Simply Write w/ Polly Campbell

Have you always dreamed of writing? Of becoming a published author?

Then you are in the right place, because in this podcast Simply Write, veteran magazine writer and author, Polly Campbell offers the kind of practical, behind-the-screens information and inspiration that will help you shape a writing career.

We'll go deep into writing technique, mindset, markets, pitches, and the other details you'll need to publish your work and we will talk to bestselling authors about how they get their work done and published and how you can do it too.

Join us every Monday when we talk about the craft of writing and the quirks of creating a writer's life.

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How To
Language Learning
Replay: Finding Focus and Form
28 min
277. Monica Saigal on Sensory Details and World...
30 min
276.. The Big 3 Challenges That Hold Writers Back
31 min
275.. The Author of The Grim Reader Talks About...
Author Miffie Seideman explains how she turned her pharmaceutical background into a reference book for writers.
28 min
274. The Feedback Loop: How to Handle Notes and...
33 min
273. Author Sandra Gurvis on Research and Balan...
23 min
272. Healthy Writer, Better Writing
30 min
271. Laura Heffernan Talks the Must-Haves in Co...
26 min
270. Pick a Niche, Publish More
With a writing speciality you'll have more time to write and publish.
29 min
269, Author Tara Laskowski Shares Her Publishin...
She cut 50,000 words, cried and then started again when she realized the original story wasn't working.
31 min
268. Writing Big Emotions
Feelings connect us to characters, but you've got to do more than tell us what they are feeling.
34 min
267. Author, Teacher Rachael Herron Explains Ho...
Ninety-nine percent of the time acclaimed writer Herron says she feels like a fraud while writing, but, she says means you are doing the work.
34 min
266. What Does Professional Mean for Writers?
Raise the standards and elevate your career.
30 min
265. Author Danielle Centoni Talks Food Writin...
Become an expert in your niche to get writing opportunities
36 min
264. Going Deep into the Work
Blocks of uninterrupted writing time are good for us and the work.
31 min
263. Best-Selling Author Amy Stewart Explains H...
Character and tension are important in both forms.
32 min
262. How to Build an Author's Platform
Yep, platforms are still important, but we don't have to make the process so hard.
30 min
261. Author Khan Wong, Talks About Writing Fant...
Author of the Space Fantasy Circus Infinite
35 min
260. Writing and Publishing Short Pieces
Short pieces are a good way to compile clips, and make money. Use these techniques to write better shorts.
25 min
259. Ghostwriting with Marcia Layton Turner
This writing niche can be another revenue stream for writers who can take on someone else's tone and voice.
36 min
258. Deliberate Thinking is Important To Good W...
Writing happens in the heart, head, and then, on the page.
33 min
REPLAY 137. Bust Writer's Block
Here's how to make progress on the hard writing days.
28 min
103. The Power of Writing Rituals & Routines -...
Prime your brain to more productive and creative
26 min
257. Agent Amy Collins on What Writers Need to ...
Comp titles must be in your pitch and Collins has a foolproof way to find them.
29 min
256. End of the Year Writer Wrap-Up
These planning and business reminders can help you finish the year strong and prepare your writing business for New Year success.
34 min