Kevin’s new picture book, Rocket Princess vs. Snaggletooth the Dragon, has just been released.

In this episode, Catherine and Kevin discuss the inspiration behind the creation of the book, the influence of creators like Robert Munch and Lemony Snicket, as well as the collaborative process involved in creating a picture book. To hear Kevin’s reading of his new book, subscribe to Write Along Radio and gain access!

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Learn more about Kevin’s new picture book, Rocket Princess vs. Snaggletooth the Dragon, here.

Lifestyle changes can be a very good thing, particuarly for freelance writers. While there are bumps in building a business with your writing, there are also many benefits. In this episode of Write Along Radio, Catherine and Kevin discuss the benefits (and drawbacks) of running their own author and freelance writer businesses.

They are joined by Liisa Vexler of The Family Freedom project. Lisa coaches her clients on how to create a freelance writing business where they can work from anywhere in the world.

Does getting paid to write from a cottage in Hungary (like Catherine did this summer) sound good to you?  If so, make sure you give this episode a listen!

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Liisa’s Website: The Family Freedom Project.

Liisa on Twitter: @liisavexler

Liisa’s guest post on Write Along Radio

Tips and Tools for freelance writers recommended by Catherine and Liisa:

  • Make sure you have back-up wifi access in case your primary internet access gets funky

Cloud Tools:

Writer Tools

Productivity Tools:

Accounting Tools:

We’ve added a 45 minuted video to the Write Along Radio bonuses in which Catherine interviews Kevin about the launch of his latest book, The Page Turners: Economy of Fear. To access the video and other bonuses, join the newsletter.

How to Write A Story?

How do you write a story? Start with the outline! In this week’s Write Along Writing Challenge episode, Catherine and Kevin discuss their new jobs, the concept of an “author brand”, what your “writing voice” is all about, as well as what they learned from this month’s writing challenge involving outlining their stories. If you’ve been wondering how to write a novel, this is a great starting point.

Plus, they issue a NEW writing challenge for listeners!

How To Write A Novel

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The article that includes Kevin’s semi-whiny advice about writing and money: 22 Writing Experts on Overcoming Their Greatest Writing Challenges (and How the Overcame Their Demons)

The Seventh Annual Bartleby Snopes Dialogue Only Contest