Big Stones First

Literary Midwives

Podcast

 

About the Podcast

The Big Stones First podcast from Literary Midwives equips aspiring authors to build a book starting with a foundation of strong writing before moving on to the building blocks of plot, character, and story world and the detail work of literary device.

Foundations, the first season of the Big Stones First and its accompanying course levels help authors create a strong writing foundation for their books. Literary Midwives will release the content for the Foundations class as a free podcast every two weeks for six months starting on February 1, 2019. 

Topics range from writing strong sentences to using dialogue to conquering  the emotional problems of writing and more. Anyone can listen, but only twelve people can enroll in the full class, which gives them access to  two question and answer episodes, Powerpoint slides for every episode, a course workbook, feedback for workbook exercises, two small group, live video conferences per month for six  months, and one hour of personal consultation. 

Course Participation
Levels and Pricing

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Audit
$5

All 13 episodes of Foundations, Season One of the Big Stones First podcast.

Participation in the 2 question and answer sessions during Season One.

Lecture Notes
$25

All 13 episodes of Foundations, Season One of the Big Stones First podcast.

Participation in the 2 question and answer sessions during Season One.

Downloadable PowerPoint slides for all 13 Season One Foundations episodes.

Buying Books
$50

All 13 episodes of Foundations, Season One of the Big Stones First podcast. 

Participation in the 2 question and answer sessions during Season One.

Downloadable PowerPoint slides for all 13 season one Foundations episodes.  

Downloadable Foundations workbook filled with writing exercises, prompts, and tips. 

Full-Time Student
$100

All 13 episodes of Foundations, season one of the Big Stones First podcast.

Participation in the 2 question and answer sessions during Season One.

Downloadable PowerPoint slides for all 13 season one Foundations episodes.  

Downloadable Foundations workbook filled with writing exercises, prompts, and tips.

1 hour of personal consultation with Anne tailored to your individual needs. 

Declared Major*
$150

All 13 episodes of Foundations, season one of the Big Stones First podcast.

Participation in the 2 question and answer sessions during Season One.

Downloadable PowerPoint slides for all 13 season one Foundations episodes.  

Downloadable Foundations workbook filled with writing exercises, prompts, and tips.

1 hour of personal consultation with Anne tailored to your individual needs.

2 live video conference classes per month with Anne and 2 other group members.

Individual feedback on Foundations workbook writing exercises.

*The number of declared majors will be capped at 12 participants, so sign up soon!

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Meet The Hosts

Jolene Philo

Jolene Philo

Anne Fleck

Anne Fleck

Jolene Philo & Anne Philo Fleck are the Literary Midwives. Jolene has authored several books for caregivers & parents of children with special needs. Anne edits author manuscripts & mentors writers through Literary Midwives book coaching services. She is the creator of the Big Stones First concept.

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