Here are the May episodes of the Hourlings Podcast, featuring our awesome crew of working indie writers. From heroic archetypes to Happy Hour, from dialogue to brainstorming, and even getting an agent…the May episodes cover real topics for real writers..
BrainstormingBefore you even set pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard), brainstorming is an awesome way to approach creating a story, a setting and more. In this episode, our illustrious writers discuss how to use brainstorming to amp up their game. Find out how you can do it, too.
With: Martin Wilsey (M), Jeffrey C. Jacobs, David Keener, S.C. Megale Recorded: 3/9/21
HeroesThe gang discusses not just heroes, but heroic archetypes. Once you know what types of heroes are available, you can decide what kind of hero best fits your story and what expectations readers will have for them.
With: Jeffrey C. Jacobs (M), David Keener (L), S.C. Megale Recorded: 3/02/21
Happy HourWherein our inestimable flock of authors talk about everything under the sun. This is what happens when you give writers adult beverages and then record them. You’ll have to find out for yourself whether there were any truly embarassing moments.
With: Martin Wilsey (M), Jeffrey C. Jacobs, David Keener, S.C. Megale Recorded: 3/2/21
DialogueMovies are known for snappy dialogue, but not usually books. How can you use dialogue to make your stories memorable? Our inestimable authors will attempt to mesmerize with their dialogue techniques. Maybe someday, people will be quoting your dialogue at conventions, emblazoning your quotes on T-shirts, and even getting…tattoos…of your quotes.
With: Martin Wilsey (M), Jeffrey C. Jacobs, David Keener, S.C. Megale Recorded: 2/23/21
Top 5 Ways to Find An AgentAs the only traditionally published writer amongst our illustrious crew, S. C. Megale leads a discussion of the five best ways to find an agent while the others heckle her mercilessly from the sidelines. May the odds be ever in your favor.
With: Martin Wilsey (M), Jeffrey C. Jacobs, David Keener, S.C. Megale (L) Recorded: 2/23/21
Key: (M) = Moderator, (L) = Leader for the Topic
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