Beyond the Pen
Summary: What is Beyond the Pen? In short, we uncover the story behind an author's book. To be more specific, imagine diving into the depths of a book, exploring its themes, and unraveling the messages woven into its pages. We are a literary podcast that takes you on a journey through the minds of some of our time's most intriguing undiscovered authors. Each week, we invite a new guest to join us for a one-on-one interview, delving into the story behind their book. We don't just scratch the Beyond the Pen is more than just a podcast - it's a literary adventure that will leave you inspired, enlightened, and eager for more.Our Purpose We aim to delve deep into storytelling and explore what makes a great story. We take a unique approach by examining five essential elements that every author must consider: Plot, Setting, Characters, POV, and Conflict Styles. Our goal is to empower aspiring storytellers to take their craft to the next level by sharing successful authors' insights, flaws, and revelations as they journey through the literary world. We believe everyone has a story to tell, and we encourage our listeners to find their unique voices and perspective. In addition to exploring the storytelling process, so aim to educate our audience about the publishing industry. We provide practical tools and resources to help aspiring authors navigate the often-challenging world of publishing and give them the knowledge they need to achieve long-term success.What Sets Us Apart From the Rest? Firstly, we delve deeper into the literary elements of each book, exploring not only the plot but also the architecture of the world, the complexities/simplicity of the characters, the narrative point of view, and the conflict model. By reading the first three to five chapters of each book, we can provide a more comprehensive analysis of what makes each story unique. Secondly, we don't just talk about the book. We also take the time to get to know the author personally. We inquire about their inspirations, unknown facts about them, their writing kryptonite, favorite quotes, and what's next for them. Lastly, we educate our audience on the publishing world. We discuss the various specialties within the industry, types of publications and marketing strategies, ways to better one's craft, distribution of books, and finding long-term success as an author.In the Future At Beyond the Pen, we aim to be the go-to platform for publishing companies, big and small, to showcase their most promising new authors. Finally, we aim to become a household name in the literary world, like Fresh Air or What Should I Read Next, and be the destination where listeners can discover the next literary icons of their favorite genres. With Beyond the Pen, the future of literature is just a conversation away. So, join us as we explore the art of storytelling, inspire new ideas, and empower the next generation of great storytellers.
A Candid Conversation about Mastering Adulting as a Bookworm while Exploring Coming-of-Age books like 'Sh*t I Wish I Knew in High School'
Beyond the Pen: Unveiling the Realities of High School Through Powerful Storytelling
How a Non-Binary Author Used the After Effects of Bullying & Small Town Social Norms to Create a Compelling Character
Are Young Adult Novels Still Relevant in Today's Publishing World?
Rebels of the Literary World: Exploring the Futurist Realm with author Lee Schneider"
Exploring the Evolution of Science Fiction: From Frankenstein to Underground Civilizations with Chelsea and Maccabee
Unveiling History's Untold Voices and the Power of Diverse Perspectives with Author Deirdre Sinnott
Bridging the Gap: Modern Thinking and Historical Accuracy in Fiction with Maccabee and Chelsea
Cozy with an Edge: Unveiling the Charm and Intrigue of 'Murder at Barclay Meadow with author Wendy Sand Eckel
Are Subgenres in the Book Industry Getting Out of Hand with Maccabee and Chelsea
An Old Woman Walks into a Bar: Exploring Ageism, Hero Worshiping, and the Wisdom of Elders with Deborah Shouse
Laughing in the Face of Adversity: A Humorous and Heartfelt Approach to Dealing with Serious Illnesses
Unveiling the Secrets to Bookstore Success and How to Get Your Books on Their Shelves
Beyond Words: How Technology Reshapes Publishing and the Fight for Bookstore Diversity
The Most Effective Ways to Overcome Writing Obstacles According to César Millán