Episode 106: #FirstTimerMistakes

…in which Jess and KJ are again joined by book coach Jennie Nash, this time to discuss the three most common pitfalls made by new novelists.

(#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

Jess's email list

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

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



Jennie Nash

Author Accelerator, Jennie Nash

Mom Writes Podcast, Jennie Nash

Abby Mathews

Melanie Parish

New England Romance Writers of America Conference

Beverly Jenkins

Jodi Picoult

The Baby Plan, Kate Rorick

The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins

Grant Faulkner

National Novel Writing Month

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King



Einstein: His Life and Universe, Walter Isaacson

A Gentleman in Moscow, Amor Towles

The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of the Blockbuster Novel, Jodi Archer & Matthew L. Jockers


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