Episode 126 A conversation with Ellen Brock: professional novel editor and writing coach (Part 1 of 2)

September 30, 2018 00:38:46
Episode 126 A conversation with Ellen Brock: professional novel editor and writing coach (Part 1 of 2)
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Episode 126 A conversation with Ellen Brock: professional novel editor and writing coach (Part 1 of 2)
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This episode is a conversation with the novel editor and writing coach, Ellen Brock. You may know Ellen from her annual Novel Boot Camp event and her series of videos on YouTube. Ellen has a real heart for helping people who want to develop their skills in the craft of writing, and in this first half of our conversation, we talk about the biggest problems writers have with both structuring their work and refining narrative quality.

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