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Love all things upbeat, warm, and uplifting? Welcome to 88 Cups of Tea, an online platform and podcast for creative writers who look for guidance in their storytelling journey and connection to a community, fostering year-round conversations around the personal and professional life of a writer. Our podcast episodes and online essays and articles explore and unpack conversations that touch on topics like overcoming rejections and challenges, querying tips and crafting advice, lifestyle habits that support the heart and the soul, what it means to be Human while navigating a creative path, and more. We pride ourselves in nurturing a supportive environment that aims to encourage, inspire, and entertain. Check out our website 88cupsoftea.com for essays, articles, and access to nearly 200 podcast episodes!

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Love all things upbeat, warm, and uplifting? Welcome to 88 Cups of Tea, an online platform and podcast for creative writers who look for guidance in their storytelling journey and connection to a community, fostering year-round conversations around the personal and professional life of a writer. Our podcast episodes and online essays and articles explore and unpack conversations that touch on topics like overcoming rejections and challenges, querying tips and crafting advice, lifestyle habits that support the heart and the soul, what it means to be Human while navigating a creative path, and more. We pride ourselves in nurturing a supportive environment that aims to encourage, inspire, and entertain. Check out our website 88cupsoftea.com for essays, articles, and access to nearly 200 podcast episodes!

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A fun, high-energy listen with in-depth interviews with your favorite writers talking craft, career and life. I listen while walking my dog and the hour flies by. This is a must for all aspiring writers. I guarantee you’ll leave with a smile on your face and a new commitment to your writing every time.

Amazing Podcast

By yourmanne - Dec 29 2019
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This podcast inspires me more and more each day! I adore it.

iTunes Ratings

327 Ratings
Average Ratings
295
15
11
1
5

Fun, fast and usefu

By nevertoooldtowrite - Apr 08 2020
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A fun, high-energy listen with in-depth interviews with your favorite writers talking craft, career and life. I listen while walking my dog and the hour flies by. This is a must for all aspiring writers. I guarantee you’ll leave with a smile on your face and a new commitment to your writing every time.

Amazing Podcast

By yourmanne - Dec 29 2019
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This podcast inspires me more and more each day! I adore it.
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88 Cups of Tea

Latest release on Oct 01, 2020

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Rank #1: Kelly Yang on Persevering Through Unprecedented Times

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to follow us on Instagram @88CUPSOFTEA to keep up with our latest posts and Instagram stories where we announce new episodes and essays,  feature our favorite quotes, and host Instagram Story takeovers by some of your favorite authors. So make sure to head over to https://www.instagram.com/88cupsoftea/ so you don't miss out on the next takeover! 

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Kelly’s episode is edited from a livestream we recorded back in March. Please note that the audio quality isn’t as clear as it’s pulled from our livestream, and you’ll hear some popping sounds in the background which were notifications from the live commenting during the livestream, but the content is so important especially during these times so don’t let the audio quality get in the way!  If you’d like to watch our full 2-hour live streamed conversation, head on over to Kelly’s shownotes page at 88cupsoftea.com/kelly-yang!

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How do we move through these arduous times? How are writers sustaining creativity? How does one determine when there’s enough research to begin drafting? We discuss these topics and more with Kelly Yang.

Kelly is the award-wining author of Front Desk, the winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature, her newly released YA novel Parachutes, and her upcoming book and sequel of Front Desk - Three Keys. 

Kelly and I kick off our conversation diving into Kelly’s experience during Covid-19 as an Asian-American, how she is feeding her creativity during this challenging time, ways she is trying to keep herself and her family emotionally healthy, and how she has redefined her self-care. She also shares ways in which we all can help combat the horrible racism and discrimination in our communities brought about from Covid-19.

Further in, she shares her writing journey and her experience so far publishing Asian-American stories. She gives us a snapshot of her newly released novel Parachutes and a glimpse into her research process drawing from personal experiences and gathering stories from other parachute children. We discuss how to determine when you have compiled enough research to jump into your story, and how drafting the first few chapters of a story idea before committing to writing the whole book can help you figure out if it’s the perfect story for you. And later, Kelly drops some real-talk about making an income as a creative, shares her golden rule in life that’ll inspire you to not give up on your projects, and steps you can take to reach your writing goals, especially during this challenging time.

Please say 'Hi' to Kelly on Twitter! https://twitter.com/kellyyanghk

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/kelly-yang to download Kelly's writing prompt and find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

May 28 2020

42mins

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Rank #2: TOMI ADEYEMI: Storytelling with Heart and Soul

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You have no idea how excited I am to have Tomi Adeyemi on our show! Tomi is the author of Children of Blood and Bone, a West African-inspired fantasy debut and the first novel in her trilogy that conjures a world of magic and danger, perfect for any of you fans of Leigh Bardugo and Sabaa Tahir. It’s been described as “powerful” and “captivating” and Tomi has been hailed as one of the most promising voices in young adult fiction. Entertainment Weekly describes “Children of Blood and Bone” as “a phenomenon” and it landed one of the biggest YA debut novel publishing deals ever. Way before her novel was even released, her entire fantasy trilogy landed a deal to be made into movies produced by the team at Fox 2000 and Temple Hill Productions, the same team who produced the movies “The Fault in Our Stars,” and “Twilight”. “Children of Blood and Bone” releases on March 6th so be sure to grab yourselves a copy to see what everyone’s talking about!

In today’s episode, we discuss ALL things “Children of Blood and Bone”, from the story behind the title, to her research, and writing process. Tomi even shares her resources that helped her world building process in the novel.

We discuss how Tomi’s awareness of poor representation in her earlier stories inspired her to craft strong representation for her readers, why it’s crucial to recognize our responsibility to give younger generations true representation that creates self-love, and the power a story has to create empathy in humanity and to open our eyes to possibility.

For those of you who are currently writing your own manuscripts, you’ll really appreciate all of the helpful and detailed advice Tomi shares for our storyteller community. She walks us through how to craft character descriptions, all about first drafts, how to use rejections to further your story’s success, advice on finding mentors and editors who can help get your story to where you want it to be, and so much more.

Say 'Hi' to Tomi on Twitter and she'll be taking over our Instagram stories for the release of her episode and it’s going to be AWESOME. Be sure to catch her takeover by clicking here!

Happy Listening!

Xo,

Yin

PS. Do you know anyone who would love our conversation? Please share this episode to help spread the word!

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Meet fellow members in our community and check in about your work-in-progress, and join in on other bookish talks and 88 Cups of Tea related things, join our private Facebook group! You can really feel the love and support in our community. You also get the opportunity to submit your questions for upcoming guests on the show. Click here to join our private Facebook group!

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to check out our archive of episodes by clicking here!

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“Storytelling became this way to get everything I wanted, so I just kept doing it.” 

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

“Books are amazing. You explain something so internal, but in such a universal way, that everybody can understand it.”

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

“The best editors help you write the story you thought you wrote the first time.”

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

“It has been a dream, but it has also been a crazy amount of work, as it should be.”

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

“The more you write and the more you revise, the more you discover exactly what you need.”

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

“When you arm yourself with knowledge, everything feels possible.”

-Tomi Adeyemi (Click to tweet)

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE: 

  • How Tomi’s awareness of poor representation in earlier stories inspired her to craft strong representation for her readers 
  • Why it’s crucial to recognize our responsibility to give younger generations true representation that creates self-love 
  • How to craft beautiful character descriptions 
  • Advice on staying current in your genre and in the publishing world 
  • How to use rejections to further your story’s success 
  • The power a story has to create empathy in humanity and to open our eyes to possibility
  • A detailed look into Tomi’s research and writing process 
  • Advice on finding mentors and editors who can help get your story to where you want it to be 
  • What is Pitch Wars, how it works, and Tomi’s experience 
  • The story behind the title of “Children of Blood and Bone” 
  • Tomi shares her experience living her dream as a debut author 
  • How first drafts exist to give our outlines more shape 
  • Tomi shares her resources that helped her world building process in “Children of Blood and Bone” 

Mar 01 2018

1hr 38mins

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Rank #3: Marie Rutkoski On Practicing The Art Of Storytelling

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to follow us on Instagram @88CUPSOFTEA to keep up with our latest posts and Instagram stories where we announce new episodes and essays,  feature our favorite quotes, and host Instagram Story takeovers by some of your favorite authors. So make sure to head over to https://www.instagram.com/88cupsoftea/ so you don't miss out on the next takeover! 

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Have you been researching different ways to strengthen your craft? Or how to build tension in stories? How about strategies for finding time to finish your manuscript? We talk about it all and more with Marie Rutkoski.

Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Shadow Society, the Kronos Chronicles, and the New York Times-bestselling Winner’s Trilogy.

We begin our conversation by discussing her love for storytelling and the role her family played in inspiring her to craft stories. We'll learn how writing her dissertation in college taught her how to structure a novel and inspire the idea behind her first novel. We then move on to discuss her newly published novel The Midnight Lie, her experience crafting a queer romance, and her heartwarming coming out story. She shares how hiring a freelance editor can help strengthen your novel before entering the querying process, how to craft persistent tension in your story, and how to avoid cultural appropriation and underrepresentation when writing about a culture separate from your own. And later, we discuss a writing strategy that can help you craft your novel while working full time and unique ways you can practice the art of storytelling away from the page.

Please say 'Hi' to Marie on Twitter! https://twitter.com/marierutkoski

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/marie-rutkoski to find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

May 21 2020

38mins

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Rank #4: SUSAN DENNARD: The Revision Process & Overcoming Perfectionist Tendencies

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Susan Dennard is the author of the Something Strange and Deadly series as well as the New York Times bestselling books Truthwitch and Windwitch. Susan is one our community’s most requested authors for the show and is known for her really helpful and eye-opening resources for writers. And not to mention, she also has a solid reputation of being known as an author who really cares about the writing community.

This episode is a must for listeners who love conversations about the craft of writing. We cover how to create a successful “plan of attack” for your novel’s revision process, how to develop a strong magic system, advice on crafting a believable male point of view who isn’t a stereotype or a personification of female idealism, and Susan shares the three phases of writing that helps her turn ideas into concrete stories.

We discuss ways for writers to overcome perfectionist tendencies and use it to your advantage, how to discover and fine-tune your writing process to help you reach your writing goals, how a beta-reader or a critique partner can help you avoid info-dumping in your world building, and why it’s crucial to distance yourself from your story idea in order to help it grow.

We also talk about how Susan learned to be self-motivated, how to cope with the loneliness that usually comes along with a writing career, and the importance of sharing your experiences with a writing community who truly understands what you are going through.

Say 'Hi' to Susan on Twitter! Check out the books and resources mentioned in her episode by clicking here!

For NaNoWriMo participants, join Susan's 'The Mighty Pens" fundraiser by clicking here!

Happy listening!

Xo,

Yin

PS. Do you know anyone who would love our conversation? Please share this episode to help spread the word!

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Meet fellow members in our community and check in about your WIP, and join in on other bookish talks and 88 Cups of Tea related things! You can really feel the love and support in our Facebook community. You also get the opportunity to submit your questions for upcoming guests on the show. Click here to join our private Facebook group!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Be sure to have a clear profile picture of yourself. If not, send over links to either your Twitter or Instagram. Fill out the 3 questions that pop up as soon as you join. To protect our group's safe space, these steps help us weed out any spam/fake profiles/creepers. Can't wait to meet you!

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to check out our archive of episodes by clicking here!

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“What one person likes, is not what someone else is going to like.” 

-Susan Dennard (Click to tweet)

“If it doesn’t feel right, if the cookie is not there, I can’t write it.”

-Susan Dennard (Click to tweet)

“Be kind to yourself. It’s okay if you don’t write everyday.” 

-Susan Dennard (Click to tweet)

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE: 

  • Ways for writers to overcome perfectionist tendencies and use it to your advantage
  • How Susan learned to be self-motivated 
  • Where to find affordable writing workshops to help improve your craft
  • The importance of doing your research when querying literary agents
  • Susan’s advice on how to format your manuscript and query letter
  • How to cope with the loneliness that usually comes along with a writing career
  • The importance of patience when facing rejection
  • How Susan’s travels inspire her story ideas 
  • How trusting your instincts will help you learn more about yourself as a writer
  • Susan’s three phases of writing that helps her turn ideas into concrete stories
  • The importance of sharing your experiences with a writing community who truly understands what you are going through
  • How to discover and fine-tune your writing process to help you reach your writing goals
  • Why it’s crucial to distance yourself from your story ideas to help them grow
  • Writing tips on developing a strong magic system
  • Creating a successful plan of attack for your novel’s revision process 
  • Tips on crafting a believable male point of view who isn’t a stereotype or a personification of female idealism
  • How a beta-reader or critique partner can help you avoid info-dumping in your world building

Nov 17 2017

1hr 9mins

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Rank #5: Linda Camacho On Being Persistent With Your Creative Pursuits

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to follow us on Instagram @88CUPSOFTEA to keep up with our latest posts and Instagram stories where we announce new episodes and essays,  feature our favorite quotes, and host Instagram Story takeovers by some of your favorite authors. So make sure to head over to https://www.instagram.com/88cupsoftea/ so you don't miss out on the next takeover! 

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Curious about breaking into the publishing industry and becoming a literary agent? Or how to craft the best query letter for your story? How about the common mistakes to avoid as a new author navigating the publishing world? We talk about it all and more with Linda Camacho.

Linda is a literary agent with a B.S. in Communication from Cornell University and an MFA in creative writing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She’s held various positions at Penguin Random House, Dorchester, Simon and Schuster, Writers House, and Prospect Agency. Now at Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency, Linda is looking for MG, YA, and adult fiction across all genres (especially upmarket, women’s fiction/romance, and literary horror); she’s also seeking select graphic novel writer-illustrators.

We kick off the conversation talking about horror movies and how they sparked her love for storytelling inspiring her publishing career. We discuss the publishing world and the different roles she had that lead her to become a literary agent. From this conversation, she shares how crucial it is to uplift your community, not take any opportunities for granted, be relentlessly persistent in your creative pursuits, and to know your worth. Further in, we talk about how to create lasting diversity in publishing.

And later, Linda chats about her experience getting her MFA in creative writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and how her degree helped strengthen her skills as a literary agent and communicate better editorially with her clients. We dive into how to improve your query letter, the common mistakes new authors make navigating the publishing industry, and how to avoid them.

Please say 'Hi' to Linda on Twitter! https://twitter.com/lindarandom

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/linda-camacho to download one of her favorite query letters and to find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

May 14 2020

53mins

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Rank #6: HOLLY ROOT: Entrepreneurial Mindset as a Literary Agent and as an Author

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Are you curious the kind of work that goes into starting a literary agency? Wondering how Holly strategizes career planning with her authors? Want to know what happens when a client’s book doesn’t sell? We get into all of it and so much more with today’s guest Holly Root.

Holly has launched over two dozen New York Times bestsellers before founding Root Literary in 2017 where she represents authors of fiction for adults, teens, and children, along with select nonfiction.

In today’s episode, Holly walks us through how she first fell in love with the world of storytelling, what she studied in school, and how her path led her to become one of the most successful literary agents today. We deep-dive into the origin story of how she first started Root Literary agency. We touch on what Root Literary does for their clients and how they embrace and encourage the business side of their author clients. This is an absolute must-listen for Storytellers looking out for their own careers and looking into agent representation. 

Say 'Hi' to Holly on Twitter @HROOT!

Keep tabs on Root Literary on Twitter @ROOTLITERARY!

To access her shownotes page, head over to 88CUPSOFTEA.COM/PODCAST/HOLLY-ROOT!

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Click here to read our 3-year anniversary event summary by Olivia Liu weaved in with photos by Melora Chang!

Make sure you don't miss out on our feature article "Letting the Ghosts In" by J.C. Cervantes, click here to read it!

Sep 22 2018

1hr 9mins

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Rank #7: MAGGIE STIEFVATER: Staying Motivated During Challenging Times

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to follow us on Instagram @88CUPSOFTEA to keep up with our latest posts and Instagram stories where we announce new episodes and essays,  feature our favorite quotes, and host Instagram Story takeovers by some of your favorite authors. So make sure to head over to https://www.instagram.com/88cupsoftea/ so you don't miss out on the next takeover! 

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Having trouble pushing past emotional fatigue and brain fog to reach your writing goals? Yearning to craft vivid characters with emotional resonance? Seeking writing tips on plotting a series that still gives you the freedom to explore different storylines? We talk about it all and more with Maggie Stiefvater.

Maggie is the #1 NYT Bestselling author of The Raven Cycle series, the Shiver trilogy, The Scorpio Races, and other novels for young people and adults.

In our conversation, Maggie shares her love for storytelling and gives us a snapshot of her self-taught journey to becoming a best selling author. She chats about her love of music and how she weaves that in with her love of writing. We talk about the most difficult challenge Maggie’s had in her life and from that, we were inspired to discuss how to overcome brain fog and emotional fatigue to reach your writing goals. Further into our conversation, we chat about breaking down societal norms in her writing, how to craft vivid descriptions in your stories for emotional resonance, and how she plotted out her series that still gave her freedom to explore other storylines. She also shares the biggest piece of advice for debut writers that you don’t want to miss.  

Be sure to check out the writing prompt that Maggie took the time to exclusive create for our community at the bottom of the page. Her writing prompt will help you if you’re stuck on the very first chapter of a new project.

Please say 'Hi' to Maggie on Twitter! https://twitter.com/mstiefvater

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/maggie-stiefvater/ ‎to download her writing prompt and find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

Oct 31 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #8: V.E. SCHWAB: Bonus Full Episode

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Finally, we're releasing the full, non-edited 3 hour long conversation with V.E. Schwab. This bonus episode is proudly brought to you by Fab Fit Fun! (Be sure to use the promo code 'TEA' for $10 off your first box) 

Say 'Hi' to V.E. Schwab on Twitter!

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Jun 29 2018

3hr 11mins

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Rank #9: TAMORA PIERCE: Believing In Your Craft

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--------------------------------------- Have your insecurities ever driven you to writer’s block? How can we use feedback, rejection, and self-encouragement to break out of writing-related anxiety? We unpack all of that and so much more with today’s guest Tamora Pierce.

Tamora, a #1 New York Times bestseller and recipient of the 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of Alanna: The First AdventureLady KnightWild Magic, and many, many more. Her most recent novel, Tempests and Slaughter, begins the journey into her new series called The Numair Chronicles and is out on the shelves now.

In our conversation, Tamora takes us on a journey throughout her life and describes the moments she first fell in love with writing, found her passion for crafting female heroes, what she’s learned from rejection, and much more. We talk about creative block and how we can encourage ourselves to believe in our craft. Her wisdom shines through as she discusses her research process into the world of magic, how she builds dynamic characters, and how she approaches writing more serious topics for young adults. 

Say 'Hi' to Tamora on: Facebook at "Tamora Pierce, Fantasy Author"Twitter at @TamoraPierce

To access her shownotes page, head over to: 88CUPSOFTEA.COM/PODCAST/TAMORA-PIERCE

Oct 18 2018

1hr 12mins

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Rank #10: ERIC SMITH: Breaking Down the Query Letter & Life as a Literary Agent and Author

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Where does a literary agent find new author clients? What are specific examples of query letters that really catch an agent's attention? We get into all of that (and so much more) with today’s special guest: Eric Smith.

He’s an author, blogger, podcaster, and literary agent for P.S. Literary. As an author, his first humor book, The Geek's Guide to Dating, was an Amazon 2013 Best Book of the Year selection in Humor, as well as a Best of the Year pick by PopSugar and Wired's GeekDad. He’s also the author of the young adult novels “Inked” and its sequel “Branded”. Eric’s newest Young Adult novel “The Girl and the Grove” was just released this month.

You know I love picking our guests' brains, and I give Eric a million and one brownie points for being so transparent, genuine, and generous during our conversation.

Say 'Hi' to Eric on Twitter and be sure to head over to his shownotes page. There's a downloadable PDF featuring a query letter guide where I compiled notes, transcriptions of examples, and quotes to help ease your querying process. Be sure to download the guide by heading over to his shownotes page and scrolling to the bottom of the page. Click here!

Get ready to dive into the nitty-gritty and happy listening!

Xo,

Yin

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“The way you promote yourself is the way you promote other people.” 

-Eric Smith 

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE: 

  • Flashback: Eric’s earliest memory of when he first fell in love with storytelling [6:00]
  • The light-bulb moment when Eric discovered his immediate connection to the YA voice and audience [11:23]
  • How his job at Quirk Books led to his first book deal for “The Geek’s Guide to Dating” [12:43]
  • How to approach opportunities working in different areas of the literary world [13:41]
  • Is it necessary for our listeners to build a digital platform for ourselves? [15:06]
  • Fun random side note in the episode: We talk about my big road trip move from California to New York and how we were hearing about each other through the community meetups in Chicago and Ann Arbor! [17:34]
  • What prompted Eric to look into being a literary agent [19:05]
  • Cameo featuring the one and only Auggie [19:50]
  • Eric’s early days as a literary agent, learning how to negotiate for his authors, and how negotiations are made [21:37]
  • Where Eric finds new author clients to bring on [23:26]
  • What kinds of stories attract him most when bringing on new representation [24:55]
  • Example of a great hook used to describe a novel to editors [30:39]
  • Eric unpacks the “hook, book, cook” idea of writing query letters and grabbing the attention of literary agents [31:15]
  • Two specific exemplary examples of query letters that caught Eric’s attention [32:27]
  • What comp titles are and why they’re important to include in your query letter [35:10]
  • How Eric develops and guides his authors’ careers and his role as an agent [38:38]
  • We dive into our listeners' Q&A segment of the episode (If you'd love to submit your questions for upcoming guests, join our private Facebook group):
    • As a disabled writer working on an #ownvoices YA novel I would love to know: What does he feel is the most important part of a novel that is written by someone who shares their character’s marginalization?
    • As a white cisgender person, I have a hard time writing outside of my lane mainly because I’m worried it isn’t my place. Is there any advice he can give about writing diversely, while also being respectful of the fact that you are not part of those marginalized groups?
    • Who is more helpful as an assistant: Langston or Auggie?
    • Positive voices can be so hard to find in the confusing, tortuous, and anxiety-riddled labyrinth that is publishing. How do you stay human in an industry that can feel at times so dehumanizing with goal posts always moving and the only certainty is uncertainty?
    • I would love to know a little about anthology editing: How do you go about finding the authors to write the stories on the theme; where does agent representation come into it; and how you find an editor to publish the work?
    • Does he have any tips for writers balancing full-time jobs?
    • Please ask him how his corgi is doing for me because I am very invested thanks.

May 24 2018

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: Cassandra Clare On Finding Creativity

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Curious to learn how to inspire creativity during challenging times? Or ways to manage strict deadlines while still practicing self-care? We talk about it all and more with Cassandra Clare.

Cassandra is the award-winning author of City of Bones – the first book of her Mortal Instruments series – The Infernal Devices series, The Dark Artifices series, The Magisterium Series and many more novels.

Cassandra and I kick off our conversation chatting about her recent travels around Southeast Asia, and this will be a very fun part of the conversation for those of you who love to travel or would love to travel one day in the near future. We continue to talk about her storytelling journey and touch on ways to bring in income while writing your novel. We dive into the inspiration behind her first novel City of Bones and discuss the emotional side of writing. Towards the end, we talk about querying, the importance of reading through your contracts and being aware of your legal rights, and how to best manage stressful deadlines while still taking care of yourself. Later, she shares how to prevent yourself from giving up on your career when you’re feeling down, and she shares her favorite writing technique that’ll help you reach your writing goals. 

Please say 'Hi' to Cassandra on Twitter! https://twitter.com/cassieclare

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/cassandra-clare/‎. ‎to find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

Jan 02 2020

1hr 9mins

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Rank #12: STEPHANIE GARBER: Overcoming Fear By Letting Go

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Have you ever reached a point where you wanted to give up on your creative dreams after piles of rejections? Have you been struggling to push past a serious creative block? How about knowing when to put a story aside, and when to start a new one? We get into all of that (and so much more) with today’s special guest: Stephanie Garber.

Stephanie is the New York Times and internationally bestselling author of "Caraval" and "Legendary" that just released this week! Her debut novel, Caraval, has been translated into over 30 languages, and the film rights for it have been optioned by 20th Century Fox.

I can’t get enough of soul-filling conversations and this chat with Stephanie fulfilled that need to a tee (or shall I say, tea?)

This episode is longer than most and I promise you it’s worth every minute.

Say 'Hi' to Stephanie on Twitter and be sure to head over to her shownotes page. It's PACKED with highlights of the topics that are covered from her episode along with time stamps. We also put up our favorite quotes and a list of all the helpful books and resources that she mentions throughout our conversation. Click here!

Xo,

Yin

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May 31 2018

2hr 7mins

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Rank #13: RACHEL CAINE: Balancing A Successful Writing Career and Multiple Day Jobs

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Rachel Caine is the New York Times, USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of more than fifty novels in a diverse range of genres and categories. She has been honored with multiple awards from RT Booklovers Association and the Texas Library Association, and was honored with two spots on the 2012 “Most Favorite Books of UK Schoolchildren” list. More recently in 2017, she began writing thrillers with the huge bestsellers "Stillhouse Lake" and "Killman Creek". In early July of this year, she’ll also be releasing “Smoke and Iron”, her 4th book in the Great Library Series where she continues the adventures of her unforgettable characters from "Ink and Bone", "Paper and Fire", and "Ash and Quill".

In Rachel’s episode, we discuss how she first fell into storytelling, how her musical background taught her to be in the moment with her writing, and how she met her first editor and then sold her first book. Be sure to pay special attention to the helpful advice on carving out time for your writing around a full-time job from the time management queen herself. We also dive into the details about the inspiration behind her stories that helped establish the urban fantasy genre, how she proactively gets the word out about her novels, advice on navigating the world of conventions, conferences, and school visits to promote your work, and how Rachel and her team packages her different genres to make her series distinct from one another.

Further into our conversation, we discuss how to go about the writing business by taking control of your expectations, the different ways to overcome writing difficult scenes in your story, crafting a plot that interacts naturally with your characters, and advice on how to decide which point of view works best for your story. We also discuss why it’s important to keep the passion with your story alive throughout the entire process.

Say 'Hi' to Rachel on Twitter! Head over to her shownotes page for a list of resources mentioned in the episode by clicking here.

Happy listening!

Xo,

Yin

PS. Do you know anyone who would love our conversation? Please share this episode to help spread the word!

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“Writing is unique business in that there is so much of it that you can’t control. You can only control what you do and nothing else.” 

-Rachel Caine (Click to tweet!)

“You have to figure out what your expectations are and how you can best apply yourself to the process.”

-Rachel Caine (Click to tweet!)

"You have to learn to balance just like you balance your work and your family life and all that. You’ve got to learn how to balance writing and everything else. If it’s a matter of your health, then I think you have to choose your health.”

-Rachel Caine (Click to tweet!)

“As far as points of view, you pick the person to whom the story matters the most. That’s my general rule.”

-Rachel Caine (Click to tweet!)

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE: 

  • How Rachel met her first editor and sold her first book
  • A look into Rachel’s musical background that taught her how to be in the moment with her writing
  • Ways you can carve out time for your writing while working a full-time job
  • The importance of taking care of your health and the tips and tools that can help you stay healthy as a writer
  • The inspiration behind Rachel Caine and her stories that helped establish the urban fantasy genre
  • How taking control of your expectations will help you navigate the writing business
  • How Rachel proactively promotes and gets the word out about her novels
  • Advice on how to strategically navigate the world of conventions, conferences, and school visits to promote your work
  • An exciting look at all the projects Rachel is currently working on
  • How a conversation on Twitter pushed Rachel and Ann Aguirre together to craft the “Honor Among Thieves” series
  • Ways to overcome writing difficult scenes in your story
  • How Rachel and her team packages her different genres to make her series distinct from one another
  • The importance of crafting a plot that interacts naturally with your characters
  • Rachel’s experience with writing from different points of view and advice on how to decide which point of view works best for your story
  • The importance of keeping the passion and attraction you have towards your story alive throughout the entire process

Apr 26 2018

1hr 15mins

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Rank #14: SUZIE TOWNSEND: On Becoming A Literary Agent

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Are you curious about what a literary agent does behind the scenes to sell a book? Or how to write a query letter that will grab a literary agent's attention? We dive into this and so much more in Suzie Townsend's episode!

Suzie is a literary agent over at New Leaf Literary and Media who represents all brands of children's and adult fiction. She loves women’s fiction and all subgenres of romance, fantasy, and crime fiction. She also represents children’s fiction and particularly loves YA and Middle-Grade novels. Some of Suzie’s best- known projects include #1 NYT Bestseller "Red Queen" by Victoria Aveyard (a previous guest on 88 Cups of Tea), and many more. 

In our conversation, Suzie takes us on a journey of how her love for storytelling and fantasy books lead her to the path of a literary agent. We get into the nail-biting story of when she sold her first manuscript, how she pitches books to editors, and how to form a great agent to author relationship. She also shares eye-opening query letter tips that will help you catch the attention of literary agents.

Say 'Hi' to Suzie on Twitter @SZTOWNSEND81!

Say 'Hi' to your fellow Storyteller, Katlyn Duncan, on Twitter @KATLYN_DUNCAN!

To access Suzie's shownotes page, the time stamps of highlights throughout the episode, and the bonus downloadable query letter guide, head over to: 88CUPSOFTEA.COM/PODCAST/SUZIE-TOWNSEND

Nov 29 2018

1hr 28mins

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Rank #15: ROSHANI CHOKSHI: Writing What You Want To See In The World

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Roshani Chokshi is the author of the instant New York Times bestselling novel, “The Star-Touched Queen”, and “A Crown of Wishes”, and her recently released middle grade debut "Aru Shah and the End of Time".

In today’s episode, we discuss ALL things "Aru Shah and the End of Time", from the story inspiration to the research process and Roshani’s world building.  We touch on adapting mythology and folklore into your story and how to craft lush and vivid descriptions.

Further into our conversation, we talk about the importance of sharing your work and being open to critical feedback as a writer, and Roshani shares advice on maintaining your author brand while writing across different age groups.

Say 'Hi' to Roshani on Twitter! She will also be taking over our Instagram stories for the release of her episode and it’s going to be so much fun! Be sure to catch her takeover on Instagram by clicking here.  We're teaming up with Roshani and her team to giveaway a copy of "Aru Shah and the End of Time" to TWO lucky winners, so look out for the directions in our Instagram stories.

Roshani also created a wonderful writing prompt exclusive for our community, scroll down to the bottom of this page to download your copy.

Happy listening!

Xo,

Yin

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“I realized I was writing around my own stories trying to write what I saw in the world when what I needed to be doing was write what I didn’t see and what I wanted to see.” 

-Roshani Chokshi (Click to tweet!)

“What is the thing that I really want to read and how would I want it presented to me?”

-Roshani Chokshi (Click to tweet!)

“The minute that I waver on the voice, I’ve lost the whole thread of the story. It doesn’t matter if the plot is there. If the voice isn’t there, the soul of it’s gone.”

-Roshani Chokshi (Click to tweet!)

“Find time just to refresh your soul with someone else’s words.”

-Roshani Chokshi (Click to tweet!)

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WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN TODAY'S EPISODE: 

  • Roshani’s journey to becoming a bestselling author

  • The importance of sharing your work and being open to critical feedback as a writer

  • A discussion on all things “Aru Shah and The End of Time”

  • How to respectfully adapt mythology and folklore into your story

  • Advice on maintaining your author brand while writing across different age groups

  • Tips on crafting lush and vivid descriptions in your stories

  • Roshani walk us through the research process for her world building

Mar 29 2018

40mins

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Rank #16: NOVA REN SUMA: Writing Through the Darkness

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Are you wondering what the financial realities are for writers? Are you on the fence about MFA programs? Are you facing a creative block? Get ready for this motivating conversation featuring today’s special guest Nova Ren Suma.

Today's new episode is proudly brought to you by Scrivener, a writing software that is regularly used by new writers and New York Times bestselling authors alike. Many of our own podcast guests and listeners are loyal fans of Scrivener. If you haven’t tried them out yet, they’re giving our Storytellers a special 20% discount by using the code '88CUPSOFTEA' at checkout, WOOHOO! You're supporting our show by grabbing yourself a copy to try Scrivener for yourself. Click here to grab it now and be sure to let me know what you think!  

Nova is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling The Walls Around Us, which was an Edgar Award finalist. She also wrote Imaginary Girls and 17 & Gone and is co-creator of FORESHADOW: A Serial YA Anthology. Her newest novel, “A Room Away from the Wolves” releases September 4th.

Nova’s episode is motivating to the core, we discuss anything and everything from finances as an artist, relationships, writing through creative blocks, advice about applying for MFA programs, artist residencies, literary agents, and so much more. 

Say 'Hi' to Nova on Twitter!

To access Nova's shownotes page, click here!

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Click here to read our 3-year anniversary event summary by Olivia Liu weaved in with photos by Melora Chang!

Make sure you don't miss out on our brand new feature article "Letting the Ghosts In" by J.C. Cervantes, click here to read it!

Aug 30 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #17: CHRISTINE RICCIO: Cultivating the Mindset of a Writer

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Curious about juggling multiple creative pursuits around a busy schedule? How about tangible actions you can take to shift into a productive mindset? We talk about it all and more with Christine Riccio.

Christine is a Youtuber and New York Times Best Selling author, Her Youtube channel PolandbananasBOOKS has nearly half a million book-loving subscribers. She makes comedic book reviews, vlogs, sketches, and writing videos chronicling the creation of her own novel, Again, But Better. She’s also one of the three YouTubers behind BOOKSPLOSION- Youtube’s longest-running book club!

In our conversation, we talk about Christine’s journey to becoming a best selling author and one of the most influential booktubers. She gives us a behind-the-scenes look into how she started her YouTube career, her writing and filming process, and how she works around her busy schedule. Further into our conversation, we talk about tangible actions you can take to shift into a writing mindset and the importance of self-care. She shares advice on growing your platform and reaching your writing goals, and we discuss her novel Again, but Better.

Please say 'Hi' to Christine on Twitter! https://twitter.com/xtineMAY

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/christine-riccio/to find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

Oct 16 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #18: MADELINE MILLER: Redefining The Narrative

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Curious to know how you can draw inspiration for your story during your research process? Or how to not let setbacks in your writing process create writer's block? How about strategies to help you craft smooth transitions in your story? We talk about it all and much more with Madeline Miller!

Madeline is the New York Times bestselling author of The Song of Achilles and her most recent, critically-acclaimed novel, Circe, which is currently being adapted for an 8-episode series for HBO Max. 

In our conversation, we dive deep into how Madeline fell in love with Greek mythology and found her passion to craft strong female characters in classical settings. We discuss how crucial it is to change the narrative by creating the core of strong female characters, what to do when facing setbacks in your writing process, and strategies to lure out new ideas for your stories. Madeline also shares advice on crafting a seamless narrative when the plot has gaps, and how leaning on your characters can help you create smooth transitions. Further into our conversation, we discuss the importance of finding your support system and creating a research process that works best for your voice. 

Say 'Hi' to Madeline Miller on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/madeline.e.miller

Head over to Madeline's shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/madeline-miller/ to download the first 1,000 words of her newest novel Circe! You’ll also find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation.

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Aug 22 2019

53mins

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Rank #19: Marissa Meyer on Finding Joy in Your Story

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Warm welcome to our new listeners, be sure to follow us on Instagram @88CUPSOFTEA to keep up with our latest posts and Instagram stories where we announce new episodes and essays,  feature our favorite quotes, and host Instagram Story takeovers by some of your favorite authors. So make sure to head over to https://www.instagram.com/88cupsoftea/ so you don't miss out on the next takeover! 

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Curious about crafting rich settings and characters in your stories? How about becoming a better critique partner and giving valuable feedback? Or how sparking more joy in your life can leave an impactful influence on your craft? We talk about it all and more with Marissa Meyer.

Marissa is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Renegades, Archenemies, Heartless, The Lunar Chronicles, and her newly released novel, Supernova, the final book of her Renegades series. 

In our conversation, Marissa shares how she intuitively navigates the business side of the publishing world while also giving us a snapshot of her inspiring writing and querying process for her novel Cinder. If you’re about to jump into the querying trenches - you definitely don’t want to miss this part of our conversation. We then chat about support systems and their important role in our creative pursuits, why it’s so crucial to carve out time for fun in our writing process, and how diverse representation in children’s literacy is helping to change negative stigmas. Further into our conversation, we chat about The Lunar Chronicles series, how she transitions from one popular series to another, and how to balance crafting rich worlds and character development.

Storytellers, be sure to check out the incredible writing prompt that Marissa crafted just for our community. To download it, head over to her shownotes page at  https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/marissa-meyer/.

Please say 'Hi' to Marissa on Twitter! https://twitter.com/marissa_meyer

Head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/marissa-meyer/. ‎to download her writing prompt and find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

Nov 28 2019

54mins

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Rank #20: Kelly Barnhill on Improving Your Craft By Centimeters

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Curious to learn how to overcome self-doubt during your revision process? Or ways to instill a creative headspace? How about tips for crafting dynamic character settings? We talk about it all and more with Kelly Barnhill.

Kelly is the award-winning author of The Girl Who Drank The Moon, The Witch's Boy, Iron Hearted Violet, and The Mostly True Story of Jack, as well as the novella, The Unlicensed Magician. She has been on the New York Times bestseller list for a bunch of weeks now, as well as the Indie Besteller list. She was also a McKnight Artist's Fellowship recipient in Children's Literature.

In our conversation, we talk about Kelly’s love for telling stories out loud and how this shaped her writing process. We walk down memory lane of her life adventures that impacted her creative career path to becoming a best selling author and the lessons that helped her write with love and affection. Further in, we discuss how to instill a creative headspace, the importance of giving yourself a break during your drafting process, and powerful revision tools to help you overcome self-doubt. And later on, she pulls back the curtain and gives us a peek into how she forms her stories, crafts her dynamic character settings, and creates a community that helps her through tough days. 

Storytellers, be sure to check out the incredible writing prompt that Kelly crafted just for our community. The prompt will help you write without fear and spark some new ideas for your stories. To download it, head over to her shownotes page at https://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/kelly-barnhill.

Please say 'Hi' to Kelly on Twitter! https://twitter.com/kellybarnhill

Head over to her shownotes page athttps://88cupsoftea.com/podcast/kelly-barnhill ‎to download her writing prompt and find the resources and books mentioned in her episode, tweetable quotes, and the timestamps of highlights throughout the entire conversation. 

Nov 14 2019

1hr 14mins

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