#78 No One is Broken & Everyone Has What it Takes

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Bill Kenower


I first connected with Bill Kenower when I sent photos of my books selling out at the conference to publicity director, Monique Muhlenkamp at New World Library, and she noticed that my book, Writing That Gets Noticed was next to Bill’s  book Everyone Has What It Takes at the bookseller’s table  (now that attention to detail is the mark of a great publicist).
Books at WD conference

She connected us and Bill invited me on his programs. I loved speaking about my experiences working in publishing, and sharing craft advice on Author2Author.I also did video interview with him for Author Magazine

After reading his books on writing I had to have him on my podcast, too.
Here he shares his passionate perspective that every writer needs to know about.

In This Episode

  • How Bill came up with the concept for his book [2:40]
  • Following curiosity in your reading [12:20]
  • Letting yourself write about what you want to write, without worrying about selling your writing [18:09]
  • Advice for getting into the writing flow [16:54]
  • Writing with the ‘three narrative arcs. [22:33]
  • Bill’s opinion on gatekeepers in this industry [29:31]

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About Bill

William Kenower is the author of Everyone Has What It Takes: A Writer’s Guide to the End of Self-Doubt, Fearless Writing: How to Create Boldly and Write With Confidence, and Write Within Yourself: An Author’s Companion, and the Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine. In addition to his books he’s been published in The New York Times, Writer’s Digest, Edible Seattle, Parent Map, and has been a featured blogger for the Huffington Post. He also hosts the popular podcasts Author2Author, and Fearless Writing With Bill Kenower.

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