#2 — Steve Bivans on Fiction Writing and the Drafting Process
“In my view, writer’s block is mostly a myth. What’s really there is a fear of starting.”
— Steve Bivans
Steve Bivans (@stevebivans) is an author who has published books across many different genres, including Anno Draconis and The End of Fear Itself. His great books, boundless positivity and support for new authors in the Twitter writing community have earned Steve a great deal of well-earned respect among authors and creators.
In this episode, Steve and I talk about pretty much every stage of the fiction writing process, from research (Steve has a master’s degree in history) to drafting and self-editing. He offers some great tips on beating writer’s block, and offers a unique perspective on outlining versus pantsing. This episode is jam-packed with value for anyone thinking of writing a novel in 2019 and beyond.
Also, for today (10th May 2019) only, Steve is offering his book Anno Draconis for free on Amazon, so don’t miss out on this amazing offer.
“If it’s nonfiction and it sucks, then I’ll suffer through it. If it’s fiction, hell no. You get a page.”
— Steve Bivans
Selected Links from the Episode
- Connect with Steve Bivans: Twitter
- Anno Draconis by Steve Bivans
- The End of Fear Itself by Steve Bivans
- Success on Twitter for Writers: Why Numbers Matter and How to Get Them
- On Writing by Stephen King
Posted on: 10th May, 2019
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