Writerly Habits


Cheryl Klein shares her perspective on the habits of professional writers in a frank and illuminating conversation.

You can now pre-order Cheryl’s new book, The Magic Words: Writing Great Books for Children and Young Adults

Mentioned in the episode:

Mac Freedom
Waste No Time
Francisco Stork
Daniel José Older
Written Kitten
Laini Taylor



Direct Download Link for the episode

More about this show, for new listeners: This is a creative writing podcast and a screenwriting podcast. In The Narrative Breakdown, Cheryl Klein, James Monohan, and other guest co-hosts discuss storytelling tips and techniques of interest to any writer, student, or fan of quality creative writing, screenwriting, playwriting, fan fiction, English literature, etc. Each episode, Cheryl and James draw upon their respective experiences in publishing and filmmaking to analyze popular novels, movies, plays, television shows, short stories, and song lyrics. Featuring various co-hosts and writers, as well as material from Cheryl Klein’s book ‘Second Sight’ and James’ iPhone app ‘The Storyometer.’


3 Responses to “Writerly Habits”

  1. Teresa Robeson March 9, 2016 at 2:19 pm #

    Perhaps a bit of a non sequitur, but I just realized that in addition to adoring Ms. Klein for her brilliance and sense of humor (her Second Sight book is amazing), I really love her voice…it’s so soothing and kind!

  2. Josh W March 17, 2016 at 3:06 pm #

    Thanks so much for the Written Kitten shout out! I hope you enjoy the website! I sure do enjoy working on it!


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