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Award-winning and best-selling author of fantasy and romance, Jeffe Kennedy shares her first cup of coffee of the day with listeners, giving a daily insight into the realities of being a career author.

First Cup of Coffee with Jeffe Kennedy Jeffe Kennedy

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Award-winning and best-selling author of fantasy and romance, Jeffe Kennedy shares her first cup of coffee of the day with listeners, giving a daily insight into the realities of being a career author.

    First Cup of Coffee - October 22, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 22, 2020

    Congrats to L. Penelope for Song of Blood & Stone appearing on Time's 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time - and a shout-out to her podcast, My Imaginary Friends! Also thoughts on setting goals for your career as an author.

    • 19 min
    First Cup of Coffee - October 20, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 20, 2020

    Why the hair and makeup thing is such a barrier for me these days, the perils of vanity, and my uneasy relationship with time. Also thoughts on creativity, how reading isn't writing and how we feel in the moment is meaningless.

    • 17 min
    First Cup of Coffee - October 19, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 19, 2020

    I'm talking about Guardian (or Goblin): the Lonely and Great God, the fantasy romance K-drama that Kelly Robson turned me onto. Also about good omens, new opportunities, and why I withdrew from World Fantasy Con programming.

    • 19 min
    First Cup of Coffee - October 16, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 16, 2020

    About being a morning person (or not) and why I write in the mornings. Also thoughts on keeping in contact with each other during these difficult times and not bean-counting in relationships.

    • 18 min
    First Cup of Coffee - October 15, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 15, 2020

    Why I don't believe that FOMO is real - or that the feeling might be, but the actuality of missing out isn't - and other thoughts on Taoism, the flow of the universe and the nature of opportunity.

    • 16 min
    First Cup of Coffee - October 13, 2020

    First Cup of Coffee - October 13, 2020

    Why being a sensitive person is a good thing - something I've only recently begun to appreciate - and how empathy and compassion makes us better writers, besides being something the world needs.

    • 16 min

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This podcast is a fascinating glimpse into the world of a writer. The author discusses different aspects of her craft and process, offers advice and also focuses on mindfulness.

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