Episode Recap:

Joanne and I talked about:

  • The existential dread we’re all feeling right now (1:19)
  • The questions she asked before leaving her full-time job (6:15)
  • How she got started in writing (15:20)
  • Her book, Game Changer (18:25)
  • How she writes diverse stories without writing A Book About Race (26:51)
  • Writing about real-world events like coronavirus…or not writing about them! (37:30)
  • Being flexible about creativity and believing in the inherent value of your story (41:06)

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Guest Bio:

Joanne Machin is a copyeditor, life/career coach, and romance author. She is based in the Seattle area.

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