Feb 19, 2021 • 48M

Episode 251 How to give your fun read a solid, poke-in-the-gut point with Anna North

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Entertaining, actionable advice on craft, productivity and creativity for writers and journalists in all genres, with hosts Jessica Lahey, KJ Dell'Antonia and Sarina Bowen.

It’s a freewheeling conversation about writing fiction that tells a great story—and makes you think about the world beyond the story, with January Reese’s Book Club pick Anna North.

Links from the pod:

Anna’s essay on the writing of Outlawed


Anna: In the Distance by Hernan Diaz

How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang

Jess: First Comes Like by Alisha Rai http://www.alisharai.com/

KJ: Stay With Me by Ayobami Adebayo

And—if you’re in the midst of a project and you with you had someone to help you balance story and that not-too-pokey-stick point, our sponsor, Author Accelerator, can help find the right coach for you—or help you become that coach for someone else. Find out more at bookcoaches.com/amwriting.