Welcome to the second episode of our new podcast series: Working Title on the 85 Writing Challenge. This podcast series is produced by author Josh Cane (pen name J.P. Cane).
In this episode, Josh interviews author and writing coach EJ Runyon embarking on her (almost) third year on the 85K Writing Challenge.
Topics (in no particular order):
- Setting up a 14-book literary fiction mystery arc
- Genre writing
- Importance of fostering community during a challenge, holding yourself to standards
- Learning from Sue Grafton
- Scrivener Basics (lots of tips)
- Reading to study writing
- Re-visioning: using the right side AND the left side of your brain while writing
- 90 days to eat an elephant
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Recorded on December 31, 2017
Length: 19 minutes
Intro and outro music: “The Strategy”
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Join us every Wednesday as Josh follows the journeys of 85K veterans EJ Runyon, Jeffrey McGraw, and writing duo Justine Dowsett and Murandy Damodred while chronicling his own journey as a “first timer” on the 85K Writing Challenge.
About E.J. Runyon
E.J. Runyon, is a novelist and short story writer, and the author of the non-fiction writing guide ‘Tell Me (How to Write) A Story’. She runs the writer’s website, Bridge to Story, and coaches writers, from around the globe, online.
About Josh Cane
Josh Cane (pen name J.P. Cane) is a long-time reader and first-time writer of vampire stories. His debut novel, Shadows Within, begins The Shadowless series, mostly set in his hometown of Philadelphia. He hosts a podcast on writing and enjoys supporting fellow writers. He and his wife live in Virginia.
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