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.
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
Evan Swonke, guitarist and lead-singer of the Colonnades, guests on this week’s episode of How to Write Good. We talk about his musical genre, why he writes music, and the Continue Reading
I have this weird experience almost daily where I experience something that isn’t part of my memory. Similar to nostalgia, this experience deals with the past and is maybe even 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
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
Daniel Poppie continues his discussion about motifs in artistic expression. He elaborates by talking about his process of starting with an idea and growing that idea.
Daniel Poppie continues his discussion on obsession and fandoms.