23 Top Writing Podcasts That Help You Improve Your Craft – by C.S. Lakin…

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Writers have so many online resources these days to help them hone their writing skills, but there are never enough hours in the day to take advantage of them.

And when it comes to podcasts, you would need a thousand lifetimes to listen to all the great content that will help you on your writing journey.

One of the great features of podcasts is the audio format, which allows for listeners to learn while doing a whole lot of other non-writerly things.

You can listen and get inspired and motivated, be introduced to new authors and their stories, and acquire new skills all while folding laundry, prepping dinner, driving to town, weeding the garden, running on a treadmill, or taking the dog for a walk.


If you’re feeling stuck in your writing, unmotivated, in the dumps, or just plain bored, a podcast is just…

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The Love of a Dog

This, That, and The Other

146B9476-7350-49A6-A899-C9E2F216B5E7Our dog doesn’t bark. Well, she rarely does, anyway. Only when she sees a raccoon, a coyote, a deer, or some other wild creature. It’s not that she’s shy or anything. I think it has something to do with the fact that she’s a rescue dog. We got her when she was five, and there was more than one indication that she was abused. And that might be central to her infrequent barking and some other behaviors.

Sadly, our dog is getting old. She has trouble walking and she often acts confused (doggy dementia?). We know that we are approaching that point where we’ll have to decide whether or not it’s time to take the dreaded next step and to put her to rest.

It’s a heart-wrenching decision because she has been a big part of our lives since we rescued her ten years ago. We know that she…

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portrait of A Lady on Fire

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Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Directed By: Cèline Sciamma

I want to say right off the bat it took me about 30 minutes to get into this one. It’s beautiful throughout but there’s especially a dreaminess about the beginning and not much dialogue.

I suppose like a lot of relationships it really picks up when everyone starts talking to each other.

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