Episode 22: Fanfiction and Inspiration vs. Plagiarism

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss the morality of writing fanfiction, the joys of fandom and whether or not publishing stories that originated there is plagiarism.

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP22.mp3]

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What about you?
Have you written fan fiction? Do you think authors have a right to forbid it?
And how do you feel about former fanfiction now sold as original work?
Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).

Episode 21: Looking back on a Year of Writing

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss their year of writing seriously, for publication and more than they could ever have imagined.

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP21.mp3]

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What about you? What have you learned last year?

Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).

Episode 20: The Show vs. Tell Paradigm

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss the writing maxim of Show Don’t Tell and where we agree with it and where we feel it’s a little too generalizing.

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP20.mp3]

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What about you? What do you feel about Show Don’t Tell?

Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).

Episode 19: Nanowrimo 2013 – Getting Unstuck

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss Nanowrimo again and talk about ways to help yourself when writing gets hard and you can’t see the way forward.

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP19.mp3]

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What about you?
How do you get unstuck?
Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).
The resources we mention in this podcast are:
Lilt on Writer's Block

Episode 18: Nanowrimo – the good and the bad

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss Nanowrimo, both taking part in it and the broader implications on taking part as an author. How can you make the most of nano without falling prey to some of it’s less positive aspects?

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP18.mp3]

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What about you?
Are you taking part in Nanowrimo? How is your experience with it?
Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).
The resources we mention in this podcast are:
Lilt on Writer's Block
Row80 (A Round of Words in 80 Days)
List of Timed Challenges
MiniWriMo

Hiatus

Lilt is on a brief hiatus while we work on ten projects at once and Lorrie gets into the wine. In the meantime, we wanted to relink some of our pasts podcasts in anticipation of the start of NanoWriMo next week!

Episode 7: Planning vs. Pantsing

Episode 12: Writing “sensitive” male characters.

Episode 13: Writer’s Block

We’ll be back on the 28th with our monthly reading wrap-up. Join us then, and for the wild month of writing ahead!

Episode 16: Rewriting

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in which Laila and Lorrie discuss the difference between editing and rewriting, when the latter is necessary and how to do it.

[audio http://www.lailablake.com/Podcast/Lilt-Podcast_EP16.mp3]

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What about you? Do you have any good rewriting stories?


Credits:
Our intro music was taken from the Free Music Archive:
GeeNerve - Pink Fish Signs (Take Two).