Writing is tough, being a writer is tougher. Here at Alive and Writing, we take a closer look at all the challenges you will face as an author including issues with mental health, time management, professionalism, and more.
This week it’s Aprils turn to be in the hot seat! Clark and Chautona ask hard hitting questions like: when did you know you wanted to be a writer? and what was the first book you ever read? You’ll find out answers to these questions, plus more! And April reveals which famous author she emailed – and received a reply from – in this episode too.
Links and Sites Mentioned in Episode 19 April’s Favorite Things About Writing
Links in this post may or may not be affiliate links and as a such, we receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.
- Black Stallion by Walter Farley
- Marguerite Henry
- Encyclopedia Brown
- White Dragon of Pern by Anne McCaffrey
- The Chronicles of Prydain by Lloyd Alexander (of which The Black Cauldron, mentioned by Clark, is book 2 in the series)
- Charles de Lint
- The Way of the Writer by Charles Johnson
Stay tuned for next weeks episode when we chat about Clark’s Favorite Things About Writing.
Why You Shouldn’t Hate Marketing
Finding a Mentor
Dealing with Your Inner Editor
Have you missed our last few podcasts? Check them out here:
Chapter 1 Episode 16 Friends Outside of Writing
Chapter 1 Episode 18 Chautona’s Favorite Things About Writing