Writers Ask: Livin’ on Maybes

Fantastic Advice on how to run a successful reading.

Book Fight!

This week we welcome back Jaime Fountaine and pepper her with questions about how to run a successful reading. Jaime hosts several reading series here in Philly featuring writers, comedians and storytellers. We want to know how to keep readers from being boring (or overly long), how to say no to a friend whose work you don’t really like, and how to keep things moving as a host.

We also discuss the ethics of using people’s real names in nonfiction, and of course we subject Jaime to the patented Book Fight Lightning Round.

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