Episode 42: #ThinkLikeAPirate

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

 

DMCA letter is located at http://www.sarinabowen.com/dmca 

Please note than when you issue a takedown (also known as a cease and desist or a DMCA letter) many sites will ask you to include a legitimate link to the work. In the case of a book, I link to the legal copy on Amazon.com. In the case of a blog post, you'd link to the original news source. Read the fields carefully, and don't be intimidated by the legal language.

Google is a big company with lots of products where content lives (think Blogger, Youtube...) They have a handy menu to help you send your notice to the proper place. Follow the instructions carefully: 

https://support.google.com/legal/troubleshooter/1114905?hl=en

To ask Google to stop indexing search results for pirated work:

https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/legal-removal-request

To ask Facebook to remove pirated content: https://www.facebook.com/help/contact/634636770043106 

To find out who owns any website: 

Sarina also mentioned http://blasty.co/ and https://link-busters.com/

Episode 41: #VoiceOfAuthority

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

 

kjdellantonia.com

NY Times Well

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

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

#GettingItDone (Write More)

Cindy Pierce

Creative Nonfiction Magazine

Furiously Happy, Jenny Lawson

Scrivener

The Creative Penn Podcast

Sanebox

#AmReading

Mathematical Mindsets, Jo Boaler

Lit, Mary Karr

How to Cook a Moose, Kate Christensen

Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in their Digital World, Devorah Heitner, PhD

The New Better Off: Reinventing the American Dream, Courtney E. Martin

War Diaries, Astrid Lindgren

Episode 40: #GettingItDone (Write More!)

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

 

kjdellantonia.com

NY Times Well

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

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

#WriterTaxes

Shoeboxed

Stamps.com

Rev.com

Insightly

Episode 39: #WriterTaxes

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

kjdellantonia.com

NY Times Well

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

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

#WriterTaxes

Shoeboxed

Stamps.com

Rev.com

Insightly

 

Episode 38: #WriterFinances

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

kjdellantonia.com

NY Times Well

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

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

#WriterFinances

Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, Manjula Martin

Roxane Gay

Cheryl Strayed

The Opposite of Spoiled, Ron Lieber

Reading with Babies, Toddlers, and Twos: A Guide to Laughing, Learning, and Growing Together through Books, KJ Dell Antonia & Susan Straub, with Rachel Payne

Sarina Bowen

#SubsidizedWriters

What Doesn't Kill Us, Scott Carney

WordRates, Scott Carney

**Twitter handle that Jess mentions -- anonymously tweet what ppl pay**

ASJA Magazine

**I'm including this, but according to the site the magazine isn't published anymore - not even online**

Creative Nonfiction Magazine

National Geographic Gender Revolution Special Issue

#BestPractices

S.S. Taylor

Instafreebie

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

Tim Grahl

Jeff Goins

Lisa Woodruff

Deborah Gilboa, Doctor G

#AmReading

The Diary of a Provincial Lady, E.M. Delafield

Thank You for Being Late, Thomas Friedman

The Princess Diarist, Carrie Fisher

Wishful Drinking, Carrie Fisher

You Will Know Me, Megan Abbott

 

Episode 37: #OrganizedWriter2

Episode 36: #OrganizedWriter

 

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

Download our goal-setting worksheet here

 

kjdellantonia.com
NY Times Well
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey
#AmWriting with Jess and KJ
The Atlantic
Vermont Public Radio

 

#OrganizedWriter 1

Rev.com
Time Capsule
Shoeboxed
MeetEdgar
Tweetdeck
Lindy West

#AmReading

YourTeen Magazine
Sarina Bowen
Homestead Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Our Hearth to Yours by Eve and Eivin Kilcher
Alaska: The Last Frontier on the Discovery Channel
Running Man, Charlie Engle
Finding Ultra, Rich Roll
Instafreebie

Episode 35: #ReadySetGoals 2

...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.

(#AmWriting with Jess & KJ is available on iTunes and AudioBoom and you should subscribe. Really.)

Download our goal-setting worksheet here

kjdellantonia.com
NY Times Well
The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey
#AmWriting with Jess and KJ
The Atlantic
Vermont Public Radio

Eat, Pray, Love, Elizabeth Gilbert
Writers on a New England Stage I New Hampshire Public Radio

Thanks to Gretchen Rubin for turning me on to the one-word idea years ago in her book, Happier at Home. Catch her Happier podcast—one of my faves—she talks about her word of the year on "A Little Happier," the short version of the podcast, here. " --KJ

Jonatha Brooke
Lisa Belkin
#AmWriting with Jess and KJ Facebook Page
Longreads
Shouts and Murmurs
Organize365 Podcasts, Lisa Woodruff
Download our goal-setting worksheet here
Tools of Titans, Tim Ferriss
Brain Pickings, Maria Popova
Laura Vanderkam