Write As Rain

Write As Rain

This is a podcast for all creative writers. I aim to help get my fellow writers into a creative mindset and a daily habit while sharing my successes and struggles in my journey. There will be creative prompts that I do alongside you because that's how I always used to get into the right headspace to write. I will also review books that have been adapted for the screen.

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January 19, 2024 11 mins
Quote of the day: “In good writing, words become one with things.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

In today’s episode, I talk about how NaNo went for me and how that affects my goals in the future.

Key moments:
Podcast Featured Guest: [00:21] - I was featured on the Fiction Writing Made Easy Podcast
Prompt Instruction: [02:41] Reviewing how the prompt challenge works
Today’s Prompt: [03:02] Day 5 - Word of the Day
Show & Tell: [08:29] - My la...
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Quote of the day:
“I don't write about adolescence. I write about war. For adolescents.” Suzanne Collins.

In today’s episode, I am reviewing the Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, both the book and movie that was adapted from it. As a video producer and writer, I respect that movies and TV shows are different mediums for storytelling. No screen adaption of a book will ever be 100% like the novel, but that doesn't mean it can't work.

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“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” —L.M. Montgomery

In today’s episode, I discuss prepping for NaNoWriMo and how telling people about my writing is anxiety-inducing.

Key moments

Loop Earplugs: [00:21] - How to get some quiet when you write
Prompt Instruction: [01:19] Reviewing how the prompt challenge works
Today’s Prompt: [02:18] - Day Four Seasonal - Halloween Prompt
Show & Tell: [07:23] - Sharing what I wro...
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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Seuss

In today’s episode, I discuss goal setting and my first time participating in NaNoWriMo.

Key moments
Scrivener: [00:21] - Using Scrivener for NaNoWriMo
Prompt Instruction: [02:10] Reviewing how the prompt challenge works
Today’s Prompt: [02:31] - Day Three - Prop Challenge
Show & Tell: [08:00]

Links mentioned:
Notes t...
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“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” – Sylvia Plath

In today’s episode, I am talking about the power of words and how they relate to imposter syndrome. The prompt for today is in the Dialogue category, focusing on a conversation between two people.

Key moments:
Notes To Novel Course: [00:19]
Today’s Prompt: [02:57]
Show and Tell: [08:22]


Links mentioned:
Savannah Gilbo's Notes To Novel Course
Love Langauge - Take the Quiz


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"If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it." -Toni Morrison

In today’s episode, it's the first official launch of the 365 Writing Challenge! It's Day One, and today's prompt category is Seasonal - Fall. It's the first time in a long time that I sat down to do some writing prompts, which didn't come without challenges.


Key moments
Prompt Instruction: [00:58] Reviewing how the promp...
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In this bonus episode, I go over the 365 Writing Challenge and how it works in each prompt episode in detail. If you're new here, I suggest listening to this episode first so you know what to expect.

Prompt categories explained:

[00:53] Fiction

[01:11] Seasonal

[01:33] Sensory Overload

[01:53] Memory Lane

[02:20] Dialogue

[02:46] Prop Challenge

[03:21] Word Of The Day


[03:43] Sound cue 1
[04:28] Sound cue 2





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September 28, 2023 2 mins
Are you new here? Welcome! I am so glad you tuned in. This is the introductory episode so you can learn a little about me and what to expect here at the Write As Rain podcast.

Don't miss an update on the 365 Day Writing Challenge or updates on my writing journey.

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