In this “Snapshot” minisode, Gina and Valerie provide photo critiques for Brad, help Matt out with his dilemma of shooting in a small space, and discuss Chris’s foray into film – and his stunning results.
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WRITER EP 160 How to get effective feedback on your writing. And meet Harrison Young, author of ‘The Daughters of Henry Wong’.
In Episode 160 of So you want to be a writer: Great writing advice from Kurt Vonnegut, how to tell if you’re writing middle grade or young adult fiction, and how to get effective feedback on your writing. Discover how you could win our organisational book pack. Meet Harrison Young, author of The Daughters of Henry Wong. Plus, how to get noticed on social media and much more!
WRITER EP 159 Do I need an overseas literary agent? And meet Penelope Janu, author of ‘In at the Deep End’.
In this minisode of So you want to be a writer: Do I need an overseas literary agent? And meet Penelope Janu, author of In at the Deep End.
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Even though we live in a world where so much is done online, there’s still a need for photographs to be printed – either in the form of good old-fashioned prints for albums, but also for brochures, magazines, reports and so on. However, it’s easy to get this wrong if you’re used to supplying everything digitally.
In this episode, Gina and Valerie discuss what you need to know if you want to optimise your photographs for print. You’ll discover the essentials of DPI and PPI, how
WRITER EP 158 The differences between crime, mystery and thriller novels. And meet Carole Wilkinson, author of the Dragonkeeper series.
In Episode 158 of So you want to be a writer: 5 ways to find time to write. Learn the differences between crime, mystery and thriller novels. How an author used Google Street View and YouTube to write her novel. Find out how you could win a copy of Candice Fox’s latest book, Crimson Lake. Meet Carole Wilkinson, author of Bronze Bird Tower and the Dragonkeeper series.
We have a listener question about how to create good group shots under ugly fluorescent light. And then Gina and Valerie discuss what you can do to boost your creativity and inspiration in this ‘Snapshot’ minisode.
In this minisode of So you want to be a writer: Do I need to visit a place I write about? Has someone stolen my work?
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WRITER EP 156 Lessons from a debut novelist’s journey in book marketing. And meet Caroline Baum, author of ‘Only: A Singular Memoir’.
In Episode 156 of So you want to be a writer: Lessons from a debut novelist’s journey in book marketing, beliefs that will hold you back as a freelance writer, and what to include in your author bio on your website. You’ll meet Caroline Baum, author of Only: A Singular Memoir. Plus, Gmail add-ons that will make your freelance writing life easier and much more!
In this minisode of So you want to be a writer: How do I write my back cover blurb? Am I a prolific writer?
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WRITER EP 154 How to be more creative in 10 minutes a day. And Hilary Spiers, author of “Love, Lies and Linguine”.
In Episode 154 of So you want to be a writer: Make writing part of your daily life with the Creative Writing Bootcamp, discover Oxford Dictionary’s new words, and learn how to be more creative in 10 minutes a day. Impress your friends by casually dropping “halcyon” into your conversations. You’ll meet the delightful Hilary Spiers, author of Love, Lies and Linguine. Plus: discover what the difference between is between an author blog and an author website and much
Dealing with babies – how to photograph these little humans. And shooting bands: how to make members more comfortable and whether you should charge a project fee or hourly rate? Ask listener questions at firstname.lastname@example.org
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