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Hosted ByJennifer Udden & Bridget Smith

Join Bridget Smith of Dunham Literary Inc. and Jennifer Udden of Barry Goldblatt Literary LLC as we discuss books, publishing, writing, fandom, and more!


All Episodes

Episode 75: Omegaverse is in the New York Times

In which Bridget and Jen discuss copyright law, plagiarism, and why published authors won’t read your fic, for legal reasons. Also! Cookbook photography, dead parents in YA, and more!  Thanks to this week’s donors: Lorna, Lauren, Jared, and…

Episode 74: In Plague-Adjusted Terms

In this episode Bridget and Jen talk *waves vaguely* the State Of Things, UK vs ANZ vs US, and how many clients is too many!  **ANNOUNCEMENT!!** We’ll be answering your questions on a very special Instagram Live session on Thursday, May 7 at 7pm…

Episode 73: The Book Equivalent of a Weighted Blanket

In this episodes, Bridget and Jen talk bad contracts, manuscript requests, how to avoid brown-nosing and more!  Thanks to our editor, Cheyna Roth, for her help with this episode! A VERY SPECIAL THANKS to our donor Jessica!!!!! Like the podcast?…

Episode 72: I Would Marry These Potatoes In A House Of God

In this episode Bridget and Jen discuss *waves vaguely* The Situation, the Simon & Schuster sale, living with our parents, and cheaply priced Texas ciders.  (Hit us up, Austin EastCider!)  Thanks to our editor, Cheyna Roth, for her help…

Episode 71 – I’m In This Picture And I Don’t Like It

In this episode, Bridget and Jen discuss career planning or the occasional impossibility thereof, catch up on thanking donors, and generally continue the discussion from Episode 70!  A VERY SPECIAL THANKS to our wonderful backlog of donors! Jenn,…

Episode 70 – It’s Been A Long, Long Time

In this episode, recorded on Jan. 22 after a *coughcough* three month involuntary hiatus, Bridget and Jen discuss realistic expectations, the American Dirt fiasco, the RWA fiasco, and picking up the can.  Like the podcast? You can support us…

Episode 69: Nice :)

In this episode, recorded back in *coughcough* November, Bridget and Jen do an all-questions-all-the-time deep dive into our Tumblr inbox. Among other things we discuss sex in YA, the relative value of an MFA, and disclosure of advances. This episode…

Episode 68: A Simple Village Goose

In this episode, Bridget and Jen discuss self-care for authors (and agents,) burnout, and give a shoutout to nanowrimo!  Thank you to John, this week’s donor! Hope you’re enjoying IN THE WOODS.  CW: In this episode there is a frank…

Episode 67: Inappropriate Seasons

In which Bridget and Jen discuss the seasons of love er, publishing, query length, POV and tense, and more!  Thank you to this week’s donors, Kristin and Joy!  Like the podcast? You can support us through , by subscribing to us on iTunes, or…

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