Episode 135: #SteppingBack

…in which Jess and KJ are joined by book coach, and fan favorite, Jennie Nash to answer the question: What do you do when you wake up with 50,000 words of something? A guide for post-NaNoWriMo.

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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

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

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


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Jennie Nash

Dan Blank

Trey Parker & Matt Stone: 'This happened, and then this happened, and then this happens - that's not a movie, that's not a story'

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I Am, I Am, I Am: Seventeen Brushes with Death, Maggie O’Farrell

A Memoir of Near-Death Experiences, Dani Shapiro, New York Times

The Weird Sisters, Eleanor Brown

A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan

You, Caroline Kepnes

Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel, George Saunders

I'll Be There for You: The One About Friends, Kelsey Miller

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