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: Creating Time to Write

In this episode, Ed and Simon are joined by special guest, Kevin Tumlinson! Kevin is the author of the “Dan Kotler”, “Citadel Trilogy”, “Sawyer Jackson”, and “Think Tank” series, along with being the Director of Marketing at Draft2Digital. Phew. If you want to know how to create time to write ask a busy person. Kevin…

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: Engaging Stories

In this episode of the Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast, Ed and Simon discuss what makes an engaging story. Stories are evolving quickly in the modern age. With far more competition, there’s evolutionary pressure on stories to become better than the others around them. Which adds pressure to us as story-tellers. How can we create a…

The Nitty Gritty Writing Podcast: The Tools We Use

In this episode, Dave and Simon talk about the tools they use to write. Sometimes finding the right tool can make the job much easier, or even possible when it might have been too hard before. Sometimes it can just be about finding out how to use the tool itself in the most effective way…