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2022 in the Rear View Mirror: Episode 344

#NaNoNowWhat? Bonus Episode: First Steps after First Drafts

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

Friends Don't Let Friends Write Books Without Hooks. Episode 343

Bonus Episode: Speaking Agencies

It Turns Out What I Really Want to Write About is... Episode 342, from memoir to marketable, with Emily Grosvenor

Talking TikTok (and Reels too): Episode 341 on Video content--the Why, the How To, and is it Worth the Time Suck?


Write-alongs week of 11/28/22

How to Tell Someone Else's Story: Episode 340 with Allison Gilbert

Write-alongs week of 11/21/22

Lit Mags, Grants and Residencies: a best-we-can how-to for an always changing but more approachable than we imagine world. Episode 339 with Patrice Gopo

Write-alongs week of 11/14/122

The 30-Day Revision: Episode 338 How KJ Revised a Novel in 30 Days/189 Hours and approximately 72 Chocolate-Covered Peeps

Write-alongs, Week of 11/7/22

Publishing's Secret Side-Door: Episode 337 Writing Object Lessons and Books-for-series with Maria Teresa Hart

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Write-alongs, week of 10/31

Why You Should Do NaNoWriMo (and how to make the most of it) 336

Write-alongs week of 10/24

A Must-Read Substack: The Butter Letter

How Butter Makes Everything (Including Books) Better: Writing Can't-Stop-Won't-Stop Fiction with Theodora Taylor (Flashback Friday)

Write-alongs 10/17-10/20 and bonus writer anxiety dreams

How to Work with Small Presses and Literary Magazines—Episode 335 with Terena Bell

Write-alongs 10/9-10/13

How Productive Writers get it done (by listening Flashback Friday with Laura Vanderkam) (Replay of Episode 116)

Write-alongs week of 10/2 (Bonus Saturday!)

Using tropes and genres like a pro: Ep 334 with Alexis Hall

Write-alongs 9/28, 9/29 and 9/30

Write-a-longs: 9/28-9/30

Which Kind of Writer Are You? Flashback Friday with Gretchen Rubin (Replay Episode 107)

Something New: Write-alongs!

Very Serious About Fun Reads Ep 333 with Emily Henry

How to Plan for Fall When You Don't EVEN Know... Episode 332

Bonus BP10: How to set your own goals, and meet them.

How to Go From Planning a Book to Writing One: Blueprint for a Book Step 10

Bonus BP9: How to Keep Going When All You See Are the Problems

But Does this Book Work? Blueprint for a Book Step 9

Bonus BP8: Easier Outlining for the Loquacious and the Reluctant

One Outline to Rule Them All (Even if You Hate Outlining): Blueprint for a Book Step 8

Bonus BP7: Finding Your Drivers

How to Drive that Narrative Forward: Blueprint for a Book Step 7

Bonus BP6: TOCs, Chapter Headings, POV---It's all Structure.

What's the Structure of Your Narrative? Blueprint for a Book Step 6

Bonus BPB 5: The Change is the Theme

There Must Be Change: Blueprint for a Book Step 5

Bonus BPB 4: Jacket Copy Cheats and Hacks

Your Jacket Copy is Your Promise to the Reader: Blueprint for a Book Step 4

Bonus BPB 3: Write What You Want--to Be Read.

Who Will Read My Book? Know Your Market: Blueprint for a Book Step 3

Bonus BPB 2: What's this about--and how knowing the answer makes everything else easier.

323 What's Your Point? Blueprint for a Book Step 2

BPB Bonus 1: What's YOUR Why?

322 Find Your Why: Blueprint for a Book Step 1

2022: Half-over or Half-to go? GOAL CHECK-IN

321 What Do You Want to Achieve this Year--and are you half-way there?

Blueprint for a Book Extravaganza: How to plan a book in 10 episodes

320: How to Create Your Own Market

Write Now with Sarah Rhea Werner

But Everything is so SHINY: Episode 319, Coaching journalist Alison Myers on restarting a writing career.

Yes You Can Write In More Than One Genre. Here's how: Episode 318 flips the shelves.

How Writing Middle Grade is Different, and How It's Not: Episode 317 with Jamie Sumner

Living with Writer Envy. Episode 316: We wanted to call this conquering it but we can't.

When Your Agent Doesn't Like Your Idea as Much as You Do: Episode 315 with Kristen Green

How to Write a Cozy Mystery (the rules are changing): Episode 314 with Mia Manansala

One Man's Quest to Find the Next Big Book Idea: Episode 313 with A.J. Jacobs

Essays that start light, then hit hard: Episode 312 with Mary Laura Philpott

Where Should Your Energy Go NOW? Episode 311--everything evolves with Jess and KJ

Jodi Kantor Chases the Truth: Episode 310 is a Primer on Investigative Journalism

Nonfiction Masterclass: Combining Narrative Structure, Lived Experience and Geopolitics in Episode 309 with Scott Carney and Jason Miklian.

How to Love Writing What You Can Sell: Episode 308 with Seressia Glass

How to Be on Bookstagram Episode 307 with #bookmarkedbya

Does Your Author Website Answer the Right Questions? Episode 306 with Anne Le Tissier

But what if my old boss is pissed? Episode 305: Workplace Memoir with Cate Doty

Sometimes You Can't Go with the Flow: Hacking Writing Energies in Episode 304 with Jess and KJ

Where Do You Get Your Ideas? Episode 303 with Sarina, Jess and KJ

Writer De-Snobbification: Episode 302 with Katherine Center

Do Morning Pages Work? Episode 301: Is this, or is it not, the Artist's Way?

BONUS: Listen to The Book Dreams Podcast with Guest Kathryn Schulz

ALWAYS WIPS Episode 300--Podcast #Goals, Translating Earnings, Talking $$ and Craft and Interview Skillz

How to Sell Any Book to Any Publisher-- Episode 299: More Info Than You Ever Thought Possible with Multi-genre author and teacher extraordinaire Sue Shapiro

How to Travel for Research (even before you sell the book)--Episode 298 with Sarah Stewart Taylor

How to Build a Platform in a Zillion (Not) Easy Steps: Episode 297, A coaching call with Alison Zak