The Word Weaver Podcast
By Louise Johnson
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A podcast dedicated to the powerful web words weave and the deep layers they uncover. In each episode (or "chapter") you'll find a compilation of tips, tricks, and words of wisdom from writers, authors, creatives, and entrepreneurs - and how they've used words as weapons of mass creation and inspiration.
||CleanCh. 20 | The Power of Storytelling with Jessica Blank||Interview with author, actor, director, Jessica Blank on the craft and power of storytelling.||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 19 | 10 Ways to Fill Your Notebooks + How I Organize My Life||How I organize my life and 10 Ways to Fill Your Writing Notebooks||10/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 18 | Rae DelBianco - Author of Rough Animals||Interview with Rae DelBianco, that redneck kid author of Rough Animals and bookstagram darling (with nearly 20k followers on Instagram) on the grit and determination it takes to handle rejection as a writer.||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 17 | Preptober: 8 Ways to Prepare for NaNoWriMo||NaNoWriMo and Preptober 101: What is NaNoWriMo anyway? What is Preptober? Plus 8 ways to prepare for NaNoWri.||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 16 | Meet Harley Rustad - Editor at The Walrus and Author of Big Lonely Doug||Harley Rustad is an editor and writer at The Walrus Magazine and the author of Big Lonely Doug, named by CBC and The Toronto Star as one of the top 25 non-fiction books this fall.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 15 | 5 Ways to Prioritize and Protect Your Writing Time||How to make time for writing in your life||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 14 | Cultivating a Writing Community with Historical Fiction Author Bryn Turnbull||How to find your writing tribe and what the creative writing program at The University of St. Andrews is like!||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 13 | How to Write a Query Letter and Book Proposal to Pitch a Literary Agent||How to write a query letter and non-fiction book proposal to pitch a literary agent||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 12 | Bestselling Author and Entrepreneur Kristen Martin on How She Built Her Empire (Hint: YouTube!)||How Author Kristen Martin built her successful author platform with over 30,000 YouTube subscribers||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 11 | Kill Your Darlings: How to Edit Your Book||The Editing Process of Writing a Book||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 10 | Award-Winning Indie Author Shannon Mullen on The Self-Publishing Process||Shannon Mullen, the award-winning indie author of the debut novel, See What Flowers, talks about the self-publishing process with Amazon's CreateSpace self publishing platform.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 9 | How to Write a Strong Opening Chapter (Top 5 Tips)||Learn how to write a strong first chapter and opening sentence for your book.||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 8 | Wellness for Writers with Eryl McCaffrey||Strategies for dealing with mental health, overwhelm, anxiety, depression, insomnia, self-doubt, and writer's block. Eryl walks us through a wellness for writers guided meditation and breathing exercise.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 7 | How to Outline a Book (Are you a Plotter or a Pantser?)||Learn how to outline a book and determine whether you're a plotter or a pantser.||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 6 | Book Talk with Penguin PR Pro Alex McGill||An inside look at what goes on in the PR department at a major book publisher.||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 5 | The Great Debate: Traditional Publishing vs. Self-Publishing||The pros and cons of traditional publishing vs. self-publishing||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 4 | My Boyfriend Geoff on The Differences (and Difficulties) of Dating a Writer||In this chapter of the Word Weaver Podcast, my boyfriend Geoff sheds some light on the differences (and difficulties) of dating a writer.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 3 | Impostor Syndrome: What is It and How to Overcome It||What is impostor syndrome? How to recognize it and tips to overcome it.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 2 | Interview with Julia Cronin - Founder and Designer of Svea Swim||Julia Cronin is the founder and designer of Svea Swim, a new Canadian swimwear brand based in Toronto, manufactured in Montreal. Julia and I chat about how she created the brand to make women of all shapes and sizes feel confident and empowered in their||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCh. 1 | Intro + A Day in the Life of a Writer||In this inaugural, introductory episode of the Word Weaver Podcast you'll learn more about my story and my key takeaways from working as a full-time writer.||6/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
How to Write a Book
A sincere account of how to write a book beautifully told by author Louise Claire Johnson
Love this, Louise!!
This is a great challenge and extension of your personal brand. So fetch and so fresh!
Practical & honest advice about everything to do with writing!