The Long Conversation

Weekly conversations on the craft of writing

Subscribe
The Long Conversation

#15 - Restful Writing

This week, Rachel greets Dan, Nathan, and Taylor with a writing exercise: what is it like when your house is completely silent? Answering th

3 Apr 8, 2021

The Long Conversation

#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

The Long Conversation

#17 - When the feeling stops, I’ll stop

Rachel, Dan, Nathan and Taylor welcome new Every lead writer Evan Armstrong—the new voice behind Napkin Math—to the podcast. Topics include:

2 Apr 23, 2021

The Long Conversation

#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

The Long Conversation

#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

The Long Conversation

How to find your writing “voice.”

Introducing The Long Conversation: The Newsletter

16 🔒 Jul 12, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

Chaotic Good

Or, how to stop hating yourself and start writing.

7 Jul 19, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

Unstuck Yourself!

Keyword brainstorming, freewriting exercises, my favorite prompts, and more ways to find your next great essay idea

4 🔒 Jul 26, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

Process Over Product

On letting go of “done”

3 Aug 2, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

The Traveling Kind

Keeping up with writing when you’re away

4 Aug 17, 2021

The Long Conversation

Re: Happiness, in pursuit thereof

Writing when everything hurts

3 🔒 Aug 23, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

How Writing Can Help Us With Grief and Trauma

Evidence, explanation, and exercises

7 Sep 22, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

Stop Getting Rejected For Dumb Stuff

Trying to get published? Avoid these mistakes!

3 🔒 Oct 13, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen

The Long Conversation

Who are you writing for?

Write better by knowing your reader

6 Oct 19, 2021 by Rachel Jepsen