The Writescast Network

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The Writescast Network is a podcast collective for writers, by writers, with the mission of helping writers everywhere become more confident in themselves and in their craft. Our network includes podcasts featuring author interviews, conversations on the art and business of writing, and analyses of your favorite books—all from a writer's perspective. What will the Writescast Network do for you?
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Latest Episodes…

  1. On Writing Your Passions with Joanna Hathaway - Writescast 076

    Fresh off the release of STORM FROM THE EAST, book two in her GLASS ALLIANCE series, author Joanna Hathaway discusses how leaning into writing her passions led her to publication.   Other topics include respecting history, being deliberate with one's choices, drinking wine, and flying planes—but ...


  2. Writing Romance - Novel Approaches 023

    It need not be Valentine's Day to talk writing romance; it just worked out that way this time! In this episode, guest co-host Sarah Smith and r.r. campbell take on the challenges of writing romance with either a capital or lower-case R. Topics discussed ...


  3. The 2020 University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute with Laurie Scheer - Writescast 075

    With help from over half a dozen voicemails left for her at our call-in number, conference director Laurie Scheer discusses this year's upcoming Writers' Institute in Madison, Wisconsin.   Thanks to this episode’s sponsors: Dandelion Web Marketing, the University of Wisconsin Writers’ Institute, and Let’s Just ...


  4. Poetry, Prose, and Voice in the Void - Biblio Breakdown 004

    Our manuscripts are more than words. They live and die by the feel of their prose, by the rhythm and texture of the page. In this episode, r.r. campbell deconstructs the first pages of a number of popular books in order to explore the phenomenon that is voice. ...


  5. Tropes and Clichés - Novel Approaches 022

    Guest co-host Maggie Derrick and r.r. campbell explore what tropes and clichés are, the role genre plays in determining whether they're fulfilling or unflattering, and the importance of working with editors and sensitivity readers.   Other topics include donuts with sprinkles, Merriam and/or Webster's angst toward ...