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Medicine, literature, academic writing, submitting to literary journals: we wander all over the map Funny thing—writers for popular pubs tend to see literary magazines as an unsurmountable challenge (I know I do) and vice versa. Danielle Ofri, though, straddles both worlds as the Editor-in-Chief of the...

Big dreams, and how to achieve them. (Jess likes to be told she can do it. KJ prefers to be told she can't.)   #AmReading (and watching) Other People's Houses, Abbi Waxman Jess: The Butterfly Girl: A Novel, Rene Denfeld A Discovery of Witches (book one of the All Souls...

The risks and benefits of writing about religion in any genre Phoebe's publisher: Paraclete Press A few other notes from the episode: Phoebe's book: Putting Joy into Practice: Seven Ways to Lift Your Spirit from the Early Church  Phoebe's blog: Being in Community  Instagram & Twitter: @pkfarag    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/phoebefaragmikhailauthor/  and https://www.facebook.com/beingincommunity/ Phoeble also...

Tracking your why, your how, your money and your time.   A few assorted links, comments and tools Toggl time tracker The 3Ps: Pay, Prestige and Personal Passion Katherine's Excel Spreadsheet: Katherine's Press Club slide show and her checklist for new clients. #AmReading: KJ: City of Girls: A Novel, Elizabeth Gilbert Katherine: Middle...

Writers better read, and this is the season to indulge!   #AmReading KJ: Rules for Visiting: A Novel, Jessica Francis Kane Honestly We Meant Well: A Novel, Grant Ginder What You Don't Know About Charlie Outlaw, Leah Stewart The Gifted School: A Novel, Bruce Holsinger City of Girls: A Novel, Elizabeth Gilbert Range: Why...

Sometimes you get to be the belle of the social media ball   When someone with 10 million followers on Instagram shares a pic of herself reading your book—things happen. And they happened for Jess. But there's a little secret history there. Sure, lightning struck, the stars...

Jennie Nash returns to tackle strategies for revising novels and memoirs!     Revision can be a tortuous process, but it can also be where some of the fun happens! Jennie mentioned Susan Bell's The Artful Edit: On the Practice of Editing Yourself. #AmReading KJ: Bowling Avenue, Ann Shayne Jess: In Pain: A...

Tips for getting the work done when the season shifts around you. Whether you've got little kids, big kids or no kids, things shift in the summer. Top tips from this episode for moving your writing forward while still enjoying the season: Go ahead and X...

Sometimes, the internet turns against you. What to do, what not to do, how to ride it out and remember--the loudest voices aren't necessarily the most numerous.   Over the course of our careers, both Jess and I have endured some PR storms. We share some...

Subscription Services like Kindle Unlimited and Audible do make books—some books—cheaper for readers, but what do they do for authors—and what are readers missing? A few highlights from this episode: If you take something expensive—good content—and you pay people reasonably to create it, it’s tough to make...