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Keeping a Notebook

Nina LaCour

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Keeping a Notebook
Keeping a Notebook

Keeping a Notebook

Nina LaCour

31
Followers
54
Plays
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About Us

A podcast on writing that explores the craft of fiction, answers listeners' questions, and provides strategies for a fulfilling writing practice and creative life, hosted by award-winning novelist Nina LaCour.

Latest Episodes

Announcement

Nina explains why she's taking the summer off.

2 MINJUL 3
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Announcement

Experimentation

A call for experimentation in our work, including what Nina is currently trying and tips and goals from listeners.

16 MINJUN 17
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Experimentation

Self-Doubt

Nina LaCour invites fellow novelist Elana K. Arnold to help answer a question from a listener about self-doubt.

14 MINJUN 3
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Self-Doubt

Pressure

12 MINMAY 20
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Pressure

Ten Years, Five Books, Three Things I've Learned

On the day before the ten-year anniversary edition of Nina's first novel comes out, she tells listeners about the highs and lows and most enduring lessons she's learned from a decade as a published novelist.

12 MINFEB 25
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Ten Years, Five Books, Three Things I've Learned

The Possibility of Invention

Nina answers a listener's question on writing a novel based on real events and explores ideas of truth and expansiveness in fiction.

12 MIN2018 DEC 10
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The Possibility of Invention

When You Act on a Dream: Part Two

In Episode 5, Nina turns to three people who inspire her for the stories of how they started their own endeavors. In Part Two, we hear from a journalist/novelist/podcaster about her ten year journey to publishing her first novel and the podcast that helped her find her way.

18 MIN2018 DEC 3
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When You Act on a Dream: Part Two

When You Act on a Dream: Part One

In Episode 5, Nina turns to three people who inspire her for the stories of how they started their own endeavors. In Part One, we hear from a shop owner and a bread baker.

23 MIN2018 DEC 3
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When You Act on a Dream: Part One

How We See & What We Write

We all have our own ways of seeing and understanding the world. This episode dives deep into the ways our perspectives shift as we grow up, and how embracing our unique ways of seeing can lead to our most authentic writing.

14 MIN2018 NOV 19
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How We See & What We Write

For When You Feel Stuck In Your Writing

We all have trouble getting started sometimes. This episode is for when you're stuck in a major way with your writing, or when you simply need a way back into your story. It's full of questions and strategies to help you start writing.

12 MIN2018 NOV 12
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For When You Feel Stuck In Your Writing

Latest Episodes

Announcement

Nina explains why she's taking the summer off.

2 MINJUL 3
Comments
Announcement

Experimentation

A call for experimentation in our work, including what Nina is currently trying and tips and goals from listeners.

16 MINJUN 17
Comments
Experimentation

Self-Doubt

Nina LaCour invites fellow novelist Elana K. Arnold to help answer a question from a listener about self-doubt.

14 MINJUN 3
Comments
Self-Doubt

Pressure

12 MINMAY 20
Comments
Pressure

Ten Years, Five Books, Three Things I've Learned

On the day before the ten-year anniversary edition of Nina's first novel comes out, she tells listeners about the highs and lows and most enduring lessons she's learned from a decade as a published novelist.

12 MINFEB 25
Comments
Ten Years, Five Books, Three Things I've Learned

The Possibility of Invention

Nina answers a listener's question on writing a novel based on real events and explores ideas of truth and expansiveness in fiction.

12 MIN2018 DEC 10
Comments
The Possibility of Invention

When You Act on a Dream: Part Two

In Episode 5, Nina turns to three people who inspire her for the stories of how they started their own endeavors. In Part Two, we hear from a journalist/novelist/podcaster about her ten year journey to publishing her first novel and the podcast that helped her find her way.

18 MIN2018 DEC 3
Comments
When You Act on a Dream: Part Two

When You Act on a Dream: Part One

In Episode 5, Nina turns to three people who inspire her for the stories of how they started their own endeavors. In Part One, we hear from a shop owner and a bread baker.

23 MIN2018 DEC 3
Comments
When You Act on a Dream: Part One

How We See & What We Write

We all have our own ways of seeing and understanding the world. This episode dives deep into the ways our perspectives shift as we grow up, and how embracing our unique ways of seeing can lead to our most authentic writing.

14 MIN2018 NOV 19
Comments
How We See & What We Write

For When You Feel Stuck In Your Writing

We all have trouble getting started sometimes. This episode is for when you're stuck in a major way with your writing, or when you simply need a way back into your story. It's full of questions and strategies to help you start writing.

12 MIN2018 NOV 12
Comments
For When You Feel Stuck In Your Writing