In this episode, I talk about how reflecting on past writers is important to building the skill of writing, but too many people see mimicking others as the primary way Continue Reading
Today I have a writer of historical fiction. Clint and I talk about the writing process and crappy first drafts.
In this episode, I talk about my own journey as a writer. I have been thinking about stepping out and taking risks despite the chance of failure. In particular, I Continue Reading
As always, check out my website at danielpoppie.com. https://www.amazon.com/Ninth-Hour-Memoriam-Book-ebook/dp/B07F7M8H9F/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1532471704&sr=8-1&keywords=daniel+poppie This week on how to Write Good, I talk about bad storytelling and bad art. Who is the culprit? Avoiding risk. Continue Reading
This week I talk about the power of metaphor both in stories and in the human life. Starting out with the idea of vivid descriptions, I first talk about an Continue Reading
With Fathers’ Day around the corner, we take this episode to recognize fandom fathers good and bad. Whether these gentlemen (or not-so-gentle men) are biological fathers, father-figures, or strong role Continue Reading
Having deleted an entire episode, Daniel Poppie, distracted by what he is reading rather than what he had planned, discusses connecting psychology to the scientific method to synthesis, cognitive science, Continue Reading
Ray Bradbury has a famous quote: “You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” This quote is one widely spread and Continue Reading
Within the life of every person who is creative, the question of whether they would like to monetize their creativity is likely to come up. In this new age, the Continue Reading
Daniel finishes his discussion on obsession and fandoms.