Whoops. We kinda vanished on you. Sorry for the unintended radio silence over these past few weeks while Kelly’s been sick and JJ’s been without a computer! We ask for your patience and understanding for just a little while longer, while we get things in order so that we can pick up recording Pub Crawl on a regular schedule. We miss you guys!
Kelly and JJ answer questions this week! What does it mean when an agent or editor follows you on twitter? How can you be an effective moderator for a panel? How can you cancel your book contract or break up with your agent? You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! Questions about being on Submission What does it mean when an agent or editor follows you on twitter? The truth? It doesn’t mean anything. It doesn’t […]
JJ and Kelly wrap up their Summer of Archetypes with Coming of Age narratives! Did you read and love The Pigman in middle school? We did. Also, we can’t help but discuss the Handbook for Mortals/NYT Bestseller List shenanigans! If this episode seems particularly choppy, that’s because we were interrupted several times by Kelly’s 3 year old daughter, who makes a guest appearance in the bloopers. Coming of Age Stories Although some of us may […]
This week, Kelly and JJ are still chatting about Archetypes with a discussion of Cataclysm and Survival Stories. These narratives highlight humankind’s innate resourcefulness and desire to survive. We’re the cockroaches of the universe! Cataclysms and Survival Stories At their heart, these types of stories–post-apocalyptic or natural disaster or other survival narratives–are about human resilience. They highlight humankind’s innate resourcefulness and desire to survive. We’re the cockroaches of the universe! Stories about survival are great showcases […]
Hey guys! Our apologies for the late episode; Kelly is taking over editing duties while JJ finishes up the revisions on SHADOWSONG and her technical ineptitude, plus ancient equipment, plus mercury in retrograde all conspired against us. Thanks for your patience! This week we’re talking about some of our favorite core narratives: Redemption and Revenge. Redemption These are Kelly’s favorite! Excellent examples are Zuko from Avatar the Last Airbender and Helena from Orphan Black. Redemption […]