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The Writer Files
Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at writerfiles.fm to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Mans War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazine), Emma Donoghue (Oscar Nominee for Room), Maria Konnikova (The Confidence Game), Andy Weir (The...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 92 ratings
The interviews are great, but due to the double-episode format, too much of each episode is taken up with introductory remarks and ads. The ratio of substance is just too low.
BooneLady via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/11/20
HELPFUL
This podcast has been the most helpful on my journey as an aspiring author. Keep it up.
CatzAttack via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 11/05/19
Love listening.
Enjoy the honesty and observations. Not your average cookie cutter writer's podcast.Read full review »
Glenn K1 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 10/09/19
Recent Episodes
In Part Two of this file the international bestselling hybrid author and crime novelist, Adam Croft, returned to chat with me from overseas about the processes, productivity hacks, and professionalism that have helped him become one of the most successful independently published authors in the...
Published 02/19/20
The international bestselling hybrid author and crime novelist, Adam Croft, spoke with me from overseas about the processes, productivity hacks, and professionalism that have helped him become one of the most successful independently published authors in the world, and why writers need to develop...
Published 02/13/20
New York Times bestselling author, Joseph Finder, took a timeout to talk with me about how to write prescient, cutting-edge suspense, his writing rituals, overcoming impostor syndrome, and how to come to terms with a business built on rejection. "My objective is not to present research...my...
Published 02/05/20
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