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Start With This
The creators of Welcome to Night Vale Jeffrey Cranor and Joseph Fink believe the only bad writing is not writing. Start With This is a podcast gone creativity playground designed to put your ideas in motion. Each episode centers around a writing topic. Then they give listeners two short assignments: something to consume and something to create. Make something—anything. Then make something else.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 229 ratings
Fantastic commute podcast! It's a concentrated advice-chat that not only leaves me thinking about the topic of the episode, but about how I can apply that to my creative projects. I love that the writing experience talks about everything from novels to short stories to live-shows to theatre...Read full review »
MBerry15 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/08/19
Thanks guys
Have really enjoyed listening and its helped me think more at how to craft my own future podcast and write for an audience
Judarius via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 09/10/19
This is getting me writing!
What a brilliant podcast! I’m finding inspiration, practical tips, and prompts. This is simple, friendly writing advice. Enormously helpful. Fun! Thanks!
K80fab via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 08/24/19
Recent Episodes
Working quickly means you can create faster than your doubt. In this episode, we talk about how using speed as a writing technique can be freeing and helpful. From setting timers to making word counts, writing without pausing allows you to simply get your ideas out now for you to shape...
Published 10/18/19
Stereo is a powerful, audio-specific tool that can fill out a sound in the same way that we experience sound in the world. We talk about how using stereo wisely can invite your listener’s imagination to get involved by differentiating speaking voices, putting them in a specific setting, and by...
Published 10/04/19
There will always be something to improve about your writing, but you can’t revise forever. We talk about developing processes so you know what to improve, how to improve it, and when to finish punching up your piece.  Consume: Read “The Lifespan of a Fact” by Jim Fingal and John...
Published 09/20/19
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