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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?
How to Tell Someone Else's Story: Episode 340 with Allison Gilbert
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
Publishing's Secret Side-Door: Episode 337 Writing Object Lessons and Books-for-series with Maria Teresa Hart
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Why You Should Do NaNoWriMo (and how to make the most of it) 336
How to Do the Blueprint for a Book Challenge
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
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
Which Kind of Writer Are You? Flashback Friday with Gretchen Rubin (Replay Episode 107)
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
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