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The Writing Gym Podcast | Annalisa Parent | Writing Coach

The Writing Gym podcast is a writer's go-to source for quality information about how to finish, publish, and market writing in all genres. Not only does it give you the implementable steps you need, it's fun. No snorefest here. You'll laugh at the Quirk O' the week and enjoy hard-hitting advice from top agents, best-selling authors, and publishers. Writers ask: -How do I write a novel? -How do I publish a novel? -What are literary agents looking for? -How do I get a literary agent? -How do I build an author platform? -How do I market and sell my book? Get answers to these questions PLUS a FREE downloadable each work to move your writing toward publishable FAST. Here are a few sample writing podcast episodes: --Top NYC literary agent Eric Reuben. He's represented dozens of best-selling authors and gives writers step-by-step advice --Entrepreneur Writer and Business Expert Jill Shiefelbein on how she wrote her book quickly and got it published by a top publisher. --Multiple New York Times Best Selling author John David Mann on how to create writing success PLUS authors, publishers and agents from all over the world giving their top tips. This is not a writing podcast you want to miss.
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May 4, 2018

In this episode Annalisa talks with author Stephen Oliver about how to find an agent. How many times have you stopped yourself from finishing your work because you weren't sure how to take the next step? Do you have a finished book and have no idea where to go? How do you find someone to trust with your work? Have you ever asked yourself:

  • What's a query letter?
  • How do I write one?
  • Do I need one?
  • How do I choose an agent?
  • What does an agent do?
  • How important is an agent?
Mar 6, 2018

In this episode Annalisa brings back our amazing guest Vanessa Talbot. Vanessa was one of the first guests on the Writing Gym Podcast and she's here again to talk about how to write your entrepreneur book that sells! In this episode they cover:

  • how to write a high quality book
  • how to make sure that book sells
  • how to open doorways for your business
  • how to leverage your book sales for business gains
Feb 22, 2018

In this episode Annalisa talks with Dana Lemaster, a writing contest aficionado about the strategies to win  MULTIPLE writing contests. They'll cover:

  • Applying to contests
  • How to choose which ones are worth your while
  • How to put your best submission forward
  • How to make sure your work is win-worthy
Feb 6, 2018

In this episode Annalisa speaks with David Newman of Do It Marketing. David rocks 7 figures and wants to teach others to do the same.

He asks all of us, “Do you want to make over 6 figures a year? NO a MONTH.” He spoke with Annalisa to share with YOU how to:

  • organize & systematize your intellectual property
  • monetize your expertise
  • create authority, credibility, and trust
  • differentiate yourself from your competitors and other people in your niche
  • separate yourself from the wannabes
  • increase your lead generation
  • create your domination strategy
  • grow your list
Jan 23, 2018

In this episode Annalisa talks with Rick Shetty, Daddy Blogger about how to write your expert book and reach your ideal audience.

Oct 29, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to determine what form best expresses your poem’s idea

How to decide the level of clarity your poem needs

How to balance obscurity and grounding in your writing

How to use a writing group properly to get the most out of it

 

Oct 19, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to successfully market a book that transcends genres

How to successfully use parables in your writing

How to be successful as a self-published author

How a professional editor and/or designer can help you and your book

How to find time and prioritize your writing

How to use social media to market your book

How to measure success as an author

How to separate good advice from bad advice

 

Oct 12, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to develop your audiobook
  • How to find the right narrator for your audiobook
  • How to find success with your young adult novel
  • How to market your book to younger readers
  • How to use the rising interest in podcasts to market your audiobook
  • How to get help exploring the audiobook option
  • How to become an audiobook narrator yourself
  • How to include the images in your children’s book in your audiobook
  • How to expand your readership by developing an audiobook
  • How to make your writing flow
Oct 6, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to successfully write what you know

How to work with a co-author

How to use social media to promote your book

How to find passion for your writing

How to overcome writer’s block

How to set up your environment to encourage creativity

 

Sep 26, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to select a co-author for your book

How to build a platform for your business using a book

How to find the tone of your brand

How to build your brand organically

What to do if you don’t know where to take your writing

Sep 8, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:
How to juggle a busy career and still find time to write
How separating writing and revision can increase productivity
How setting time-based goals vs. word count-base goals can optimize motivation
How to evolve from caricatures to multi-dimensional characters
How to use action and dialogue to develop your characters
How ‘unraveling’ your novel can improve it in the long run
Why saving scrapped scenes is a good idea

Aug 25, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to write the first draft of your book in three days
  • How to use post-it notes to streamline your writing process
  • How a writing retreat can help you finish your book
  • How to go on a writer’s retreat from the comfort and ease of your own home
  • How deadlines and accountability can keep your writing on track
  • Why shedding personal baggage is important to moving your book forward
  • How an expert book can serve as a networking tool
Aug 18, 2017

In this episode, you'll discover:

  • How to write without an outline (by the seat of your pants)
  • How to know where to go after completing your first draft
  • How writing your book out of order can unleash creativity
  • How plot cards can help you revise your novel
  • How to optimize your brain to be a better writer
  • How peer-to-peer feedback can be harmful to your novel
  • Where to start with your story
  • How to choose the right editor
Aug 17, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to make time for the work you’re doing

How to make time for the work you’re doing

The two phases of writing

How to make a business book better and more engaging to the reader

How to use social media to market your book in innovative ways

How to build a support system to success

How to receive quality feedback

Aug 4, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to reinvent your career to follow your dreams
  • How to pick the perfect title for your nonfiction book
  • How a writing coach can help you finish your book
  • How to carve out the time in your life to write your book
  • How to format your nonfiction book
  • How to use the genre of your book to optimize marketing outcomes
  • How to find the courage to write the book that's inside you
  • How to know the difference between the creative process and the editing process
  • How to find experts to interview for your nonfiction book
  • How to read to become a better writer
  • How to create a story from a world that's already been created
Jul 28, 2017

In this episode, you'll discover:

How to spark your creativity

How to break out of writer’s block

How to organize your writing process

How to revise and edit your manuscript

 

Jul 21, 2017
  • How to apply learning theory to your writing
  • How to get over writer’s block
  • How to create believable characters
  • How to secure your writing career
  • How to improve the pacing in your novel
  • How to outline your novel for optimum pacing
  • How to achieve balance in your pacing
Jul 14, 2017
  • How to overcome the fear and become a writer
  • How your career shapes your writing life
  • How to write a book series
  • How accomplish your writing dreams
  • How to format your book series
  • How to write a motivating and inspiring book
  • How to reinforce a core idea in a nonfiction book series
  • How to make money writing
  • How to choose the right anecdotes to include in your book
  • How to get clarity in your writing
  • How to use a book to make your legacy
  • How to increase the chances of getting what you want
  • How to get your message out to the world
Jul 7, 2017

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How to set your book to music
  • How to get inspiration for your poetry
  • How to publish poetry
  • How to co-author a novel
  • How to avoid typos in your book
  • How to read well to write well
  • How to get over the loneliness of the writing life
  • How to find the right editor for your book

 

Jul 3, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to find your inspiration
  • How to use writing prompts to generate creativity
  • How to get back into the ‘writing groove’
  • How to develop your characters

 

 

Jun 23, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • How to write the quality book that will sell your self-published books
  • How to self-publish
  • How to balance the quality of your book with the freedom that self-publishing gives to you
  • How to sell your self-published book
  • How to market your self-published books
  • How to get your name out there
May 18, 2017

In this episode you’ll discover:

How to take control of your online presence

How to create profitable websites

How to get your message out there

The importance of a quality message and the power of a story

How to establish communication with your audience

How to create an image for yourself

How to invest in your writing

Apr 6, 2017

Dr. Julie Connor is a TEDx speaker, educator, and author. She prepares youth to be leaders and adults to be mentors and role models. She inspires audiences throughout the country to dream big and transform passion into action with attainable goals. Julie is the author of the award-winning goal-setting book, “Dreams to Action Trailblazer’s Guide”.

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