Skip to main content
Craft With Me

Craft With Me

By VIP Podcasts
Join Gil on his journey from hobby writer to (hopefully) full-blown professional and published author in Craft With Me.
Listen on
Where to listen
Breaker Logo


Google Podcasts Logo

Google Podcasts

Overcast Logo


Pocket Casts Logo

Pocket Casts

RadioPublic Logo


Spotify Logo


Currently playing episode

Those First Few Precious Pages

Craft With Me

Those First Few Precious Pages
This week, Gil explores the importance of the opening pages of your novel (and his) as we continue through Pimp My Fiction. I hope you enjoy listening! As normal, Michael here playing Keyboard Ninja, Gil's on the mic (hopefully not dropping it too often, they're expensive to replace!), and Paul composed and performed our soundtrack. Thanks for listening!
November 14, 2020
The Story Circle and Story Skeleton
Apologies for the unintended hiatus. As editor, I take responsibility for this long, unplanned break. -Michael Moving right along, we're back with a little more on story structure. Come sit down with us this week as Gil takes us through some more ways to structure story (with more than a little help from Dan Harmon of Community and Rick & Morty fame).  As usual, Gil does the hard part, I do the tech stuff, and Paul wrote and performed the fantastic music.  Oh, and a link: See you all next time. 
November 7, 2020
8-Point Structure and More
This week, we're looking at story structure at it's most basic. As always, Gil is narrating, Michael is editing, and Paul has produced our wonderful music. 
September 12, 2020
The Beginner's Mind
This week, Gil is exploring the Beginner's Mind, one way to find a base and a good place to start writing from. As usual, narration by Gil Wildridge, editing by Michael Johnpoll, and the wonderful original musical tracks are by Paul Kollas.
August 30, 2020
Crafting With Chaos
This week, we're exploring how to write with a little madness thrown in for flavor. As usual, narration by Gil, editing by Michael, and the wonderful original musical tracks are by Paul Kollas.  Sources:;
August 15, 2020
Why Do I Write (Response)
Last week, Gil asked "Why do you write?" This week, he answers the question. Please like and subscribe to stay up to date with us as we learn the ropes one misbegotten episode at a time. Until next time~ Gil Wildridge - Director and Narrator Michael Johnpoll - Post-Production Paul Kollas - Original Music
August 8, 2020
Why Do You Write?
Craft With Me is a podcast exploring Gil's writing process and how he wants to interact with the world through that writing. Episode one deals with the question: why do you write? There will be a follow up episode where Gil answers that question. For now, why do you write?  Gil Wildridge - Director and Narrator Michael Johnpoll - Post-Production Paul Kollas - Original Music
August 1, 2020