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Write a Book that Doesn't Suck - Helicopter Parenting Your Characters
Apr 9, 2020 · 7 min
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Welcome to Write a Book that Doesn't Suck, the podcast where you'll learn to write, publish, and sell a book that readers will love! Ever seen those parents who hover? We call them “Helicopter Parents” and they rescue their children, give them the easy way out, and baby them. Why? Because they love them. We as authors do that with our characters, too. We give them the easy way out and remove the tension from the story. This is bad! In this week’s podcast, we will see how we are doing a disservice to our readers through our inability to push our characters to the limits, and taking away the challenges they need to become the true hero of our story!

 Host Jaimie Engle of the Write Engle has worked with tens of thousands of writers on craft and book branding for the past decade. Her award-winning books and critically acclaimed presentations are the basis for this podcast, and the book of the same name that inspired it all. 

 Each episode features a single, quick writing tip to help you improve your skills, sell more books, and climb the ladder to best-seller! Jaimie believes all writers have the same goal: getting great books into readers' hands, and her mission is to help YOU become an incredible author! 

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