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Author Life

Welcome to Author Life Podcast! Learn about the lives of authors, their writing and publishing journeys, and lessons they've learned along the way.

Episodes will also feature helpful tips and advice on the craft of writing, book marketing, self-publishing, and growing your reader base.

Jul 27, 2022

Meet Roger Eschbacher this week on the podcast! Roger is a live action and animation writer, actor, and author. His books have been traditionally and independently published and he is an alum of LA's celebrated comedy troupe, The Groundlings.

Roger talks about his writing path, in both TV/film and novels, and how he...


Jul 13, 2022

Go beyond choosing a place and time for your story to take place by fully considering all aspects of setting. In this deep dive into setting, learn about the various elements of setting, how those elements impact characters and story, and how to better integrate setting into story and character development.

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Jul 6, 2022

Deciding how to tell a story is just as important as deciding what story to tell. This episode will delve into narrative modes, point of views, narrative tense, narrative voice, and narrative modes. Each of these elements impact how a story is told and are important considerations in storytelling methods. Learn more...


Jun 29, 2022

Whether your a pantser or a plotter, these tips for outlining can help you better flesh out a story and identify plot and character arc problems. Learn about different outlining methods and how to best use an outline, as well as the importance of reflecting your outline and the outlining process to identify weak or...