S3E1 – Writing Outside Your Expertise

Every writer has heard the adage “write what you know” at least a dozen times. What does it even mean? As writers, especially of fiction, we constantly write what we don’t know. This month, we explore how to navigate the balance between imagination and reality.

The first episode focuses on the broader spectrum of writing outside what you know. From research to simple creativity, Ley Esses and Leigh Hull explore ways to make it seem like you know what you’re writing about.

First aired October 3, 2019.

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I'm an editor and cover designer for AspenHouse Publishing. I am also a host for AspenHouse's poscast, Writing Roots.

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