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Two Flash Fiction Holidays Stories Just for You!

If you heard our most recent podcast episode, you heard Barry and me read our holiday flash fiction stories. Here are the stories if you'd like to take a closer look. Cranberry Sauce in the Time of Keto By Drēma Drudge The formerly white kitchen wall is now dotted with red, the semi set globs… Continue reading Two Flash Fiction Holidays Stories Just for You!

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10 Holiday Gifts that are not JUST Books for the Readers and Fellow Writers in your Life!

WATT SEASON 2 EPISODE 6 Show notes Listen to it wherever you listen to podcasts, or here: Photo by Any Lane on Pexels.com Welcome to WATT, your biweekly home for all things writing instruction, analysis, inspiration, and writing news and trends. Our show is an irreverent guide to writing literary fiction. I’m Drema Drudge, author… Continue reading 10 Holiday Gifts that are not JUST Books for the Readers and Fellow Writers in your Life!

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Five Things that Slay Reader Anticipation (Don’t Do These!)

One of the best compliments a reader can pay you, the writer, is to say they started flipping pages. True, you want them to read Every. Damn. Word, but if they don’t, it means you have ratcheted the tension up so high they want to know what happens. NOW. Anticipation. If you don’t yet hear… Continue reading Five Things that Slay Reader Anticipation (Don’t Do These!)

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Show Notes for Episode 4 (Literary Tourism), Sneak Peek at Upcoming Episodes

Before we get into the show notes for Episode 4, let's talk about upcoming episodes. (And welcome, new readers!) Episode 5 (coming soon) will deal with writer's block. Many of our writing friends have been struck with this malady, and we are going to explore it on our show. If you have questions or comments… Continue reading Show Notes for Episode 4 (Literary Tourism), Sneak Peek at Upcoming Episodes

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WATT Podcast Launches! (Show notes, episodes 1-3)

Today's the day! Head over to iTunes, Stitcher, GooglePlay, or wherever you listen to podcasts to hear not only Episode 1 but Episodes 1-3! We're so excited to share our thoughts on writing with you. Show Notes Episode One: What the Heck is Literary Fiction?  Our first show delves right into defining literary fiction. Hear… Continue reading WATT Podcast Launches! (Show notes, episodes 1-3)

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YOUR Writing Podcast Drops on June 3!

Don't let the beach photos fool you. While yes, we did enjoy a weekend away (and I couldn't resist snapping photos to use for Instagram backgrounds -- copyright notice-- ), we are on schedule for our June 3 launch of Writing All the Things, podcast version. And we are so excited! Each week on the… Continue reading YOUR Writing Podcast Drops on June 3!

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Free First Page Critique On Air and Our Podcast Intro Music!

Dear Writers, We get it. One of the hardest things to do is to get a sympathetic ear to hear your writing. It's tough to get balanced, honest feedback. Guess what? We're critiquing your first page of creative writing (stories, novels, poetry, creative memoir, whatever) free on our podcast, Writing All the Things. (Coming June… Continue reading Free First Page Critique On Air and Our Podcast Intro Music!