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Jen Michalski

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You'll Be Fine (2021; NineStar Press)




"An enjoyable story about an adult trying to grow up"
Kirkus Reviews

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The Company of Strangers
(2022; Braddock Avenue Books)

My Book Title Will Beat Your Ass

I finally have a working title for my novel, 170 pages in: The Tide King. P thinks it sounds too much like the king of detergent, not ocean tides, but having some kind of title is an important psychological hurdle crossing for me. The book feels more focused; I can explain more of what it's about to friends, especially the story of Cnut The Great, the Danish King, and his attempt to reverse the ocean tides, that is tied into the working title.

Titles are hard, and I wish I had something more powerful, like I Am Not Afraid of You and I Will Beat Your Ass (curse you, Yo La Tengo, for thinking of this first). But when a book has a title, you can't not finish it.