You don’t have to earn a profit to call yourself a writer. But if you are earning some money with your writing, it might be time to employ a few business upgrades that will help keep things professional. As a bonus, you’ll have a much easier experience at tax time.
Episode 223: #MythBusting: We take a bunch of myths about writing and tear them all up and …Listen now (43 min) | Write every day. Don’t read fiction while you’re writing fiction. My way or the highway. In a burst of frustration, we’re remindi…
Minisode: #AmQuerying: How to write a fiction query letter that makes an agent ask for moreListen now (22 min) | It’s a #AmWriting minisode! Instructions for listening are at the bottom of these notes. Whoa! This is KJ, and I talked for a ful…
Episode 222 #HomagetoJane: Talking Jane Austen with Sonali DevListen now (43 min) | Hey campers—I hate reading you all a canned intro to our authors every time, so I’m winging it with our guest, Sonali Dev. I’m a …
Every writer daydreams about writing the Next Big Thing. Who among us hasn’t wished to stumble on the foolproof formula for success? As it happens, the…
Episode 221 #FeelingExposed in Memoir and FictionListen now (43 min) | This week, Jess got a message from some family members who’d read the draft of her forthcoming book, The Addiction Innoculation. …
Minisode: How an Editor Considers an EssayListen now (10 min) | Hey kids, this one’s from KJ. As you probably know, I edited the Motherlode blog at the New York Times for five plus years. That …
Episode 220 #ComedicMemoir with Kari LizerListen now (34 min) | Kari Lizer is best known for her work in television, as writer and co-executive producer of Will & Grace and the creator of The N…
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