30 episodes

Two writers will discuss behind the scenes workings of the publishing industry, with occasional guests.

Hit Send Podcast Elissa R Sloan & Adrienne Proctor

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

Two writers will discuss behind the scenes workings of the publishing industry, with occasional guests.

    S2 E14 - Rewriting, and Chatting with Heather Dixon

    S2 E14 - Rewriting, and Chatting with Heather Dixon

    Adrienne and Elissa talk about rewriting (ugh!), as Elissa struggles to upgrade her manuscript. They also chat with Heather Dixon, who is publishing two books with two imprints this year (Burlington, with Rising Action; Last Summer at the Lake House, with Storm). They discuss what makes women's fiction women's fiction, and other genre-bending books. 

    • 30 min
    S2 E13 - Connecting with Jamie Lilac

    S2 E13 - Connecting with Jamie Lilac

    Adrienne and Elissa talk to Jamie Lilac, a YA author whose debut Bellegarde came out with HarperTeen this month. They discuss Barbie, 90s movies, and Jamie's experience as a debut with a new baby. 

    • 37 min
    S2 E12 - Revisiting Jackie Khalilieh and Something More

    S2 E12 - Revisiting Jackie Khalilieh and Something More

    Adrienne and Elissa talk to Jackie Khalilieh, whose YA debut Something More came out in June. Listen to what she says is "weird" about the day after pub, her thoughts on representation in novels not being a "lessons book," and more. 

    • 33 min
    S2 E11 - Getting to Know Yume Kitasei

    S2 E11 - Getting to Know Yume Kitasei

    Adrienne and Elissa talk to Yume Kitasei, whose debut novel, The Deep Sky (Flatiron Books) comes out in mid-July. They discuss being Japanese-American and straddling two cultures (something Elissa relates to as well), plus Yume's way of worldbuilding and writing her novels. 

    • 40 min
    S2 E10 - Budgeting Your Time and Year with Laekan Zea Kemp

    S2 E10 - Budgeting Your Time and Year with Laekan Zea Kemp

    Adrienne and Elissa talk to Laekan Zea Kemp, an Austin author who writes across age categories (YA, MG, PB), and how she structures her year financially. Laekan offers a debut author boot camp in the summer and fall; check out the next session starting October 2nd at laekanzeakemp.com with a 25% off discount for our listeners with code HITSEND2RFQ7DQ. 

    • 45 min
    S2 E9 - Revisiting Revisions and Justine Pucella Winans

    S2 E9 - Revisiting Revisions and Justine Pucella Winans

    Justine Pucella Winans (Bianca Torre Is Afraid of Everything, The Otherwoods) rejoins Adrienne and Elissa as they discuss what it's like to debut TWICE! (Once in YA; another in Middle Grade.) Also, when is a project done-done? Elissa and Adrienne talk about that, too. 

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

Top Podcasts In Arts

NPR
The Moth
Deb Perelman & J. Kenji López-Alt
Roman Mars
iHeartPodcasts and Pushkin Industries
Snap Judgment