After a recap of their post-GRL week, Jeff & Will answer a question from Philip about point of view in romances. Then it’s all about National Novel Writing Month as the 20th NaNoWriMo gets underway on Friday, November 1. Jeff & Will talk about their plans and preparation along with some recommended podcasts and reading to get you ready for a month of literary abandon!
Jeff & Will spoke with Lucy Lennox during GayRomLit in Albuquerque. They discussed the inspiration behind the PAGE event along with how and why Lucy decided to add it to her author business. The success of King Me, which reached #1 in the Romance chart on Amazon this spring, is also examined as Lucy talks about what she’s done in her career to help make that happen.
After a brief rundown of their week, Jeff & Will discuss Austin Price’s presentation on the Habits of Effective Artists, which include daily work, volume not perfection, conscious learning, get feedback and create what you love. Will concludes the episode with an essay from James Victore about claiming your freedom.
Jeff & Will talk about the PAGE event, which they will be speaking at in 2020. Jeff shares his experience on the hot seat and talking about the book he’s working on to his 90 Days to Done classmates. He also discusses issues he’s having lately with imposter syndrome and comparisonitis. The guys also talk about some retirement planning they’re working on, geared toward helping the move into full-time writer careers.
Jeff & Will recap how their final 100 days of 2019 began. Will discusses the books How to Write Light Novels and Webnovels by R.A. Paterson and Superfans by Pat Flynn. The guys also offer tips and tricks for handling an author event like the upcoming GayRomLit (GRL).