It honestly doesn’t matter if you’re a writer or not, self care is important. There are some myths about it being self-indulgent, a waste of time, and expensive. Not to mention the idea that all artists are supposed to suffer (queue my eye roll here).
You finished your book, so how long until it’s out on shelves? Says some ignorant family member at dinner. Let’s discuss that, shall we?
Because of my search history I get a lot of links with a lot of the same advice. And quite frankly, I hate most of it. Not every writer is the same, not every manuscript can be written the same way.
I try to interview at least one author a month. Give these great interviews a listen and then make sure to purchase these books so you can study them on your own Writing Journey.
My first guest on ALL BY MY SHELF is debut YA author Brandie June! Gold Spun is already out on shelves so you can make your purchase through the Bookshop link here in the show notes. BUY GOLD SPUN FROM BOOKSHOP Connect with Brandie June Visit All By My Shelf Buy Me a Coffee BuyContinue reading “An Interview with Brandie June”
It doesn’t matter what age you write for, writers will always debate whether it’s better to be a plotter or a pantser.
My guest for this episode is Michelle Mason, debut author of Your Life Has Been Delayed. We talked about the 90s, technology, and adapting your work to a changing world. In between questions, we played The Book Stops Here and Never Have I Ever Spoiled My Own Book.
This is the script for a meditation on your characters. Start by finding a comfortable spot to sit.
In this episode, I’m joined by Jessica Speer, author of BFF or NRF, a guide to making and keeping healthy friendships. You can purchase BFF or NRF here, from my Bookshop. We played Name That Book and MAD Blurbs. If you’d like to ask my next guests (which include Michelle Mason, Soman Chainani, and Hayley Krischer), then visit BuyMeACoffee.com/JMTuckerman and become a supporter or member today. Check out the scoreboards below to see how Jessica faired against my other guests.
I play games during every interview here at All By My Shelf. And I’ve recently devised a points system. Check below to see where your favorite author ranks.