The Author Wheel Podcast

Charting Your Story with Matty Dalrymple

January 30, 2023 Matty Dalrymple Season 2 Episode 3
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Charting Your Story with Matty Dalrymple
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Show Notes

The 4 C's of Indie Publishing, writing as a team sport, and framing your story boat to make sure it will float . . .

This week on the podcast, Megan and Greta were thrilled to speak with Matty Dalrymple of the Indy Author podcast!

Matty Dalrymple is the author of the Lizzy Ballard Thrillers, the Ann Kinnear Suspense Novels, and the Ann Kinnear Suspense Shorts. Matty also podcasts, writes, speaks, and consults on the writing craft and the publishing voyage as The Indy Author. She has written books on the business of short fiction and podcasting for authors, and her articles have appeared in Writer’s Digest magazine.

Matty spent her early writing career nurturing a strong sounding board for both the craft of writing fiction, and the business of indie publishing. When she had to throw away a lot of words to fix a story, she developed her own framework to craft her story as she goes, speeding up her writing and minimizing rewrites.

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