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March 2, 2020 @ 12:02 am

Episode 82: Revisiting the Day Job Discussion

Today, we revisit the fundamental question of this podcast: how does a day job and writing fit together? What have we learned in the past few years, and what have the job changes we've both experienced taught us about this balancing act? We'd love to hear your thoughts and feedback on this as well.

Also, during our regular book check-in, we go deep into how to transition between two plot strands that you're trying to weave together - and the struggles both of us have with that at the moment. We also talk about whether you're an over-writer or an under-writer when describing things - and how to think about it as a form of trust in the reader.


As always, we'd love for you to take a minute to rate and review us in your podcast app, as this helps other listeners find the show. 

Find us on Instagram @marginallypodcast. Meghan's occasionally on Twitter @meghanembee, and Olivia’s @roamingolivia

Theme music is "It's Time" by Scaricá Ricascá. 

Have a question you'd like us to try to answer, or a topic you'd love to have us cover? Interested in being a guest? Contact us here.  Thanks for listening, and get to work!

If you like Marginally, you should check out #amwriting, with Jess and KJ, where two much more experienced writers talk through their processes with each other and celebrated guests.

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