Best Books and Writing podcasts we could find (Updated June 2018)
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Chandler Bolt from Self Publishing School teaches how to write a book, how to launch it, and use it to grow a 6-figure income. Gary Vaynerchuk, Pat Flynn, Grant Cardone, Lisa Nichols and Russell Brunson are just a few of the successful authors you'll learn from on this show. On this show you'll learn how to grow your income, authority & business with a book. Chandler reveals what it really takes to successfully launch a book, without the BS of traditional publishing.
 
Author. Loves books and poetry. Day job is writing. Night job is writing. #NeverStopsWriting
 
The Guardian Books podcast is our weekly look at the world of books, poetry and great writing presented by Claire Armitstead, Richard Lea, & Sian Cain. With in-depth interviews with leading authors and investigations into the thematic trends in contemporary writing, this is the perfect book worm’s companion
 
Let's nerd out on principles of persuasion in Psychology, compelling copy tips, and (the MAJOR focus in 2018) making you a #1 best selling published author on Amazon faster, easier, and cheaper than you thought possible. Join host Laura Petersen (a.k.a. @LaptopLaura) a tall Math and Psych teacher turned entrepreneur, best selling author, speaker, and superconnector. ~ Click subscribe to get a new show every Tuesday!
 
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Audio Book Club
Monthly
 
Join Slate's critics for monthly discussions of new and important books. Read the book club selections and then listen in as our critics hold lively - and sometimes heated - debates about the works. Part of the Panoply Network.
 
Do you have a story inside you that you want to share with the world? Do you dream seeing your name on a bestseller cover? Do you have a special message to tell? If yes, then what are you waiting for?If the reason you have not written a book yet is that you have doubts or you simply don't know where to start, then this podcast is for you.Write 2B Read podcast is created to encourage and inspire writers to become authors. It will have very short episodes with tips, reflections and encourageme ...
 
Helping Writers Become Authors provides writers help in summoning inspiration, crafting solid characters, outlining and structuring novels, and polishing prose. Learn how to write a book and edit it into a story agents will buy and readers will love. (Music intro by Kevin MacLeod.)
 
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Writing Excuses
Weekly
 
Fifteen minutes long, because you're in a hurry, and we're not that smart.
 
Host and Creator, Dr. Sharon H. Porter, interviews authors of fiction and non-fiction books. She encourages anyone that is contemplating becoming a published author to go ahead and "Write The Book Now! You have something that is worth sharing!
 
Welcome to the Story & Promote podcast. Your place for getting your story out of your head & promoting the hell out of it with story tips, story/marketing topic, and book marketing resource.
 
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World Book Club
Monthly
 
The world's great authors discuss their best-known novel.
 
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Reading Glasses
Weekly
 
Do you love books? Want to learn how to make the most of your reading life? Join hosts Brea Grant and Mallory O’Meara every week as they discuss tips and tricks for reading better on Reading Glasses! Reading Glasses is a podcast designed to help you get more out of your literary experiences. As professional creatives and mega-readers, Mallory and Brea are experts on integrating a love of reading into a busy lifestyle. Reading Glasses listeners will learn how to vanquish their To-Be-Read pile ...
 
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Save the Cat!®
Rare
 
The Last Website on Screenwriting You'll Ever Need
 
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After Words
Weekly
 
Interviews with top nonfiction authors by journalists, public policy makers, legislators, and others familiar with their work. After Words airs each weekend at the following times: Saturday at 10pm ET Sunday at 9pm ET Monday at 12am ET
 
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Get Booked
Weekly
 
Get Booked is a weekly show of personalized book recommendations.
 
Re: Joyce! On the international literary feast day of Bloomsday 2010, we launched a podcast to commemorate James Joyce's mighty novel, "Ulysses", the action of which took place in 18 hours of June 16, 1904. Every week you'll find a five-minute mini-essay from me designed to take you through the novel that's on every list of the greatest books ever written. And as Ulysses runs to some 375,000 words, and I mean to go through it sentence by sentence if I have to, in order to convey the full bri ...
 
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Club Book
Monthly
 
The Book Club Rewritten
 
The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast – A podcast about the works of H.P. Lovecraft, the writers that inspired him and the literature he inspired.
 
A weekly culture and ideas podcast brought to you by the Times Literary Supplement.
 
Formerly known as BooksPlus, in 2018 The Bookshelf is a program for dedicated readers and those who wished they read more. What are we reading, loving, being surprised or challenged by? What’s new and what have you missed?
 
Using books as a jumping off point, hosts Josie Long and Robin Ince and a different special guest each week, dive into interesting, passionate and shambolic discussions. Part of the Cosmic Shambles Network.
 
Book reviews and the writing life.
 
An occasional series of readings of ghost stories by a writer now better known for his social satire. Introduce and read by Richard Crowest
 
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
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All the Books!
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All the Books! is a weekly show of recommendations and enthusiasm regarding the week's new book releases.
 
Typehammer is a podcast for writers looking to use technology to power their writing. Hosts Mike Hale, Eric Michalsen and John Uhri are three software techies who have a passion for writing. Each week, they cover recent news, interesting reads, the craft of writing, and the latest in tech tools and tips.
 
CBC Radio's Shelagh Rogers travels the country, conversing with authors and readers of all kinds. A new episode every Monday.
 
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Poem of the Day
Daily
 
Great classic and contemporary poems read by poets and actors, delivered every day.
 
Ed Gandia, co-author of the bestselling book, The Wealthy Freelancer, reveals how to propel your writing business to the six-figure level (or the part-time equivalent). In this nuts-and-bolts, no-nonsense podcast, you'll discover how to get better clients, earn more in less time, and bring more freedom and joy into your writing business. Ed will walk you through the practical, “doable” systems and strategies he has developed in his own writing business — the same systems he has taught his pr ...
 
Read along with the Sword and Laser book club! From classic science fiction to the latest gritty fantasy, we cover it. Subscribe for book discussions, author interviews, hot releases, and news from the genre fiction world!
 
Home of the Alexandria Archives!Broadcasting @ 12 AM twice a month on Alexandria University student radio, the WHAU Signal!IA IA, Wendigos!
 
Odyssey is an intensive six-week workshop for writers of fantasy, science fiction, and horror held each summer on the campus of Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. Top authors, editors, and agents serve as guest lecturers. These podcasts are excerpts from guest lectures. For more information, visit http://www.odysseyworkshop.org.
 
A podcast for indie authors who are ready to learn book marketing, self-publish their books, and make a living with their writing. In this show, we interview successful authors who share their best writing, marketing, and mindset secrets.
 
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Books & Authors
Monthly
 
Books and Authors is the podcast that brings you intelligent, candid conversations with today's leading authors We feature fiction and nonfiction.
 
Enthusiast Jacke Wilson journeys through the history of literature, from ancient epics to contemporary classics.Find out more at historyofliterature.com and facebook.com/historyofliterature.
 
You'll get fun and friendly doses of writing advice in three short chunks: a Quick and Dirty Tip, a meaty middle, and a final tidbit. Grammar Girl covers everything from punctuation and grammar to style and voice. QuickandDirtyTips.com
 
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Book Hype
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Book Hype is Hypable.com's official podcast for all things literature-related. Give your readers' eyes a rest and tune in for news, reviews, recommendations and (of course) banter as your hosts bring you the best of the book world.
 
The Literature of Crisis
 
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MashReads Podcast
Weekly
 
Mashable's weekly podcast where we talk about what we're reading and what's happening in the book world. Hosted by: MJ Franklin, Aliza Weinberger and Peter Allen Clark.
 
The podcast for wanna-be fiction writers: Award-winning podcast for newbie writers that's been online since 2005! If you're new and unsure how get (and keep!) going in your writing career, this is the show for you. Past shows have guest starred Connie Willis, Neil Gaiman, John Scalzi, Mary Robinette Kowal, and so many more!
 
Podcast by Angelic Smith
 
This is a podcast about godawful books. Each episode, hosts Jay W. Friedman and Chris Collision sit down with some guests to discuss books that all of them wish they hadn't read. Humor, serious talk, progressive inebriation, who could ask for more?
 
Screenwriters John August and Craig Mazin discuss screenwriting and related topics in the film and television industry, everything from getting stuff written to the vagaries of copyright and work-for-hire law.
 
Serious about books...but not exactly serious.
 
The Poetry Translation Centre is dedicated to translating contemporary poetry from Africa, Asia and Latin America. Each week we bring you a new poem podcast from one of the world's greatest living poets, in both the original language and in English translation. To find out more about our work, please visit www.poetrytranslation.org. The Poetry Translation Centre is funded by Arts Council England.
 
Podcast by Shakespeare and Company
 
Readings and conversation with The New Yorker's poetry editor, Kevin Young.
 
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On The Page
Weekly
 
ON THE PAGE: Join professional script consultant Pilar Alessandra as she demystifies screenwriting and answers your questions about script craft and story.
 
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Today on the Neil Haley Show's Cargiver Dave Segment, The Total Tutor Neil Haley and Cargiver Dave will interview Michelle Staubach Grimes, daughter of Roger Staubach. Michelle Staubach Grimes began journaling years ago and enrolled in the Southern Methodist University Creative Writing Continuing Ed Program in 2012 to hone her writing skills. A ...…
 
The long read: A term that was derided and abandoned a decade ago has come roaring back to life https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/jun/22/the-age-of-patriarchy-how-an-unfashionable-idea-became-a-rallying-cry-for-feminism-today a passionate speech Women neoliberalism leaning in Amia Srinivasan criminal offence 80 women a year only about 20% 7 ...…
 
Listen to the full audiobook free with a 30-day trial. Go to http://hotaudiobook.com/free Title: Jessie's IslandAuthor: Sheryl McFarlaneNarrator: Priscilla HolbrookFormat: UnabridgedLength: 3 minsLanguage: EnglishRelease date: 10-18-17Publisher: Orca Book PublishersGenres: Kids, NonfictionPublisher's Summary:With a long list of activities and e ...…
 
Security is a hot topic – but not always that interesting for the regular developer who just wants to write new functionality. Daniel Deogun (@DanielDeogun) and Daniel Sawano (@DanielSawano)– two speakers I just met at Devoxx Poland – are advocating for Security by Design which not only ensures more secure software but is also appealing to deve ...…
 
Do you find yourself saying things like "I don't have time" or "I don't have the energy" to do the things that are tugging at you? A business pivot, getting a mentor to help you, a book, a course, a medical appointment? Tune in as Jill Ethier shares her best strategies for removing distractions so you can get shit done. She also shares a person ...…
 
On this episode of the Jim Fannin Show, I coach (live) three individual call-ins, who I’d never met before. With each “coaching” guest, we dive deep into tactics, tools and tips specific to each arena and goal. Luke is a hockey player immediately weighed down by the past each time he cycles out of the game. Andrew is a salesman and avid golfer ...…
 
Michelle Kuo got a call one day, telling her that her favorite student had been arrested. After college, Michelle Kuo joined Teach for America and moved to the Arkansas Delta. She taught in a school that focused on teaching underserved youth who had been expelled from other schools. Her time there was transformative, both for Michelle and her s ...…
 
Gary Pinkerton talks with author Jim Defelice, as the two of them discuss his books and what he's learned as he's studied military (and other) leaders for his books. Jim has written 3 books about Chris Kyle, including American Sniper which was turned into a movie featuring Bradley Cooper. The two also discuss Jim's newest book, The Pony Express ...…
 
Get my FREE BOOK for a limited time - The Self Publishing Blueprint: Your Step by Step Guide To Making Your First $1000 With Kindle Publishing - https://www.theblueprintbooklet.com/***FREE*** 5 STEP BLUEPRINT TO MAKING YOUR FIRST $1000 WITH KINDLE PUBLISHING - http://www.emekaossai.com/TheBlueprintBeing new is no excuse for not saving for taxes ...…
 
Christine Munroe is Director at Kobo Writing Life at Rakuten Kobo Inc. She leads the Kobo Writing Life business team, driving the global growth of Rakuten Kobo’s digital self-publishing platform. She joined KWL when the platform was in its infancy. KWL is now a multimillion-dollar cornerstone of Kobo’s content catalog. Prior to joining Kobo, sh ...…
 
621 Book Reflection - Siddhartha By Hermann Hesse Siddhartha, a story of the first Buddha, told by Hermann Hesse and still considered one of his most famous works to date. To write this book, apparently, Hesse, born in Germany in 1877, immersed himself in both Hindu and Buddhist scriptures. Mystified by Eastern religion and spirituality Hermann ...…
 
How to Break Up with Your Phone: The 30-Day Plan to Take Back Your Life - By Catherine PriceHaving graduated from Yale University and UC Berkley’s School of Journalism Catherine has found her niche in writing about topics she’s passionate about, travel, nutrition, food, science, and health. In her newest book, How to Break Up with Your Phone, C ...…
 
Elaine Raco Chase is the award-winning author of 17 novels with more than 3 million books in print. She is published in 25 countries and 15 languages. As a romance writer, Chase has earned honors for top romance novels of the year, a Romantic Times Lifetime Achievement Award for romantic suspense, and the Affaire de Coeur Silver Pen Award for w ...…
 
For our second Book Club episode, Sara Wachter-Boettcher joins us to talk about her book, Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech. We have interactive show transcripts! Powered by Gretta. Panelists: Jamey Hampton | Astrid Countee | John K. Sawers Guest Starring: Sara Wachter-Boettcher: sarawb.com, Co-h ...…
 
This week on The One You Feed we have Andrew Solomon. Andrew Solomon is a writer and lecturer on politics, culture and psychology. Solomon’s recent book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, published on November 13, 2012, won the National Book Critics Circle award for nonfiction among many other awards. The New Yo ...…
 
James Kraska was a Judge Advocate General for the US Navy and has extensive experience on defense issues and Freedom of Navigation issues. He’s currently a visiting Professor of Law at the Naval War College. He has co-authored a book on the history of US enforcement of Freedom of Navigation and we spoke about the book. 1:56 – Professor. Kraska ...…
 
The fabulous Vicki DeArmon of All Things Book joins us to talk about the publishing industry and what prospective authors need to know to succeed, and how to marshall your resources and see what you can do in the face of the short shelf life, unpredictable market, and changing, shortening seasons of the industry. We also talk about Book Expo Am ...…
 
Old Testament: 2 Kings 5–6 2 Kings 5–6 (Listen) Naaman Healed of Leprosy 5 Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master and in high favor, because by him the LORD had given victory to Syria. He was a mighty man of valor, but he was a leper.1 2 Now the Syrians on one of their raids had carried off a little ...…
 
This is our second year running our Christian reading challenge for women and our Christian reading challenge for men. And with it, we often get the question about reading fantasy, media choices, and how to approach this as Christians. That’s what we are chatting about today! Listen to the Podcast: We also recorded this blog post as an audio po ...…
 
Other ways to enjoy this post: Listen on iTunes | Listen on Anchor Andrew Serino is a multi-instrumental musical force to be reckoned with. Join me as I dive in with my good friend as we explore his journey with music, how to handle the inevitability of haters, and how he hustled playing every instrument on his album while working 3 jobs. We co ...…
 
In our first "@ To Queue" episode Nick and Jared took the suggestion from their good friend James Milano to add the Spike Jonze film Adaptation to their Queue. They watched it and had James over for some banter about the film. Adaptation is a movie about writing a movie about adapting a book about orchids into a movie. Does this film revive the ...…
 
6-19-18 Tonight we're up to a couple of things. We're going to do some chat tonight around our to-brew lists, mistakes we've learned from, equipment we didn't know we needed when we got started, and other things.AND, we're happy to welcome Fred Minnick, author and speaker. Fred gave the Mead Cocktails talk at the 2018 AMMA MeadCon. Wall Street ...…
 
In this episode 002, Dr. Sharon H. Porter shares her success and challenges as a business owner, author, podcaster, and book publisher. The entrepreneurial focus is about her passion for helping women and aspiring authors "Write the Book Now!"
 
Next week, we start summer at Reservoir. Soccer Nights starts a week from tomorrow, and it’s not too late to sign up to volunteer. Next week, we’ll also shift to our single 10:30 AM service, and rather than a series, our pastoral staff will preach however we’re led from the passages in our Read the Bible Together program, drawn from a Bible rea ...…
 
Moore is the founder of One Moore Book. One Moore Book is a nonprofit organization that encourages reading among children of countries with low literacy rates and underrepresented cultures by publishing culturally relevant books that speak to their truths, and by creating bookstores and reading corners that serve their communities. Her first bo ...…
 
From rainbow-hued enameled stew pots to lightweight nonstick frying pans, the metal and ceramic vessels we use to heat our food are such an everyday aspect of the kitchen that they’re easy to take for granted. But make no mistake: the invention of the pot was, after fire, one of the most important innovations in cooking. You’ll want to hug your ...…
 
Exodus 17 Water from the Rock From the wilderness of Sin the whole congregation of the Israelites journeyed by stages, as the Lord commanded. They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink. The people quarreled with Moses, and said, “Give us water to drink.” Moses said to them, “Why do you quarrel with me? Why do you te ...…
 
In episode six, Ellen chats with Bridget Casey, creator of the blog Money After Graduation They discuss the debt snowball, debt avalanche and the debt snowflake methods of clearing up debt as well as the overall financial health of millennials in Canada. 0:52 Tell us how you got started and what your finances were like when you graduated univer ...…
 
Stephanie Bogan thinks it’s time for a breakthrough and through her experience working with some of the most successful planners, shares tips that will help new planners excel in their careers. Through Educe Inc., Stephanie works with countless successful advisors on elevating their career, focusing on their personal fulfillment, and changing t ...…
 
In this episode Ally's Mom dishes advice on the art of laughing at yourself. Ally's seeks a second opinion with author and speaker, Marnie Parsons. Marnie is currently writing a book all about laughing at herself-her dating life. Stepping out into the world of dating after a long marriage, Marnie laughs her way through the otherwise painful wor ...…
 
Sheila Heti's new novel 'Motherhood' (Henry Holt/Harvill Secker, 2018) is a formally inventive, deeply personal exploration of a woman's decision about whether to have children. It builds on the success of her 'novel from life', 'How Should a Person Be?' and confirms her as one of the most interesting and exciting authors of the 21st century. I ...…
 
Rand Fishkin is the Founder of Moz and author of the new book 'Lost and Founder.' He is also the Co-Founder of SparkToro. Rand's new book reads part handbook for founders and a documentation of Rand's journey going from working for his Mother's ad agency to starting, then ultimately leaving Moz. In this episode, Rand opens up about writing the ...…
 
I’ve been to a handful of podcast conferences in my day - but there’s nothing quite like Podcast Movement. As my guest, Dan Franks says, “It’s the single largest gathering of podcasters in the world,” and that makes it pretty special in its own right. But there’s so much more than just that it’s big. PM is filled with great content, attended by ...…
 
JR Forasteros is an author, pastor and podcaster in Dallas, TX. He serves as Catalyst Church’s teaching pastor and wants to be the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl when he grows up. His wife Amanda skates as Mother Terrorista for Assassination City Roller Derby. His book, /Empathy for the Devil/, is available from InterVarsity Press, and you can find h ...…
 
It continues to be astonishing, once we see it, how much of Jesus' teaching concerned the simple things of life - such "unspiritual" things. Where is all the theology and doctrine? Of course we can turn to Romans or Ephesians if we want that sort of thing. But where is it in the Gospels? It's not there. From The Commands by Michael Phillips. Re ...…
 
Exclusive interviews continue from Garrett Moon’s book, 10X-Marketing Formula, which features top marketing professionals who uncover uncommon marketing mindsets, methods, and growth strategies. In this episode, we’re talking to John T. Meyer, CEO and co-founder of Lemonly, which is a visual marketing firm. John started Lemonly as a way to educ ...…
 
Kelley Keehn is a financial educator and the Consumer Advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council whose mission is to make Canadians feel good about money. She has written nine bestselling books with Protecting You and Your Money; A Guide to Avoiding Identity Theft and Fraud and A Canadians Guide to Money-Smart Living as the latest ad ...…
 
Joey Coleman helps companies keep their customers. He is an award-winning speaker. He works with organizations around the world ranging from small startups to major brands such as Deloitte, Hyatt Hotels, Zappos and Whirlpool. His first 100 days methodology fuels the remarkable experiences his clients deliver and dramatically improves their prof ...…
 
This week Anna and April sit down in their writer’s corner and review some of their experiences with creative writing. They are then joined by Roy Jeffers, author of Writings Of A Madman – Life’s Poetry, Book 1, to talk about his writing process and some of his up-coming works. You can follow Roy on Facebook for his daily poems at https://www.f ...…
 
Today’s guest is Rod Khleif, multifamily real estate investing expert. He currently has 2000 houses, and multiple apartment buildings in 3 states. He joins Brian on the show today to talk about how he discovered success and fulfillment through multifamily investing. He talks about his personal journey, including the crash of 2008, and how the p ...…
 
Part 3 is about what it was like for Kjathy Watson to be a participant in a Guided Autobiography class. She not only loved the class, and found the experience to be wonderful, but she has signed up for the 2nd and 3rd classes in the series with Heidi Thorsen, the instructor interviewed last week in Episode 21. Kathy became interested in Guided ...…
 
In episode 367 of the Functional Nerds Podcast, Patrick Hester and John Anealio chat with NY Times Best Selling Author – Jim Butcher! His new book – BRIEF CASES – is a collection of short stories set in the Dresden Files Universe which includes a brand new story. Our interview begins at the 15:32 mark if you want to skip ahead… About BRIEF CASE ...…
 
In this part 1 of 2, the spotlight turns on Andrew as he talks about writing fiction, about ideas and what to do with them, about structure and how this can help a writer, and about the restraints and limitations writers can put on themselves in order to further their technique, and how to deal with the mythical writer’s block. Codex Alera http ...…
 
Austin Film Society Lead Programmer Lars Nilsen conducts a discussion with legendary film programmer, publisher and writer Kier-La Janisse. Janisse is owner/Artistic Director of Spectacular Optical Publications and founder of The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies. She has been a programmer for the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and Fantastic Fest ...…
 
Jay Newton-Small is an accomplished journalist, author, and now, entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and CEO of startup MemoryWell where she is using her fine-tuned skills as an experienced storyteller while drawing on very personal experience to contribute in a new and meaningful way. You’ll be inspired by her story, her passion and her though ...…
 
Dear World, Love Delilah Ep. 13- Love. Relapse. Restore: One listeners journey from heartbreak to healing. “Don’t cry because it’s gone. Smile because it happened.” - Dr. Suess. And a little shout out to the blog that led to the podcast! Hello Friends! And welcome to Episode 13 of Dear World, Love Delilah, the quotable podcast meant to motivate ...…
 
Description Today, Dennis is taking over the podcast for our final show of the year with a special treat for his two co-hosts (that’s us) who have no idea of today’s theme or topic. Don’t worry, we will still get to share our weekly lessons learned, and stretch your brain with one more fabulous fun fact on this, episode 30, our season finale of ...…
 
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