Jeff talks about why he likes developmental edits and recommends a recent episode of How Do You Write? that focused on the similarities between writers and illustrators. He also goes more in-depth on the paperback production he’s been doing. Will offers up an apology and clarification plus looks at two books on short stories.
Jeff & Will offer updates on their past week, including paperback releases, writing updates and progress on goals in January. Jeff also recommends recent episodes of The Creative Penn, which continued the discussion on the power authors have over their work, and Smart Podcast, Trashy Books, which took a deep dive into the issues surrounding Romance Writers of America.
Lucy Lennox returns to the podcast to update everyone on the upcoming PAGE author education event, which will be held April 17-19 in Atlanta. She’s got details on some of the presentations, what she’s looking forward to personally and details about tickets that are still available.
Jeff updates everyone on the publishing tasks he’s accomplished in the past week. Will discusses the power that authors can wield. Author A.E. Ryecart joins the guys for a Q&A on her author journey.
After the weekly update, the guys play Q&A with L.A. Witt, Gregory Ashe, Layla Reyne and Rachael Herron. Each author talks about why they write, their processes and offers advice to those starting out.
Jeff & Will talk about an array of topics after Jeff provides his weekly progress update. They talk about how they are setting up habits and unbreakable chains so far in 2020. Will talks about a new podcast that almost got started, prompting a discussion about when is the right time to pull the plug on a project. There are also more podcast suggestions this week covering Romancing Your Brand, FI, learning from other authors’ 2019 reviews and celebrating book birthdays.