Videos

Oct. 14, 2021

Jason Trailer 1

Whilst it's possible you may not have heard of our latest guest, the incredible Jason Cockcroft, something tells me you've probably seen his work.......
www.failingwriterspodcast.com/25

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We welcome super talented (and all round super nice chap) writer and illustrator Jason Cockcroft on to the podcast to talk about his latest book, We Were Wolves. And, not to be outdone by Jason's fancy pen work, we try and draw a cow.


Jason's artwork - https://www.thelittleyellowbird.co.uk/
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Oct. 7, 2021

Halloween Competition

Fancy winning £100? Like scary movies? Then get your eyeballs around this
https://bit.ly/3ah1nVK

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Oct. 4, 2021

Competition Trailer 1

Win £100.
Win £100.
(Listen to this trailer, listen to the episode, write a story and then...)
Win £100.
www.failingwriterspodcast.com/24

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It's here and we want you to be part of it! Our £100 Halloween flash fiction contest is now open! Just listen to this episode to get your ears round the phrase you need to include in your entry... and get writing! Plus, we've got fantastic flash fictioner Tim Craig on to give us all a few top tips …

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Sept. 30, 2021

Rosie Trailer 2

This world has so much to offer if you just open your hearts, open your minds and, most importantly, open your ears
With Rosie Wilby
https://podfollow.com/the-failing-writers-podcast/
#WritingCommunity #podcast #LGBT

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Sept. 27, 2021

Rosie Trailer 1

Rosie Wilby, author of the fabulous "Breakup Monologues" knows all too well, the road to success can take some....strange turns!

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Sept. 24, 2021

Mystery Guest Trailer

We're terrible at keeping secrets, which is why OMJ Ryan must be the least mysterious Mystery guest in history. But why did he come back on the show, particularly after Dave's terrible review?

Maybe he'll finally get the chance to exact his Deadly Revenge!

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This week we've got a big announcement, a great interview with Rosie Wilby, author of The Breakup Monologues, and there's also a rather sizeable announcement. Oh, did I mention we're announcing something? That's in there too.

Find out more about our fabulous guest here
https://www.rosiewilby.com/…

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Sept. 21, 2021

Spoiler video

*Spoiler alert*
How many movies/shows can you guess from their spoilers?
*Spoiler alert*

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This week we yet again prove we couldn't arrange an over consumption of alcoholic beverages in a place that makes alcoholic beverages, and we do it in the company of a special mystery guest who's primed and ready to give us some honest feedback on some previous writing we've done. It's all very exc…

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Sept. 17, 2021

Gilly Ep Trailer 2

Not every guest gets their own theme tune. But then, not every guest is in the Richard and Judy book club!
SOUND ON for an instant classic!

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Sept. 13, 2021

Gilly Ep Trailer 1

How much planning goes into creating a Bestselling novel? And does that planning always go to plan? Find out from bestselling author, Gillian McAllister
Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3k4hs6I
Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3z7EZry

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Talking to best-selling Gillian McAllister!
Another great guest this week, in the form of Gillian McAllister. Sunday Times best-selling author, with the TV royalty seal of approval from Richard and Judy, she chats about her journey, her work and the philosophical musings of Taylor Swift.

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Sept. 6, 2021

Swearing song

If you're easily offended by *** language, DO NOT turn the *** sound on
www.failingwriterspodcast.com/20

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In this week's bl**dy episode, Jon reviews the mega-f***ing-successful screen-writing guide "Save the cat" - and then we have a motherf***ing chat about swearing. Listener discretion is f***ing well advised.

https://savethecat.com/

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/aug/20/bloody-loses-its…

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Well, despite somehow failing to record the first 30 minutes of the interview, we still manage to have a rather interesting chat with TV comedy scriptwriter Adrian Poynton about his work on shows like "White Van Man", and "Trollied". Not to mention his adventures in the world of American TV in Los …

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Aug. 25, 2021

Whingefest trailer

When entering a writing competition it's important to respect the judges decision. Even if they are idiots...
https://apple.co/3yf34MP

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Aug. 20, 2021

Episode 18 Whingefest 21

After entering a micro-fiction contest Tom, Jon and Dave rather maturely consider the judge's feedback, and deal with it in a level-headed and sensible fashion. Kind of. Apart from the stupid bits where the stupid judges stupidly got their stupid facts wrong. Welcome to Whingefest '21!

Music by D…

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Aug. 17, 2021

Live event trailer A

The Live event of the year! Now available to 'ear in your own 'ome!
https://www.failingwriterspodcast.com/17

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Aug. 12, 2021

Steve Kaplan trailer

Dave's review of Steve Kaplan's "The Hidden Tools of Comedy" is very.......short!

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Some people thought it couldn't be done... they were wrong. Some said no-one would be daft enough to turn up... they were wrong too!! And some people said we wouldn't be able to create the greatest story EVER with nothing more than our wits and a willing audience. They were mostly possibly right, b…

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Aug. 10, 2021

Chris Paling trailer

The very likeable, startlingly honest and extremely self-effacing Chris Paling joins us to talk about his wonderfully candid diary, charting several years in the life of a ‘failing’* writer.
* Everything’s comparative, right?
@LittleBrownUK
@PFDAgents
https://www.failingwriterspodcast.com/16

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interview
It's a half and half treat this week! Half book review ("The Hidden Tools of Comedy" by Steve Kaplan) and half interview - a lovely natter with novelist, and writer of "A Very Nice Rejection Letter", Chris Paling. In addition to this we obviously also briefly discuss Lion dressage.

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