#AmWriting with Jess & KJ

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A show about writing, reading, and getting (some) things done. Jessica Lahey writes the Parent-Teacher Conference column for the New York Times' Well Family and is the author of "The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Children Can Succeed." KJ Dell'Antonia is a columnist and contributing editor for the New York Times' Well Family. In their podcast, they talk about writing short form, long form and book length, give tips for pitching editors and agents and constantly revise how they tackle the ongoing challenge of keeping your butt in the chair for long enough to get the work done.

Episode Date
119: #BestSellers
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...in which Jess and KJ, by popular request, speak again with USA Today Best Selling author Sarina Bowen about the nitty gritty of best seller lists.
Aug 10, 2018
118: #BooksAboutWork
2336
...in which Jess and KJ speak with Alysin Camerota about the shifting from writing TV news to writing a novel, finding time to write and the value of a good editor.
Aug 03, 2018
117: #BookLaunchTimeline
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...in which Jess and KJ tackle a bunch of listener questions about building a timeline to give your book the best chance for commercial success.
Jul 27, 2018
116: #YouHaveTime
2404
...in which Jess and KJ speak with author Laura Vanderkam about how to find time in even your busy schedule to write.
Jul 20, 2018
115: #TellingStories
2208
...in which Jess and KJ discuss the importance of stories in non-fiction, and absolve you for taking some time for yourself this summer.
Jul 13, 2018
114: #AudioBooks
2306
...in which Jess and KJ talk us through some of the ins and outs of recording your audiobook.
Jul 06, 2018
113: #DestinyThief
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...in which Jess and KJ chat with Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo in a bustling bookstore about writerly life, inspiration and the work.
Jun 29, 2018
112: #KeepingOrganized
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...in which Jess and KJ answer a question from the FB group about how to stay organized while writing a book, from research to emails to your physical workspace.
Jun 22, 2018
111: #TheHeadshot
2412
…in which Jess and KJ welcome Sharona Jacobs, a professional portrait photographer, to discuss the value of the headshot, and the logistics of getting yours.
Jun 15, 2018
110: #CockyGate
1968
...in which Jess and KJ are again joined by Sarina Bowen with a case study from the romance fiction world about the difference between copyright and trademark.
Jun 08, 2018
109: #SedarisSerendipity
1962
…in which Jess and KJ speak with bests-selling author and superstar essayist David Sedaris about letting people help you.
Jun 01, 2018
108: #GoalReview
2543
...in which Jess and KJ review the goals they set themselves in January, and how are their words of the year holding up?
May 25, 2018
107: #FourTendencies
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...in which Jess and KJ chat with Gretchen Rubin about hacking your work routine and your writing using the four tendencies.
May 18, 2018
106: #FirstTimerMistakes
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…in which Jess and KJ are again joined by book coach Jennie Nash, this time to discuss the three most common pitfalls made by new novelists.
May 11, 2018
105: #ConferenceGoing
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…in which Jess and KJ share tips about getting the most out of a conference from craft to marketing.
May 04, 2018
104: #TheFullProposal
2349
...in which Jess is finally able to talk about her new book deal and unpacks the arduous task of writing a full proposal! And KJ finds the internet distracting.
Apr 27, 2018
103: #DeepWork
2475
...in which Jess and KJ share new inspiration and tips for digging in, muscling through those times when the writing gets hard.
Apr 20, 2018
102: #HomelessPieces
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...in which Jess and KJ consider your options when your piece loses its publisher, or never had one at all. Also, Jess on poor deadline choices, and KJ weighs publicists, promotions and limits.
Apr 13, 2018
101: #SerialWriting
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...in which Jess and KJ are again joined by Sarina Bowen as she details the particular particulars an author faces when she decides to write serially.
Apr 06, 2018
100: #DrivingTwoCars
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...in which Jess and KJ shift gears and mix metaphors in an effort to breakdown how they move from one project to another, and bring the required skills with them...and celebrate 100 episodes.
Mar 30, 2018
99: #ImposterSyndrome
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...in which Jess and KJ confront the voices in their heads second guessing their work, and have some tips on how you can do the same.
Mar 23, 2018
98: #Checklists
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...in which Jess and KJ, inspired by Celeste Headlee, discuss some of the things you should do before you send off that final draft.
Mar 16, 2018
97: #TheLongJourney
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...in which Jess and KJ welcome columnist turned novelist Anna Quindlen and chat with her about the long road a writer must take when traveling from non-ficton to fiction.
Mar 09, 2018
96: #GettingCoached
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...in which Jess and KJ are in uncharted waters with their fiction projects, so KJ hires someone to help navigate. Also, dealing with rejections through work and occasionally food.
Mar 02, 2018
95: #PitchingandPromotion
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss the advantages of face-time (IRL not the app) when pitching an idea, and things to do to promote your book.
Feb 23, 2018
94: #SelfPromotionForIntroverts
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...in which Jess and KJ chat with Morra Aarons-Mele about getting over your fear of asking for favors and managing your network to help market your work.
Feb 16, 2018
93: #BooksNotYogurt
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...in which Jess and KJ are spoiled for choice, but what happens when too many pitches are accepted? And they remind us to consider the long tail of book sales.
Feb 09, 2018
92: #HowToBeABadass
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...in which Jess and KJ talk about sticking to your guns, even as a new author, with Jennifer Weiner.
Feb 02, 2018
91: #Co-WritinginHollywood
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...in which Jess and KJ speak with fellow writers and podcasters Liz Craft and Sarah Fain about writing for screens both big and little, and how it works writing with someone else.
Jan 26, 2018
90: #NotJustStuntJournalism
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...in which Jess and KJ speak with journalist AJ Jacobs. He discusses his version of immersion journalism and how he might be related to you.
Jan 19, 2018
89: #StructureIsGood
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...in which Jess and KJ get back to the basics add structure to their writing lives. Now that you’ve got your goals set for the year, how do you stay on track. Jess learns to keep better records and KJ has rec for a useful app.
Jan 12, 2018
88: #OrganicStory
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…in which Jess and KJ are joined by Sarina Bowen as they speak with novelist Kristan Higgins about how she got her start, learned to grapple with the work of writing, and managed to successfully transition from one genre to another.
Jan 05, 2018
87: #ReadySetGoals3
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...in which Jess and KJ share their words of the year, as well as their goals for 2018.
Dec 29, 2017
86: #GoalReview
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...in which Jess and KJ...wait for it...review their goals and their words of the year for 2017 (see episode 34). Might be worth reviewing yours.
Dec 22, 2017
85: #BookCoach
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...in which Jess and KJ talk with book coach Jennie Nash. How a book coach supports writers, and how to find one for yourself.
Dec 15, 2017
84: #WritersGifts 2
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…in which Jess and KJ, eventually, share their (and listener) ideas about the perfect items for your gift list or for the writer in your life.
Dec 08, 2017
83: #NaNoWriMoWrap
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...in which Jess and KJ close out National Novel Writing Month, find out how they fared, and what they dropped from their routines to make time to write all their extra words.
Dec 01, 2017
82: #ATouchofthePoet
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss with their guest, poet Lauren Halderman, how one gets started in poetry...and keeps it going. And is it really like writing code?
Nov 24, 2017
81: #AcademicPress
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….in which Jess and KJ speak with Devorah Heitner about the nature of academic presses, and her...unique experience as she shepherded her first book to print. Academic presses, prices and audience, speaking career - building an audience; and her ...unique experience in publishing.
Nov 17, 2017
80: #NaNoWriMo3
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….in which Jess and KJ update us on their word counts after week 1 of NaNoWriMo. Jess gets lots done in the airport and KJ comes clean about the voices in her head.
Nov 10, 2017
79: #NaNoWriMo2
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…in which Jess and KJ are psyched for the beginning of November, discuss final prep like clearing the decks and the dining room table. And if you’re not doing NaNoWriMo, make November a “make your goal” month!
Nov 03, 2017
78: #NaNonFiWriMo
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...in which Jess and KJ share tips about surviving (and succeeding) NaNoWriMo whether your writing fiction or non.
Oct 27, 2017
77: #GhostWriting
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...in which Jess and KJ welcome Meg Lukens Noonan, who walks us through some of the ins and outs of the ghost writing business; she also tells the tale of her own book. PRODUCER'S NOTE: Sorry folks, I mistakenly uploaded last week's episode! Download this episode again to listen to this week's episode.
Oct 20, 2017
76: #FaceTime
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...in which Jess and KJ laud the value of meeting and learning from your colleagues. KJ updates us on progress with her edits, and Jess needed a change of scenery.
Oct 13, 2017
75: #NovelPreparations
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...in which Jess and KJ grill superstar guest Sarina Bowen about what you need before you sit down to write your novel next month.
Oct 06, 2017
74: #ListenerQuestions 2
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...in which Jess and KJ open the mailbag and answer your questions, like how do you know when you’re finished with research? And how to do all this with a day job?
Sep 29, 2017
73: #OpenYourMouth
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...in which author/illustrator Katherine Roy tutors Jess and KJ on the process of pitching and selling an illustrated book; and the power of talking to people about your project.
Sep 22, 2017
72: #NaNoWriMoPrep
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...in which Jess and KJ begin putting their affairs in order ahead of National Novel Writing Month. Jess is finishing up her sample chapter and KJ doesn’t know what her next project is.
Sep 15, 2017
71: #YouAndYourBookstore
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...in which Jess and KJ chat with Mary Laura Philpott about the advantages of cultivating a relationship with your local bookseller, before you even have a book!
Sep 08, 2017
70: #Fresh Fall Starts
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...in which Jess and KJ celebrate the third new year of the year with a cathartic re-org and prep for the last productive time of year before the holidays.
Sep 01, 2017
69: #FromAtoBook
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...in which Jess and KJ chat with Catherine Pearlman about the entire process from creating a platform, to finding an agent, to writing the proposal, and building an audience.
Aug 25, 2017
68: #HireAPublicist
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...in which Jess and KJ weigh whether it may be time for you to hire a publicist, whether you might just need an assistant and other solutions.
Aug 18, 2017
67: #MysteryWriting
2355
…in which Jess and KJ speak with mystery writer Sarah Stuart Taylor about what make a good mystery, and the dangers of passwords and four-year olds.
Aug 11, 2017
66: #CrunchedForTime
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…in which Jess and KJ touch base briefly about moving the needles on a couple of projects, while feeling a little pinched by too many others.
Aug 04, 2017
65: #SummerWriting
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...in which Jess, KJ and Sarina compare notes about addressing notes, the perils of “summer brain,” and what makes for a productive writing environment.
Jul 28, 2017
64: #PubDay
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...in which guest host Sarina Bowen joins KJ to discuss how to celebrate the day your writing goes public. From panicking to practicalities, how to spend your day of jubilation.
Jul 21, 2017
63: #Priorities
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss how best to make hay whilst the sun shines, and the importance of balancing work with leisure and sleep.
Jul 14, 2017
62: #WhatIsADraft
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...in which Jess and KJ dig into the nuances and vagaries of knowing when a draft is finished enough to submit. KJ’s having trouble settling into the summer and Jess has a new research org tip.
Jul 07, 2017
61: #AcademicStuff
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...in which Jess and KJ welcome author Tim Lahey and discuss the traps and tricks of jumping from the annals of academic literature to the popular press.
Jun 30, 2017
60:#CheckingIn
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...in which Jess and KJ take stock; everything from the daily word goal, daily routine v. summer hours and their words of the year is under the microscope. Also some tips on staying on top of your growing mountain of research.
Jun 23, 2017
59: #BeginnersFiction
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...in which Jess and KJ share their anxieties about writing outside their comfort zone...fiction! Also tips on how to survive a writers group.
Jun 16, 2017
58: #ChangingSeasons
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...in which Jess and KJ celebrate the arrival of summer by changing up their work schedules. And it’s a good time to take stock of your writing goals.
Jun 09, 2017
57: #WritingIsHard
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...in which Jess and KJ compare notes about when your writing takes you in unexpected directions; they also have tips on writing and submitting for anthologies.
Jun 01, 2017
56: #TravelWriting
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...in which Jess and KJ sit down with travel writer Heather Greenwood Davis; Davis offers tips about getting started in this field, and shares her experiences about her year traveling with her family.
May 26, 2017
55: #HumorWriting
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...in which Jess and KJ sit down with award-winning humor writer Wendi Aarons and dig in to her career and her craft. Tips on becoming a humor writer, selling that funny stuff, and rules of the comedy road.
May 19, 2017
54: #ListenerQuestions
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...in which Jess and KJ field listener questions; like how and whether to move forward in the face of rejection? How to become a blog contributor? How do you construct a social media strategy?
May 15, 2017
53: #BookProposals
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...in which Jess and KJ walk us through the devils in the details of a book proposal, KJ turns in her manuscript and finds herself adrift, and Jess gamifies her writing with stickers.
May 05, 2017
52: #WritingAdvice
2576
...in which Jess and KJ digest really good bits of writing advice from other writers (like King and Vonnegut) and editors; they also argue the merits of semicolons and other punctuation.
Apr 28, 2017
51: #BeingAnonymous
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...in which Jess and KJ consider when you can or when you should use a nom de plume or no nom at all. They also debate the pros and cons of anonymizing your sources.
Apr 21, 2017
50: #WriteMore
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...in which Jess and KJ compare notes about time management tools and share parts of the job they’re tiring of; Jess rethinks speaking agents and KJ contemplates strategies for writing away from home.
Apr 14, 2017
49: #BooksForWriters
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...in which Jess and KJ recommend many and sundry books to get you or the aspiring writer in your life excited about writing, some inspiring, some practical.
Apr 07, 2017
48: #StickWithIt
2475
...in which Jess and KJ confess to not playing hooky as much as it might sound. KJ updates us on her Burn Chart and her looming May 1st deadline, and Jess shares some tools for working with editors. Also the dangers of cooking with wine, and where do dogs come from?
Mar 31, 2017
47: #SpeakingCircuit 2
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...in which Jess and KJ have more tips on fostering a speaking career. Jess explains the true purpose of the green M&M contract rider, and shares many other things she’s learned on the Speaking Circuit...the hard way.
Mar 24, 2017
46: #GiveItARest
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...in which Jess and KJ grapple with the challenge of not getting things done, and that’s OK! KJ’s on a media diet as her manuscript deadline looms, and Jess is repurposing work and taking naps.
Mar 17, 2017
45: #FamilyMemoir
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..in which Jess and KJ talk with Meghan Walbert about Foster Parent Diary, her column about foster parenting from the New York Times. They discuss the many perils that come with writing about real people, especially your family, like how to share without over-sharing, how to write about your kids and the need for editors who have your back.
Mar 10, 2017
44: #GetTheFacts
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...in which Jess and KJ emphasize the importance of good research. They explains the many facets of conducting primary research, from hiring a pollster to interviewing a source; otherwise read everything you can and keep your research straight (see episode 7)!
Mar 03, 2017
43: #SpeakingCircuit
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...in which Jess and KJ talk through turning a writing career into a speaking career. Jess has tips on how much to charge, how and who to pitch and other ways to jump-start your speaking career. And KJ updates us on her book progress, including that famous burn chart.
Feb 25, 2017
42: #ThinkLikeAPirate
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...in which Jess and KJ welcome Sarina Bowen back to the show to discuss piracy, and what writers can do about it. Sarina makes fighting back easy, offers up some helpful courses of action, and Jess and KJ talk about their reading this week..
Feb 17, 2017
41: #VoiceofAuthority
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...in which Jess and KJ talk about that ephemeral thing, the craft of writing with authority. Tips on keeping out the wishy-washy and examples of good voices.
Feb 10, 2017
40: #GettingItDone (Write More)
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...in which Jess is grappling with painters in the house, and getting out to get it done. Meanwhile KJ updates us on her burn chart and extols the virtues of a treadmill desk.
Feb 03, 2017
39: #WriterTaxes
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss tax strategies to help you put 2016 to bed and make the whole process go easier next year. Jess shares tips from a tax accountant about how to keep your financial house in order throughout the year.
Jan 27, 2017
39: #WriterTaxes
2150
...in which Jess and KJ discuss tax strategies to help you put 2016 to bed and make the whole process go easier next year. Jess shares tips from a tax accountant about how to keep your financial house in order throughout the year.
Jan 27, 2017
38: #WriterFinances
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..in which Jess and KJ get frank with the financial side of writing; When do you give up your day job? How much can you/should you get paid? Plus, updates on community building efforts and KJ walks us through her burn chart.
Jan 20, 2017
37: #OrganizedWriter 2
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...in which Jess and KJ wrap up their discussion on organizational tools. KJ advocates building your schedule in blocks, and Jess shares the joy of spreadsheets.
Jan 13, 2017
36: #OrganizedWriter 1
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...in which Jess and KJ begin a deep dive into keeping your many projects organized. It all starts with comprehensive back-up SOPs, but they also have suggestions on keeping track of everything from emails to to paper files to social media. Plus, the trouble with raising goats.
Jan 06, 2017
35: #ReadySetGoals 2
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...in which Jess and KJ use the guidelines they set out last episode to create their own goals for 2017. KJ sets her word of the year and Jess has a book pick for finding new strategies.
Dec 29, 2016
34: #ReadySetGoals
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...in which Jess and KJ take aim at setting goals. What should you think about as you set those goals and what strategies can you use to achieve them. KJ also suggests assigning a personal Word of the the Year.
Dec 23, 2016
33: #SnowDaysandHolidays
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...in which Jess and KJ share some ideas for getting down to work when everyone else is taking days off. KJ suggests setting a definite (if abbreviated schedule) and keep a low profile, while Jess reserves certain tasks for snow days. Plus book recs for your holiday shopping list.
Dec 16, 2016
32: #WriterGifts, 'Tis the Season to Write
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...in which Jess and KJ offer some gift ideas for the writer in your life, or to suggest as gifts for yourself. Jess confesses a need for hard deadlines, and KJ implores you to make time to write despite the flurry of the season.
Dec 09, 2016
31: #WriteWhatYouKnow, Your Experience Is Valuable
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...in which Jess and KJ explain how writing what you know makes for engaging prose. KJ reviews her holiday writing goals, while Jess gives herself a pep talk, “stop thinking about it and do it!”
Dec 02, 2016
30: #NosyFamilies, Talking About Your Work
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss strategies about talking (or dodging talk) about your work. KJ tells of her trials when breaking into the biz, and Jess grapples with that demoralizing “what’s next?” question that comes after your first book.
Nov 25, 2016
29: #WhenToQuit, Get Your Butt Outta the Chair
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...in which Jess and KJ put on brave faces and and take on the sunk costs fallacy as they hash out ways to identify when it’s actually best to walk away from a project. The benefits of re-reading and a look at how KJ’s getting on with MailChimp.
Nov 18, 2016
28: #OpEd, Own Your Expertise
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...in which Jess and KJ have recommendations on how to write and pitch your op-ed or essay piece. KJ has another chapter from her email list saga, and of course their weekly reading recs.
Nov 11, 2016
27: #WriterFriends
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...in which Jess and KJ answer a listener email about their friendship, their professional relationship, and about making and keeping writer friends.
Nov 04, 2016
26: #UniTasking, Is that a Thing?
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...in which Jess and KJ offer up some tips on how to stay on one task. Jess updates us on her “2,000 words a day” project, and KJ on her audience building.
Oct 28, 2016
25: #ReadingTheComments, the Good the Bad and the Ugly
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...in which Jess and KJ consider whether and how to respond to readers, both in life and online, who have "comments." KJ breaks down the types of readers who respond, and Jess has a story about developing a thicker skin.
Oct 21, 2016
24: #AskAnAgent, A Sit-Down with Jenny Bent
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...in which Jess and KJ pick the brains of Agent Jenny Bent, of The Bent Agency, about finding the right agent and getting her attention. They also discuss what you need before you start sending out queries.
Oct 14, 2016
23: #FirstWords, How to Start the Day
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss various strategies for picking up the thread of of the previous day’s writing, and KJ has some tips on building your audience with carrots.
Oct 07, 2016
22: #OfficeWoes, Making Do with Little or No Office Space
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...in which Jess and KJ offer tips for the “officially” challenged for organizing writing projects, KJ’s updates us on her adventures in audience building, and Jess sets a goal of 2,000 words a day.
Sep 30, 2016
21: #BuildingAnAudience (Pretty Much What it Sounds Like)
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...in which Jess and KJ answer a listener’s question about “Capturing the Wild Idea,” and KJ explains the finer points of “permission marketing.”
Sep 23, 2016
20: #AmBlogging, Should I Start a Blog?
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...in which Jess and KJ talk blogging, KJ tries bullet journaling and Jess needs help keeping her butt in the chair on the road (even her Mom is helping).
Sep 15, 2016
19: #AgentSecrets, Finding and Getting an Agent
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...in which Jess and KJ have a few tips for finding the right agent and crafting your query; also KJ goes off the grid to get some work done and Jess recommends sleep.
Sep 09, 2016
18: #WorkingMess, Harnessing the Energy of Spontaneity
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...in which Jess and KJ allow themselves to work messy. KJ picks up the pieces of a frustrating week, and Jess rushes to meet a 36-hour deadline.
Sep 02, 2016
17a: #OwItHurts, Taking Care of the Body While Flexing the Mind
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***This is an updated episode. Sorry about the mis-fire, folks!*** ...in which Jess and KJ consider how to keep your muscles from waning as you wax poetic with pen and paper. KJ recommends getting messy with your creativity and Jess speaks to a physical trainer about staying limber in the chair.
Aug 25, 2016
16: #FreshFallStart, Vacation Was Nice Now Back to Work
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...in which Jess and KJ get ready to go back to school. Jess works on her dialogue with Aaron Sorkin and KJ recommends using the weekend to easy the little tensions of the week.
Aug 17, 2016
15: #BeforeTheBook, Things You Can Do to Ensure the Success of Your Work
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...in which Jess and KJ discuss identifying, building and engaging an audience that enjoys your work.
Aug 11, 2016
14: #ItTakesTwo, How to Write with a Partner
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...in which romance novelist Sarina Bowen returns to speak with Jess and KJ about writing with a partner from establishing a workflow, to hashing out an agreement.
Aug 03, 2016
13: #HowItsDone, A Step By Step for Self-Publishing
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...in which Jess and KJ speak with romance novelist Sarina Bowen about self publishing, everything from choosing a pseudonym to marketing the finished product.
Jul 27, 2016
12: #MistakesWereMade, The Quest for Truth and Perfection
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...in which Jess and KJ examine the spectrum of mistakes that writers can make, and they argue the merits of listening to an audiobook versus reading the book.
Jul 20, 2016
11: #AmDissecting, Adding Structure to Creativity
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...in which KJ works on her Moth story and her book, Jess starts a project with her son, and your assignment - take something apart.
Jun 22, 2016
10: #WriteNow, Feed Your Writing, with Reading, Bouncy Balls and Silence
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...in which KJ abandons her To-Do List, Jess commits to writing 1,000 words a day on her vacation; and the virtues of busying the body to free the mind.
Jun 15, 2016
9: #ActuallyTypingWords, Stay in the Chair and Write Now!
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...in which Jess grapples with a perennial issue, KJ warns about using friends as writing fodder, and is it always a bad idea to procrastinate?
Jun 08, 2016
8: #DeadofExposure, Should You Write for Free and Great Long Reads
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...in which Jess's heart acts up and KJ worries about the atrophy of certain writing muscles, and inspiration striking at the wrong time.
Jun 01, 2016
7: #AmResearching, Keep Those Notes Organized, and Remember When...
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...in which KJ and Jess talk about how they organize their research and wax nostalgic about their first successful pitches. #amwriting #ampitching #amprocrastinating
May 20, 2016
6: #AmRecommending, Tech Tools (High and Low) and A Special Contest
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...in which Jess reminds us that word counts are not suggestions and KJ warns of the perils of the Butterfly Effect.
May 13, 2016
5: #AmConferencing, Writing it Down and Making Connections
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...in which Jess and KJ go into the closet (excuse the squeaky door) and discuss the values of the writers conference, and the dangers of writing in your head. #amwriting #ampitching #amprocrastinating
May 06, 2016
4: #AmInterviewing, The Art of the Interview and Ignoring the Inbox
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…in which KJ shares her love of sheep and Jess offers some sensible sources for inspiration. #amwriting #ampitching #amprocrastinating #aminterviewing
Apr 30, 2016
3: #AmOverwhelmed, Killing Other People’s Darlings and Timing Pitches
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…in which KJ struggles with killing other people’s darlings and Jess waxes rhapsodic about audiobooks. #amwriting #ampitching #amprocrastinating
Apr 23, 2016
2: #AmPitching, Good Strategies and Unexpected Hurdles
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...in which events conspire to put KJ behind on her assignments and Jess cancels plans for building a sauna. #AmPitching #AmProcrastinating #AmWriting
Apr 13, 2016
1: #AmProcrastinating, with Frankensock and Poop
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...in which Jess discusses the allure of cow manure and KJ shows off her knitting prowess.
Apr 03, 2016