Episode 138: #WhatsYourGenre

...in which Jess and KJ weigh the many ambiguous definitions of fiction genres with Emily Tedrowe, and her short-story path to novel writing.

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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).


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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The Atlantic

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Grown and Flown

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


The Boston Globe


Emily Tedrowe

Blue Stars, Emily Tedrowe

Commuters, Emily Tedrowe

Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri

The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri

Warlight, Michael Ondaatje

Jane Smiley

Anne Tyler

Shirley Jackson

Kate Atkinson

Transcription, Kate Atkinson

Eliza Foss

Roxane Gay

Poets and Writers Magazine


She's Not There: A Life in Two Genders, Jennifer Finney Boylan

High Wages, Dorothy Whipple

Persephone Books

The Keeper of Lost Things: A Novel, Ruth Hogan

Jilly Cooper

Elaine Showalter

Angela Thirkell

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