Jan 20 • 44M

A Thousand Miles to a First Novel: Episode 346 with Kristen Mei Chase

How Kristen Mei Chase confronted her relationship demons and turned her decade-old manuscript into a published novel.

 
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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.

On this week’s episode, Jess and KJ talk to Kristen Mei Chase, an OG mommy blogger, journalist, former professor, podcaster, CEO of the Cool Mom Picks Network, and now, novelist. Her book, Thousand Miles to Graceland comes out on January 24, 2002, and we discuss the long road to publication for her (very personal) story.

#AmReading

Kristen: Celeste Ng’s Everything I Never Told You

KJ: Charmaine Wilkerson’s Black Cake

Jess: Reading has been all disappointment recently so she names no names, but she remains optimistic and just started The House in the Pines by Ana Reyes.

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