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The truth about writing books. By speaking to authors and other book lovers, I'm diving into the mystery that is the book world today. From writing to editing to publishing and all that goes into the creation of a book – all of it is open for discussion on the show.
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Aug 18, 2016

In the beginning, there is the blank page. 

We've talked a lot about the later parts of a book's life: publishing and distribution and design. This week we're going all the way back to the start. 

How do you get a book down on the page?

What happens when you face the blank page and there is nothing there?

What's up with the feeling of having to make a story come out of your head?

What do I do with that nasty critical voice that keeps bashing my work as I write?

Where does it all come from, anyway?

Sarah Selecky has been teaching students since 2001 how to deal with these and many conundrums that the writer faces when getting started on a project. We dive into the process of writing and all the magic that goes along with it. 

I won't lie- I felt a little high after wrapping up this recording. 

Want to dive into that novel you've been dreaming of writing? This is where you begin. This episode. 

We want you to write that novel. It wants to exist. This episode will help you find it. 

This episode is sponsored by MuseMonthly.com

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