The Rebel Author Podcast

086 How to Write About Identity and Voice with Joya Goffney

May 19, 2021

Episode Show Notes

In this episode we cover: 

  • How to create character voices
  • Behavioural consistency vs character arcs
  • Creating better dialogue 
  • How to create and use character detail
  • How to write about identity authentically

This week’s question is: We’re almost halfway through the year, are you where you want to be?

Recommendation of the week is:  The Self-Publishing Blueprint: A complete guide to help you self-publish your book by Daniel Willcocks



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13 Storey Treehouse Books by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton



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The Rebel Author Diaries Anthology Submissions are now open.

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Boni Podcast on sentence level prose:

Link to the podcast

Link to the blog (where we link to the podcast :0) 

Interview on Jenna’s show all about how to podcast as an author.

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Instagram: @joya.goffney


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