The Taylor Stevens Show

Information and inspiration on writing, publishing, craft, mindset, productivity and making the most of your writing life with New York Times bestselling author Taylor Stevens and indie author Stephen Campbell. This podcast will help you kick writing in the butt one word at a time.

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TSS199: How Do Delivery Dates Work Within Publishing Contracts


In this week’s show, we discuss the issue of delivery dates within publishing contracts, what happens when those dates aren’t met, and the value of an agent when it comes to dealing with contract issues. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!


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TSS198: The Importance of Libraries to Your Writing Career


In this week’s show, we begin by chatting about a recent Library event that Taylor attended, then she shares her experience in working with libraries and librarians and why they’ve been so important to her career.


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TSS197: What Are The Fundamentals of Writing?


In this week’s show, Taylor shares a question she saw online the other day about the differences between teaching art and teaching writing, which got her thinking about the fundamentals of writing. Are there fundementals that hold true for everyone,


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TSS196: More Q&A – Including questions on finishing and time-skipping.


In this week’s show, Taylor takes on two additional writer questions. The first comes from a writer struggling to finish because she keeps adding storylines as she polishes. The second question has to do with the issue of time-skipping,


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TSS195: Keeping Your Scenes Connected to Your Story


In this week’s show, Taylor tackles a question from an author who is curious about the possibility of including scenes whose primary purpose is to show the personality of your main point of view character. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!...


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 2019-07-23  30m
 
 

TSS194: Should You Consider Professional Organizations as an Author?


In this week’s show, Taylor and Steve discuss professional organizations for authors, including: International Thriller Writers Sisters In Crime Mystery Writers of America Romance Writers of America Science Fiction Writers of America Thanks so much for...


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 2019-07-16  34m
 
 

TSS193: How Important Is Creativity to Your Success as an Author?


In this week’s show, Taylor shares a story that you’ll just have to hear to believe, and then we get into creativity. Do you have to be creative to be a successful author? Can it be taught? And how to avoid the toxicity that can kill creativity.


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 2019-07-09  28m
 
 

TSS192: What to do when your material isn’t working


In this week’s show, we hear Steve’s reaction (recorded immediately after we recorded the four back-to-back Hack The Craft episodes) to Taylor’s work on the scene we used. Then we dig into what can be done when you’re stuck working on material that jus...


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 2019-07-02  31m
 
 

TSS191: Making the Most of your Dialogue – A Hack the Craft Episode (Part 5 of 5)


In this week’s episode, Taylor finishes the line by line comparison of Steve’s original material with her re-writes and explains why she made the changes she made to the scene. This started out as something that would focus on Dialogue,


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 2019-06-25  35m
 
 

TSS190: Making the Most of your Dialogue – A Hack the Craft Episode (Part 4 of 5)


In this week’s episode, Taylor goes line by line comparing Steve’s original material with her re-writes and explains why she made the changes she made to the scene. This started out as something that would focus on Dialogue,


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 2019-06-18  38m