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Fiction Writer

Fiction Writer

By G.K. Lamb
Explore the art, craft, and struggles of writing fiction.
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The Body and Its Role in Character, Story, and Connection
Today on Fiction Writer, host G.K. Lamb explores how focusing on your character's body can ground your stories and make them more likely to make a visceral impact on your audience. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
24:18
August 19, 2021
Don't write your next draft, draw it!
On this first episode of season 2, host G.K. Lamb explores a fun way to get your story's first draft completed faster and with fewer head aches: drawing! Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
09:20
July 12, 2021
Season 2 of Fiction Writer Starts Today!
Hello Fiction Writer listeners the wait for more episodes is over: season 2 kicks off today! Thanks for listening and your continued support. 
01:08
July 12, 2021
Spring 2021 Channel Update
Hi Fiction Writer listeners! Just a quick update to let you know that new episodes are on their way soon. Until then, keep writing!
02:00
March 22, 2021
Plotter VS Pantser: the artificial binary keeping us from our writing goals
On this episode of Fiction Writer we explore the underlying baggage of the terms "Plotter" and "Pantser," discover their virtues, highlight their faults, and then try and find a way to build out a third path with the best qualities of both. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
35:31
November 30, 2020
The Purpose of World Building: Discovering Characters Primed for Story
In this episode of Fiction Writer, G.K. argues the purpose of world building is to discover characters and gives some tips on ways you can discover great characters in the worlds you build. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
21:06
October 12, 2020
The Danger of Hooks and the Power of Endings
Today on Fiction Writer we discuss the all-important hook that every commercially viable piece of fiction needs. But just like real hooks, we must be careful when handling our story's hook to ensure that we don't lose sight of the real power: endings. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
17:24
June 17, 2020
Fundamentals of Story: the basic elements every story needs to thrive
Today on Fiction Writer we explore the building blocks and simple structures that turn words into stories. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
14:28
June 09, 2020
There Will Be Blood: world building for contemprary and historical fiction
In this episode of Fiction Writer we explore the misconception that contemporary and historical fiction stories do not engage in world building. The world of any story is an abstracted form of reality and the process of abstraction is never free of omissions, distortions, or out-right falsehoods. Fiction writers can never be perfect, but by world building our contemporary or historical fictions while acknowledging the damage we can cause, leads to more inclusive worlds and ultimately stronger stories. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
17:13
May 30, 2020
World building for stronger stories.
In this episode of Fiction Writer we explore how to write engaging, complex stories through ground-up world building in five simple steps. Thank you for listening! If you have an questions, comments, or if there are any specific topics you would like G.K. to explore, please leave him a message @ anchor.fm/fictionwriter. Some of your recording might make it into a future episode. If you enjoy Fiction Writer and want to help G.K. keep the lights on, consider becoming a supporter: anchor.fm/fictionwriter/support www.fictionwriterpodcast.com
27:32
May 19, 2020
Does fiction matter?
In this kick-off mini episode of Fiction Writer, we jump right to the heart of things: does fiction matter and why should anyone care?
01:44
May 14, 2020