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. Naked Lady in the Drain and Why Authors Should Show and Not Tell

    So a lot of writers get rejections that say, “Show, don’t tell.” And then they are left wondering, what does that even mean? And then everyone uses the Chekov quote, “Don’t tell me the moon is shining. Show me the glint of light on broken glass.” That’s because writers and editors like to ...

    2021-03-30

  2. Bear in the Outhouse. Chapter Titles and You

    This week on Carrie’s blog, carriejonesbooks.blog, she’s talking all about chapters and so we’re talking about them on the podcast, too, because Carrie’s controlling like that. And what we’re talking about specifically is chapter titles. You can divide your books into chapters and just ...

    2021-03-23

  3. Bear in the Outhouse. Chapter Titles and You

    This week on Carrie’s blog, carriejonesbooks.blog, she’s talking all about chapters and so we’re talking about them on the podcast, too, because Carrie’s controlling like that. And what we’re talking about specifically is chapter titles. You can divide your books into chapters and just ...

    2021-03-23

  4. Killer Trees and Let's Get Fighting Conflict in Stories Is Good

    In our random thoughts, we talk about: Killer trees in MaineFBI agents looking for goldChainsaws being a hot stolen item. One of the big things that pretty much every traditional story in Western culture needs is conflict. CHARACTER + WANT + OBSTACLE = CONFLICT In your story or your life, you ...

    2021-03-16

  5. Trophy Husbands and Don't Only Think About the Money, Think About the Creation

    In our random thought (not transcribed here), we talk about Being a trophy wifeA woman finding an abandoned apartment behind her bathroom mirrorAnother couple finding a hidden basement in their rental home. So a lot of Medium articles and blogs focused on writing are all about: How to increase your audienceHow to ...

    2021-03-09