Episode 115: #TellingStories

...in which Jess and KJ discuss the importance of stories in non-fiction, and absolve you for taking some time for yourself this summer.

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NY Times Well

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

KJ's How to Be a Happier Parent (even when I'm not)

 

#TellingStories

How to Pack: Travel Smart for Any Trip, Hitha Palepu

Connie Walker

Missing and Murdered Podcast - Finding Cleo, Connie Walker

Missing and Murdered Podcast - Who Killed Alberta Williams?, Connie Walker

The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster, Sarah Krasnostein

Tracy Kidder

All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenthood, Jennifer Senior

the Mom Writes podcast, Abby Mathews, Melanie Parish, & Jennie Nash

Dan Blank

Jennie Nash

 

#AmPromoting

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Episode 114: #AudioBooks

Episode 113: #DestinyThief

...in which Jess and KJ chat with Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Russo in a bustling bookstore about writerly life, inspiration and the work.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

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#DestinyThief

Richard Russo

Empire Falls, Richard Russo

Nobody's Fool, Richard Russo

The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life, Richard Russo

Print: A Bookstore

Straight Man, Richard Russo

Trajectory: Stories, Richard Russo

David Sedaris

Raymond Chandler

Ross Macdonald

Elmore Leonard

Mohawk, Richard Russo

 

#AmReading

Florida, Lauren Groff

Delicate Edible Birds, Lauren Groff

House of Broken Angels, Luis Alberto Urrea

The Great Believers,  Rebecca Makkai

Natural Causes: An Epidemic of Wellness, the Certainty of Dying, and Killing Ourselves to Live Longer, Barbara Ehrenreich

Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America, Barbara Ehrenreich

Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds, Bernd Heinrich

Squeezed: Why Our Families Can't Afford America, Alissa Quart

 

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Episode 112: #KeepingOrganized

...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.

 

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

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Grown and Flown

KJ's How to Be a Happier Parent (even when I'm not)

 

#KeepingOrganized

Scrivener

Blu Monaco

The Container Store

Semikolon

Mary Laura Philpott

Libro

TapeACall

Rev

Livescribe
 

#AmReading

Conceivability: What I Learned Exploring the Frontiers of Fertility, Elizabeth L. Katkin

Aroused: The History of Hormones and How They Control Just About Everything, Randi Hutter Epstein

Queen for a Day, Maxine Rosaler

David Sedaris Reads Wells Tower, The New Yorker

 

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Episode 111: #TheHeadshot

…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.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

KJ's How to Be a Happier Parent (even when I'm not)

 

#TheHeadshot

Sharona Jacobs

Happier in Hollywood Podcast
 

#AmReading

Let the Tornado Come, Rita Zoey Chin

I'm Just Happy to Be Here: A Memoir of Renegade Mothering, Janelle Hanchett

High Achiever: The Shocking True Story of One Addict's Double Life, Tiffany Jenkins

Juggling the Jenkins, Tiffany Jenkins
 

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Episode 110: #CockyGate

...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.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

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#CockyGate

Sarina Bowen

The Accidentals, Sarina Bowen

Cocky Bastard, Penelope Ward & Vi Keeland

The Ivy Years Series, Sarina Bowen

Faleena Hopkins

Cocky Bot

@cockybot

The Authors Guild

Romance Writers of America
 

#AmReading

The Cactus, Sarah Haywood

Penguins with People Problems, Mary Laura Philpott

Bachelor Nation, Amy Kaufman

Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

The Truth About Animals: Stoned Sloths, Lovelorn Hippos, and Other Tales from the Wild Side of Wildlife, Lucy Cooke

Calypso, David Sedaris

Chappaquiddick, Leo Damore
 

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Episode 109: #SedarisSerendipity

…in which Jess and KJ speak with bests-selling author and superstar essayist David Sedaris about letting people help you.

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

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#SedarisSerendipity

David Sedaris

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris

Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris

Theft by Finding, David Sedaris

Calypso, David Sedaris

Kurt Vonnegut

Kathleen Morgan

Tobias Wolff

Homesick for Another World, Ottessa Moshfegh

 

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Episode 108: #GoalReview

...in which Jess and KJ review the goals they set themselves in January, and how are their words of the year holding up?

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The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

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The Atlantic

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Grown and Flown

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#GoalReview

Martha Kelly Art

Happier in Hollywood Podcast

Mary Roach
 

#AmReading

Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done, Laura Vanderkam

Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World, Cal Newport

I Know How She Does It: How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time, Laura Vanderkam

168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, Laura Vanderkam

What If Everything You Knew About Disciplining Kids Was Wrong? , Katherine Reynolds Lewis

Mother Jones Magazine

In Praise of Wasting Time, Alan Lightman

Rivals, Jilly Cooper

Riders, Jilly Cooper

Polo, Jilly Cooper

Mount!, Jilly Cooper

 

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