Episode 470: Craft Jam: Draft Zero

by Gabriela Pereira
published in Podcast

Today’s episode is our monthly Craft Jam. This is a new feature at DIY MFA, where once a month, Lori and I will be jamming about the craft. In these episodes, we’ll be doing a deep dive into various craft topics like character development, story structure, world building, and more. This month’s episode is a deep dive into Draft Zero.

Have you gotten the DIY MFA Starter Kit yet? This is a two week email series full of worksheets to help you DIY your MFA. You’ll learn more about how to write with focus, read with purpose, and build your community. You’ll also start getting Writer Fuel, our newsletter full of words of wisdom and resources to help you keep the momentum going in your writing. And you’ll be the first to hear about other fun goodies we only share via email. Best of all, it’s free to join! You can sign up with your email at diymfa.com/join.

In this episode Lori and I discuss:

  • What exactly Draft Zero is and what comes next.
  • Finding a routine that works for you and how to keep it from getting stale.
  • Why you need to practice finishing and what to do when you get stuck.

Plus, our #1 reading recommendation on craft books.

Link to Episode 470

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