First Draft Friday: Conversations about author craft Podcast Artwork Image

First Draft Friday: Conversations about author craft

Authors A.I.

Authors A.I. presents First Draft Friday! A regular open house for the author community. Every other week we’ll talk about the craft of novel writing and storytelling with a fellow author, editor or entrepreneur. Learn tips and trade secrets from the best names in fiction writing. Have a topic you’d like us to tackle? Know an author who would make a good guest? Let us know at https://authors.ai/first-draft-fridays/.

Recent Episodes

Episode #29: Jack Pierce - Writing Horror EffectivelyOctober 05, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 28: Stefan Emunds - The Origins of Story OutlineSeptember 28, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 26: Michael Hurd - Unlearning Writing HabitsJuly 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 25: Fiona Quinn - Writing Believable FictionJuly 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 27: Dave Reed - Working with a writing coachJuly 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 24: Andy Maslen - The psychology of thrillersJune 08, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 23: Andy Maslen - Writing a Psychological ThrillerMay 16, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 22: MJ Blehart - Pantsing vs PlottingApril 27, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 21: How To Structure Your NovelApril 13, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 20: Cindy Skaggs - Creating side characters that shineApril 03, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 19: Marion Archer - Building a stronger editing team.March 19, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 18: Morgan Baden - Nail the Young Adult voice in your writing.February 26, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 17: Bron Whitley - How hot should your romance novel be?February 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 16 : Chris Fox - Increasing Your Writing Speed February 15, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 15: Tex Thompson - Forbidden Sins of Your First PageFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 14: Susan Barnes - Writing Mistakes to Avoid in Your NovelFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 13: Maria Luis - Bring Your Location to LifeFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 12: Penny Reid - Self-Editing ChecklistFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 11: Sara Rosett and Tonya Kappes - Getting CozyFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 10: Lou Aronica - Four-Act Fiction WritingFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 9: Steffanie Holmes - Skeletons in Your PlotFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 8: Andy Maslen - Flawed Heroes & Virtuous VillainsFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 7: Judith Lucci and Fiona Quinn - Turn-key technique for memorable charactersFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 6: Jason Kirk - The secret sauce of great editingFebruary 10, 2021 Episode artwork Episode 5: Robin James - Productivity hacks for authorsFebruary 09, 2021 Episode artwork