episode, author Gayle Brandeis discusses knowing what we're doing,
writing when you can, listening to your body, breathing, engaging
with emotionally difficult material, and drafting for yourself,
revising for others.
episode, author Michael Leali discusses middle grade novels,
low-residency MFAs, resonating with young readers, using notecards
for developmental edits, tackling big topics in books for kids,
staying true to the voice of young people, the importance of humor,
what young readers are interested in, how to battle...
episode, Julia Fine, author, discusses getting started, research,
following the call of your work, preparing your concept, revisions,
developmental edits, working on projects over the course of
multiple years, taking breaks, writing as the reward, and making
choices through a goal.
episode, Sarah Terez Rosenblum, author, discusses using teaching to
learn craft, developmental editors, figuring out when to share
work, listening, giving yourself permission to say 'I don't know,'
the right reasons to take a class, and why you should always wear
black when teaching.
episode, we talk with Rebecca George, co-owner of Volumes Bookcafe,
about running a bookstore, the staying power of physical books,
crunching the numbers, backlist sales, Tik Tok's influence on a
book's success, how to be a better sales ally as a writer, why
short books rock, and why authors shouldn't call a...