CC and I are writing a book together, and today we talk about the intense editing session we’re doing this weekend. We’re learning a lot about collaboration, writing styles, sentence structures, and editing in general. Have a listen and let us know what you think! Happy Birthday to Ruth Buzzi, Lynda Carter, and to allContinue reading “Team Editing”
I binged on Sex Education this week, an energetic coming-of-age series out of Britain about teenagers and adults obsessed with (surprise) sex and relations. The entire show has an exceptionally talented cast, crew, writing staff, and music managers. I’m invested in the characters and was happy to hear that we’ll be seeing Moordale High inContinue reading “Comfort Foods”
The one where we talk about using my “Four S’s” tools to fill and enhance a book: Sounds, Sights, Smell, Sex. Writers will hears the pros and cons of each. Mentioned: The Grapes of Wrath, The Old Man and The Sea, Cannery Row, Emperor’s New Groove, Dune, Moonlighting Here you go! Let us know whatContinue reading “Podcast: Writer’s Magic”
Hello, yeah, Monday BlogsBeen a while, how ’bout you?I’m not sure why I wroteI guess I really just wanted to talk to you You’ve dated yourself if you recognize those slightly butchered song lyrics, but they illustrate I’ve been away for a while, and that it’s time to come back into the Monday Blogs fold.Continue reading “It’s Six Thirty Somewhere”
The one where we discuss hardcore sex in writing and popular media. Like so many people, we struggle between “porn for porn’s sake” and “porn for art’s sake.” Jacobellis v. Ohio comes up. And, hey, FREE BOOK! Midnight Cowboy, Fifty Shades of Grey, Clockwork Orange, Pretty Woman, Basic Instinct, Fatal Attraction, Doom Patrol, American Gigolo,Continue reading “Podcast: Jacobellis v. Ohio”
The one where we continue our series on sex and writing. We venture into the middle ground of sexual relations in your writing (PG, PG-13, R), and how writers can express tension and climax. Have a listen and let us know what you think. Scroll down to register for notifications, too. Thank you! Spoilers: TrueContinue reading “From Rhett to Ahnold”
The one where we delve into sex in the G-rated literature and media environment. We discuss the history of sex in books, the use of innuendoes, cultural shifts, growing up on Harlequin romances, and gender roles. Triggers: Sex, Domestic Violence Here you go. As always, please scroll down to sign up to subscribe. Thank you!