Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 84: Special Guest Author - Laura Munson; New York Best Selling Author, Teacher, Speaker, & Founder of Haven Writing Programs

April 13, 2020

 

Episode 84: Special Guest Author - Laura Munson; New York Best Selling Author, Teacher, Speaker, & Founder of Haven Writing Programs

 

In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 60 min.)

  • :33 - Introduction to Laura Munson
  • 2:15 - Laura shares her writing journey & Haven Writing Programs
  • 4:55 -  Laura dives deeper into the programs through Haven Writing & what inspired it
  • 8:40- Vikki shares some of her struggles with community & finding community 
  • 11:12 - Laura discusses how community fits with her novel Willa’s Grove
  • 15:00 - Laura & Vikki talk about the next stage for her writing 
  • 16:13 - Laura talks about her expertise & finding an audience 
  • 19:04 - Laura talks about rejection & writing the book over the business of writing
  • 21:29 - Laura shares her titles & writing process 
  • 25:33 - Laura talks through scheduling writing time as a flexible writer & what questions to ask as a writer before developing a writing routine
  • 32:48 - Laura & Vikki talk about online courses & investing in ourselves
  • 35:20 - Laura shares the inspiration for her books & retreats 
  • 40:18 - Laura gives more advice for authors just starting out
  • 45:50 - Laura reads from Willa’s Grove

Connect with Laura Munson: 

Laura’s website: https://lauramunson.com

 

Resources Mentioned:

Natalie Goldberg’s website: https://nataliegoldberg.com

Girl Friday Productions: https://www.girlfridayproductions.com

 

Podcast Music Credits:

Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)

Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

 

 

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