The Long Conversation

Weekly conversations on the craft of writing

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TLC Podcast, Episode 1: The Instruction of Influence

Introducing The Long Conversation: Podcast Edition! In this edited version of Rachel’s first live chat with the Bundle writers, they discuss

Oct 21, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #3: Ask a Journalist, with John H. Richardson

Hello! You’re getting this email because you signed up to attend The Long Conversation, a live show dedicated to the crafts of writing, read

Oct 28, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #4: Writing as a Way of Being

Hello! This is a message about The Long Conversation, a live show dedicated to the crafts of writing, reading, and editing, hosted by me, Ra

Nov 5, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #10: Fresh Brains

Accessing excitement and announcing the self in writing

1 Feb 1, 2021

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TLC #8: The Body Question

"a ringing sense of mortality underscores everything we write" -Maggie Nelson

Dec 14, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #1: The Instruction of Influence

Hello!You’re getting this email because you signed up to attend The Long Conversation, a live show dedicated to the crafts of writing, readi

Oct 14, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #6: The Omniscient Writer

I dwell in Possibility -Emily Dickinson

Nov 15, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #7: Coming Into Language

"I did not know that I was spelling a word or even that words existed."

Dec 1, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #3: Ask a Journalist, with John H. Richardson

The team talks to John H. Richardson, award-winning journalist for publications including Esquire and GQ — and Rachel’s dad! — about structu

Nov 5, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #5: Writing As a Way of Being Part II, with Robert Yagelski

Rachel and the writers (including guest panelist Fadeke Adegbuyi!) welcome the author of Writing as a Way of Being, Dr. Robert P. Yagelski—o

Nov 16, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #2: The Function of Form

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Oct 20, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #5: Writing as a Way of Being, p. 2, with Robert P. Yagelski

Hello! You’re getting this email because you signed up to attend The Long Conversation, a live show dedicated to the crafts of writing, read

Nov 11, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast, Episode 2: The Function of Form

Rachel talks with Dan, Nathan, Adam, and our newest panelist Taylor Majewski about Carmen Maria Machado’s genre-smashing memoir, In the Drea

Oct 26, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #8: The Body Question

Having spent the week responding to a prompt—What does it feel like to be alive?—Rachel and the Bundle writers spend their final hour of the

Dec 21, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #4: Writing as a Way of Being

Taking cues from Robert Yagelski’s Writing as a Way of Being, Rachel guides the panel through pedagogy. At the end of a taxing week, how can

Nov 9, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #6: The Omniscient Writer

After a writing exercise where the panelists explored different career paths they might have followed, Dan, Adam, and Taylor talk through th

Nov 24, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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Introducing: The Long Conversation

The Long Conversation is a weekly live show dedicated to the craft of writing hosted by Rachel Jepsen, Managing Editor of Holloway. Great wr

Oct 14, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #7: **Next Week**

A scheduling update for our next episode

Dec 4, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC #3: Registration link!

Here ya go, folks! I neglected to include a registration link in my last email for TLC #3: Ask a Journalist, with John H. Richardson. Here i

Oct 28, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #7: Coming Into Language

After talking through questions of editorship and delegating, Rachel, Dan, Nathan and Adam turn their attention to the week’s reading: Helen

Dec 14, 2020 by Rachel Jepsen

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TLC Podcast #9: The Proximate Causes of My Excitement

Returning for the new year’s first conversation, Rachel asks Dan and Nathan about how their writing collaboration mirrors their unique busin

Jan 26, 2021

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TLC Podcast 11: What’s So Impressive About A Diamond Except the Mining?

With special guest Fadeke Adegbuyi in the room this week, the gang discusses her upcoming essay on the tracking app Spoonbill, the tensions

Feb 9, 2021