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TLC #5: Writing as a Way of Being, p. 2, with Robert P. Yagelski

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2 Nov 11, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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#16 - Specificity informs intimacy

Rachel, Nathan, and Taylor welcome Kieran O'Hare, an Every writer and editor whose recent Superorganizers profile of Dan Shipper took an ent

2 Apr 15, 2021

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TLC #7: **Next Week**

A scheduling update for our next episode

1 Dec 4, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #14 - What, Me Worry? Workshopping Dan Shipper

Rachel and Taylor join Dan to workshop his upcoming essay on something everyone has feelings about: Worry. Topics include: how we might chan

1 Mar 19, 2021

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#18 - Unsticking yourself (Part I)

Pulling from an anti-writer's block resource created for Every writers and readers, Rachel takes Dan and Nathan on a journey through a word

1 May 14, 2021

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TLC Podcast #9: The Proximate Causes of My Excitement

Returning for the new year’s first conversation, Rachel asks Dan and Nathan about how their writing collaboration mirrors their unique busin

1 Jan 26, 2021

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TLC #8: The Body Question

"a ringing sense of mortality underscores everything we write" -Maggie Nelson

1 Dec 14, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #3: Registration link!

Here ya go, folks! I neglected to include a registration link in my last email for TLC #3: Ask a Journalist, with John H. Richardson. Here i

1 Oct 28, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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Who are you writing for?

Write better by knowing your reader

1 Oct 19, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #13: Creativity for Non-Creatives

With a temporary exodus by Taylor and Nathan, Rachel and Dan are left alone for a playdate. The two explore an important question: how can p

1 Mar 2, 2021

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TLC Podcast #10: Fresh Brains

Accessing excitement and announcing the self in writing

1 Feb 1, 2021

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#19 - Welcome to another edition of Thunderdome

Rachel brings together Nathan and special guest Evan Armstrong to discuss the writing and editing processes that led to their hit pieces fro

0 May 28, 2021

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TLC Podcast #3: Ask a Journalist, with John H. Richardson

The team talks to John H. Richardson, award-winning journalist for publications including Esquire and GQ — and Rachel’s dad! — about structu

0 Nov 5, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast 11: What’s So Impressive About A Diamond Except the Mining?

With special guest Fadeke Adegbuyi in the room this week, the gang discusses her upcoming essay on the tracking app Spoonbill, the tensions

0 Feb 9, 2021