Episode 43: Book Expo America Survival Guide 2015

Hey there, word nerds! Thanks for joining me for this episode of DIY MFA Radio. Today I want to share with you some survival tips for Book Expo America (BEA), the publishing industry’s premier trade show in the United States. BEA is the Big Kahuna of trade shows in the US. If you’re in the book… Read more »

Episode 42: Interview with Thriller Author Steve Berry

Hello and welcome to another episode of DIY MFA Radio! Today I’m so excited to interview best-selling author Steve Berry. Steve Berry is a New York Times and internationally bestselling thriller author and creator of the Cotton Malone series. His books have been translated into 40 languages, with more than 19 million printed copies in 51 countries. A… Read more »

Episode 40: DIY MFA Social Media Extravaganza

Hey there, word nerds! Thanks for joining me for today’s episode of DIY MFA Radio. Today we’re going to talk about a super important topic for any author: Social Media. Social media can be tricky for writers because there’s so much to wrap your head around. Don’t worry. I’ll share some nuts and bolts, basic information… Read more »

Episode 39: Seven Essentials of a Writer’s Education

Hello and thank you for joining me today! Today’s episode is all about the seven essentials for a writer’s education. I’ve been thinking about this topic for a while, and after I wrote this article a few weeks ago about my philosophy of teaching writing, I thought it was time to share these seven essentials… Read more »

Episode 36: Writer Igniter Anthology

Hello and welcome to another awesome episode of DIY MFA Radio! This episode is part of a new series where I take you behind DIY MFA, and introduce you to members of the team as well as why we do what we do. On the show with me today, I have the DIY MFA podcast producer,… Read more »

Episode 34: Archetypes for Supporting Characters

Hello and thank you for tuning in! Today we’re going to talk about 5 common supporting character archetypes. But first, I want to remind you to sign up for the DIY MFA email list, so you can receive my mostly weekly updates as well as all the wonderful tips and information I have to share… Read more »