Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

--- Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar ---

Join an internationally bestselling children's book author and her down-home husband and their dogs as they try to live a happy, better life by being happier, better people . You can use those skills in writing and vice versa. But we’re not perfect, just like our podcast. We’re cool with that.
Brought to you by Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar of Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

Latest Episodes…

  1. Writing What You Know is B.S.

    Don’t Fall for the Write What You Know BS So, I just realized that we don’t have the word WRITING in our podcast, which makes us not niche enough and is a total branding f-up. Oops. A little too late now. Anyway, our concept is that we’re just these random married people who give ...


  2. Are You Brave Enough To Battle 15,000 Bees or Just Write a Book?

    Writing is a way of understanding stuff, not just yourself or the story in your book, but the way you look at the world. And that takes being brave. We are all brave and fearful in big and small ways in our own lives every damn day. For me, Carrie just putting my ...



    We’re keeping it simple this week, my friends, with three big tips to write better novels and being a better human. Make your stories sexy and accurate. You can’t write a book that takes place in the south and not write ‘y’all’ or ‘bless your heart.’ You can’t write a book that ...


  4. What Makes A Sexy Beginning and Emergency Poop?

    Every writer and storyteller wants their beginning of their story to be enticing, sexy, something that someone can’t put down. A story is like a hot fudge sundae. You want the reader to gobble the whole thing down and that’s not going to happen if the first few bites suck. Luckily, there ...


  5. I'm Farting Carrots. Oh, the Mondegreen

    We’ve all done it. We’ve misheard song lyrics or actual words. We’ve argued about whether someone was saying Laurel or Yanni. But there is an actual term for that. According to Merriam Webster Dictionary, a mondegreen is “a word or phrase that results from a mishearing ...