Jodi Kantor Chases the Truth: Episode 310 is a Primer on Investigative Journalism Listen now (38 min) | New York Times investigative journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assaults in…
Hey writers--It’s an #AmWriting #WritersTopFive of 2020, and it’s a fun one—so we just HAD to share it. These go out to supporters every Monday, and…
Does Your Author Website Answer the Right Questions? Episode 306 with Anne Le TissierListen now (41 min) | Crew, Anne Le Tissier is a listener with a question: What should I have on my website—and how can I get there without breaking the…
Minisode: Jess on what really sells booksListen now (23 min) | Jess goes deep on sales and rank data and what media does—and doesn’t—move the dial.
How to Build a Platform in a Zillion (Not) Easy Steps: Episode 297, A coaching call with Alison ZakListen now (40 min) | Alison Zak has just been “jolted from being a writer to being an author” with the interest in her non-fiction book proposals—but…
Gobble gobble gobble. That’s not a turkey, it’s the sound of the upcoming holidays and all the many, many various activities associated with them…
How to Sell Any Book to Any Publisher-- Episode 299: More Info Than You Ever Thought Possible with Multi-genre author and teacher…Listen now (50 min) | How, HOW has it taken us this long to bring you the amazing Sue Shapiro? Sue teaches what is unquestionably THE class on…
Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Episode 303 with Sarina, Jess and KJListen now (45 min) | Your first book, we’ve all found, is usually something you’ve been mulling for a while. You second might be the same—so the…
Sometimes You Can't Go with the Flow: Hacking Writing Energies in Episode 304 with Jess and KJListen now (49 min) | Here’s the deal: Jess and I (KJ here) have been rolling with different energies lately. She’s letting the spirit move her. Being…
[announcer yells] GOALS: Episode 296 Listen now (38 min) | Words of the Year from 2021/New words for 2022 Jess: 2021: Organize 2022: Evaluate KJ: 2021: Flow 2022: Play Sarina: 2021 Generous…
Do Morning Pages Work? Episode 301: Is this, or is it not, the Artist's Way?Listen now (37 min) | KJ here. Sarina wanted to try Morning Pages, the most famous ritual from Julia Cameron’s The Artist’s Way—a book that, tbh, has…
When Your Agent Doesn't Like Your Idea as Much as You Do: Episode 315 with Kristen GreenListen now | Jess here. On this week’s episode, I talk with New York Times bestselling author Kristen Green about her first book, Something Must Be Done…