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Jenny Blake is a bestselling author, blogger, career coach, and business strategist. She started her blog, LifeAfterCollege.org, in 2005 and translated it into a popular book, Life After College: The Complete Guide to Getting What You Want. It serves as a portable life coach for 20-somethings filled with tips, quotes, and coaching exercises to help people focus on the big picture of their lives, not just the details. Jenny has been featured on Forbes.com, US News & World Report, and Real Simple magazine, and has spoken at several major universities and top companies such as Columbia, TEDxCMU, Google, and Best Buy.
This Week’s Guest: Jenny Blake
What You’ll Learn About Writing This Week:
- Tips on how to find time to write for those who have full-time jobs
- How Jenny handles critics (i.e. one-star Amazon reviewers)
- Systems and strategies she uses when writing a book
- How to stay organized during a busy schedule
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Elisa Doucette is a writer and editor who works with professional writers, entrepreneurs, and brands that want to make their own words even better. She is the Founder of Craft Your Content, and oversees Client Strategy and Writing Coaching. Her own writing has been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Yahoo! Small Business, and The Huffington Post, among others. She also hosts the Writers' Rough Drafts podcast here on CYC. When she isn't writing, editing, or reading words, she can usually be found at a local pub quiz, deep in a sun salutation, or binging TV shows for concept ideas and laughs.