Episode 147: #GoodNewsandHowIGotThere

You heard it here first: KJ sold her novel. We talk about how the deal happened, why she took a pre-empt, and building a career.

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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).


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