Once Upon a Childhood: Pirate Gold

I’m a sucker for short, funny stories, so when Hyphenbird shared Once Upon a Childhood: Pirate’s Gold with me, I knew we had to make a podcast of it!  Though she created her own fantastic recording, some technical glitches have prevented me from using it for the time being, so this week’s Fascinating Fiction podcast…

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Tips on Creating Engaging Writing

Would you like to be an interesting, engaging writer? Tune into this episode of the Online Writing Insider for some helpful tips on creating interesting writing shared by HubPages’ resident PR and writing expert Pia Chatterjee. This podcast is based on an earlier installment of Pia’s On Writing Well series- check it out if you’re…

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The Family Secrets – Chapter 8

Most of our Fascinating Fiction podcasts are just short stories, but from time to time, it’s hard to leave out snippets of longer series.  That is definitely the case with today’s podcast, The Family Secrets – Chapter 8, which is one chapter of a 40-part series by Joseph Owens (Dobson on HubPages). If you like this…

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Resources for Online Writers

The key to successful development as an online writer involves knowing how to look for answers when you’re stuck. In this episode of the Online Writing Insider (Resources for Online Writers), Robin Edmondson and Yours, Truly discuss the importance of asking lots of questions when writing online, and also share some excellent online writing resources…

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Enemy Hearts

Rarely do I read things online that prompt me to make audible reactions, when something I’m reading does cause me to make noise, said noise is typically laughter. Enemy Hearts by Taressa Klays is one of the very unusual Hubs out our site that has made me actually yell out in alarm- in a good…

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Overcoming Writer’s Apprehension

Are you new to HubPages, or online writing in general? Are you having trouble publishing your first couple of articles? In this episode of the Online Writing Insider (Writer’s Apprehension), Michelle Padro and Yours Truly discuss the mysterious effects of Writer’s Apprehension- that troublesome nervousness about sharing one’s writing in the public sphere. In addition…

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The Citizen’s Financial Responsibility Act

I particularly enjoyed reading this week’s Fascinating Fiction story, The Citizen’s Financial Responsibility Act.  First published as The Citizen’s Financial Responsibility Act by Theo20185 on HubPages, this story has a bit of a Matrix feel to it, plus offers interesting commentary on debt and coporate greed. I hope you enjoy listening to it! If there…

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The Importance of Quality Writing

In this episode of the Online Writing Insider (The Importance of Quality Writing), Pia Chatterjee and I discuss various strategies writers can employ to boost the quality of our online articles. Why is quality control important? The internet has been a boon for writers in the sense that fewer people have to work through middlemen (such as…

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