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What does it take to be a good writer? Creativity, self-discipline, and typing skills are useful, but what other skills are required?

Join Amy as she hosts an episode of the Rogue Writers Podcast where we explore the issue of Writing Skills with Richard, Gerry, Nick, and Tessa.

Here are some highlights of Rogue Writers Podcast Episode 9: 

- Remember the hardest writing assignment you've ever had? We do, and we're talking about them as part of our intros. 

- How well do you do at the airport? Listen to some of our pet peeves while traveling. 

- Richard discusses Dorothy Parker and her Algonquin Round Table that attracted visitors from around the world. 

- Gerry describes how her observational skills provide constant inspiration and make her a better writer. 

- Tessa talks about the grind of writing and how some have more of a propensity for writing than others. 

- Don't miss quotes in the end from authors ranging from Yamamoto Tsunetomo to Malcolm Gladwell


Thanks for joining us for another Rogue Writers Podcast! All efforts to share and support the podcast are greatly appreciated. 


Catch us next week for episode 10 where we read our Flash Fiction Stories on the podcast. 



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Do you get more inspiration from the park or the beach, movies or books? Join Gerry, Tessa, Jonathan, Amy, and Nick for a podcast where we discuss the many things that inspire us. 

On this fast-paced episode of the Rogue Writers Podcast, don't miss...


- Everyone discusses the movie or movie scene that inspires them the most.

- We briefly discuss movies we feel are overrated - Which pod team member isn't a fan of Gladiator? What about Mad Max

- Nick does the Author Profile, talking about the samurai Miyamoto Musashi, and what led to his book, The Book of Five Rings. 

- Gerry and Amy discuss various things that inspire them - Jonathan talks about how reading is his main source of inspiration. 

- Tessa and Gerry break down dog etiquette, and how their dogs can sense what's going on.  

- Don't miss Powerful Quotes from some of each participant's favorite authors in the end. 


Thanks for listening to the Rogue Writer's Podcast - All efforts to support and share the podcast are greatly appreciated. 

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What's your ideal writing environment? Do you need complete silence, or do you prefer to follow along with a podcast? Are their beverages, snacks, or accessories that take your motivation to the next level? 

Learn about the writing rituals of Gerry, Richard, Tessa, Amy, and Nick as they discuss their preferred circumstances in which to do their writing. 

Also on this Episode of the Rogue Writers Podcast...

  • Each participant shares a time when they gave or received a gift and the impact of it. 
  • Find out which participant prefers complete silence when doing their writing
  • Tessa does the Author Profile, discussing the literary legend, F. Scott Fitzgerald. 
  • Guess what types of restaurants each podcaster would open. 
  • See Nick's top 5 podcasts he listens to at home and top 5 hip hop songs that keep him motivated at work.
  • Other discussed topics include beaches, writing in libraries, popular cafes around San Diego, and more. 
  • Stay tuned for powerful quotes by each member of the podcast including a poetry reading by Richard. 

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Which films do you think have the best writing? Can you think of any books where the movie version was actually better? What makes an excellent screenplay? 

Join Amy, Tessa, Richard, Gerry, and Nick in an episode that explores those questions and more. 

  • Check out Amy's debut as host of the Rogue Writers Podcast
  • Congrats to Gerry for participating in her first episode
  • Hear about the movies that each member appreciates most for their clever writing
  • Find out which book Gerry said was equally good as the movie version
  • Listen to Richard discuss the greatness of Superman and Tessa break down why Shakespeare in Love is a classic
  • Learn about the books we all ended up finishing, yet ended up not liking them
  • Listen to Amy's Author Profile of Brene Brown, an accomplished self-help author and TED Talk Speaker 
  • Stay tuned for a reading of powerful quotes that's one of the best yet

Credit for the intro and outro music goes to Dirty Rose Productions, to Amberlee for designing the logo, and to Jonathan for web design. 

All support and sharing of the Rogue Writers Podcast is greatly appreciated. 


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Do you put emotions into what you do? What emotions motivate you and which cause you to shut down? How does writing affect you emotionally?

  • Join Jonathan, Tessa, Amy, Richard, and Nick as they explore the complex relationship between emotions and writing
  • Before getting to the main topic, check out the intro discussion where the Rogue Writers briefly talk about where they each grew up
  • In the free discussion phase, everyone talks about whether they're biased towards those with tattoos or not, like one of Nick's relatives said they were. 
  • In our Author Profile segment, hear Jonathan discuss the highly-accomplished sci-fi author, Phillip K. Dick as he breaks down his works and challenges.
  • Hang out until the end to hear powerful quotes from each participant - The authors span from Sylvia Plathe to Marcus Aurelius.  

Come back next Monday for episode 6 of the Rogue Writers Podcast which will be guest hosted by Amy Hill. 

All sharing, support, and efforts to spread the word about the Rogue Writers Podcast are greatly appreciated. 





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Find out the origin stories of Jonathan, Richard, Amy, Tessa, and Nick as writers and learn more about the writing process from their perspective. 

Don't miss the powerful quotes in the end and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel and follow us on Facebook!


Credit for Musical Intro: Dirty Rose Productions

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While no one is a perfect writer, Nick, Richard, Amy, Tessa, and Jonathan have been writing for years, and each offers a uniquely personal perspective on the experiences that have led them to improve. 

Which two people bring up studying multiple disciplines as a way to improve your writing?

Which member of the podcast owns a pitbull? 

Find out all that and more in the 4th episode of the Rogue Writers Podcast. 


Check out the Author's Profile segment, this time from Nick as he talks about Eckhard Toole's journey from the brink of suicide, to writing The Power of Now, which went on to sell 3 million copies and change numerous lives. 


Stick around to the end when all of us read quotes that have inspired us recently - Richard starts it off with a poetry reading like only he could do, and other authors discussed range from Stephen King to Pythagoras. 


In just one week, the Rogue Writers Podcast will be back with another episode. Feel free to support us by sending feedback, sharing the podcast, or telling a friend who loves writing about us. Thanks for listening!


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Ever wanted to take your writing from hobby to career, or at least use it to generate a supplementary source of income? 

Join five people who've done just that as they discuss the experiences that led them to become professional writers. Learn about freelance work, blogging experiences, ways to spice up your resume, and more tips that will give you a competitive edge. 


Listen for the debut of the Author Profile segment - in this episode, Richard breaks down the situation that led Kurt Vonnegut to write The Slaughterhouse Five. 


Also, stay tuned to the end to hear powerful quotes chosen and read by Amy, Richard, Jonathan, Tessa, and Nick. Featured authors range from Julius Ceaser and Marcus Aurelius to Stephen King and Truman Capote. 

We appreciate your support at the Rogue Writers Podcast. Feel free to subscribe to it on YouTube, follow us on social media platforms, and share the episodes with any friends who love writing.

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Check out Rogue Writers Podcast episode 2 to find out what Amy, Richard, Tessa, Jonathan, and Nick have been up to, and how they deal with writer's block in their own projects. 

Also, as part of the intros, learn what two things we each feel sets us apart from our peers.


Find the Rogue Writer Podcast page and Rogue Writers YouTube Channel for additional episodes. Look for new episodes every two weeks.


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Ever wonder how people like Adam Carolla and Joe Rogan are able to grow their podcast to the point where it's able to meet their marketing goals, make money, and get results? 

In episode 30, join Nick, Tessa, Riocard, and Jonathan as we talk about various strategies that can take your podcast to the next level.  

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