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Ep. 195: Toni Lopopolo

Workshop leader and literary agent Toni Lopopolo engages host Fred Klein in a discussion about twenty-first century writing. Lopopolo’s popular “Tea with Toni” writing workshops meet weekly in Carpinteria and…

Ep. 187: Ernie Witham

Author Ernie Witham pops in to show host Fred Klein his new humorous travel book, Where Are Pat and Ernie Now. Witham will be on two panels during the Santa…

Ep. 185: SBCC CLL Writer’s Workshop

Writing instructor Shelly Lowenkopf returns to inform host Fred Klein about his latest project, a Writer’s Workshop for Santa Barbara City College’s Center for Lifelong Learning on Saturday and Sunday,…

Ep. 153: Sid Stebel

Author and writing teacher Sid Stebel joins host Fred Klein for a chat about writing and fellow authors such as Ray Bradbury. For more sage writing advice from Sid attend…

Ep. 152: Santa Barbara Writers Conference 2015

Santa Barbara Writers Conference owner Monte Schulz fills host Fred Klein in on all the happening at this year’s SBWC. The conference happens June 7-12, 2015 at the Hyatt on…

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How to Edit Your Writing

Tiffany Yates Martin of FoxPrint Editorial (foxprinteditorial.com) presented this talk on how to edit your writing in Marla Miller‘s Marketing the Muse (marlamiller.com) workshop at the Santa Barbara Writers Conference…

Ep. 45: Tea with Toni

Literary Agent and teacher, Toni Lopopolo, returns to update host Fred Klein about her ventures since relocating permanently to Santa Barbara. She is active seeking new clients as well as…

Ideas for Writing an Article

Writing for magazines can be fun and sometimes you can even get paid to write an article. First you need to brainstorm some ideas. In On Writing Well William Zinsser…

writing good beginnings to stories

How to Write Great Beginnings for Your Stories

The beginning of a new year is a good time to think about how we begin our stories. When you pick up a novel or short story where do you…

Writing Better Dialogue

Writing better dialogue starts with character development. What does their voice quality and style of speech tell your readers about the character? Now think about their educational background, favorite subject,…