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#24 - Relaxing All Cool Outside...the Podcast?

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#32: Crash & Burn
When we crash and burn and have to throw away parts of our writing, it can hurt - this episode we talk about how to get up and over that obstacle. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
58:39
September 17, 2018
#31: Lather, Rinse, Revise
On the heels of our first draft episode, we discuss the art of rewriting vs revisions and the handful of projects we have in these stages now. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:14:44
September 9, 2018
#30: Everyone Remembers Their First (Draft)
It's time to stop hating on first draft. It's also time to stop being precious about them, too. In this episode the WIP Pod team talks about love and hate in the drafting process. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:04:56
September 2, 2018
#29: WIPPOD, School of Witchcraft and Creativity
Hey friends, welcome back to the WIP Pod! This week we're going back to school by sharing our favourite ways to continue our creative learning. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:14:12
August 26, 2018
28 - Pew-Pew's of Love!
Hey listeners, welcome back to the WIP Pod! This week we talk about falling in love with new projects, what we need to really get us to work on them and not just slap the idea in our slush pile. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:10:30
August 1, 2018
#27 - Home Is Where Your Desk Is
Hey, WIP-per snappers! This week we talk about our writing and creative spaces and what we need to get into the zone! Some of us are needier than others. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Send us a line! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod Maggie's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/MaggieDerrick Athena's books: https://www.amazon.com/default/e/B00W4GEB3A/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1532406373&sr=8-2-ent&redirectedFromKindleDbs=true Bri's book: https://www.amazon.com/Off-Pitch-Prodigies-Book-ebook/dp/B075NMZVF7/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532406391&sr=8-1&keywords=off+pitch+brianna All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:08:40
July 24, 2018
#26 - Regrets, We Have a Few
This week Athena leads a conversation about regrets: things we wish we had known back when we started our creative journeys. It's not all doom and gloom though. Think of this episode as a session of creative therapy. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:08:24
July 8, 2018
#25 - ATTACK OF THE FANDOM
Today we dig into something a liiiittle bit different than usual - fandom. We talk about The Good, The Bad, The Ugly...and of course, the fandom's that got us started and are keeping us going. From Fall Out Boy & JPOP to Harry Potter and Steven Universe, we cover the whole gambit. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:36:46
June 26, 2018
#24 - Relaxing All Cool Outside...the Podcast?
Since Maggie is off getting married, and Athena's with her, we have a special guest today! R. R. Campbell is here to talk to us about what we do when we aren't writing - in this case, how we "chill". The conversation gets deep as we talk about what it means to "refill the well" and take time away from your work. Follow R. R. Campbell here!: https://twitter.com/iamrrcampbell Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:08:59
June 12, 2018
#23 - Ending on a Cliffha-
Welcome gentle listeners, to today's episode - where your hosts chat about cliffs, hangers, where they go and what to do with them. Also, mostly talking about how many we hated and what makes cliffhangers worth it or not. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
56:58
June 3, 2018
#22: Talking the Long Game with Zoraida Cordova!
This week the WIP team talks about nvaigating the publishing “long game” with special guest, Zoraida Cordova! Follow Zoraida on Twitter: twitter.com/zlikeinzorro Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
50:00
May 27, 2018
#21: Get Your Brag On
When it comes to creative pursuits, it can be easy to get down on yourself, especially when you don't think you're accomplishing as much as you'd like. But the truth is, we all have a lot to celebrate, so this week Maggie and the team do exactly that! Want to have your creative brag read on a future episode of The WIP Pod? Send it in! Big or small, we want 'em all! Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:23:37
May 15, 2018
#20: We've Got Character
Characters! Love them or hate them, they're the beating heart of any good story. This week Rey hosts an engaging convo about tips, tricks, and processes for creating compelling characters. Plus, we take a quick tangent to talk about #cockygate. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:22:14
May 6, 2018
#19: Be My Beta (Reader)
Beta readers are such valuable parts of the writing process. Bri hosts this week's topic and covers what exactly beta readers do, how to find them, and how to be the best beta reader you can be! Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:40:59
April 30, 2018
#18: Workin' 9 to 5 (or, Y'know, Whenever)
Staying on top of your creative ambitions when you've got a full-time job is HARD. But creating full-time comes with its own unique challenges too. Athena leads this week's conversation about the pros and cons of each lifestyle. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:20:21
April 27, 2018
#17: Breakthroughs Not Break Downs
This week is full of breakthroughs: not only do we FINALLY figure out our audio woes, but we also share our favourite writing breakthroughs with you! Maggie hosts this episode full of inspiration and poop jokes. Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:09:55
April 8, 2018
#16: Catch-Up Time!
Rey pointed out that it's been a long time since we've filled everyone in on what we're working on, so that's exactly what we do in this episode! Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:23:17
March 29, 2018
#15: Oh, the Places You'll Write
The band is finally back together and this week Bri leads a hot mess of a conversation about the importance of research! Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:15:47
March 18, 2018
#14 Assholery - A Tale of Crispy Marshmallows
This week we talk about everyone's favorite tropes: hate-to-love and assholes with hearts of gold! We break down what the formula is for these tropes, why we love them, and cry about our examples for the entirety of the episode. This was recording in loving memory of Maggie Derrick, who succumbed to the plague and was unable to be with us during this episode. (We had some technical difficulties at minute 16, so bear with us!) Have questions or topic ideas you would like to share? Get at us! email: talktowip@gmail.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/TheWIPpod All of the resources mentioned in this episode can be found at thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon. Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe on iTunes and your favorite podcast apps! We love you!
1:09:49
March 11, 2018
#13: Revisions aka Once More, With Feeling
We're back! After a longer than expected hiatus, the WIP team (minus Rey. Boo to allergies) jumps right back into things. This week the topic is revisions and the listener questions are plentiful. Have questions or topic ideas you'd like to share? Get them to us via: Email - talk towip@gmail.com Twitter - http://twitter.com/thewippod All resources mentioned in this episode can be found at http://thewippodcast.com/resources Our theme music is "Liseberg" by Origami Pigeon Don't forget to rate, review, and subscribe!
1:29:16
March 4, 2018
Episode #8 - What’s Up, 2018?
Technical difficulties won’t stop Rey from hosting this timely chat about our creative goals! Here’s how we won and failed in 2017, and how we’re going to make 2018 kick ass.
1:18:33
February 22, 2018
#12: Hard Work VS Good Luck
Is there some kind of algorithm for success in the creative industry? Rey leads this discussion about hard work, good luck, and the truth behind common misconceptions.
1:05:18
February 5, 2018
#11: You Can Pants If You Want
Are you a plotter or a pantser? Or Maybe you’re a plantser? However you write, Bri wants you to know there’s no wrong way to do it. Also, this episode is totally haunted and we’re very sorry!
1:02:31
January 28, 2018
#10: Procrastination Station
Athena hosts this conversation about procrastination. The WIP team talks about what makes them avoid doing the work and tricks for getting over it.
57:52
January 27, 2018
Episode #9 - SUCCESS!
Maggie takes something ugly and turns it into a thoughtful discussion about how we determine and measure success in our creative pursuits.
52:16
January 14, 2018
Episode #7: The Pen Name Game
Bri’s thinking about taking on a pen name. She hosts this week’s discussion about the whys and why-nots and other best practices of playing the pen name game. We answer a couple listener questions and go off on a couple tangents too!
1:01:48
December 31, 2017
Episode #6: Smut Smut Baby
Romance writer in residence, Athena leads a fun and sexy conversation about writing smut!
1:14:02
December 26, 2017
Episode #5: Anarchy in NA
We’re sober again and Athena is back! Maggie hosts our highly anticipated convo about the New Adult age category in fiction. BRACE YOURSELF FOR STRONG FEELINGS!
1:19:48
December 17, 2017
Episode #4
Rey, Bri & Maggie get drunk and talk about queer shit. Athena is still on vacation. Strap in babes - this is a long one (with a surprise for people who listen the whole way through!)
1:59:58
December 10, 2017
Episode #2
Time to talk about building your characters from the ground up and killing your darlings.
1:04:04
November 26, 2017
Episode #1
An introduction to your lovely hosts, what they’re working on, what it means to be “published”, and how we feel about “losing” NaNoWriMo 2017.
1:36:27
November 26, 2017
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