On our upcoming episode with Ethan Kross, we discuss normalizing criticism, so that it’s not so wounding to a writer’s psyche. One way to do that is to embrace the fact that great works of literature also got crappy reviews. Here are our favorites.
Episode 247: #Writing All Over the Map with Jacob Sager WeinsteinListen now (44 min) | This week Jess talks to Jacob Sager Weinstein, a writer who has done just about everything. He started out with highbrow aspirati…
Hello, #AmWriters! Jess here, fresh off of a week of audiobook recording. This is my second audiobook, so I’m no expert, but I have learned a few tips …
Episode 246: Historical #Fiction the Only Way I Know How with Beverly JenkinsListen now (47 min) | Beverly Jenkins is best-selling, award-winning, and still having fun with all she does—in other words, all the things we writers …
Episode 245: #Pitching with Passion with Lisa LevensteinListen now (38 min) | Hey kids, we’re getting back to basics this week with a down-n-dirty episode on pitching, focused on opinion pages everywhere. We…
Episode 244: Setting Writer #Goals for 2021Listen now (43 min) | Last year’s words: Abundance. Practice. Magic. This year? Generous, Organize, Flow. It’s only now, writing these shownotes, that …
Episode 243: #Fact-based Fiction and Fiction from Facts with Mark OlshakerListen now (45 min) | A little #AmWriting behind the scenes: as we headed into this recording, Jess texted KJ: Here’s the lowdown on Mark: I have been …
1. Writing words with a pen or pencil was probably the first way you ever expressed yourself in writing. And when we’re stuck, we often turn back to th…
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