Podcast Episodes

Special Edition Why Does Wonder Woman Act 1 Work

Special Edition Why Does Wonder Woman Act 1 Work

Why does the new movie Wonder Woman work? Is it Gal Gadot? Is it the special effects? Maybe, just maybe it's because the story is so solid. Join Clark Chamberlain as he explores act 1 of the new Wonder Woman film. Spoiler alert! Click here to work with Clark on your...

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Developmental Editing What It Is And Why You Need It

Developmental Editing What It Is And Why You Need It

Developmental Editing Welcome back to the Book Editor Show. I know it's been too long, but I promise to bring you a new episode each week! We all know that outlining is the best route for an author in today’s cluttered marketplace. Outlines bring focus to the work and...

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Get Published in 2017

Get Published in 2017

Are you ready to take that next step in your writing life? Are you ready to make sure 2017 is the year your book is getting published? Then you're in the right spot.  Today Clark and Peter discuss what you should consider when submitting to agents and publishers, what...

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Edit your Setting to Create Horror

Edit your Setting to Create Horror

Peter Turley is Back!!! Learn to edit your setting into one filled with terror that will keep your reader up all night. Choose powerful words that conjure images. Grab secrets from the silver screen to use on the page. Make the most of the new year with our 30 day...

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Sacrifice and Killing Characters

Sacrifice and Killing Characters

What is the best type of sacrifice a character can make? When does killing characters work, including your protagonist? How is the best way to leverage these emotional acts to connect with the reader? Find out this and more today with Clark...

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Self-Editing your Book with the Power of Three

Self-Editing your Book with the Power of Three

Three is the magic number. We can see the number represented through life and story. Today Clark Chamberlain leads you through an easy to use method to take the power of three and edit your work. From character relationships, try/fail cycles, additional problems, and...

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3 Easy Exercises to Edit your World Building

3 Easy Exercises to Edit your World Building

Have you finished your fantasy manuscript or maybe you've finally decided to write your space odyssey for NaNoWriMo or you want to put the final touches on your present day story that takes place in the strange land of Idaho whichever the case these tools will help...

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Making Monsters a World Building Bible Creature Feature

Making Monsters a World Building Bible Creature Feature

We're talking all about monsters, creatures and aliens. How you can make yours unique by examining the world they live in and turning an old idea on its head. This is part one in our world building bible month to get you ready for NaNoWriMo. Also check out...

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Editing Past and Present Tense 1st Person POV

Editing Past and Present Tense 1st Person POV

Does it matter if you use flashbacks in 1st person present tense? Do you know who your POV character is telling the story to in past tense? Would you like to add two new effective techniques to your writer's toolkit? Did you ever notice the dwarf in Jane Austin's...

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4 Tips to Edit Nonfiction

4 Tips to Edit Nonfiction

Have you finished your nonfiction manuscript? Ready to polish it up before you publish? Clark Chamberlain and Peter Turley have 4 tips that will set you on the right path, get your nonfiction book ready, and keep you out of legal trouble. Transcript: Clark: Welcome to...

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