Back Porch Writer

by Back Porch Writer

Back Porch Writer
  • Language: eng
  • Episodes: 267
  • Last: 20 Sep 2017
Can't attend writing conferences? Too far from workshops? Join the conversation with Back Porch Writer. The show for writers, about writers, and writing. Want to be a guest? Email: info@backporchwriter.com

Episodes (267)

  • How to write a war story, that's not
    How to write a war story, that's not
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    Published: 20 Sep 2017 Duration: 43:00
    Raised in a deeply religious family, Mercy rebels against all rules during his teenage years. He stops attending church and drops out of high school. To avoid a destined path of self-destruction, Mercy enlists in the Army. After two combat ... Read more →
    Raised in a deeply religious family, Mercy rebels against all rules during his teenage years. He stops attending church and drops out of high school. To avoid a destined path of self-destruction, Mercy enlists in the Army. After two combat ... Read more →

  • Tom Nix's 10 Life Key Concepts
    Tom Nix's 10 Life Key Concepts
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    Published: 13 Sep 2017 Duration: 41:00
    Tom Nix sold his check cashing business for an enormous amount of money, and now he's sharing his "lessons learned" through speaking engagements and writing. LIFE’S KEY CONCEPTS 1. We live in a cause-and-effect world in which we have ... Read more →
    Tom Nix sold his check cashing business for an enormous amount of money, and now he's sharing his "lessons learned" through speaking engagements and writing. LIFE’S KEY CONCEPTS 1. We live in a cause-and-effect world in which we have ... Read more →

  • Dark Fantasy Author Andy Peloquin
    Dark Fantasy Author Andy Peloquin
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    Published: 23 Aug 2017 Duration: 38:00
    Andy Peloquin is a storyteller and an artist--words are his palette. Fantasy is his genre of choice, and he loves to explore the darker side of human nature through the filter of fantasy heroes, villains, and everything in between. Thief... Read more →
    Andy Peloquin is a storyteller and an artist--words are his palette. Fantasy is his genre of choice, and he loves to explore the darker side of human nature through the filter of fantasy heroes, villains, and everything in between. Thief... Read more →

  • Speculative Fiction Author William Michael Davidson
    Speculative Fiction Author William Michael Davidson
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    Published: 16 Aug 2017 Duration: 46:00
    William Michael Davidson lives in Long Beach, California, with his wife and two daughters. A believer that "good living produces good writing," Davidson writes early in the morning so he can get outside, exercise, spend time with people, an... Read more →
    William Michael Davidson lives in Long Beach, California, with his wife and two daughters. A believer that "good living produces good writing," Davidson writes early in the morning so he can get outside, exercise, spend time with people, an... Read more →

  • Writing Fearlessly with William Kenower
    Writing Fearlessly with William Kenower
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    Published: 2 Aug 2017 Duration: 47:00
    William Kenower is the author of Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write With Confidence, and Write Within Yourself: An Author’s Companion, the Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, and a sought-after speaker and teacher. In addition... Read more →
    William Kenower is the author of Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write With Confidence, and Write Within Yourself: An Author’s Companion, the Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, and a sought-after speaker and teacher. In addition... Read more →

  • Writing Historical Fantasy that Sells
    Writing Historical Fantasy that Sells
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    Published: 26 Jul 2017 Duration: 42:00
    J.M. Robison is a fantasy historian who chronicles the events which force heroes to reveal their  mistakes, lead rebellions to dethrone tyranny, and unearth ancient secrets to free the oppressed. She's quested over lands with the U.S. Army ... Read more →
    J.M. Robison is a fantasy historian who chronicles the events which force heroes to reveal their  mistakes, lead rebellions to dethrone tyranny, and unearth ancient secrets to free the oppressed. She's quested over lands with the U.S. Army ... Read more →

  • Launch Your Writer Platform
    Launch Your Writer Platform
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    Published: 14 Jun 2017 Duration: 46:00
    Tonight's show welcomes back Tony Wilkins. He's the host of the ever-popular weekly Small Business Forum Radio show right here on Blog Talk. His book-turned-workshop series, The Career Whisperer, is available to anyone who wants to step up... Read more →
    Tonight's show welcomes back Tony Wilkins. He's the host of the ever-popular weekly Small Business Forum Radio show right here on Blog Talk. His book-turned-workshop series, The Career Whisperer, is available to anyone who wants to step up... Read more →

  • Coach Your Way to Authenticity
    Coach Your Way to Authenticity
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    Published: 7 Jun 2017 Duration: 40:00
    Norma Hollis teaches self-awareness by helping you know yourself on a deep authentic level.  She takes you on a journey inside of yourself to find, live and share your authentic voice, the essence of who you are. After studying human nature... Read more →
    Norma Hollis teaches self-awareness by helping you know yourself on a deep authentic level.  She takes you on a journey inside of yourself to find, live and share your authentic voice, the essence of who you are. After studying human nature... Read more →

  • Compassion-based Medicine in Today's Health Market
    Compassion-based Medicine in Today's Health Market
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    Published: 10 May 2017 Duration: 46:00
    Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine  Not just another book about death and dying, Stay, Breathe with Me shows how to bring heart and compassion back into medicine to revive the art of care.  From a pioneer in pal... Read more →
    Stay, Breathe with Me: The Gift of Compassionate Medicine  Not just another book about death and dying, Stay, Breathe with Me shows how to bring heart and compassion back into medicine to revive the art of care.  From a pioneer in pal... Read more →

  • Write Engaging YA Mystery Thrillers
    Write Engaging YA Mystery Thrillers
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    Published: 26 Apr 2017 Duration: 35:00
    Sandie Will is a young adult novelist who lives in Tampa Bay, Florida and works as a manager and geologist by day. She has written two novels and is currently working on her third. Her debut novel, The Caging at Deadwater Manor, is a heart-... Read more →
    Sandie Will is a young adult novelist who lives in Tampa Bay, Florida and works as a manager and geologist by day. She has written two novels and is currently working on her third. Her debut novel, The Caging at Deadwater Manor, is a heart-... Read more →

  • The Bewitching Power of Entertainment & Other Ills
    The Bewitching Power of Entertainment & Other Ills
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    Published: 23 Mar 2017 Duration: 39:00
    Brian Paul Bach is a writer, artist, filmmaker and photographer; he has worked across the entertainment business, in theatre, music and as an academic. He now lives in central Washington State with his wife, Sandra. His previous works inclu... Read more →
    Brian Paul Bach is a writer, artist, filmmaker and photographer; he has worked across the entertainment business, in theatre, music and as an academic. He now lives in central Washington State with his wife, Sandra. His previous works inclu... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 10
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 10
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    Published: 16 Mar 2017 Duration: 41:00
    Joshua Robertson is a bestselling author in dark fantasy. Robertson is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who received his degree from Wichita State University. He has worked with children and families for the past fifteen years in a variety... Read more →
    Joshua Robertson is a bestselling author in dark fantasy. Robertson is a Licensed Master Social Worker, who received his degree from Wichita State University. He has worked with children and families for the past fifteen years in a variety... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 10
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 10
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    Published: 9 Mar 2017 Duration: 46:00
    Suzanna J. Linton grew up in the swamps of the South Carolina Lowcountry, where she was fed a steady diet of books, tall tales, and catfish. She started writing poetry from an early age before transitioning to fiction. While in high school,... Read more →
    Suzanna J. Linton grew up in the swamps of the South Carolina Lowcountry, where she was fed a steady diet of books, tall tales, and catfish. She started writing poetry from an early age before transitioning to fiction. While in high school,... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 9
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 9
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    Published: 3 Mar 2017 Duration: 52:00
    Angela B. Chrysler is a writer, logician, philosopher, and die-hard nerd who studies theology, historical linguistics, music composition, and medieval European history in New York, with a dry sense of humor and an unusual sense of sarcasm. ... Read more →
    Angela B. Chrysler is a writer, logician, philosopher, and die-hard nerd who studies theology, historical linguistics, music composition, and medieval European history in New York, with a dry sense of humor and an unusual sense of sarcasm. ... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 8
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 8
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    Published: 2 Mar 2017 Duration: 36:00
    Walk between the worlds of angels and devils, explore the deeper meaning of demons, and face the beauty of the monster in all of us with author Jay Norry.  Stumbling Backasswards Into The Light is an uplifting autobiography, the tale of ... Read more →
    Walk between the worlds of angels and devils, explore the deeper meaning of demons, and face the beauty of the monster in all of us with author Jay Norry.  Stumbling Backasswards Into The Light is an uplifting autobiography, the tale of ... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 7
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 7
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    Published: 25 Feb 2017 Duration: 36:00
    Charlene Jones’ publications include: Medicine Buddha/Medicine Mind an easy to read exploration of the seam between Visualization Meditation and Neuroscience The Stain, a novel about Reincarnation, Karma and the Release from Suffering... Read more →
    Charlene Jones’ publications include: Medicine Buddha/Medicine Mind an easy to read exploration of the seam between Visualization Meditation and Neuroscience The Stain, a novel about Reincarnation, Karma and the Release from Suffering... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 6
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 6
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    Published: 24 Feb 2017 Duration: 33:00
    Connie Cockrell grew up in upstate NY, just outside of Gloversville, NY. She now lives in Payson, AZ with her husband: hiking, gardening, and playing bunko. Connie began writing in response to a challenge from her daughter in October 2011 a... Read more →
    Connie Cockrell grew up in upstate NY, just outside of Gloversville, NY. She now lives in Payson, AZ with her husband: hiking, gardening, and playing bunko. Connie began writing in response to a challenge from her daughter in October 2011 a... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 5
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 5
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    Published: 23 Feb 2017 Duration: 36:00
    Logan Miehl loves writing from anywhere with a plugin for her laptop—ideally among her native Rocky Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and camping with her husband.  Miehl's debut fantasy novella, An Unlikely Bride, is the tale of a fier... Read more →
    Logan Miehl loves writing from anywhere with a plugin for her laptop—ideally among her native Rocky Mountains, where she enjoys hiking and camping with her husband.  Miehl's debut fantasy novella, An Unlikely Bride, is the tale of a fier... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 4
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 4
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    Published: 22 Feb 2017 Duration: 36:00
    Timothy is originally from England, but now lives in Alaska with his wife, Sandi. The two of them met online, and are the writing team behind the Shadows Over Seattle series of short stories, and upcoming novels. "Under A Hunter's Moon" ... Read more →
    Timothy is originally from England, but now lives in Alaska with his wife, Sandi. The two of them met online, and are the writing team behind the Shadows Over Seattle series of short stories, and upcoming novels. "Under A Hunter's Moon" ... Read more →

  • Living the Indie Author Life, Take 3
    Living the Indie Author Life, Take 3
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    Published: 10 Feb 2017 Duration: 37:00
    A computer geek by day, Donald Firesmith works as a system and software engineer helping the US Government acquire large, complex software-intensive systems. In this guise, he has authored seven technical books, written numerous software- a... Read more →
    A computer geek by day, Donald Firesmith works as a system and software engineer helping the US Government acquire large, complex software-intensive systems. In this guise, he has authored seven technical books, written numerous software- a... Read more →