Erika Schickel on How Friends Make Your LaunchOct 06, 2021
Erika Schickel isn't just a brilliant writer who's been published in Salon, The Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Bust Magazine, Tin House, Ravishly and The LA Review of Books. She isn't just the author of the mucho acclaimed memoir, You’re Not the Boss of Me: Adventures of a Modern Mom.
She's also someone with a hell of a wild story.
And she busts out with all of it in her new memoir, The Big Hurt, which is a profound statement on the power plays between men and women.
In this episode, we discussed her thoughts on the post-pandemic changing face of publishing, how political and cultural tastes can guide selling a book, the unique challenges presented to women authors, the legal hurdles in writing a memoir and much more.
Because this is a podcast about launching a book, and The Big Hurt was just released, we also, of course, focused on what she believes are the most essential elements when it comes to the launch. SPOILER ALERT! It really comes down to leaning on the people you know.
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This is a great article on Erika in Vanity Fair.
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