Writing Tips and Writerly Musings

with Morgan Hazelwood

About the show

Welcome!

If you want to hear writing tips from the big names, the medium names, and everyone else, look no further.

As a blogger, vlogger, and unpublished fantasy author, I am addicted to attending all the writing panels a person could possibly attend at a convention. We're talking attending upwards of 25 hours of panels in 3 days.

Fortunately for you? I love sharing my copious notes.

But, I also get real. I share my struggles, my failures, and... hopefully, my writing successes.

Thanks for listening.

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Episodes

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    So You're In The Editing Doldrums Again?

    January 4th, 2021  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 25 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, editing, writers, writing, writing tips

    After you’ve written your novel and revised the BLEEP out of it, one thing remains: To edit your manuscript! In this episode, I share 5 sites that can help.

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    3 Reasons NOT To Set New Years Resolutions -- and Why I Did

    December 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  7 mins 14 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, goals, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    Goals aren’t for everyone. Goals in January? Even less so. In this episode, I talk about why sometimes? Setting goals is just setting ourselves up for failure. You need to take a good hard look at where you are, where you want to go, and what stands in your way.

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    Morgan's 2020 Resolutions

    December 29th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 20 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, goals, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share what my plans for 2020 were. As we all know... NOTHING happened like I'd expected.

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    Morgan's 2019 Retrospective

    December 28th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  34 mins 39 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, goals, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share what my plans for 2019 were... and the realities.

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    Morgan's 2019 Resolutions

    December 27th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  9 mins 47 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, goals, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share my goals and dreams for 2019.

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    Missing The Magic: Holiday Magic and Writing Magic

    December 21st, 2020  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 46 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode to 2018's holiday season, I reflect on just exactly what I was missing.

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    Morgan's 2018 Retrospective

    December 18th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  19 mins 21 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share what my plans for 2018 were... and the realities.

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    Visiting Home: A Holiday Story

    December 14th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  5 mins 25 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, stories, writers, writing, writing tips

    The first year after I moved out, going home for the holidays was a little different. In this special holiday episode, I share a memory'

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    Plotting and Planning for 2018

    December 11th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 7 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share my goals and plans for 2018.

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    6 Tips To Recharge your Creative Energies

    December 7th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  3 mins 22 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, nanowrimo, writers, writing, writing tips

    Eventually, we all need a break. In today's episode, I discuss 6 ways you can recharge your creative energies.

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    Morgan's 2017 Retrospective

    December 4th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  12 mins 18 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, goals, retrospectives and resolutions, writers, writing, writing tips, year end

    In this flashback episode, I share what my plans for 2017 were... and the realities.

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    So You've Finished Your Rough Draft. Now What?

    November 30th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 13 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, nanowrimo, writers, writing, writing tips

    When a writer finishes a rough draft, they often feel like celebrating -- but they also know they've got a LOT of editing ahead. In this episode, I talk about the ways to handle the end of a draft, and what your next steps could be.

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    Gratitude

    November 26th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  4 mins 10 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, gratitude, holiday, thanksgiving, writers, writing, writing tips

    In this flashback to 2017, here are the things I'm thankful for.

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    Second Book Problems

    November 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  8 mins 51 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, sequels, writers, writing, writing tips

    As writers, most of us want people to read our work and love it. But sometimes? That means we have to write a sequel! Today's episode talks about all the things you might run into when you start writing that sequel -- planned, or unplanned.

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    What NaNoWriMo Gives You -- Win OR 'Lose'

    November 23rd, 2020  |  Season 1  |  10 mins 6 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, nanowrimo, writers, writing, writing tips

    While not everyone who tries NaNoWriMo ends the month with 50,000 words or more, that doesn't mean those who don't are 'losers'. In this episode, I talk about what NaNoWriMo gives you, win or 'lose'.

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    How One Writer Made It Through NaNoWriMo

    November 20th, 2020  |  Season 1  |  6 mins 17 secs
    beta-reading, books, critique, nanowrimo, writers, writing, writing tips

    In a flashback to my most successful -- in terms of wordcount - NaNoWriMos, I talk about how I managed to make it to a NaNo-and-a-half in one month.