NGW Podcast: How Much to Change a Real World Influence

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about using a real world influence in your books and stories. How do avoid getting sued, or avoid insulting someone. Find out our thoughts in the podcast.

NGW Podcast: How to Improve Quickly

This week, Ed, Dave, and Simon initially start talking about “Regular Life vs Working Life”, but quickly go off on a tangent and talk about how to improve in the quickest way. All of us suffer from friends and family that love us too much. So much so that they won’t criticise us for risk…

NGW Podcast: Force Multipliers

In this episode of the podcast, Dave and Simon talk about force multipliers. A force multiplier is a military term, referring to an something(s) that increase your effectiveness by a factor. In other words, something that turns you into the equivalent of two, three, or more other people. We discuss the factors writers can learn…

NGW Podcast: Stalled Projects

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about stalled projects. What do you do when your heart isn’t in writing a book? Should you muscle through or abandon the project? Find out our thoughts.

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: Putting a New Spin on an Old Idea

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about putting a new spin on an overused idea. Zombies, vampires, superheroes, and a lot more besides have been done to death. Is there any way to write a story in those genres anymore without being boring and unoriginal? Check out the video or audio for our tips!

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: Books We Love

In this episode, Dave and Simon discuss books they love. What is it about a book that makes you reread it over and over? What makes a book someone’s favourite? Find out Dave and Simon’s favourite books.

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: The Whats, Whens, and Hows of an Author Platform

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about author platforms. The term author platform can refer to a lot of different things, but in the podcast Dave and Simon define it as a connection between an author and his/her readers. Check out the audio and video for tips on how best to connect with your…