Episode 258 Writing While #Broken: Talking Depression, Anxiety and Writer's Block with Jenny Lawson
Writing is hard. In this episode, we talk imposter syndrome, editing, the right headspace for reading your own stuff, why you might need a “nice” agent, reading your work aloud to friends, recording audiobooks in the closet, being years late on a deadline, sending your editor proof of life and the deep inner conviction that people only buy your book because they feel sorry for you. #ohyeah.
Jess: Win by Harlan Coben
Jenny: Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian
Note: Bookriot Podcast
KJ: The Fifth Petal by Brunonia Barry
Jenny’s Bookshop: The Nowhere Bookshop, San Antonio, TX
The Fantastic Strangelings Book Club books:
Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
Swallowed Man by Edward Carey
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
The Did Bad Things by Lauren A. Forry
Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby
Find Jenny at The Bloggess!
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