Author Not Present is a podcast in which Louise Hare, Christina Carè, and Peter J Coles critique anonymous submitted pieces.
In the sixth episode, Louise, Christina, and Peter discuss ‘The Entertainer’. Listen to find out what they liked and what they thought could be improved as they deal with structure all the way down to pedantic line-editing. They also discuss why getting an agent might be not quite what you expect.
We highly encourage you to read the story before listening to the episode so you can follow along.
You can download the first draft of the piece here: The Entertainer
If you’d like to submit your work to be workshopped, click here
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This podcast was produced and edited by Christina Carè and Peter J Coles