Get inspired to write from some of today's best writers. Listen. Learn. And get to work!
You won't learn how to get a book deal, write a best-seller, or quit your day job. But maybe, just maybe, you'll get the nudge you need to sit at your desk, chug your coffee, and write the blog, article, or book you've been thinking on for far too long. As Christians, our aim is to write in such a way that Jesus is made much of and the Church is encouraged to follow our risen Lord.
March 21st, 2018 | 35 mins 31 secs
Collin Hansen is a smart man. Like, super-duper wise. Listen as Collin tells us the kind of writing TGC craves, and how you can improve as a writer—and how to treat an editor.
March 15th, 2018 | 18 mins 42 secs
What software do you use? How do you edit? Every writer has tools, and each tool is used at a certain stage. Let's open the toolbox.
March 6th, 2018 | 53 mins 36 secs
Ready to learn from a sage of writing and editing? Marvin Olasky is here to give you 12 pieces of practical advice to help your writing. Your readers will thank you—and they'll thank Marvin too.
February 20th, 2018 | 36 mins 37 secs
Tim Challies is a writer who can't write right now because of a condition that keeps him from typing. So what does a writer who can't right do? Listen and learn from Tim as he pursues his craft even when obstacles rise.
Also, listen to Tim talk about the book market, reading less, and his new epic project.
February 13th, 2018 | 45 mins 6 secs
Writers don't want to think about advertising, marketing, social media, and platform. But you must. Don't treat these four buckets like the four horsemen of the Writer-Pocalypse. Today on the show we have Chris Martin and his job is to help writers navigate these waters. Listen and learn.
February 6th, 2018 | 45 mins 39 secs
Professor and prolific writer, Dan Dewitt, takes us into the mind and rhythms of writers—his own and C.S. Lewis. And how many writers do you know that have an Etsy Shop?
January 30th, 2018 | 36 mins 40 secs
Get ready for notebooks for wisdom The Gospel Coalition's journalist, Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra. Sarah is a senior writer for The Gospel Coalition and contributing editor at Christianity Today. She earned her master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
January 23rd, 2018 | 43 mins 50 secs
All of our writing, whether fiction, poetry, or non-fiction should center on Jesus. How? Listen to Tony Merida and me talk about being Christ-centered writers.
January 15th, 2018 | 28 mins 9 secs
Are you ready to tackle your writing in 2018? Here are 10 resolutions, goals, ideas, whatevers, for us writers as we get to work this year.
October 17th, 2017 | 27 mins 32 secs
On Ep. 29, I answer two listener questions: How can writers avoid idolatry in our writing, and how can we use Twitter to help our writing.
October 2nd, 2017 | 38 mins 44 secs
Learn from best-selling author and writing coach Roy Peter Clark.
September 25th, 2017 | 55 mins 42 secs
Ready to learn from a writing professor? In this instant-classic, Helen Sword tells us about The Writer's Diet and what exactly are Zombie Nouns.
September 19th, 2017 | 14 mins 45 secs
What was C.S. Lewis's vision for all of his writing? Well, it's one we should have too.
July 24th, 2017 | 42 mins 45 secs
Kristen Wetherell talks about how her book, Hope When It Hurts, came to life, and she tells us how her journey toward Broadway was derailed by chronic suffering from Lyme Disease. How has suffering changed her writing? Listen in.
July 11th, 2017 | 16 mins 7 secs
Today we think about a listener's question: Where do you go and what do you do to spark your creativity when you're feeling burned out?