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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TSS189: Making the Most of your Dialogue – A Hack the Craft Episode (Part 3 of 5)


In this week’s episode, Taylor digs even deeper into the material we’ve been discussing for the past few weeks. This started out as something that would focus on Dialogue, but as you hear (and see if you check out the video on Patreon) her work goes we...


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 2019-06-11  48m
 
 

TSS188: Making the Most of your Dialogue – A Hack the Craft Episode (Part 2 of 5)


This week’s episode marks the beginning of a four-part deep dive where Taylor works through a 2,000-word scene that Steve wrote for an upcoming book. This started out as something that would focus on Dialogue,


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 2019-06-04  29m
 
 

TSS187: Making the Most of your Dialogue – A Hack the Craft Episode


In this episode, Taylor takes a deep dive into dialogue, what it must accomplish in fiction and how to balance between the need to reveal character and to inform your reader and drive the plot forward. This is the first of what will become a series,


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 2019-05-28  27m
 
 

TSS186: Part Two of Critical Elements with Chapter Openings and Narrative Breaks


This is part two of this short Hack The Craft episode, where Taylor digs deep into the importance of quickly setting up the readers mental movie with chapter openings and after narrative breaks. We split into two episodes to fit into our normal timing ...


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 2019-05-21  29m
 
 

TSS185: Critical Elements with Chapter Openings and Narrative Breaks


In this Hack The Craft episode, Taylor digs deep into the importance of quickly setting up the readers mental movie with chapter openings and after narrative breaks. The podcast is split into two episodes to fit into our normal timing for the show,


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 2019-05-14  27m
 
 

TSS184: Generating Emotion In Your Reader


In this week’s episode, we get caught up with Taylor’s publishing journey, and then into the topic of creating emotions in your readers. Thanks so much for joining us again this week! If you have questions or suggestions for future shows,


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 2019-05-06  28m
 
 

TSS183: Withholding and Revealing Information In Your Stories


In this week’s program, Taylor shares her thoughts on how and when to reveal information in your stories.  As she puts it, “Story sense really is a revealing of information and the timing of that reveal. Things mentioned on this show: The Mackenzie Aug...


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 2019-04-16  24m
 
 

TSS182: What Does Failing Forward Look Like?


In this week’s show, we discuss the lengthy delay between shows, and how the writing life can so often feel like failure when the reality is that if you keep putting one foot in front of the other, you’re in the process of accomplishing your writing go...


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 2019-04-09  25m
 
 

TSS181: Character Growth Over A Multi-book Series


In today’s show, Taylor shares her thoughts on character growth over the course of a multi-book series as a way of answering Steve’s question on his current work in process. As a note, we’ll be taking the next two weeks off so that Taylor can focus exc...


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 2019-03-05  13m
 
 

TSS180: Narrating your own audiobook, with Jessie Garcia


In this week’s show, author and listener Jessie Garcia joins us to share her experience with writing, producing and narrating her audiobook, Death At The Dog Park, released as an audio exclusive in late December 2018.


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 2019-02-26  35m