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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TSS179: The Value of a Wandering Mind for Authors


In this week’s show, we discuss the value of the Wandering Mind to the writing process, and how the busyness of life can eliminate the wandering and force us to think on the page. Taylor discusses how changes in her own life have forced her to find new...


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 2019-02-19  26m
 
 

TSS178: What Can Happen When You Allow Plot To Drive Your Characters


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares a problem that she’s had for the past week or so with the way two of her point of view characters interacted in a scene.  She explains the source of the issue and a simple solution that solved the problem for her a...


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 2019-02-12  25m
 
 

TSS177: The Importance of Understanding The Audience For Your Book


During the intro for week’s episode, we discuss this year’s Bouchercon conference which takes place in Dallas, October 31st – November 3rd.  Both Taylor and Steve will be there this year and we’d love to see you there as well.


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 2019-02-05  28m
 
 

TSS176: What Happens When you Don’t Hit Your Writing Goals?


We open this week’s show with a discussion of superhero movies and how they relate to a previous show, then we get into this week’s topic on not hitting our (Steve’s) writing goals. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!


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 2019-01-29  23m
 
 

TSS175: How Your Life Impacts Your Writing


In this week’s episode, we discuss Taylor’s post-publication marketing activities and then get into the ways in which the life you’ve lived can affect your writing in ways that you may not understand. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!


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 2019-01-22  22m
 
 

TSS174: How To Keep Your Fight Scenes Interesting


In this week’s show, we discuss fight sequences and how to keep them interesting for your readers while maintaining the non-fight-scene drama of your story. Thanks so much for joining us again this week! If you have questions or suggestions for future ...


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 2019-01-15  28m
 
 

TSS173: Empathy As A Tool In The Writer’s Toolbox


In this week’s show, Taylor shares her thoughts on the value of empathy when writing.  She believes empathy is a great tool for creativity, which can expand and improve your storytelling. In this week’s episode,


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 2019-01-08  19m
 
 

TSS172: Video Game Story Telling


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares a story about a story written for a college class and explains how telling a story in the way we might experience a video game can improve our writing. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!


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 2018-12-18  25m
 
 

TSS171: How Important Are Plot Points to Your Story Building?


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares her thoughts on plot points and other story building techniques. Not surprisingly, her insights are thought-provoking. Thanks so much for joining us again this week! If you have questions or suggestions for future ...


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 2018-12-11  30m
 
 

TSS170: Tying Up the Loose Ends In Your Story


In this week’s episode, Taylor shares her thoughts on something both she and Steve are currently working on.  Tying up the loose ends at the end of your story. Thanks so much for joining us again this week!


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 2018-12-04  27m