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The Stories Between Us

Sep 30, 2021

There are a lot of exciting things going on around here these days: Maile received her first publisher rejection, we're offering a new memoir-writing course, and we're working hard to maintain our hope on this writing journey. That last one isn't always easy, but there are a few things we like to keep in mind that help...

Sep 24, 2021

Today we're talking with Ashley Hales about what it looks like to choose an expansive, creative life with limits over busy, non-stop hustle. We also swap suburban life stories and share some of the beauty we're finding there. 

Sep 17, 2021

Today we talk with author Sarah Arthur about her wonderful obsession with Madeleine L'Engle, how she kept writing through a cancer diagnosis, and the 18 year journey of writing her novel. She has so many wonderful things to say about creativity, perseverance, and the writing life. 


Sep 10, 2021

Maile and I talk about what it's like to be married for 22 years and the impact that our relationship has had on our writing and creativity. 

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Sep 3, 2021

Today we chat with industry expert Jane Friedman about the mistakes beginning writers make, how to decide whether or not to self-publish, and the one thing she encourages new writers to do. Jane is one of the most helpful people I know in the writing world; talking with her was an absolute delight.