Massiel Valenzuela-Castaneda & Mikaela Duffy , How To Write a Book Podcast

231: Crafting Worlds and Stories with Mikaela Duffy [NANOWRIMO Day 28]

28 Nov 2023 • 50 min • EN
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WARNING! CONTAINS STRONG LANGUAGE Guest: Mikaela Duffy Episode Name: Crafting Worlds and  Stories with  Mikaela  Duffy [NANOWRIMO Day 28] Episode Number: 231 ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ About the guest Mikaela Duffy is an award-winning Brooklyn-based author and playwright. She is ecstatic to bring art into the world through as many mediums as she can. Through meticulous efforts, she has found a passion in writing the stories that need to be told, creating characters that need to be seen, and giving voice to what needs to be heard. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Listen to author Mikaela Duffy share her journey in crafting "The Mistport Guardians," a fantasy series born from a tabletop role-playing game. Mikaela discusses her organic writing process, the influence of choices made during gaming sessions, and the importance of serving the narrative in story decisions. She provides insights into her editing approach, emphasizing collaboration with beta readers and editor Melissa Rogers. Mikaela reflects on the collaborative nature of the creative process, drawing parallels to historical writer groups like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Throughout, the episode underscores the significance of a supportive community in the writing journey, urging aspiring authors to embrace collaboration, connect with fellow writers, and celebrate the collective effort in bringing stories to life.  _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Additional Resources Website -  Patreon Link - Freebie link - Massiel Email - Massiel's Coach.Me site - Instagram - LinkedIn - Facebook  - ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Are you feeling overwhelmed by your never-ending to-do list? Check out Paula, the Ultimate VA! Discover the ultimate solution for regaining control with Paula, your dedicated virtual assistant. She'll help you manage your calendar, handle email, conduct research, and even mix and stitch together your podcast episodes. Don't let your to-do list overwhelm you any longer. Get started today! ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Follow Mikaela Mikaela Duffy's website - Mikaela Duffy's Instagram - ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Like, share, or leave a review on Apple Podcasts and subscribe to our YouTube channel (Blackhearted Studios) 

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