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How To Write a Book Podcast

231: Crafting Worlds and Stories with Mikaela Duffy [NANOWRIMO Day 28]

How To Write a Book Podcast
How To Write a Book Podcast


Guest: Mikaela Duffy

Episode Name: Crafting Worlds and Stories with Mikaela Duffy [NANOWRIMO Day 28]

Episode Number: 231


About the guest

Mikaela Duffy is an award-winning Brooklyn-based author and playwright. She is ecstatic to bring art into the world through as many mediums as she can. Through meticulous efforts, she has found a passion in writing the stories that need to be told, creating characters that need to be seen, and giving voice to what needs to be heard.


Listen to author Mikaela Duffy share her journey in crafting "The Mistport Guardians," a fantasy series born from a tabletop role-playing game. Mikaela discusses her organic writing process, the influence of choices made during gaming sessions, and the importance of serving the narrative in story decisions. She provides insights into her editing approach, emphasizing collaboration with beta readers and editor Melissa Rogers. Mikaela reflects on the collaborative nature of the creative process, drawing parallels to historical writer groups like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis. Throughout, the episode underscores the significance of a supportive community in the writing journey, urging aspiring authors to embrace collaboration, connect with fellow writers, and celebrate the collective effort in bringing stories to life.


Additional Resources

Website - www.blackheartedstudios.com

Patreon Link - https://bit.ly/h2bpatreon

Freebie link - https://bit.ly/h2bebook

Massiel Email - massiel@blackheartedstudios.com

Massiel's Coach.Me site - https://www.coach.me/massielwrites

Instagram - www.instagram.com/massielwrites

LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/massiel-valenzuela-castaneda/

Facebook - www.facebook.com/howtowriteabookpodcast


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Follow Mikaela

Mikaela Duffy's website - https://www.mikaeladuffy.com/

Mikaela Duffy's Instagram - www.instagram.com/mikaeladuffywrites


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