Jesse interviews me on what it is like to put in writing a guide


March 18, 2021 | Crystal Paine


Just for fun, this week on the podcast to celebrate the launch of Love-Centered Parenting, we turn the tables and Jesse hosts the show and interviews me about why I wrote another book when I never thought I would, a real behind-the-scenes look at how I wrote this book, what the editorial process is like for writing a book, plus much more!

He asks me some of his own questions + questions you all submitted, including:

  • Did I plan to write another book? (Spoiler alert: the answer is no!)
  • How was the writing process of this book compared to my other books?
  • What was the most difficult part of writing Love-Centered Parenting?
  • What are the best and worst aspects of writing a book?
  • How do you find inspiration for what to write about?
  • Could a non-Christian benefit from Love-Centered Parenting?
  • How do you get started writing a book?
  • And more!

In This Episode: 

[00:33] Welcome back! We’ve got a new host today because it’s a special week!

[02:37] Did I intend to ever write another book?

[05:34] Why this writing process was the best out of all the books I’ve written.

[08:05] What was the most difficult of this process?

[09:57] The best and worst aspects of writing a book and getting it published.

[13:07] How I find a focus, topic, or direction for my books.

[15:17] My advice for how to start writing your first book.

[18:50] How did I come across my current publisher and agent?

[21:45] Have I ever gotten tired of the subject that I am writing about?

[23:49] Can a non-religious person benefit from this book?

[25:09] What I’m most excited about with this book.

[28:43] Jesse shares his perspective and passion for this book, as well.

Links and Resources:

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