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Episode 18: How to Publish Your Story with NYT Bestselling Author Jasmin Darznik

By Shereen Kassam, Funny Brown Girl

Today, Jasmin Darznik, the New York Times bestselling author joins us to answer questions on writing your story, developing a portfolio, finding an agent and much more!      Jasmin Darznik’s debut novel Song of a Captive Bird is a fictional account of Iran’s trailblazing woman poet, Forugh Farrokhzad. It was selected as a New York Times Book Review “Editors’ Choice” as well as one of 2018’s “Best Books” by Vogue, Ms. and Newsweek.  Jasmin is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Good Daughter: A Memoir of My Mother’s Hidden Life. Her books have been published and are forthcoming in seventeen countries and her essays have appeared in numerous periodicals, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and Los Angeles Times.   Jasmin was born in Tehran, Iran and came to America when she was five years old. She holds an MFA in fiction from Bennington College and a Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. Now a professor of English and creative writing at California College of the Arts, she lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family and is working on a novel set in 1920s San Francisco.   Key Questions answered by Jasmin Darznik: How to develop a portfolio The steps it takes to write a novel to having it published What is a proposal How do you write a NYT bestseller? Pros/cons of self-publishing   Jasmin Darznik Discusses: How to find an agent Jasmin’s writing process The steps to take prior to writing a novel Importance of investing in your professional profile     Listen on Apple Podcasts, Soundcloud, Stitcher, Spotify, and Google Play   Click here to subscribe via RSS feed (non-iTunes feed): https://funnybrowngirl.libsyn.com/rss Announcements If you’re looking for a community of supportive creatives to elevate your journey to the next level, join me here: http://funnybrowngirl.com/subscribe Social Media Info Connect on Instagram:   Jasmin Darznik - @jdarznik FunnyBrownGirl – @funnybrowngirl Connect via Email   Jasmin Darznik – jasmindarznik@gmail.com Shereen Kassam – info@funnybrowngirl.com   #CreativeBreakthroughPodcast  

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