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The Shit No One Tells You About Writing

Bianca Marais

This is a podcast for emerging writers, who are looking to improve their work with an aim to having it published, or anyone who would like a behind-the-scenes look at the publishing industry. Your host, Bianca Marais (the author of 'Hum If You Don't Know the Words' and 'If You Want to Make God Laugh') will be interviewing authors, agents, editors, publicists, copy editors, creative writing instructors, writing groups, book sellers, jacket designers, audio book narrators, and just about anyone and everyone who's involved in bringing a book to market. Expect good advice, honest insights and a few laughs along the way.

Recent Episodes

Books with Hooks 7 & In Praise of BookstagrammersApril 08, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks 6 & Career Advice from Susan WiggsApril 01, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks 5 & Writing From RageMarch 25, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks 4 & Capturing Time and PlaceMarch 18, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks 3 & Why Writing is a MarathonMarch 11, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks 2 & Indie PublishersMarch 04, 2021 Episode artwork Books with Hooks & Freelance EditorsFebruary 25, 2021 Episode artwork Turning Rejections into Success StoriesFebruary 18, 2021 Episode artwork Finding Your Process as a Debut AuthorFebruary 11, 2021 Episode artwork Showing vs Telling and Online Writing RetreatsFebruary 04, 2021 Episode artwork Creating Characters That Feel Real : Claire LombardoJanuary 28, 2021 Episode artwork Balancing Heartbreak and Humor - Steven RowleyJanuary 21, 2021 Episode artwork My Journey to Publication - Julia Claiborne JohnsonJanuary 14, 2021 Episode artwork Kicking Off a Wonderfully Creative YearJanuary 07, 2021 Episode artwork How to Create and Maintain Suspense in all GenresDecember 31, 2020 Episode artwork Point of View and an Update on the Industry: Carly WattersDecember 24, 2020 Episode artwork The Latest Literary Trend: Writing PartnershipsDecember 17, 2020 Episode artwork What All Writers Can Learn From the Thriller GenreDecember 10, 2020 Episode artwork Talking Audiobooks & Elements of Craft with Katharine Lee McEwanDecember 03, 2020 Episode artwork Why Writing Groups are IntegralNovember 26, 2020 Episode artwork What You Need to Know About Self PublishingNovember 19, 2020 Episode artwork 10 Harsh Truths Writers Need to KnowNovember 12, 2020 Episode artwork Succeeding in the YA (Young Adult) MarketNovember 08, 2020 Episode artwork Two Opposing Views on Handling Tricky BackstoryOctober 29, 2020 Episode artwork The Biggest Mistake Writers Make: Lisa CronOctober 22, 2020 Episode artwork