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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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 28m. Bisher sind 303 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 4 hours 1 minute

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TSS302: Determining When to Enter and Exit Scenes


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor shares a challenge she’s had dealing with a large block of her story, and deciding where and when to begin and end scenes within that text.


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   33m
 
 

TSS301: How to Build a Believable Villain from Scratch


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question about creating a believable and genuinely evil antagonist. She discusses the idea that there is no universally terrifying villain and that gen...


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TSS300: Can you believe this is our 300th episode?


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor and Steve chat about the six-plus-year journey from episode 1 to episode 300. No writing talk this week, but a fun chat about how things have changed over time.


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   33m
 
 

TSS299: Staying out of the weeds when building story ideas


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Steve shares his first (and likely only) farm story, and then Taylor shares some thoughts on how to build out your story ideas without getting overwhelmed by the details.


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   38m
 
 

TSS298: Returning to the Creative Process


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a Facebook Group question about getting back to the creative process after stepping away from a project. She also shares some thoughts on the importance of “commu...


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 2021-08-24  34m
 
 

TSS297: Managing Misdirection in Mysteries and Other Genres


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor shares a treasure trove of information from author C.A. Newsome on managing misdirection, which she created after listening to the episode on story weight.


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 2021-08-17  28m
 
 

TSS296: More on Translations and a Discussion on POV Characters


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor shares some feedback to our translation episode, and we discuss the value, both positive and negative, of adding POV characters who play minor roles in a story.


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 2021-08-10  28m
 
 

TSS295: Analyze your Reading and Viewing to Grow your Storytelling Skills


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor shares how she analyzes what she reads and watches to understand better how to tell stories that meet reader expectations. If you have questions or suggestions for future sho...


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 2021-08-03  35m
 
 

TSS294: A Discussion on Foreign Translations


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question about foreign translations. If you have questions or suggestions for future shows, we’d love to hear from you.


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 2021-07-27  35m
 
 

TSS293: How to Manage the Story Weight of Red Herrings?


Thanks so much for joining us again this week! In this week’s episode, Taylor responds to a listener question about balancing the need for red herrings in mysteries and the importance of story weight. Thanks to author MZ Lowe for the question.


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 2021-07-20  33m