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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TSS223: Thought, Action, Speech, and… Gardening.


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares some recent experience with gardening and how it relates to refilling her creative well. Then we get into an in-depth discussion of the Hack The Craft concept of Thought, Action, Speech.


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TSS222: The Way Thoughts Present Themselves In Your Mind Can Affect Your Writing


In this week’s episode, Taylor and Steve discuss the idea that we don’t all “hear” the same things in our minds. Some have thoughts that form as words and sentences, while others have thoughts as concepts, or what Taylor refers to as bolts of lightning...


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TSS221: We’ve Got Questions, Taylor Has Answers


In this week’s episode, we start with chit chat (as usual) and Steve shares his reaction to Liar’s Legacy. Then we get into questions that we’ve gathered over the past few months for Taylor. For those who can’t get enough of Taylor,


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TSS220: How To Avoid Teleportation Issues In Your Writing


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares her thoughts on teleportation issues, how they differ in movies and writing, and how to avoid them with your stories. Thanks so much for joining us again this week! If you have questions or suggestions for future s...


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   29m
 
 

TSS219: What’s the difference between showing emotion and evoking emotion in your readers?


In this week’s episode, which comes from a reader question, we consider the difference between showing emotions to your readers and evoking emotion in those readers. If you don’t yet have your copy of Liars’ Legacy,


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 2020-01-28  40m
 
 

TSS218: Should You Give Away a Free Book to Encourage Readers to Signup to Your Email List?


In this week’s episode, we discuss putting your best foot forward with readers if you choose to give away free books as lead generation for your email list. If you don’t yet have your copy of Liars’ Legacy, you can get it wherever books are sold,


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 2020-01-21  19m
 
 

TSS217: Do You Know Your Villain as Well as You Know Your Hero?


In this week’s episode, we dig into the strength of your protagonist, and how that strength depends upon your antagonist. If you don’t yet have your copy of Liars’ Legacy, you can get it wherever books are sold,


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 2020-01-14  28m
 
 

TSS216: Keep the Flow Moving Smoothly In Your Story


In this week’s episode, we dig into the idea of flow — one of the three primary components of the Hack The Craft™ process. We talk a lot about Anchoring and Perspective on the podcast, but this is our first lengthy discussion of Flow,


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 2020-01-07  24m
 
 

TSS215: The Liars’ Legacy Episode


In this week’s episode, we (finally) have the opportunity to have an in-depth discussion of Taylor’s new book, Liars’ Legacy. We discuss the characters, the complexity of the story, and the challenges that complexity brought to the writing of the book....


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 2019-12-24  30m
 
 

TSS214: Don’t Make it Easy with your Dialogue


In this week’s episode, we dig into the need to avoid the easy route in our writing. This will become an over-arching topic for us, but in this episode, we’re focusing on Dialogue. Taylor also mentions that autographed copies of Liar’s Legacy will be a...


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 2019-12-17  30m