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Ep. 744 – “How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies” with Amy Wallen (@amylizwrites)

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    Ep. 744 – “How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies” with Amy Wallen (@amylizwrites) #HeliumRadio

“Even with business stuff, we have to listen to our gut just as much as we do when we’re writing.” – Amy WallenToday’s featured bestselling author is a novelist, memoirist, teacher, editor, and pie baker, Amy Wallen. Amy and I had a dessert-filled chat about her book, “How to Write a Novel in 20 Pies: Sweet & Savory Secrets for Surviving the Writing Life”, the unexpected inspiration behind her first novel, the necessity of following your intuition, and more!!! Key Things You’ll Learn:Amy’s love for pie baking and its connection to her writingAmy’s experience of searching for the right literary agent and the importance of researching to find the right fitWhat she learned from not following her intuition when it came to writing a sequel to her first bookThe importance of perseverance and supporting others in the writing industry Amy’s Site: https://www.amywallen.com/Amy’s Books: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=Amy+Wallen&i=stripbooks&crid=1AR1HJLNOPLO7&sprefix=amy+wallen+%2Cstripbooks%2C98&ref=nb_sb_noss The opening track is titled “Money Trees” by the magnanimous chill-hop master, Marcus D (@marcusd). Be sure to visit his site and support his craft. https://marcusd.net/Please support today’s podcast to keep this content coming! CashApp: $DomBrightmonDonate on PayPal: @DBrightmonBuy Me a Coffee: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/dombrightmonGet Going North T-Shirts, Stickers, and More: https://www.teepublic.com/stores/dom-brightmon You Might Also Like… Ep. 575 – “Brownies for Breakfast” with Lynne Bowman (@LynnePBowman): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-575-brownies-for-breakfast-with-lynne-bowman-lynnepbowman/ 216 – “The Write Way” with Amy Collins (@askamycollins): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/216-the-write-way-with-amy-collins-askamycollins/ Ep. 670 – “The Bestselling Book Formula” with Honorée Corder (@Honoree): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-670-the-bestselling-book-formula-with-honoree-corder-honoree/ Ep. 733 – “Unveiling the Secrets of Bestselling Authorship” with Andrew Kap (@AndrewKapDotCom): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-733-unveiling-the-secrets-of-bestselling-authorship-with-andrew-kap-andrewkapdotcom/ Ep. 712 – “When Your Heart Says to Leave a Legacy” with Bridget Cook-Burch (@inspiritwriter): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-712-when-your-heart-says-to-leave-a-legacy-with-bridget-cook-burch-inspiritwriter/ Ep. 561 – “Why Retire When I Can Inspire” with Donna Maltz (@Soil2Soulutions): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-561-why-retire-when-i-can-inspire-with-donna-maltz-soil2soulutions/ Ep. 694 – “Every Body Holds a Story” with Marsha Vanwynsberghe (@Marsha_vanw): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-694-every-body-holds-a-story-with-marsha-vanwynsberghe-marsha_vanw/ Ep. 602 – “How to Unlock Your Creative Potential” with Robin Landa (@rlanda): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-602-how-to-unlock-your-creative-potential-with-robin-landa-rlanda/ Ep. 660 – “You Published A Book…Now What?” With Carolyn Choate: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-660-you-published-a-booknow-what-with-carolyn-choate/ Ep. 668 – “The Art & Business of Bringing Other People’s Stories to Life” with Amelia Forczak: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-668-the-art-business-of-bringing-other-peoples-stories-to-life-with-amelia-forczak/ Ep. 627 – “From Reluctant Writer to Award-Winning Author” with Jennifer Elizabeth Moore: https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-627-from-reluctant-writer-to-award-winning-author-with-jennifer-elizabeth-moore/ Ep. 579 – “The Power to Speak Naked” with Tyler Foley (@DropTheMicSTF): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-579-the-power-to-speak-naked-with-tyler-foley-dropthemicstf/ Ep. 472 – “From Academia to Entrepreneurship” with Dr. Emily Crookston (@EMCrookston): https://www.goingnorthpodcast.com/ep-472-from-academia-to-entrepreneurship-with-dr-emily-crookston-emcrookston/

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