Episode 150: #NeverReady

Mary Laura Philpott on how to launch a book into the world, with a few regrets and ideas for do-overs.

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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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Mary Laura Philpott

I Miss You When I Blink: Essays, Mary Laura Philpott

Mary Laura Philpott's Events

Ron Lieber

Dani Shapiro

Hourglass: Time, Memory, Marriage, Mary Laura Philpott

Betsy Burton | The King's English Bookshop

On Being 40ish

Scrivener

Ask Again, Yes, Mary Beth Keane

#AmReading

Save Me the Plums, Ruth Reichl

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table, Ruth Reichl

How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals, Sy Montgomery

The Good Good Pig: The Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood, Sy Montgomery

The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness, Sy Montgomery

Birdology: Adventures with Hip Hop Parrots, Cantankerous Cassowaries, Crabby Crows, Peripatetic Pigeons, Hens, Hawks, and Hummingbirds , Sy Montgomery

A Ring of Endless Light, Madeleine L’Engle

Outer Order, Inner Calm: Declutter and Organize to Make More Room for Happiness, Gretchen Rubin


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Episode 149: #PlagarismVersusJustWrong

Accusations of plagiarism and general bad behavior are everywhere in the writing world. Sarina Bowen joins the conversation about what plagiarism is and isn't and how to protect yourself (and keep from accidentally screwing 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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#PlagarismVersusJustWrong

Sarina Bowen

A Suspense Novelist's Trail of Deceptions

Courtney Milan

A Note from the Editor of Royal Love, Courtney Milan

Saving April, Sarah Denzil

The Woman in the Window: A Novel, A.J. Finn

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, Elizabeth Gilbert

Bittersweet, Sarina Bowen

Rachel Van Dyken

Sarah Stewart Taylor

On Being 40ish

#AmReading

A Little More About Me, Pam Houston

Never Enough: The Nueroscience and Experience of Addiction, Judith Grisel

Heather Havrilesky

Breaking and Entering: The Extraordinary Story of a Hacker Called "Alien", Jeremy N. Smith

Nine Perfect Strangers, Liane Moriarty

The Husband's Secret, Liane Moriarty

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Episode 148: #GreenEyedMonster

Omitting wan words to tighten your writing, and battling the inevitable arrival of professional jealousy.

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Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, Benjamin Dreyer

Ron Lieber

Julie Lythcott-Haims

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, Lisa Damour

Cal Newport

How to Raise an Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success, Julie Lythcott-Haims

Judith Newman

Paula Span

Stephen King

I've Taught Monsters, Jess Lahey | Creative Nonfiction

On Being 40ish

78 Reasons Why Your Book May Never Be Published and 14 Reasons Why It Just Might, Pat Walsh

#AmReading

The Elephant in the Room: One Fat Man's Quest to Get Smaller in a Growing America, Tommy Tomlinson

Scar Tissue, Anthony Kiedis

Ninety Days: A Memoir of Recovery, Bill Clegg

Portrait of an Addict as a Young Man: A Memoir, Bill Clegg

I Miss You When I Blink, Mary Laura Philpott

Sweater Quest: My Year of Knitting Dangerously, Adrienne Martini

Alice Starmore

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Episode 147: #GoodNewsandHowIGotThere

You heard it here first: KJ sold her novel. We talk about how the deal happened, why she took a pre-empt, and building a career.

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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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#GoodNewsandHowIGotThere

Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style, Benjamin Dreyer

Marginally Podcast

Fatherly

G.P. Putnam's Sons

The Creative Penn

Susan Stroud

Making a Literary Life: Advice for Writers and Other Dreamers, Carolyn See

Laurie Abkemeier

Meg Lukens Noonan

#AmReading

Infinite Powers: How Calculus Reveals the Secrets of the Universe, Steven Strogatz

Year of No Sugar: A Memoir, Eve Schaub

Year of No Clutter: A Memoir, Eve Schaub

The Story Bites Podcast, Sarina Bowen & Tanya Eby


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Episode 146: #AnthologyWriting

...in which Jess and KJ share tips about about answering calls for anthology submissions

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On Being 40 (ish), Lindsey Mead

Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, Roxane Gay

Love Her, Love Her Not, Joanne Bamberger

The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality, Avital Norman Nathman, Christy Turlington Burns

The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage, Cathi Hanauer

Laurie Abkemeier

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, Stephanie Land, Barbara Ehrenreich

Jane Friedman

#AmReading

The Late Bloomers' Club: A Novel, Louise Miller

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living: A Novel, Louise Miller

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Episode 145: #DethroneThePhone

...in which Jess and KJ talk with computer science professor, and author, Cal Newport on the concept of digital minimalism and the benefits it can have on the writing process.

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This episode of #AmWriting sponsored by Author Accelerator, the book coaching program that helps you get your work DONE. Visit https://www.authoraccelerator.com/amwriting for details, special offers and Jennie Nash's 2-tier outline template (the one KJ swears by).

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Cal Newport

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, Cal Newport

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

How to be a High School Superstar: A Revolutionary Plan to Get into College by Standing Out (Without Burning Out), Cal Newport

How to Become a Straight-A Student: The Unconventional Strategies Real College Students Use to Score High While Studying Less, Cal Newport

How to Win at College: Surprising Secrets for Success from the Country's Top Students, Cal Newport

Lead Yourself First: Inspiring Leadership Through Solitude, Raymond M. Kethledge, Michael S. Erwin, Jim Collins

Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive, Stephanie Land, Barbara Ehrenreich


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Team Human, Douglas Rushkoff

What You Don't Know About Charlie Outlaw, Leah Stewart

Overnight Sensation, Sarina Bowen


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Episode 144: #ReadingWhileWriting

...in which Jess and KJ tackle a classic writing question: can you read in your genre while you’re writing in it without absorbing other voices and ideas?

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This episode of #AmWriting sponsored by Author Accelerator, the book coaching program that helps you get your work DONE. Visit https://www.authoraccelerator.com/amwriting for details, special offers and Jennie Nash's 2-tier outline template (the one KJ swears by).

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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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Grown and Flown

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#ReadingWhileWriting

Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, Cal Newport

On Being 40(ish), Lindsey Mead

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle and Generally Have More Fun, Gretchen Rubin

Laura Vanderkam's Books

Dani Shapiro

Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love, Dani Shapiro

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King

Shirley Jackson

Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country, Pam Houston

Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston

Brookline Booksmith

The Maze Runner, James Dashner

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

#AmReading

What You Don't Know About Charlie Outlaw, Leah Stewart

The Wife, Meg Wolitzer

A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley

The Vanity Fair Diaries: Power, Wealth, Celebrity, and Dreams: My Years at the Magazine That Defined a Decade, Tina Brown

Theft by Finding: Diaries, David Sedaris

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living, Louise Miller

The Late Bloomers' Club: A Novel, Louise Miller

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed

The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness, James Campbell

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Episode 143: #AlwaysBeHustling

…in which successful freelancer Kimberley Moran describes how she has created a home and work life that feeds her writing, and how she's always hustling to find new opportunities.

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Hacking Parenthood: 10 Mantras You Can Use Daily to Reduce the Stress of Parenting, Kimberley Moran

School Leaders Now, Kimberley Moran

Noodle

Contently

Public Radio International

Motherly

Bangor Metro

#AmReading

Book of the Month Club

The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides

Rock Needs River: A Memoir about a Very Open Adoption, Vanessa McGrady

Educated, Tara Westover

A Year in Provence, Peter Mayle

Untangled: Guiding Teenage Girls Through the Seven Transitions Into Adulthood, Lisa Damour

Under Pressure: Confronting the Epidemic of Stress and Anxiety in Girls, Lisa Damour

Reasons to Stay Alive, Matt Haig

The Humans, Matt Haig

Duped: Double Lives, False Identities, and the Con Man I Almost Married, Abby Ellin

The Wife, Meg Wolitzer


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