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Pencils&Lipstick podcast

Sep 5, 2022

Marlowe is a beta reader, developmental editor, and copy editor rolled into one smart, fiction-savvy bot. Created by Matthew Jockers, Ph.D., co-author of The Bestseller Code, Marlowe has just been updated with the latest developments in A.I. technology. Her 32-page full-color reports are available in less than 15...


Apr 25, 2022

How can I find another word for happy? What kind of conflict would a childhood of excess create? How can I describe a rural setting with real language?

Becca Puglisi and Angela Ackerman have the solution for you! Their Writers Helping Writers Descriptive Thesaurus Guides are best-selling writing guides that have helped...


Dec 27, 2021

As an author you should be using apps like StoryOriginApp to share your book with reviewers, beta readers, newsletter swaps, finding other writers to collaborate with and more! Evan Gow, founder of StoryOriginApp, gives us the ins and outs of what StoryOrigin has to offer authors and how to best use it. And of course,...


Dec 20, 2021

This week I have my good friend Stacy Juba back on the show. Stacy is a prolific writer with several books out, but she's also an accomplished editor and writer's course creator! With the new year coming up, we focus on her latest course the Time Management Blueprint for Authors. It's such a great course to help us...


Sep 6, 2021

Decades in the writing and publishing industry makes Karen an expert on so many things. And amazingly enough, she says everything comes back down to story. Karen ghost writes stories, coaches authors to get their story written and works at the hybrid publisher James Morgan, so basically her life is all about...