Episode 212: Don't Just Say #TheBookWasBetterListen now (42 min) | xyx She might just have the perfect job. This week, Jess and I interview Abbe Wright, Senior Editor at ReadItForward.com and co-h…
You hear us say it all the time on the podcast--had a hard time stickering this week. Got my sticker at 11 pm. We tell you we text it to each other whe…
Episode 211 #WriterGoals, Pandemic VersionListen now (41 min) | Back in December 2019, we set #WriterGoals for 2020. We had no idea. This week, we go back in and revisit—which goals still stand…
Minisode: Don't Make the Same Mistakes TwiceListen now (11 min) | Check out this Minisode where Jess discusses the mistakes she made writing her first book, and her new tricks to avoid making the…
Episode 210 #DontOverthinkItListen now (44 min) | Our guest today is Anne Bogel, most recently the author of Don’t Overthink It, which came out on March 3, 2020. Followers of this…
Instagram—to me (KJ) it’s the most fun of the available social media platforms, but it’s also arguably the hardest one to get traction on, because peop…
Episode 209 #StartYourWriterThing Listen now (54 min) | This week, it’s Jess and I (KJ) talking to Olivia and Meghan from the Marginally podcast, which we love for its frank conversatio…
1) Ask your friends and colleagues to add your book to their Goodreads shelf. Goodreads is a giant platform with at least 20 million users. Many people…
Episode 208 How to Blend a #CozyThriller Listen now (38 min) | Do mystery and thriller writers ever “pants” their stories? What’s it like to give a dark protagonist some elements of your own h…
1) Print it out. When we talk about revision, we’re always looking to create a little distance from our own work. That's the only way we'll be able to …
Episode 207 #ProfessionallyMarried—for lifeListen now (42 min) | Hey #AmWriting Listeners. It’s April 13, 2020, and this episode, like the last, is a throwback to a simpler time, when we left ou…
Episode 206 #YouCanDoIt (even now)Listen now (43 min) | Hey campers, KJ here. In this week’s episode, we talk to the brilliant Jessica Abel, a creativity coach extraordinaire, about how…