SPA Girls Podcast – EP396 – The Secrets of Story with Matt Bird

If you’ve been working on amping up your characters and writing a more compelling novel, this is the episode for you. We talk to Matt Bird – the Amazon bestselling author of The Secrets of Story: Innovative Tools for Perfecting Your Fiction and Captivating Readers and The Secrets of Character: Writing a Hero Anyone Will Love – about characters and other secrets involved in writing an awesome story your readers will love. 

Matt talks to us about what readers expect from characters and how to ensure they connect and fall in love with your characters early in your novel. He also gives practical examples of techniques that will engage your readers by helping you create flawed, vulnerable and compelling characters. 

We loved having Matt in the SPA and we know you’ll enjoy this episode too! 

Find Matt at the Cockeyed Caravan blog –

Also on Youtube at:

Find Matt’s Book on Amazon here:

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Author: SPA Girls

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