This week’s episode covers much territory, from cultivating mentors (whether they know they’re your mentors or not) to how to take care of yourself when writing trauma. This week’s guest, Joy Loya, had an unusual and powerful journey to becoming an aut…
How humor shows up in literature is the worthy topic of this week’s show—and Brooke and Grant interview Lysley Tenorio, someone who’s known for having an eye for the weird and absurd and rendering poignant experiences onto the page through humor.
Donald Maass founded the Donald Maass Literary Agency in New York in 1980. He is the author of Writing 21st Century Fiction and The Emotional Craft of Fiction, as well as many other books about the craft of writing. He’s an author, a literary agent,
This week’s powerful episode features Laurie Halse Anderson, who was one of the early voices of the #MeToo movement about two decades before survivors started to share their stories en masse. We talk with Laurie about writing your truth,
Authors and aspiring authors alike won’t want to miss this week’s episode about all the things authors are expected to do that have nothing to do with writing the book. Fauzia Burke is one of the most upbeat and positive publicists we know,
Indie darling Michelle Tea has been writing for memoir for more than twenty years, and in this conversation, originally recorded with the San Francisco Writers Foundation, she and Brooke talk about their shared history through Seal Press,
This week’s guest, Rebecca Roanhorse, says that she couldn’t write safe if she tried. In this far-reaching interview, we touch upon purpose-driven writing, writing outside the mainstream, and the challenges of getting published.
Whether you’re already in a writing community, wanting to join one, or feeling apprehensive about whether a writing community is the right thing for you, this episode is your doorway to thinking about and engaging with community. Accountability,
Hugh Howey is a five-time NaNoWriMo participant who still can’t believe he ever wrote a novel. His works have become New York Times bestsellers, have been translated into over forty languages, and have sold millions of copies around the world.