Episode 25: #ReadingTheComments, the Good the Bad and the Ugly


...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.

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


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

Vermont Public Radio

Bullet Journal



Something Must Be Done About Prince Edward County: A Family, A Virginia Town, a Civil Rights Battle, Kristen Green

The Art of Memoir, Mary Karr

Jenny Lawson


The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend, Katarina Bivald

The World Beyond Your Head, Matthew B. Crawford

Shop Class as Soulcraft, Matthew B. Crawford

Gone Baby Gone, Dennis Lehane

Mystic River, Dennis Lehane

The Cuckoo's Calling, Robert Galbraith

American Heiress, Jeffrey Toobin

In a Dark, Dark Wood, Ruth Ware

Presto, Penn Jillette

True Crime Addict, James Renner

Twisted: My Dreadlock Chronicles, Bert Ashe


Get Some Headspace, Andy Puddicombe


You always can find K.J. here and Jess here