Good Writing Podcast

Ben K & Emily D

The Good Writing Podcast is a show for creative writers who want to nerd out on craft. Two friends, Emily Donovan and Benjamin Kerns, read their favorite sentences, paragraphs, and other short excerpts and present craft lessons and writing exercises for fellow writers.

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The Prompt-isode: 6 Months ReviewThe Ethics of Writing with Melissa FebosFictionalizing the Real with Jorge Luis BorgesThe Fellowship of the Ring and Getting Your Reader to Buy InJohn Trefry - Spacetime Surgery and Thick Description with Claude SimonBrett Biebel - On Compactness, Objects and Perfection with Josephine RoweEsteban Rodriguez - Writing About Stuff You Hate with Thomas PynchonJ.P. Hurley - Lost in Memories with Philip RothHow to Write with Yourself as the Subject - Megan Boyle’s LiveblogAlien Literary Magazine - How to Make Your Submissions Stand OutWhat Makes a Story Feel Complete? Chekhov, George Saunders, and Occasion for StoryWriting Whatever you Want, Whenever you Want with Richard BrautiganWhen the Narrator Won’t Admit It with Sofia SamatarThe Entire World in a Single Sentence: Unpacking Fernanda Melchor’s Hurricane SeasonB.R. Yeager - How Second Person Allows us to Reach Past the Edges of a TextCherri Buijk - Why Is Historical Fiction So Hard?Irreverent Protagonists and Gideon the NinthWhat in the World is World Building? A Discussion of B.R. Yeager’s Pearl Death and Gene Wolfe’s Book of the New SunWhat Is a Literary Magazine, and How Do I Submit? (Also The Bell Jar Part 2)How to Write a Flawed Worldview, Starring the Fig Tree Metaphor in The Bell Jar