Episode 144: #ReadingWhileWriting

...in which Jess and KJ tackle a classic writing question: can you read in your genre while you’re writing in it without absorbing other voices and ideas?

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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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Digital Minimalism: Choosing a Focused Life in a Noisy World, Cal Newport

On Being 40(ish), Lindsey Mead

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle and Generally Have More Fun, Gretchen Rubin

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Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love, Dani Shapiro

On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, Stephen King

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Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country, Pam Houston

Cowboys Are My Weakness, Pam Houston

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The Maze Runner, James Dashner

Of Mice and Men, John Steinbeck

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What You Don't Know About Charlie Outlaw, Leah Stewart

The Wife, Meg Wolitzer

A Thousand Acres, Jane Smiley

The Vanity Fair Diaries: Power, Wealth, Celebrity, and Dreams: My Years at the Magazine That Defined a Decade, Tina Brown

Theft by Finding: Diaries, David Sedaris

The City Baker's Guide to Country Living, Louise Miller

The Late Bloomers' Club: A Novel, Louise Miller

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, Cheryl Strayed

The Final Frontiersman: Heimo Korth and His Family, Alone in Alaska's Arctic Wilderness, James Campbell

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