Knight Writer Podcast

KWP Special: Guest on Fanfiction Contempt Theater 9001

An episode of Knight Writer Podcast

By Sean D Knight
The Knight Writer Podcast is a weekly show that follows the journey of one aspiring author from the start of writing his book to the eventual goal of self-publishing it. Listen as he pitches idea after idea, discusses the things he learns during the process, explains the reasons for what he does, and divulges most of the plot and conceptions for his current work-in-progress. From time-to-time he will also bring in other aspiring and published authors to talk about writing books in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Fiction in general.

New episodes of KWP released every Monday.
KWP #14: Creating Dialogue for “Forget Me Not, Father.”
Aspiring author Sean D Knight talks about his approach to creating dialogue for his Work-in-Progress “Forget Me Not, Father.” After talking about his approach, Sean then provides several examples from his WiP to show how this has worked out for him. Story Excerpts: https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/2018/09/19/knight-writer-creating-dialogue-for-forget-me-not-father/#more-255 Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
22:45
September 23, 2018
KWP #13: Why Physical Book Sales Continue to Increase
Aspiring author Sean D Knight eschews his original topic about creating dialogue to discuss an article he stumbled across talking about how the sales for physical books continues to increase why physical forms of other entertainment continues to decline. What is the reason for this? Listen to the episode to find out what could be the causes for this phenomenon. Gutenberg's Revenge - https://www.strategy-business.com/article/Gutenbergs-Revenge Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
12:27
August 19, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast #12: Traditional Races vs New Ones
Aspiring author Sean D Knight talks about whether an author should use traditional races or create their own in response to a Reddit post from a fellow #KnightWriter. He also briefly talks about trying to adjust to his new schedule as he speaks while still feeling rather sleepy. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
12:10
August 10, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast #11: Time and Sacrifice
This week’s episode is late as aspiring author Sean D Knight struggles to make time for writing as he starts a new job. The recent change in circumstances has him wondering how he will get any writing done with the limited amount of time at his disposal and what he will have to sacrifice in order to make the time. Chris Fox Website - https://www.chrisfoxwrites.com/5000-words-per-hour/ Author Like A Boss #21 - https://youtu.be/KEJ8p5vLAfo Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
09:57
August 5, 2018
KWP #10: The Library - Still Relevant for Writers
Aspiring author Sean D Knight discusses the importance of public libraries and how they are still a writer’s most valuable resource. Especially for new and struggling writers. Whether it is to research topics for your book, learn new things, or even to promote and sell your book. Matthew J Gracon’s Amazon Page - https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B006ROBB2Y/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1532376467&sr=8-1&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
11:10
July 24, 2018
KWP Special: Guest on Fanfiction Contempt Theater 9001
Aspiring author Sean D Knight is invited as a guest on the Fanfiction Contempt Theater 9001 twitch stream to talk about his attempts at fanfiction and answer some questions about himself. Things get pretty wild as the show progresses from interview session to critiquing bad fanfiction. Fanfiction Theater Twitch - https://www.twitch.tv/truesneakydevil/ Fanfiction Theater YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXXGNrDlBkTXk1HFrAPOteg Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
1:58:48
July 18, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast #9: Worldbuilding Part 2
In this week’s episode, aspiring author Sean D Knight revisits the topic of Worldbuilding and delves even deeper into the subject. Additional examples are provided from his own work-in-progress to show how he is trying to balance the introduction of physical and cultural settings unique to his world Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
12:00
July 17, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast Episode 8 - Worldbuilding Part 1
In this week’s episode, aspiring author Sean D Knight talks about Worldbuilding and how important it is for the writing process. He goes on to talk about how he has changed his approach to worldbuilding with his current work-in-progress and provides some of the examples of the crafted history of the world he has created. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight My Blog - https://seandknightblog.wordpress.com/
13:30
July 10, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast #7: The One Sentence Pitch
In this week’s Knight Writer Podcast, aspiring author Sean D Knight briefly talks about an article from The Guardian about how authors are being paid a pittance in the UK and how there has been a sharp decline in the number of full-time writers. He then goes on to talk about the one sentence pitch and tries to create one for his own work-in-progress. Guardian Article: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/jun/27/publishers-pay-writers-pittance-philip-pullman-antony-beevor-sally-gardner Dan Koboldt: https://twitter.com/DanKoboldt/status/1012391510065721344 Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
14:45
July 3, 2018
KWP #6 - Developing the Antagonist
This week Sean D Knight briefly revisits the topic of villains before talking about developing the antagonist. He presents a number of antagonists that will cause trouble for the main character. But will they do the job of propelling the story along and add some complications to the story? Listen to what he has to say and then let him know what you think! Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
14:03
June 26, 2018
KWP #5: Developing the Villain
It was a disappointing week for Sean D Knight as he was unable to meet his weekly writing goal, though he is determined to make up for it this week to get back on track. In this episode he discusses what he thinks makes a great villain and talks in detail about the villain for his work-in-progress “Forget Me Not, Father.” Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
14:08
June 19, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast #4: Developing the Main Character
Aspiring author Sean D Knight briefly talks about his third week of live-writing on Twitch before going into the main topic of developing the main character for his novel “Forget Me Not, Father.” He talks about coming up with the name, physical traits, her goals, mannerisms, and more as he strives to create a character that will resonate with the reader. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
16:19
June 12, 2018
Knight Writer #3 - Video Game-esque Novel, Why a Pen Name?
In this episode, aspiring author Sean D Knight talks about his second week of live-writing and the word count goal reached during those sessions and a new idea for the stream to help grow the viewer base. He also talks about the reason why he uses a pen name and goes on to explain why he uses the term video game-esque to describe his novel and how that has influenced the story. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight Tina Lynge - Blue Phoenix - https://www.wuxiaworld.com/novel/blue-phoenix
13:16
June 4, 2018
Knight Writer 2: Developing Plot for "Forget Me Not, Father"
Sean D Knight talks about his first week live-streaming the writing process for his medieval fantasy novel “Forget Me Not, Father” on Twitch and how that went and whether or not it is worth continuing. So far, the first week of live-streaming was a success with 3,900 words written and he goes on to talk about developing the plot for his novel since the idea for the book was fleshed out in episode 1. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/C4Fm63u Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
10:36
May 28, 2018
Knight Writer Podcast 1 - Conceiving “Forget Me Not, Father”
In the very first episode of the Knight Writer Podcast, Sean D Knight talks about how he came up with the idea for his work-in-progress "Forget Me Not, Father." Listen as he talks about how he developed the idea that would be the cornerstone for this medieval fantasy novel centered around a young warrior-in-training who must cure her father as his memories fade away over time from the curse of a Dark Wizard. Join the Knight Writer Community on Discord - https://discord.gg/zbwP9re Follow me on Twitter - https://twitter.com/SeanDKnight Follow me on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/seandknight Support me on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/SeanDKnight Donate via PayPal - https://www.paypal.me/SeanDKnight Watch the writing process live on Twitch every Tues, Wed, Thurs starting at 9:00pm EST - https://www.twitch.tv/seandknight
07:33
May 21, 2018
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