Writing and publishing podcasts (updated)

There are so many excellent podcasts about writing and publishing out there, I wanted to post a list. Podcasts are another way to learn, to connect, to get inspired. If you know of one, let me know and I can add it to my list here!

88 Cups of Tea – We release weekly interviews with awesome storytellers ranging from novelists to screenwriters to TV producers. Topics cover how-to’s, writing advice, craft tips for writers, career nuggets, and the highs and lows of being a storyteller. We are a safe space for listeners to absorb information and learn in a way that’ll shake up their creative routine. Our community welcomes each storyteller and writer and aims to make them feel less alone. Hosted by Yin Chang.

Basic Pitches – Hosts Anna Mercier and Emily Thiede offer angst, tips, and laughter for your writing journey. You can follow their Twitter @2BasicPitches for updates.

Celebrity Book Club – Authors Claribel A. Ortega and Ryan La Sala dive into the wacky world of celebrity penned books, all from within a book club they have no business attending.

Hey YA – From great new books to favorite classic reads, from news to the latest in on-screen adaptations, Hey YA is here to elevate the exciting world of young adult lit. Hosted by Kelly Jensen with Book Riot.

The Manuscript Academy – The Manuscript Academy brings you conversations with agents, editors, and writers who can help you on your publishing journey.

Scared Lit-Less – The podcast for readers, writers, and other fans of the crime genre. Hosted by a psychological thriller author, Amy Suiter Clarke. The podcast features thoughts about writing and telling stories in this genre, recommendations for new books, documentaries, movies, podcasts, and other media, interviews with writers of crime, thrillers, mysteries, and suspense, and trivia games and other fun shenanigans.

Unlikeable Female Characters – The podcast featuring feminist thriller writers in conversation about woman who don’t give a damn if you like them. Hosted by authors Kristen Lepionka, Layne Fargo, and Wendy Heard and releases every other Wednesday.

Write or Die – Write or Die is a podcast that aims to share the real stories about what it takes to become an author – the gritty, infuriating, pull your hair out because it’s been years – stories of writers who didn’t give up despite it all, and are now living out their dream. It’s hosted by authors Claribel Ortega  & Kat Cho and releases every other Monday.

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