Episode 15: Write Well: How One Author Succeeds in Writing Across Genres

with Anne Wainscott-Sargent

Most authors are comfortable writing in one specific genre. But others are willing to tackle the call of writing in multiple genres. They have a skill and a passion for words and story that allows them to write well no matter what shelf of the bookstore their book may be found on. Our guest—author, blogger, and communications expert, Anne Wainscott-Sargent—opens the door into the world of a professional writer by writing across genres in expert fashion. With three books under her belt, all in different genres, Anne provides a refreshing look at the craft of writing, and some of her secrets to success.

In this episode, you’ll discover the secrets to how to write well when you switch genres and:

  • What the day-to-day of a professional writer is like
  • How to use your passions and interests in the creative expression of writing
  • The down side of writing in multiple genres
  • Whether using a pseudonym is necessary when writing across genres
  • Why doing research is crucial to the credibility of your story and you as an author
  • Tips to effectively interview sources for research for your book
  • Guidelines to market your books on social media, no matter what the genre


  • Maintaining a positive attitude no matter the situation

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