15: Practical Advice for Aspiring Writers


Have you been dreaming of writing a book and becoming a published author? Every year, this is consistently one of the most popular goals that people set.

So what does it take to move forward on your dream and make it happen? In today’s episode, I had the pleasure of interviewing a leading lady who knows just how to do that.

Jennifer Klepper is the author of Unbroken Threads, a debut novel that has become a USA Today Bestseller. She has a passion for research and learning and is a self-proclaimed collector of information. A Midwest native, Jennifer made stops in Dallas, Charlottesville, and Boston before settling for good in Maryland. She has worked as a corporate lawyer specializing in tech start-ups, Chief Compliance Officer of an edtech company, and compliance lead at Google. When she’s not writing novels, she’s crossing things off a never ending to-do list. Today, Jennifer lives near Annapolis with her husband and two kids.

In our interview, Jennifer has some smart advice for anyone aspiring to become an author. 

In Today’s Episode We Discuss: 

  • Why writing a book is similar to running a marathon
  • How continuous learning can help with the writing process
  • What’s most important in a good story
  • Options available for publishing a book
  • How to move forward when a task seems impossible
  • The unexpected advice Jennifer has for aspiring authors
  • What information Jennifer LOVES to receive from her readers.

I hope you feel as empowered by Jennifer’s advice in this episode as I did. It’s easy to see a dream, such as “writing a book” as a big, impossible goal, but it somehow feels more achievable after hearing the experiences of someone who has done it. Here’s to moving forward with YOUR big, impossible goals!



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