Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation
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
It’s Be Brave Friday where Shaun or I (from Dogs are Smarter than People and Loving the Strange and just being an author in Maine) share people’s stories, but this week, I’m sharing ours. It’s the first time I’ve talked publicly about this and it’s kind of hard. Trigger Warning ...
Carrie reads a lot of novels in progress and helps writers make those novels better and one of the big things that happen that keep a book from being super star status is an unsatisfying ending. Yes. Yes, that is about books, not sex, Shaun. But some of the same ...
Let’s talk about subtext. And to talk about it, we’ve got to define that baby. So here goes. Masterclass defines subtext as: “In day-to-day life, there are often wide gaps between what people say and what they are thinking. These gaps can collectively be referred to as subtext—and they are ...
Writers, Don’t be basic. Run-on sentences are a turn-off just like your parents throwing away your porn
We’ve all met them. The human at a party, in a line, or god-forbid sitting next to you in an airplane and they talk and talk and talk and don’t pause to breathe. Do you enjoy those people? Not usually. Do you want them to shut the heck up for a half second? Usually. Well, ...
Tonight we’re talking about weird hobbies. And on the podcast itself we talk a lot more about this than we do in these notes. We even talk about WHY people have hobbies. What I like is when people who don’t even realize that their hobbies are weird or maybe just embarrassing. Coburg ...