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It seems like some authors pull from a bottomless well of story ideas and others, well, it is a shallow and finicky spring. How do some authors generate so many ideas they woefully...

A bestselling author, and professional editor, joins the Am Writing Fantasy podcast to give you advice on how to edit your first draft. What do you need to pay attention to? What a...

What really is a "writer?" Jesper and Autumn run the gamut in this episode to break down the myth, history, and perception of what being a writer really means. Throw in some great ...

Every story needs a villain. Someone to oppose the protagonist. However, there are some traits that will make the antagonist memorable and feel like a real person, with true motive...

What traits make a great hero? One that will linger in your reader's minds and hearts far after they close the book? Well, get ready for a raucous discussion that breaks down into ...

You've heard mention of author brands, but what is it and how do you create one? In episode 75 of the Am Writing Fantasy podcast, Autumn and Jesper explain how important an author ...

Have you thought about writing in a different genre and weighed the option of using a pen name or no? Get the tips to decide if your current author platform will encompass somethin...

The beginning of a novel - especially the first chapter - is what will decide if the reader goes on to read more or ditches the story right then and there. The ability to write a f...

Maybe we should have made this two episodes because it is a doozy! Jesper and Autumn cover a ton of tips and steps to launch your book, starting from 12 weeks out from your book re...

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