Jon’s Author Diary – 047 – August 26, 2018


Jon continued re-drafting The High Priestess, has chosen a narrator for the Blind Gambit audiobook, and has been promoting his story Clockwork Titan.
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Stop Booking Around! – 004 – The Protagonist

Stop Booking Around! is a weekly podcast where author Jon Cronshaw will help his friend Russ Evans through the process of finishing his first novel.

Russ has wanted to write this story for over a decade, but he’s lacked the focus and motivation to follow the project through.

In this episode, Jon and Russ discuss Russ’s main character and talk about some of the different techniques authors can use to get to grips with their protagonist.

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Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com.

You can find out more about Jon Cronshaw and his work by visiting joncronshaw.com or Jon’s author page.

Get your free copy of Addict of the Wasteland, the prequel to Jon’s Wasteland series, by visiting tinyurl.com/addictofthewasteland.

Like his Facebook page at facebook.com/joncronshawauthor</a

Follow him on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

If you want to help the show, please consider telling a friend or leaving a review wherever you found the show.

Subscribe now to receive a new episode every Tuesday, or if you want to download the episodes to a device without using a podcast app, visit stopbookingaround.libsyn.com

Stop Booking Around! – 003 – The Story Core and Elevator Pitch

Stop Booking Around! is a weekly podcast where author Jon Cronshaw will help his friend Russ Evans through the process of finishing his first novel.

Russ has wanted to write this story for over a decade, but he’s lacked the focus and motivation to follow the project through.

In this episode, Jon and Russ start to get to the core of Russ’s story. We discuss his story core and Russ shares his elevator pitch for the story.

Jon talks about the importance of understanding what your story is about before sitting down to write it.

The story core idea was outlined in Libby Hawker’s Take of Your Pants!

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Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com.

You can find out more about Jon Cronshaw and his work by visiting joncronshaw.com or Jon’s author page.

Get your free copy of Addict of the Wasteland, the prequel to Jon’s Wasteland series, by visiting tinyurl.com/addictofthewasteland.

Like his Facebook page at facebook.com/joncronshawauthor</a

Follow him on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

If you want to help the show, please consider telling a friend or leaving a review wherever you found the show.

If you want to download the episodes to a device without using a podcast app, visit stopbookingaround.libsyn.com

Stop Booking Around! – 002 – Motivation and Author Mindset

Stop Booking Around! is a weekly podcast where author Jon Cronshaw will help his friend Russ Evans through the process of finishing his first novel.

Russ has wanted to write this story for over a decade, but he’s lacked the focus and motivation to follow the project through.

In this episode Jon and Russ talk about The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield.

We discuss what is stopping Russ from reaching his full potential and give him the first set of tools he’ll need to complete his first novel

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Subscribe now to receive a new episode every Tuesday.

Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com.

You can find out more about Jon Cronshaw and his work by visiting joncronshaw.com or Jon’s author page.

Get your free copy of Addict of the Wasteland, the prequel to Jon’s Wasteland series, by visiting tinyurl.com/addictofthewasteland.

Like his Facebook page at facebook.com/joncronshawauthor</a

Follow him on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

If you want to help the show, please consider telling a friend or leaving a review wherever you found the show.
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Stop Booking Around! – 001 – Introduction

Stop Booking Around! is a weekly podcast where author Jon Cronshaw will help his friend Russ Evans through the process of finishing his first novel.

Russ has wanted to write this story for over a decade, but he’s lacked the focus and motivation to follow the project through.

In this episode Jon and Russ talk about the purpose of the podcast, and Jon gives Russ his first piece of homework: to read The War of Art by Stephen Pressfield.

Join us on our Facebook group HERE.

Subscribe now to receive a new episode every Tuesday.

Email your questions to Jon (at) joncronshaw (dot) com.

You can find out more about Jon Cronshaw and his work by visiting joncronshaw.com or Jon’s author page.

Get your free copy of Addict of the Wasteland, the prequel to Jon’s Wasteland series, by visiting tinyurl.com/addictofthewasteland.

Like his Facebook page at facebook.com/joncronshawauthor</a

Follow him on Twitter @jlcronshaw.

If you want to help the show, please consider telling a friend or leaving a review wherever you found the show.

I was a guest on the Self-Publishing Journeys podcast

I appeared on the January 16 episode Self-Publishing Journeys podcast to talk about the launch of my forthcoming novel Wizard of the Wasteland.

In the podcast I talked to Paul Teague about my launch strategy for the novel, my writing process and how I work as a severely visually impaired writer. I also spoke about my experience with the Ray Bradbury Challenge, and how inspiring it has been for my writing.

Read more at Self-Publishing Journeys.