S37 Bonus – Write What You Know

No piece of advice is shared more often than this: write what you know. We hear it constantly, often as encouragement to help us write better. It’s definitely something to listen to if you’re writing non-fiction. However, if you’re writing anything in fiction, be it contemporary or fantasy, writing what you know is incredibly limiting. It places you in a box instead of allowing you creativity.

In this episode, we dive into this piece of advice and why it is so often incorrect.

First aired November 26, 2022.

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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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