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The Florida Writer Podcast

Welcome to The Florida Writer Podcast: A Discussion about Writing & Other Things brought to you by the Florida Writers Association. 

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Jun 26, 2021

Want to write a novel but feel the overpowering weight of its commitment? Consider using Bill Cook’s logic of writing the literary equivalent of a bag of potato chips--one more chip, one more chapter.  

William J. Cook is the author of The Driftwood Mysteries (3 novels and 1 short story) set on the Oregon coast. The...

Jun 19, 2021

There's no secret formula to finding agent representation. In this Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with Elle Ire about publishing, strong protagonists, and how she generates fresh ideas.

Elle Ire writes science fiction featuring kick-ass women who fall in love with each other. Her first novel,

Jun 12, 2021

No longer do you need to worry about Plotting or Pantsing your next book! In this week's Florida Writer Podcast, host Alison Nissen chats with the Plottr team of Cameron Sutter (creator) and Ryan Zee (marketer) about how writers can outline their books with this easy-to-use program. Plottr offers drag & drop...

Jun 5, 2021

Using your own experiences is a great way to create immersive settings. In this Florida Writer Podcast episode, Nancy Nau Sullivan gives her unique spin on how to find authenticity in settings. 

Nancy is a writer of memoir, mystery, and a novel about a woman who teaches in a boys’ prison. The novel, THE BOYS OF ALPHA...