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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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
 
 

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