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Episode 4.5 - Writing - Making the Most of Self-Isolation

Ep. 8

Coronavirus craziness has gripped the globe. How can writers make the most of all this free time?


In this episode, Richie discusses a few ways writers can help people in this time of great need, as well as a few ways you can make the most of this abundance of time.


Richie mentions a few books you may find helpful, which are:


The Art of Dramatic Writing - Lajos Egri

Stein on Writing - Sol Stein

The Art of Fiction - John Gardner

Letters to a Young Writer - Colum McCann

The First Five Pages - Noah Lukeman

On Writing - Stephen King

A Fantasy Writers' Handbook - Richie Billing


As always, we want to hear from you! If you have any topics or questions you want us to tackle, drop us an email at thefantasywriterstoolshed@gmail.com.


Stay safe everyone!

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