Sep 26, 2019
Can—or should—journalists strive to be truly objective and unbiased when covering heated issues like climate change? Is it sometimes a moral imperative to speak out and advocate for justice? As a freelancer, does the act of choosing to pitch a particular story because we think it’s relevant and should be heard...
Sep 24, 2019
This month marks a year of the Writing Coach Podcast. An episode each week, plus some bonus ones.
Would you please help me celebrate by
writing a review on iTunes?
On your phone:
1. Tap on your Podcasts app icon.
2. At the bottom, tap Search. Search for “Writing Coach Podcast.” (Make sure to choose the one with...
Sep 19, 2019
The questions isn’t do you want to play it safe, but where are you playing it safe in your writing life? And why?
We all want some security and safety, but these feelings are always relative perceptions rather than objective realities. Given the same exact situation--such as achieving a freelance income goal, landing...
Sep 12, 2019
Live events like conferences, conventions, trade shows, can be a rich source of multiple story ideas—or an overwhelming waste of time and energy. Learn how to leave with a small notebook bursting with everything you need to write up pitches for feature ideas instead of a bunch of lousy brochures.
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Sep 5, 2019
Author Nir Eyal joins us to talk about his new book, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life.
What’s distracting you from your writing time? As Nir breaks it down, distraction always starts from within. We’ve been avoiding uncomfortable emotions way before the modern siren call of...