Month: June 2016

The Truth Hurts

Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The Story Grid Podcast, Tim and I discuss the power of facing difficult truths with Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art and the just published Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t.  Why is it so difficult to listen to mentors?  Why do we insist on approaching our writing… Read more »

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Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t

Podcasts

So a couple of months ago Steven Pressfield and I thought about starting up a War of Art podcast. I asked Tim Grahl if he’d be willing to host the show for at least the first few episodes and he graciously agreed under one condition…that he be able to ask Steve and I whatever he… Read more »

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Back to the Foolscap

Podcasts

What do you do when you’re lost? You’ve overwhelmed yourself with every nitpicky itty bitty thing that is wrong with your work in progress.  You just don’t know where to begin to piece together a plan to take what’s good in your first draft and rejigger it into something that works for your second.  In… Read more »

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Your Brother is in Trouble…We Need Your Help

Podcasts

In this week’s episode of The Story Grid podcast, after some passionate positions we both take about the necessity of being open to mentorship, we’re noodling around the notion that your global inciting incident must be compelling and that your global story climax (the payoff of the inciting incident setup) must be both surprising and… Read more »

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Art and Polarity

Story Grid Bonus Material

Tim and I are knee-deep in creating a bunch of podcasts to cover us through an upcoming hiatus.  So this week’s transcript is a bit behind.  As soon as it’s ready, I’ll post it straightaway.  In the meantime, here’s a post I wrote for Steven Pressfield’s site (www.stevenpressfield.com) in the “What it Takes” column I… Read more »

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