August 3, 2021

Anxiety in Fiction

Welcome to the Indie Writer Podcast where we talk about all things writing and indie publishing. Today Becca and I are excited to be talking about Anxiety in Fiction with Amalie Jahn 

USA Today Bestselling author Amalie Jahn is the recipient of the Literary Classics Seal of Approval and the Readers' Favorite Gold Medal for her debut YA novel, THE CLAY LION. Her first YA contemporary, THE NEXT TO LAST MISTAKE, won the prestigious IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award in 2020. She is a contributing blogger with the Huffington Post and Southern Writers Magazine, as well as a finalist in the 2015 Kindle Book Awards. A TED speaker, human rights advocate, and active promoter of kindness, she lives in North Carolina with her husband, two children, and three extremely overfed cats. 


Resources/Books Mentioned

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Nevin

It's Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini

Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle

Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green


Anxiety & Depression Association of America resource list


Keep up with our guest:

Twitter - @amaliejahn

Instagram - @amalie.jahn.official

Facebook - @amaliejahn

Website -

Phoebe Unfired by Amalie Jahn


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