Jeff Zentner - How to Write a Book

Jeff Zentner - How to Write a Book

Dr. Crosby is joined this week by Jeff Zentner, author of New York Times Notable Book The Serpent King as well as Goodbye Days. His third book, Rayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee is forthcoming in February 2019.

He is the winner of the William C. Morris Award, the Amelia Elizabeth Walden Award, the International Literacy Association Award, and the Westchester Fiction Award. His books have been nominated and longlisted for the Carnegie Medal, and he has been a finalist for the Indies Choice Award and the Southern Book Prize, and been named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start.

Specifically, Jeff gives advice in this episode that will help listeners accomplish something that 80% of American says is a goal of theirs: to write a book. In this episode, you will learn:

Why Jeff chooses to write his books on a phone on a Nashville city bus
Where he finds inspiration for his characters
How he overcomes the overwhelming cruelty of that first blank page

Learn more about Jeff:

Jeff's books:

Goodbye Days
By Jeff Zentner
The Serpent King
By Jeff Zentner

Daniel Crosby