Our Favorite Podcasts for Writers

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Podcasts’ popularity has grown considerably in the last couple of years. You can listen to just about anything and the list of topics keeps growing! So if you are looking for an escape, to extend your education, or for a new source of inspiration, we are pretty sure there‚Äôs a podcast out there for you. Today, in the NaNoWriMo spirit, we’d like to invite you to listen to:¬†Our Favorite Podcasts for Writers.

The Writing Show

“Where writing is always the story.” Informative and inspirational, this show is for any kind of writer. So whether you write fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, songs, games, manuals, ads, reports, reviews, or poetry, make sure you check it out.

Prick your ears for: You’ve Finished Writing Your Book. Now What?

Writing Excuses

This is a 15-minute long, fast-paced, funny, and inspiring podcast. Hosted by Brandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal, Howard Tayler, and Daniel Wells, get ready to discuss writing techniques, writer insights, genres, writing elements, and more!

Prick your ears for: NaNoWriMo 2017 Primer

I Should Be Writing

Hosted by Mur Lafferty, this podcast’s main focus is writing interviews and how-tos of the writing universe. Mur’s episodes couldn’t come at a better time, as she is a former NaNoWriMo participant and shares a focused, interesting point of view of the whole event.

Prick your ears for: The NaNoWriMo Special Episodes

Dead Robots’ Society

From aspiring writers to¬†other aspiring writers ‚ÄĒ that’s what The Dead Robots’ Society is all about. These guys know what you are going through and with a¬†witty sense of humor, they will help you along the way. If you need a comrade for the Nano-season, you’ll definitely find a couple in the episode:¬†NaNoWriMo This!

Prick your ears for: Jim Butcher “On Writing” Part 1 & 2

A Writer’s Life: Reading | Writing | Books

How do you become a writer? What’s it like to be a writer? Surely Dan Black will let you know.¬†In his weekly podcast, the host discusses the path of becoming a writer, the wonders and challenges of reading, writing, and publishing, all immersed in the writer’s world.

Prick your ears for: Writing with a Message

 

Got any favorites of your own? Any recommendations, let us know!

Fernanda Gunter

Member of the public relations team. Restless traveller, dog adorer and book lover. Her guilty pleasure: red wine.