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EPISODE 7: The Importance of Character Development

In this episode, Ashley and Kerry discuss how to create believable fictional and non-fictional characters. JOIN OUR COMMUNITY OF WRITERS! Don’t forget to check out our AMAZING new writers’ community! FREE to join until 02/28/21!

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EPISODE 7: The Importance of Character Development
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Want to Create Believable Fictional Characters?

Start with a Psychological Profile by Kerry Kerr McAvoy Each Friday, my family has a tradition. Two of my adult sons visit for what I call our weekly dinner and a movie. Choosing what we will watch next has become quite the process. My youngest is a cinephile; the show must be well made. We will…

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EPISODE 6: Why Writers Need Multiple Streams of Income

In this episode, Ashley and Kerry talk about how to treat writing like a job, why we love our jobs, and our different ways of making money. EP #6: How to Create Income Streams As A Writer (available to all Patreon sponsors) Don’t forget to check out our AMAZING new writers’ community! You can join…

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Why Writers Need Multiple Streams of Income

It’s more important than it seems by Ashley Shannon Growing up, there were a few key phrases that my mom used to teach us lessons. I don’t know she thought it was easier to hear lessons in the form of idioms that made them easier to remember or learn, but whatever the reason, she had…

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EPISODE 5: Creating Your Author Theme

In this episode, Ashley and Kerry talk about how to create your author theme and how it differs from your author branding. This Week’s Worksheet: How to Find Your Personal Theme (available to all Patreon sponsors) BLOG YOUTUBE Monthly Book’s Club Book Craft by Derek Murphy Podcast Ashley Kerry

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The Importance of Writing Topics & Writing about What You Know

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy When coaching a new writer, one of the first things I want to hear is their marketing plan, which includes their five key writing topics. Whether they know this, these subjects will be their brand or author theme. Most look puzzled. “What do you mean?” they ask. “What five general topics…

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EPISODE 4: The Importance of Finding Support and Writers’ Communities

In this episode, Ashley and Kerry talk about how to find support within your family and friends and joining writers’ communities. QUIZ: Are You Getting the Writing Support you Need?

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Do You Want to Know the Secret to Being a Better Writer? Join a Writers’ Community!

by Kerry Kerr McAvoy Before I can sit down to write, I have to clean off the counters, make the bed, and do the dishes. For some reason, I can’t write in a cluttered house. Maybe that was the idea behind the quote, “a messy house equals a messy mind.” All I know is that…

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EPISODE 3: Where to Start When You Want to Write a Book

In this episode, Ashley and Kerry talk about how to start writing a book, including where to start. Don’t forget to check out our AMAZING new writers’ community! You can join our community for FREE from now until 02/28/21! BLOG YOUTUBE Get the Free Resource For This Episode Where to Start Worksheet Book Club Pick…

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How to Start Writing a Book

by Ashley Shannon Each person reacts differently when they realize they want to write a book. It’s the easiest part of the process for some, whereas it may be the hardest for others. It could be as simple as “I have this idea, I’m going to write about it!” or it could feel like a…

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