Episode 268 #SummerReading: Whose List Looks Like Your List? Listen now (36 min) | Whose summer #TBR looks like yours? Call it a game, a competition or just an excuse to talk about books: this week we’re doing so…
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Episode 267 #Summer Writing PlansListen now (40 min) | Summer is… here? Nigh? Here and nigh? The sun is frequently shining, the end-of-year festivities are doing their kinda-post-pande…
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Episode 266 #Sensitivity Readers with Jordan Shapiro and JazzListen now (45 min) | Hey all, Jess here. When I agreed to read and blurb Jordan Shapiro’s new book, Father Figure: How to Be a Feminist Dad, I was str…
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Episode 265 Everybody Suffers, Not Everybody Can #Write About it with Stacy KimListen now (44 min) | Stacy Kim is a freelance writer who’s beginning to see some real success in her career, with bylines in Real Simple, The Washingt…
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Episode 264 Being #Edited (is a Very Good Thing)Listen now (43 min) | We love being edited. We love editors. But truth: sometimes being edited is hard. Sometimes you need to interpret things differen…
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Episode 263: No, Really, It's #Fiction: Writing novels that reflect (but differ dramaticall…Listen now (38 min) | Emma Gannon is a best-selling author, a podcaster, a journalist, writer of fiction and non-fiction and just general woman-about-t…
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Episode 262: #Breaking into Food Writing and Redefining Success with Reem KassisListen now (44 min) | Our guest today is a wildly successful food writer who’s fresh off an appearance on Fresh Air—and who never “should” have written…
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Episode 261 Really #Funny, Real and Funny: Rom-Coms, plotting and finding characters with M…Listen now (40 min) | Plotting and pantsing, loving your genre, voice, self-doubt… what didn’t we talk about with Mhairi McFarlane? And she has such a …
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A little possibly unwanted perspective.
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Episode 260 #Writing Without Knowing Where You're Going with Kristin Van OgtropListen now (41 min) | Working on an essay collection? Dreaming of becoming a literary agent? We were all over the map with Kristin Van Ogtrop, agent at…
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when things feel slow
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Episode 259: More Q, More A: Organizing research, handling would-be writer friends, finding…Listen now (46 min) | We love answering your questions! If we missed yours, head over to the Facebook group or reply to this episode and we’ll try to g…
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