Activated Authors - https://open.spotify.com/show/1wEc74LNYVauDG3v02tUPH?si=08cbd281e1ec4613 Wish I'd Known Then - https://open.spotify.com/show/4TGPtqHF3r0tKkFQIOOr2L?si=d95923d08c204e9f Read it With Whiskey - https://open.spotify.com/show/4Nu0FwINYwtD4353kZw2lK?si=0b2df696b5a944b9 Reading Queens - https://open.spotify.com/show/4vLmET7UEqeYvIACoO7iIJ?si=6b807dec090f4ffa ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
58:36
November 24, 2022
223: How to Balance Multiple Writing Projects
223: How to Balance Multiple Writing Projects
Recorded on the 8th October 2022 In this week’s episode, have a chaotic chat about life, writing and how they balance multiple writing projects at one.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Bethany Atazadeh's Patreon: https://www.bethanyatazadeh.com/patreonresourcelibrary  ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:05:49
November 10, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Epic Fantasy Author Helen Garroway
BONUS: Interview with Epic Fantasy Author Helen Garroway
Recorded October 3rd 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Award winning author of the Epic Fantasy Sentinal series, Helen Garroway.⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ What inspired her book Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Why she chose self publishing over traditional What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT HELEN: www.helengarraway.com https://www.amazon.com/Helen-Garraway/e/B08JQPPK3Z https://www.linktr.ee/HelenGarraway ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
21:25
November 03, 2022
222: Q3 Reflection and Q4 Goals
222: Q3 Reflection and Q4 Goals
Recorded on the 24th of September 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne look back on the last few months and chat about their way forward for the rest of the year. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Inspired To Write Instagram: https://instagram.com/inspiredtowrite?igshid=YmMyMTA2M2Y= ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
44:57
October 27, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author Angela Knotts Morse
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author Angela Knotts Morse
Recorded September 12th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Fantasy Author, Angela Knotts Morse.⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ What inspired her book Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Why she chose self publishing over traditional What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ A small chat about TikTok What she's reading Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT ANGELA: angelamorse.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/173788092X instagram.com/angelakmorseauthor facebook.com/angelaknottsmorse tiktok.com/@angelakmorseauthor ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
27:15
October 20, 2022
221: 5 Book Recommendations - What should listeners read?
221: 5 Book Recommendations - What should listeners read?
Recorded on September 10th 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss books and recommend some favourites that writers and readers should check out.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Writing Faerie Academy - https://www.patreon.com/writingfaerieacademy This list contains affiliate links. If you use these links to buy something we may earn a commission. Thanks. Rhianne's Book Rec's: A Broken Blade by Melissa Blair - https://amzn.to/3djwkhc Heart of Dragons by Meg Cowley - https://amzn.to/3QSLszH Graceling by Kristen Cashore - https://amzn.to/3eUohHW How to Write a Series by Helen Schuerer - https://amzn.to/3LpGPMy 13 Steps to Evil by Sacha Black - https://amzn.to/3S9bpfp The Self Publishing Blueprint by Daniel Willcocks - https://amzn.to/3BMBuLN Donna's Book Rec's: Violet's Story (Creepy Hollow Books 1, 2 & 3) by Rachel Morgan - https://amzn.to/3xvipvi Calla's Story (Creepy Hollow Books 4, 5 & 6) by Rachel Morgan - https://amzn.to/3xvigIj Emerson's Story (Creepy Hollow Books 7, 8 & 9) by Rachel Morgan - https://amzn.to/3eUJNMH The Saviors Champion by Jenna Moreci - https://amzn.to/3R5MSXT When Stars Burnout by Anna Vera - https://amzn.to/3QL0YO9 The Partials Series by Dan Wells - https://amzn.to/3djYrwH Stardust by Neil Gaiman - https://amzn.to/3Dyu5kG ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
46:32
October 13, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Emily Layne
BONUS: Interview with Emily Layne
Recorded August 6th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA Fiction Author, Emily Layne.⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Balancing writing and parenthood⁠ What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT EMILY: Website: www.emilylaynebooks.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/emilylayne.books Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emilylayne.books Twitter: www.twitter.com/emilylayne15 ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:50
October 06, 2022
220: Preptober is nearly here! Tips for conquering NaNoWriMo
220: Preptober is nearly here! Tips for conquering NaNoWriMo
Recorded on the 27th August 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne discuss their top tips and resources to help you have a successful NaNo, whatever that means to you. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Bethany’s Publishing Plan- https://www.bethanyatazadeh.com/contact Bethany’s video on fast drafting- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK7wXULAdRA The 7 Plot Points by Dan Wells- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcmiqQ9NpPE&list=PLA-ET0rMAI2FGEJEJvCtNfofOSDQ9IkBZ Save The Cat Beat Structure- https://www.jessicabrody.com/2020/11/how-to-write-your-novel-using-the-save-the-cat-beat-sheet/ Sarra Cannon’s Checklist- https://heartbreathings.com/how-i-prepare-for-nanowrimo-including-preptober-checklist/ Natalia Leigh’s workbook- https://www.natalialeigh.com/preptober-workbook.html Three Act Structure K M Weiland - https://www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/secrets-story-structure-complete-series/ ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
45:34
September 29, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Rhian Edwards
BONUS: Interview with Rhian Edwards
Recorded July 16th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA and NA fantasy author, Rhian Edwards. In the episode we cover:⁠ What Rhian is reading Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Writing around children Favourite characters What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ Self Publishing Show Live 2022 And more! MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT RHIAN EDWARDS: Website: https://www.rhianedwardsauthor.com/index.html Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rhian.edwards.author/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/RhianEdwardsAuthor TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@rhianedwardsauthor ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
19:36
September 22, 2022
219: Thoughts on Writing Challenges
219: Thoughts on Writing Challenges
Recorded on August 13th 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna catch up and then discuss their thoughts on writing challenges.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Follow the Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://nanowrimo.org/ ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
47:32
September 15, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Clarissa Gosling
BONUS: Interview with Clarissa Gosling
Recorded July 12th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA Fantasy Author, Clarissa Gosling.⁠  In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Writing around children All four of her current books Favourite characters What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ And more! MORE ABOUT RHIANNE:  Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@authorrhiannewilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams  Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss  Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7  Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT CLARISSA GOSLING:  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/clarissahgosling/  Website: https://clarissagosling.com/ TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@clarissagosling  4thewords: https://4thewords.com/ ATTRIBUTION:  Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod  Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama  License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
25:08
September 08, 2022
218: How do you deal with all your ideas?
218: How do you deal with all your ideas?
Recorded on the 30th July 2022 This week’s episode discusses how we record our inspirations and ideas and how we begin to develop them. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.leaflanestudio.com/ https://notebooktherapy.com/ https://www.fairyloot.com/ IDEA CATCHER - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oJvgSEAWp67rXLKLT16vrYUhu8VI2aDz/view?usp=sharing ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
43:08
September 01, 2022
BONUS: Interview with O. R. Lea
BONUS: Interview with O. R. Lea
Recorded July 11th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Sci-Fi author, O. R. Lea⁠ ⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Where he gets ideas for his books⁠ Characters and Settings ⁠ What tools he uses ⁠ What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what he is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE:  Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams  Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams  Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams  Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7  MORE ABOUT O. R. LEA: Most Recent Book: https://mybook.to/Amazon_Riebeckite Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/orleaauthor/ Website: https://www.orlea.co.uk/ ATTRIBUTION:  Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod  Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama  License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
24:45
August 25, 2022
217: How do you choose a POV and Tense for your story?
217: How do you choose a POV and Tense for your story?
Recorded on the 16th July 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss point of view and tenses in their stories, as well as how they choose (or don't choose) which ones to use in their stories.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.masterclass.com/articles/complete-guide-to-point-of-view-in-writing-definitions-and-examples ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
57:22
August 18, 2022
216: Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym?
216: Did you ever consider writing under a pseudonym?
Recorded on the 2nd July 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne discuss pseudonyms. Why writers use them and how to choose one. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
42:05
August 04, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Author S. W. Raine
BONUS: Interview with Author S. W. Raine
Recorded June 7th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing S. W. Raine, author of The Techno Mage.⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Balancing writing and parenthood⁠ What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT S W RAINE: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/s.w.raine/ Website: http://swraine.com/ Links: https://taplink.cc/s.w.raine Rise of the Sky Pirate: https://books2read.com/riseoftheskypirate  ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
21:09
July 28, 2022
215: Quarter Two Reflection & Quarter Three Goals
215: Quarter Two Reflection & Quarter Three Goals
Recorded on the 13th June 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss how their goals have developed and changed, alongside setting their headings for the third quarter of the year.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Sign up to Rhianne's newsletter: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08  ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
45:46
July 21, 2022
214: What was the best money you have ever spent as a writer? (Plus guest Rachel Morgan)
214: What was the best money you have ever spent as a writer? (Plus guest Rachel Morgan)
Recorded on the 4th June 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna, Rhianne, and Rachel reveal the writing-related purchases they felt were totally worth the money. The answers may surprise you. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Rachel's links: linktr.ee/authorrachelmorgan ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
41:10
July 07, 2022
213: If I Weren't An Author Tag
213: If I Weren't An Author Tag
Recorded on the 21st May 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna have a bit of fun by answering the questions from the YouTube If I Weren't An Author Tag! Listen now to find out our answers and follow along! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Air Awakens: The Complete Series https://amzn.to/38PpQo3 The Complete Creepy Hollow Series https://amzn.to/3M2KpLi Once Upon a Broken Heart https://amzn.to/3LVMjwX Chloe Hodge Instagram https://www.instagram.com/chloeschapters/ AK Mulford Newsletter https://www.akmulford.com/ ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
36:19
June 23, 2022
212 How To Set Daily Word Count Goals
212 How To Set Daily Word Count Goals
Recorded on the 7th May 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne chat about different approaches to setting daily word targets and the importance of having flexible goals. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Like our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/theauthorapod Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
45:36
June 09, 2022
211 Working on multiple projects, how do you cope, is it wise?
211 Working on multiple projects, how do you cope, is it wise?
Recorded on April 23rd 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss working on multiple projects and whether it's wise to do so. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: 7 Figure Fiction: https://amzn.to/376xrO8  ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
41:54
May 26, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Alli Earnest
BONUS: Interview with Alli Earnest
Recorded April 16th 2022. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Alli Earnest, author of Cities of Smoke & Starlight.⁠ In the episode we cover:⁠ Realising you want to be a writer ⁠ Who her favourite character is ⁠ What tools she uses ⁠ Balancing writing and parenthood⁠ What mistakes were made along the road ⁠ An insight into what she is working on now ⁠ Advice for other writers⁠ MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc MORE ABOUT ALLI EARNEST: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alli_earnest_writes/  Website: https://www.alliearnest.com/  YouTube: https://youtu.be/-q4EVpZL9es  TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@alli_earnest_reads Cities of Smoke and Starlight: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09VHC8K4L/ ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Show less
17:19
May 19, 2022
210 Have you ever had reader's block?
210 Have you ever had reader's block?
Recorded on the 9th April 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne chat about reading slumps, what causes them and how can you get back into it? FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
48:34
May 12, 2022
209 Goal Refresh and Catch Up
209 Goal Refresh and Catch Up
Recorded on the 26th March 2022 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss Quarter One and what they have achieved, along with Goal for Quarter Two and a personal catch up.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Facebook Groups for Premade Covers - Indie Author Premades: https://www.facebook.com/groups/449796696230638 Taurus Colosseum: https://www.facebook.com/groups/TaurusColosseum Ravenborn Covers: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RavenbornCovers Book Cover Gallery: https://www.facebook.com/groups/bookcovergallery ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
41:54
April 28, 2022
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Romance Author, Megan Lynn Rose
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Romance Author, Megan Lynn Rose
Recorded December 20th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Author, Megan Lynn Rose. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Megan chose and why What tools she uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what she is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://tinyurl.com/22cnewss Kingdom of Lies (The Kane Saga #1): https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Buy Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT MEGAN LYNN ROSE: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/meganlynnrose.author/ Website: http://www.meganlynnrose.com/ Kingdom of Lies (The Broken Kingdom Series #1): https://www.amazon.com/Kingdom-Lies-Romance-Fantasy-Triangle/dp/B09JJF9L6F Join Megan's Newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/k0u4q6 ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
19:22
April 21, 2022
208 What You Need To Know About World Building
208 What You Need To Know About World Building
Recorded on the 12th March 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna is joined by Andrew Wall of Craft Better Books for a crash course on worldbuilding, including examples from Donna's own work. (All sleep-deprived fumblings from Donna are bonus content) FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Craft Better Books Links - https://linktr.ee/craftbetterbooks One Month World Building Course - https://www.craftbetterbooks.com/one-month-world-building  ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:06:06
April 14, 2022
BONUS: How to keep readers engaged using bonus content with Rachel Morgan
BONUS: How to keep readers engaged using bonus content with Rachel Morgan
Recorded on the 1st February 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna is joined by fellow South African, Rachel Morgan, to chat about bonus content and how you can utilise it between major releases. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://linktr.ee/authorrachelmorgan ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
29:13
April 07, 2022
207 Which Books Do We Reread and Why?
207 Which Books Do We Reread and Why?
Structure Recorded on the 28th February 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and co-host, Rebecca Sampson, chat about how specific books have suck with them and which ones they like to reread on a regular basis. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.instagram.com/rebeccaksampson/ https://www.rebeccaksampson.com/links ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
54:19
March 31, 2022
BONUS: Interview with DM Taylor
BONUS: Interview with DM Taylor
Recorded November 5th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Author, DM Taylor. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue she chose and why What tools she uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what she is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 MORE ABOUT THE ANTHOLOGY: Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT D M TAYLOR: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authordmtaylor/ Books: https://www.amazon.com/D.M.-Taylor/e/B084TC3SMK ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
09:48
March 24, 2022
206 Let's Talk Story Perception
206 Let's Talk Story Perception
Recorded on the 12th February 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna is joined by Katie Wall of Craft Better Books. They discuss the thread of perception at every stage that a book goes through - from author to reader. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Craft Better Books Links - https://linktr.ee/craftbetterbooks Story Perceptions blog post - https://www.craftbetterbooks.com/blog/story-perceptions ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
56:32
March 17, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author, Noelle Rayne
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author, Noelle Rayne
Recorded August 14th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Fantasy Author, Noelle Rayne. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Noelle chose and why What tools Noelle uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Noelle is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT NOELLE: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authornoellerayne/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/21252033.Noelle_Rayne Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authornoellerayne An Empress of Air and Chaos: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Empress-Air-Chaos-Noelle-Rayne/dp/1919610928/ ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:33
March 10, 2022
205 Should Writers Base Characters on Real People?
205 Should Writers Base Characters on Real People?
Recorded on the 8th February 2022 In this week’s episode, Donna and Savannah discuss whether to base characters on real people and their tips for creating unique people for your world.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Savannah: https://linktr.ee/savannahjgoins Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/theauthorapod LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Ennegram: https://www.truity.com/test/enneagram-personality-test  16 Personalities: https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test Love Language: https://www.5lovelanguages.com/quizzes/love-language Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
46:55
March 03, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Dani Hoots
BONUS: Interview with Dani Hoots
Recorded November 3rd 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Author, Dani Hoots. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Dani chose and why What tools Dani uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Dani is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT DANI: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/danihootsauthor/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DaniHootsAuthor/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/danihootsauthor Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/danihootsauthor Dani’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/Dani-Hoots/e/B00IPWG0ZO Buy Revenge: https://books2read.com/u/mgE0ER ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
12:02
February 24, 2022
204 What You Need to Know About Book Formatting
204 What You Need to Know About Book Formatting
Recorded on the 18th January 2022. In this week’s episode, Donna chats with Julia Scott to discuss book formatting, software and fonts! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Julia: https://www.flowcode.com/page/juliascottwrites Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the podcast newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/e0328ae948de/get-podcast-updates LINKS FROM THE SHOW: The Book Formatting Formula: http://www.thebookformattingformula.com/ The Mirror Souls Trilogy: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B08PZ953YR Evanstar Books: https://www.evenstarbooks.com/ Vellum: https://vellum.pub/ Atticus: https://www.atticus.io/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
55:20
February 17, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Jennifer Becker
BONUS: Interview with Jennifer Becker
Recorded September 4th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Author, Jennifer Becker. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Jennifer chose and why What tools Jennifer uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Jennifer is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT JENNIFER: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorjbecker Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/33075400-jennifer ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
12:04
February 10, 2022
203 What We Do To Boost Productivity
203 What We Do To Boost Productivity
Recorded on the 20th October 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and guest host Sarina Langer chat about little things they do (or don't do) to boost their productivity. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/e0328ae948de/get-podcast-updates LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Sarina's socials - https://t.co/Hq8dWc61G9 Grap the first instalment of the Blood Wisp trilogy - http://mybook.to/bloodwis Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
56:07
February 03, 2022
BONUS: Interview with Bekah Berge
BONUS: Interview with Bekah Berge
Recorded October 27th 2021 In this weeks episode, Rhianne interviews Fantasy Author Bekah Berge. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing pah Bekah chose and why What tools Bekah uses Her typical writing routine What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Bekah is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 MORE ABOUT BEKAH: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bekah.berge/ Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/bekah-berge Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19488237.Bekah_Berge Bekah's Books: https://www.amazon.com/Bekah-Berge/e/B07WHKG5Q8 Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
19:18
January 27, 2022
202 How To Write a Book Blurb
202 How To Write a Book Blurb
Recorded on the 18th December 2021 In this week’s episode, Jessie Cunniffe gives us the low down on how to take the pressure off writing your blurb by giving practical and helpful tips. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/e0328ae948de/get-podcast-updates LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Book Blurb Magic's socials -  Website: www.bookblurbmagic.com Insta: @bookblurbmagic Email: jessie@bookblurbmagic.com Coupon code for BBM: AUTHORAPOD ($10 off) Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
45:54
January 20, 2022
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author, Melissa Hawkes
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author, Melissa Hawkes
Recorded December 14th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA Fantasy Author, Melissa Hawkes. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Melissa chose and why What tools Melissa uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Melissa is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ MORE ABOUT MELISSA: Website: https://www.melissahawkes.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melissahawkesauthor/ Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/melissahawkesauthor Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/21023994.Melissa_Hawkes Cloaked Shadows: https://www.melissahawkes.com/cloakedshadows Unveiled Reflections: https://www.melissahawkes.com/unveiledreflections ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
29:54
January 13, 2022
201 Our 2022 Goals
201 Our 2022 Goals
Recorded on December 4th 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna catch up about babies, chat about the downside of pregnancy and parenting, writing and routines, and discuss their planned goals for 2022! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Sign up for the newsletter: https://mailchi.mp/e0328ae948de/get-podcast-updates LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Inspired Stories Planner: https://theinspiredstories.com/collections/2022-planners Inkheart Book: https://amzn.to/3mmNDz6 Goal Setting for Writers: https://amzn.to/3ec14NP Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
42:41
January 06, 2022
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author, Alice Ivinya
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author, Alice Ivinya
Recorded October 6th 2021. This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA Fantasy Author, Alice Ivinya. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer  Which publishing avenue Alice chose and why  What tools Alice uses  Some of her author goals  What mistakes were made along the road  An insight into what Alice is working on now  Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 MORE ABOUT ALICE: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aliceivinya.author/ Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/authors/alice-ivinya Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/19442133.Alice_Ivinya Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/AliceIvinya/ Feathers of Snow: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/40987692-2912-11eb-8eba-9744d8f5a192 Feathers of Blood: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/f9375808-8e2a-11eb-81ee-d7f4d46dc19f Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
15:51
December 30, 2021
026 2021 Writing Retrospective
026 2021 Writing Retrospective
Recorded on the 28th August 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne take a look back on their writing for 2021. (Emberly has plenty to add too.) JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episodes 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
35:50
December 23, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Sky Sommers
BONUS: Interview with Sky Sommers
This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Author Sky Sommers. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Which publishing avenue Sky chose and why What tools Sky uses Some of her author goals What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Sky is working on now Advice for other writers MORE ABOUT RHIANNE: Website: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorrswilliams Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7179218.R_S_Williams Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Free Novella: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Kingdom of Lies: https://books2read.com/u/m2RWv7 MORE ABOUT SKY: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sommers_sky/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fairytalesgalore/ Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7096028.Sky_Sommers BookBub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/sky-sommers Pre-Order Once Upon A Name: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/adfa605c-f7bf-11eb-955b-d37511c655dc Join the Once Upon A Name Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ To Cure A Curse: https://storyoriginapp.com/universalbooklinks/34cdfe46-e6fd-11eb-983b-c350419c9ac9 This Time Around: https://amzn.to/2SA2KJH ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
18:14
December 16, 2021
025 A Chat About Flash Fiction
025 A Chat About Flash Fiction
Recorded on August 14th 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna catch up, chat about flash fiction and how it can help or hinder your writing career. Featuring a miczip noise from Donna which we struggled to get rid of. We promise it's not too distracting! JOIN THE FUN: This weeks task: Write a short story under 2000 words! FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Word Count Post: https://www.instagram.com/p/CTOjzU9IwKi/ Tournament of the Elite: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 Pre-order Once Upon a Name in eBook: https://bit.ly/OnceUponANameUBL Pre-order Once Upon a Name in Paperback: https://bronzewoodbooks.com/product/once-upon-a-name-paperback/ Add Once Upon a Name to Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/58719072-once-upon-a-name Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
52:19
December 09, 2021
024 Life Reflection & Reset
024 Life Reflection & Reset
Recorded on the 31st July 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne dive deep and take stock of their lives, what brings them joy and what needs to be reassessed.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Show Cam some love: https://www.thewriterlyowl.com/ Check out Donna's blog: https://www.donnadeoliveira.com/blog Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
50:06
November 25, 2021
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author Lyndsey Hall
BONUS: Interview with YA Fantasy Author Lyndsey Hall
This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing YA fantasy Author, Lyndsey Hall.  In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Why Lyndsey chose self-publishing What tools does Lyndsey use What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Lyndsey is working on now Advice for other writers LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Website: https://www.lyndseyhallwrites.com/ Lyndsey's Books: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lyndsey-Hall/e/B0878XVJDZ Her Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/lyndseyhallsfairfolk Anthology Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/onceuponanamefans/ ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
18:39
November 11, 2021
023 Writing Podcast Recommendations
023 Writing Podcast Recommendations
Recorded on July 19th 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna give massive personal updates and share some podcasts for writers to listen to. JOIN THE FUN: TASK - Listen/Watch one episode of a podcast. Comment on our Instagram with the name of the episode you listened to and one thing you learned or took from it.  FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira & https://www.donnadeoliveira.com/ Podcast: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ LINKS FROM THE SHOW: The Writing Sparrow - Sarina Langer https://www.buzzsprout.com/1356037 The Self-Publishing Show - Mark Dawson and James Blatch https://selfpublishingformula.com/spf-podcast/ The Act Break - Jamie & Karlie https://open.spotify.com/show/0e42S7pwE2q0S2wyJhistA The Kate and Abbie Show - Kate & Abbie Emmons https://open.spotify.com/show/22dXp4IL4MYut743GQlCie Unstoppable Authors - HB Lyne, Angeline Trevana and Julia Scott https://unstoppableauthors.wordpress.com/ Fictitous - Adron Buske https://www.fictitiouspodcast.com/about-adron-buske/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
42:39
November 04, 2021
022 Dealing with Burnout
022 Dealing with Burnout
Recorded on Saturday the 19th June 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna what burnout means to them and ways to deal with it. (Apologies for the poor sound quality. Donna was away from her usual setup.) JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
35:37
October 28, 2021
021 How To Get Involved In The Writing Community
021 How To Get Involved In The Writing Community
Recorded on the 5th June 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna talk about how they met and ways to connect with other writers. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/  LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.instagram.com/the_writer_community/ https://www.facebook.com/groups/SPFsecretgroup https://www.facebook.com/groups/plotterlifewriters https://www.facebook.com/groups/nextlevelauthors https://www.facebook.com/groups/weareunstoppableauthors Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
43:55
October 14, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Charles Maxwell
BONUS: Interview with Charles Maxwell
Recorded on the 17th July 2021.  In this week’s episode, Rhianne chats with Author, Charles Maxwell!
25:54
September 30, 2021
020 Choosing a Story Idea
020 Choosing a Story Idea
Recorded on the 22nd May 2021 In this week’s episode, we talk all about ideas. How we come up with them, how we develop them and how we choose which ones to work on. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
47:43
September 16, 2021
019 Craft Book Recommendations
019 Craft Book Recommendations
Recorded on the Monday 3rd May 2021 SPOILERS FOR SHADOW AND BONE IF YOU HAVEN'T WATCHED IT In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna chat about the craft books that have helped them with their writing.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable book guide here! Craft Book Guide FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ NOTES FROM THE SHOW: Grab Tournament of the Elite: https://storyoriginapp.com/giveaways/b8c10de0-aa46-11eb-bd7c-2b4b75963e08 12-Step Book Launch Strategy: Your step-by-step roadmap to successful book launches MasterClass.com - Neil Gaiman & N. K. Jemisin Goal Setting for Writers by Holly Lyne Productivity for Creative Writers by Hannah Bauman Save the Cat Write a Novel by Jessica Brody 5000 word per hour by Chris fox 13 steps to evil by Sacha Black Let's get digital by David Gaughran The Emotion Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi The Negative Trait Thesaurus The Positive Trait Thesaurus Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
48:09
September 02, 2021
018 Let's Talk Word Counts
018 Let's Talk Word Counts
Recorded on the 24th April 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne explore the merits of watching TV and movie adaptations before reading the books they're based on and talk about whether you should worry about the word count of your project. (feat. a cameo from Donna's daughter, Emberly)  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episodes 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/  LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://brokebybooks.com/the-word-count-of-175-favorite-novels/ https://www.masterclass.com/articles/word-count-guide#how-long-should-a-novel-be https://blog.reedsy.com/how-many-words-in-a-novel/ https://www.instagram.com/angela_anne_reads/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
43:17
August 19, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Laura Juntunen
BONUS: Interview with Laura Juntunen
This week on the podcast, Rhianne is interviewing science fiction and fantasy Author, Laura Juntunen. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Why Laura chose self-publishing What tools Laura uses What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Laura is working on now Advice for other writers LINKS FROM THE SHOW Laura's Books: https://amzn.to/3tAMuF3 Laura's website: http://www.laurajaylive.com Author IG: @laurajaylive http://www.instagram.com/laurajaylive Podcast IG: @readitwithwhiskey http://www.instagram.com/readitwithwhiskey Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/readitwithwhiskey Podcast: http://www.readitwithwhiskey.com JOIN RHIANNE ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams
14:59
August 12, 2021
017 The Last FUN Book You Read
017 The Last FUN Book You Read
Recorded on the 10th of April 2021. In this week’s episode, Donna is BACK from maternity leave and she, along with Rhianne, discuss the last fun book they read. JOIN THE FUN: Send us a DM on Instagram with the last FUN book you read so we can share the book with everyone. https://www.instagram.com/theauthorapod/ FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com/links Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: The Savior's Champion by Jenna Moreci - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/38240456-the-savior-s-champion All Fall Down by Ally Carter - https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22571275-all-fall-down Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
38:46
August 05, 2021
016 How soon should you start marketing for your book?
016 How soon should you start marketing for your book?
Recorded on the 22nd of February In this week’s episode, Rhianne chats with Pagan about Vampire Diaries, their work in progress and marketing your book. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Social Media Trello Board - a special deal for listeners only! Monthly Authorpreneaur Kingdom Membership Vampire Diaries - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1405406/ Marketing Resources for Authors; https://www.ingramspark.com/blog/the-ultimate-book-marketing-timeline-for-indie-authors-part-1  https://writersrelief.medium.com/99-virtually-free-marketing-ideas-for-self-published-writers-6fd1ccbd7518 ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
40:13
July 22, 2021
015 Interview with Julia Scott
015 Interview with Julia Scott
Recorded on the 13th of March 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne chats with Futuristic Fantasy Author, Julia Scott! WE COVER: Realising you want to be a writer Julia's reason for self-publishing What tools Julia uses What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Julia is working on now Advice for other writers FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Julia: https://linktr.ee/juliascottwrites LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Dabble Writer: https://www.dabblewriter.com/ Plottr: https://plottr.com/ Microsoft: https://office.live.com/start/word.aspx JOIN ME ON PATREON Get early access to episodes, a shoutout, secrets and behind the scene news about my writing. https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams ATTRIBUTION: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
20:16
July 15, 2021
014 What fears do you have around writing?
014 What fears do you have around writing?
Recorded on the 5th of February 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne is joined by Sarina to discuss this weeks topic around writing fears. Plus there's joyous chat about pokemon.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Sarina: https://sarinalanger.com/ LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.masterclass.com/articles/benefits-of-journaling https://internationalwriterscollective.com/5-tips-on-journaling-to-become-a-better-writer/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
45:36
July 08, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Megan Beth Davies
BONUS: Interview with Megan Beth Davies
In this week’s episode, Rhianne interviews Megan Beth Davies JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Megan: https://linktr.ee/meganbethdavies
22:37
July 01, 2021
013 What Writing Software Do You Use?
013 What Writing Software Do You Use?
Recorded on the 27th of February 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne is joined by her old school friend to discuss writing software and it's advantages. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Google Docs: https://docs.google.com/ Vellum: https://vellum.pub/ Hemingway: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/ Prowriting aid: https://prowritingaid.com/Premium Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
40:02
June 24, 2021
012 Writing Trash - We All Do It
012 Writing Trash - We All Do It
Recorded on the 27th of February 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne is flying solo while Donna rests after giving birth. She talks about why it's okay to something think that your writing is trash.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://the-masked-singer.fandom.com/wiki/The_Masked_Singer_(UK) https://thewritepractice.com/not-good/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
14:52
June 10, 2021
011 How do you get out of a writing slump?
011 How do you get out of a writing slump?
Recorded on the February 13th 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss how they have gotten out of writing slumps in the past.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://www.bookbub.com/welcome https://www.annaverabooks.com/when-stars-burn-out ATTRIBUTION Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:03:56
May 27, 2021
010 How To Stay Disciplined With Your Writing
010 How To Stay Disciplined With Your Writing
Recorded on the 30th January 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne discuss how they stay disciplined with their writing and offer some tips for those who need a little encouragement. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: H20 Just Add Water: https://www.youtube.com/user/H2OtheOfficial Donna's video on video games: https://youtu.be/B3_POcT6jHA Rhianne's blog post on video games:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/ogluuqqi3h4s10d/PLAYING%20VIDEO%20GAMES%20MAKES%20YOU%20A%20BETTER%20WRITER.pdf?dl=0 Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
50:30
May 13, 2021
009 How Do You Name Your Character?
009 How Do You Name Your Character?
Recorded on January 16th 2021 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Lyndsey discuss what's in a character name and how their characters gain theirs. Is it the meaning, the sound or something completely different? Find out in today's episode.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Lyndsey: https://linktr.ee/Lyndseyhall LINKS FROM THE SHOW: https://blog.reedsy.com/how-to-come-up-with-a-character-name/ https://self-publishingschool.com/character-names/ https://blog.reedsy.com/character-name-generator/ https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/ Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
34:36
April 29, 2021
008 Are You a Plotter or Pantser?
008 Are You a Plotter or Pantser?
Recorded on the 2nd January 2021 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne discuss the age-old question; are you a plotter and or a pantser? as well as explore the pros and cons of the different approaches. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 8-14; Grab The Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
47:29
April 15, 2021
007 Do You Listen to Music While You Write?
007 Do You Listen to Music While You Write?
Recorded on the 19th December 2020 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna discuss whether music helps or hinders their process and creates inspiration or distraction.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Fairyloot Book Box: https://www.fairyloot.com/  Master of One Book: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Master-One-Jaida-Jones-ebook/dp/B084VPHJ4G  Ambiant Mixer .com: https://www.ambient-mixer.com/ Skyrim writing playlist: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/182BhXJ6hzWjQyItQgbb5x Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
46:18
April 01, 2021
006 Writing Routines
006 Writing Routines
Recorded on the 5th of December 2020 In this week’s episode, Rhianne and Donna talk about their writing routines. What has worked for them, and what hasn't as well as what it means to have a 'non-routine'.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW: Nano 2020 videos on donnajowrites Abbie Emmons Writing Routine Video Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
01:03:05
March 18, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author Whitney McGruder
BONUS: Interview with Fantasy Author Whitney McGruder
This week on the Podcast, Rhianne is interviewing Fantasy Author Whitney McGruder! Please note this was recorded back in June 2020. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Why Whitney chose self-publishing What tools Whitney prefers What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Whitney is working on now Advice for other writers LINKS FROM THE SHOW Follow Whitney on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whit2ney/ Whitney's Website: http://witandtravesty.com/ Buy Destiny Seeker: The Messenger https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DD9JRX8 Buy Destiny Seeker: The Defender https://www.amazon.com/Destiny-Seeker-Defender-Book-ebook/dp/B08K3P3K5W JOIN RHIANNE ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams
29:43
March 11, 2021
005 Advice You Would Give To Your Younger Writing Self
005 Advice You Would Give To Your Younger Writing Self
Recorded on the 21st November 2020 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne talk about the advice they would give their younger writing selves. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW The Authorpreneur Kingdom: https://paperbackkingdom.lpages.co/the-authorpreneur-kingdom-membership/ Rhianne's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Send Yourself a Letter: https://www.futureme.org/ Attributions:  Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
31:60
March 04, 2021
004 What Book Do You Consider the Love Of Your Life?
004 What Book Do You Consider the Love Of Your Life?
Recorded on the 8th November 2020 In this week’s episode, we discuss the stories that made us fall in love. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
54:60
February 18, 2021
BONUS: Interview with USA Today Bestselling Fantasy Author Karen Tomlinson
BONUS: Interview with USA Today Bestselling Fantasy Author Karen Tomlinson
This week on The Author Accountability Podcast, Rhianne is talking to USA Today Bestselling Fantasy Author Karen Tomlinson for a short interview. This was recorded outside so you can hear some of the evening birdsong. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Why Karen chose Indie Publishing over Traditional What tools Karen uses What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Karen is working on now Advice for other writers LINKS TO CONNECT WITH KAREN Karen's Website - https://www.karentomlinson.com/ Amazon UK Author Page - https://www.amazon.co.uk/Karen-Tomlinson/e/B01JF9SIR8/ Amazon Com Author Page - https://www.amazon.com/Karen-Tomlinson/e/B01JF9SIR8/ Karen's Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/karentomlinsonauthor/ Silver Guardians Facebook Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/1531458143821861 JOIN RHIANNE ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Music: Funkorama by Kevin MacLeod Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3788-funkorama License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
20:33
February 09, 2021
003 What was the first book you fell in love with?
003 What was the first book you fell in love with?
Recorded on the 24th October 2020 In this week’s episode, we discuss the stories that made us fall in love.  JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US: Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
53:05
February 04, 2021
002 Setting Goals for 2021 With a Twist
002 Setting Goals for 2021 With a Twist
Recorded on the 16th of October 2020 In this week’s episode, Donna and Rhianne talk about their goals and wishes for 2021. They are non-word count goals which is something Rhianne has never done before. JOIN THE FUN: Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets FIND OUT MORE ABOUT US Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira LINKS FROM THE SHOW #Nanowrimo Prep Challenge Preparing for NaNoWriMo: Preptober Has Arrived! Rhianne’s Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
46:54
January 21, 2021
BONUS: Interview with Dark Fantasy Author Jo Narayan
BONUS: Interview with Dark Fantasy Author Jo Narayan
This week on Podcast, Rhianne is talking to Dark Fantasy Author Jo Narayan for a short interview. In the episode we cover: Realising you want to be a writer Why self-publishing was the way for Jo to publish What tools Jo uses What mistakes were made along the road An insight into what Jo is working on now Advice for other writers LINKS TO CONNECT WITH JO Read for free on Wattpad The First Stone Jo’s website: https://jonarayan.com/links/ Jo’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorjonarayan/ The Wraiths Bargain: Grab The Book JOIN RHIANNE ON PATREON https://www.patreon.com/authorrhiannewilliams
11:55
January 14, 2021
001 Introductions & Current Projects
001 Introductions & Current Projects
Recorded on the 26th September 2020 In this weeks episode, Rhianne and Donna chat about where we are in our writing journeys, our current projects and dig deeper on the emotions we have about our current projects.  Join the fun? Grab your downloadable worksheets for episode 1-7 here; Grab the Worksheets Find more about us; Rhianne: https://www.authorrhiannewilliams.com Donna: https://linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira Music is Total Happy Up And Sunny by Sascha Ende Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/555-total-happy-up-and-sunny License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
49:10
January 07, 2021
The Author Accountability Podcast - Introduction
The Author Accountability Podcast - Introduction
A bi-weekly podcast where the co-hosts chat to discuss their step by step progress and hold each other to account on their author journeys. We are bringing you along for the ride in the hopes that it will help you too! Podcast Instagram: instagram.com/theauthorapod More from Rhianne - www.authorrhiannewilliams.com or head over to instagram.com/authorrhiannewilliams More from Donna - linktr.ee/donnadeoliveira or head over to instagram.com/donnajowrites
00:57
November 13, 2020