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Wild Thing is a podcast about the strange and unusual things that capture our imaginations. It’s about the relationship between science and society. It’s about wild places, wild people, and wild ideas. Because whether it’s seeking out Bigfoot, in season one, or gazing skyward to look for extraterrestrial life in season two, the search for the unknown helps us better understand ourselves. Each episode, host Laura Krantz takes us through the latest chapter, which builds on previous ones, so it ...
 
Brendan O'Meara is an author and journalist. The Creative Nonfiction Podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases leaders in narrative journalism, essay, memoir, documentary film, and radio. Brendan teases out the origins, habits, routines, and tactics these masters—Pulitzer Prize winners, New York Times bestsellers—use so that listeners can apply those tools to their own work.
 
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So Many Damn Books

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So Many Damn Books

Christopher Hermelin + Drew Broussard

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Christopher (@cdhermelin) and Drew (@drewsof) talk about reading, literature, publishing, and trying to make it through their never-dwindling stack of things to read. All with a themed drink in their hands. Recorded at the Damn Library in Brooklyn, NY. For show info, book lists, and drink recipes, visit somanydamnbooks.com
 
A Vague Idea is a comedy / trivia podcast hosted by Nate Ragolia & Shannon Paige, with (sometimes) John Peros. Each week, we subject our special guests to a themed list of topics from pop culture, news, politics, history, and more, and find out if they have "A VAGUE IDEA". We also play an array of games, tell stories, offer hot takes, crack jokes, rant, and crown the episode's winner.
 
WritersCast is the voice of writers. Host David Wilk interviews authors of new and forthcoming fiction, poetry and non-fiction books, talking with them about their work as writers, the stories they tell, the subjects they write about and the books they write. Writers reveal the thoughts and ideas behind their writing, and talk about a wide variety of topics of interest to their readers.
 
Welcome to Pulp Nonfiction: The Paper and Packaging Podcast! We’re here to explore critical issues involving packaging and the circular economy. Our guests on Pulp Nonfiction are going to include everyone from artists and activists to manufacturers and middlemen to environmentalists and entrepreneurs to get their perspective on what they think are the most critical subjects regarding sustainability today. This podcast is brought to you by Sustana Fiber, a leading producer of FSC®-certified s ...
 
Find your next favorite book here on the podcast where readers hear authors read a chapter, or two, of their book after a brief interview. Hosted by thriller author, Jason A. Meuschke Are you an author or would like to recommend an author for the show? Email us at samplechapterpodcast@gmail.com and let Jason know! You can also text or leave a voicemail at 660-851-1146 and it could be in the next episode! Find out more about Jason on his website at https://www.jasonameuschke.com
 
Simplify is a podcast for anyone who’s taken a close look at their habits, their happiness, their relationships, or their health and thought, “There’s got to be a better way to do this.” Hear ideas that get you to better from Gretchen Rubin, David Allen, Rebecca Traister, Dan Savage, Seth Godin and many more. Hosted by Caitlin Schiller and Ben Schuman-Stoler. Brought to you by Blinkist.
 
If you love documentary films, hear from the top storytellers on Pure Nonfiction. Host Thom Powers is well-connected in this world as a documentary curator for the Toronto International Film Festival, DOC NYC, and SundanceNow Doc Club. He leads conversations that are frank, funny and revealing. Listen to interviews with Oscar-winning filmmakers Barbara Kopple, Alex Gibney, and Roger Ross Williams; as well as the directors of “Making a Murderer,” “Weiner” and “OJ: Made in America.” Often the ...
 
Good friends talking about everything in general and nothing in particular. Occasionally thoughtful, often silly and mostly inconsequential. It won't change your life but it might make your day. The cast of Charbroiled Chats includes novelists, journalists, marketers, copywriters, editors, photographers, IT specialists, painters and a sewist. Which is odd because there are only three of them. It’s hard to sort out who does what but if you’re still curious, this probably won’t help: GRACE is ...
 
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StoryLink Radio

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StoryLink Radio

Shandon Loring: Professional Storyteller / Seanchaí

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The professional storytellers at StoryLink Radio, known as Seanchaí, are committed to bringing stories to Life through the spoken word as in traditional oral storytelling. We present stories of many genres... Ancient Myths and Legends, short stories, full length novels, science fiction and high fantasy, philosophy, traditions, drama, fiction, non-fiction, romance, theatre, ghosts & haunts, suspense, stories of the strange, and more! Our stories may be drawn from contemporary sources, or from ...
 
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Mercedes Moore and Samantha Evans

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Unusual Universe is a Podcast hosted by Mercedes Moore and Samantha Evans. Best friends who are shedding light on the unexplainable. Join us as we share with each other our research on unexplainable phenomenon and have a few laughs along the way! If you love our podcast, donations are accepted and much appreciated. Go to https://www.patreon.com/UnusualUniverse where you can donate as little as $1. Thanks & Love ya!
 
How do I write a book that will sell? How do I sell a book I'm passionate about? And how in the world do I build a business and keep momentum from a message that I feel the world so desperately wants and needs? Welcome to the emPowered Author Podcast where we empower nonfiction writers, authors and authorpreneurs with impactful marketing strategies to help you take your important message and share it with those who desperately *need* it, *want* it and will *buy* it. Each season, host Stephan ...
 
Otherppl with Brad Listi is a weekly literary podcast featuring in-depth conversations with today's leading writers. Books, literature, writing, authors, screenwriters, art, life, conversation. PRAISE FOR THE OTHERPPL PODCAST: “…[an] excellent literary podcast." -The Paris Review “Fabulously smart.” -The Rumpus “…fun, quirky, in-depth…” -NPR “The perfect way to get the story behind your stories.” -Buzzfeed “…the preplanned responses of NPR personalities sound somewhat counterfeit when stacke ...
 
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The Develpreneur Podcast’s Rob Broadhead is back with host DP Knudten for more questions and answers about how personal branding works with a range of real-world examples that prove the concept and techniques of NonFiction Branding. Learn more about and connect with Rob at www.develpreneur.com ++++++ The NONFICTION BRAND podcast is hosted by DP Knu…
 
Jen A. Miller returns after a near-five-year absence from the show to talk about her new e-book about supercharging your freelance career. She's @byJenAMiller on Twitter. Sponsor love: West Virginia Wesleyan College's MFA in Creative Writing and Casualty of Words, a writing podcast for people in a hurry. Social: @CNFPod Patreon: patreon.com/cnfpod …
 
Today’s guest, Percival Everett, author of twenty-one novels, four short story collections, six collections of poetry and a children’s book, has also been a horse and mule trainer, a jazz guitarist, a fly fisherman, a rehabilitator of mandolins, and an abstract painter. He is, however, best known for his “gleefully unhinged” (New York Times) hard-t…
 
Welcome to Pulp Nonfiction: The Paper and Packaging Podcast! We’re here to explore critical issues involving packaging and the circular economy. Our guests on Pulp Nonfiction are going to include everyone from artists and activists to manufacturers and middlemen to environmentalists and entrepreneurs to get their perspective on what they think are …
 
Ever felt Interested in dark academia and all that encompasses it? Us too. In this episode, Niba recommends 5 books that fit the dark academia aesthetic. Then Mariquita reviews Miriam Toews’s new book, Fight Night, published October 5th by Bloomsbury. She strongly urges you to read it. Listen in and find out why. Books mentioned: A Little Life by H…
 
The Bride of Frankenstein (1925) by Guy Preston After recovering from injuries sustained in the mob attack upon himself and his creation, Dr. Frankenstein falls under the control of his former mentor, Dr. Pretorius, who insists the now-chastened doctor resume his experiments in creating new life. Meanwhile, the Monster remains on the run from those…
 
Fans of Riley Sager’s work know that he is a master at delivering twist after twist in suspenseful thrillers like “Home Before Dark,” “Lock Every Door,” and his latest, “Survive The Night.” Sager joins the podcast to talk to Olivia about the novel, its protagonist Charlie, and why the film student fears she may be the Campus Killer’s next victim. H…
 
Hello everyone! We finally made it to 100! This episode was recorded live in Crowdcast on October 22, 2021 and the guests were members of the audience. Daniel joined the regular hosts and Dina and Jen share 100 minutes of rage and emotion. Featuring appearances by: Sean Cranbury, Jenna Lyn Albert, Bianca Spence, Paul Vermeersch, Roxan Marucot, Cyna…
 
Kate Durbin is the author of the poetry collection Hoarders, available now from Wave Books. Durbin is a Los Angeles-based artist and author of four books of poetry. Her art and writing have been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Art Forum, Art in America, The Believer, BOMB, and elsewhere. She is the winner of the international 2017 Tur…
 
He's in the details! This week, we wager our immortal souls in a conversation about THE DEVIL. Kelly and Billy test their knowledge on topics like Mephistopheles, Security Administrator Tool for Analyzing Networks, Bedazzled, Mr. Satan and more. Plus, we play I SEE WHAT YOU DID THERE and Fuck, Marry, Kill! Get vaccinated! You don't want Covid. You …
 
Does each of your characters have enough motivation to be the antagonist? Take a tip of mystery novelist Shannon Work, and make sure all the characters can be found guilty...then work backward from there. In this conversation with Florida Writer Podcast host Alison Nissen, Shannon shares her techniques to ensure the audience remains guessing whodun…
 
In today’s episode, Renee reveals the book of the month and the special collaboration for November’s box! After the reveal, Phalin brings on a very special guest today! Drum roll please….her daughter, Jordyn! Jordyn is a bright, sometimes shy, 11 year old that loves to read. She’s currently fascinated with graphic novels and *any* manga series. In …
 
We are here today to talk about something that might trip one or two authors up every now and again, certainly at the beginning of their journey into being an author and that is point of view or POV. And related to that is the narrator's psychological distance. I am joined by Amy McCracken. And Amy is one of the fabulous people that we have working…
 
Catherine Raven is the author of the memoir Fox & I: An Uncommon Friendship, available from Spiegel and Grau. Raven received her Ph.D. in biology from Montana State University and is a former National Park Ranger at Glacier, Mount Rainier, North Cascades, Voyageurs, and Yellowstone National Parks. Her natural history essays have appeared in America…
 
Heather Clark is the author of Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath, a 2021 Pulitzer Prize finalist now out in paperback from Knopf. She and Courtney discuss how biography is like archeology, the "hysterical woman writer" stereotype, and the "profound and bottomless optimism" needed to undertake a large writing project. In the …
 
Are you a Ted Lasso fan? You’re not alone. Renee shares five books that will give you the same warm fuzzy feelings and also discusses why it’s a feminist show. Then Mariquita reviews Christina Henry’s new book, Horseman: A Tale of Sleepy Hollow, a reimagining of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving. Books mentioned: Horseman: A Tale of …
 
Ruth Ozeki steps on into the Damn Library Hyperverse to shine. We talk about her latest opus, The Book of Form and Emptiness, and how books are magical, and accessing her teenage self, and an unexpected turn of narrative luck with snowglobes, along with many other things. Plus she brings us Walter Benjamin's essay, "Unpacking My Library" and we tal…
 
Reggie is back for a horror-specific episode, just in time for the second half of October. We discuss what works for us in horror (and what doesn't) and share a few books that have gotten under our skin. Download or listen via this link: Reading Envy 231: Psychological Terrorism Subscribe to the podcast via this link: Feedburner Or subscribe via Ap…
 
Halloween is creeping up and it is time for some suspenseful reads, and no one does it better than Lisa Jewell. This time, Jewell takes us to a posh boarding school in the English countryside where many secrets lurk in the beauty, in her latest thriller, The Night She Disappeared. The author joins the podcast to talk about the book and tells Olivia…
 
Develpreneur (part-developer / part entrepreneur) Rob Broadhead joins host DP Knudten for an in-depth discussion about how personal branding can help software coders and developers build careers that are not only futureproof, but also completely aligned with who they are, what they do, and how they do it. Learn more about and connect with Rob at ww…
 
Dust off your skeletons and brush out your werewolves... It's SPOOKY SEASON. Jeremy and Lindsay are back to discuss topics like Allhallowstide, Spirit Halloween, Melon Heads, the Beast of Busco and more! Plus we play GHOST OR NOT, and FUCK, MARRY, KILL. This is also our first episode with a live cricket audience, for bespoke scariness! Get vaccinat…
 
After reaching 350 Amazon Reviews for his Devil's Bookkeeper series, Florida Writer Podcast host Alison Nissen chats with Literary Fiction and Children's author Mark Newhouse about writing about hard things, self-promotion, social media, and the Florida Writers Association Youth group. Mark Newhouse's journey begins when he was born in Germany afte…
 
Jeannine Ouellette is the author of the memoir The Part That Burns (Split/Lip Press). She can be reached @msjeannineouellette on Instagram and @_elephantrock on Twitter. Show notes and the monthly newsletter are at brendanomeara.com. Social media: @CNFPod on Twitter, @creativenonfictionpodcast on IG Patreon: patreon.com/cnfpod…
 
Niba and Emma sit down to talk about immigration and what you don’t want to know (but might already know) about America. **CW: Racism, Immigration Books mentioned: (already affiliate links) Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During The Crisis (and the Next), Dean Spade Orgs that help The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health Immigrants Rising Mental H…
 
Let’s debunk some of the most pervasive myths and look at the top ten publishing lies told to indie authors. If you’re a novice to publishing, you’ve probably already come across a ton of conflicting information. A big reason for this is that the publishing landscape has changed immensely in the past decade or two and what was true for an author wh…
 
Alexandra Kleeman is the author of the novel Something New Under the Sun, available from Hogarth Press. Kleeman's other books include Intimations, a short story collection, and the novel You Too Can Have A Body Like Mine, which was awarded the 2016 Bard Fiction Prize and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice. In 2020, she was awarded the Rome Prize …
 
Publishing Talks began as a series of conversations with book industry professionals and others involved in media and technology, mostly talking about the future of publishing, books, and culture. I’ve spent time talking with people in the book industry about how publishing is evolving in the context of technology, culture, and economics. Some time…
 
Don’t let yourself or others stand in the way of writing a book if it’s something you want and need to do. Make it happen, but be sure to tackle it with open eyes. This season of The emPowered Author Podcast is diving into questions many people have before they begin their book writing and publishing journey. In this episode, I touch on understandi…
 
Renee and Emma team up for a *SPOILER HEAVY* discussion of The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang. Books mentioned: The Poppy War by R. F. Kuang The Dragon Republic by R. F. Kuang The Burning God by R. F. Kuang Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark A Master of Djinn by P. Djeli Clark Other resources mentioned: Everything You Need to Know Before You Read The Poppy War…
 
Did you like the trailer better than the movie? Matt says that might be because he got to cut something cool. Despite the soul-crushing meetings and inevitable politics of Hollywood, creativity can still be king. Charbroiled Chats won't change your life but it might make your day. Good friends talking about everything in general and nothing in part…
 
Bestselling author of The Paris Wife, Paula McLain, tackles a new genre in her powerful, emotionally charged thriller, When The Stars Go Dark. Following a personal tragedy, Detective Anna Hart launches herself into a missing persons investigation that takes her down a path right into her own painful past, wrestling with what it means to be a woman,…
 
Content creation connoisseur Melanie Deziel returns with host DP Knudten to share how her definition of content includes every aspect of creating a successful online personal brand while also serving as a catchall word of surprising depth and power. Learn more about and connect with Melanie at www.storyfuel.co ++++++ The NONFICTION BRAND podcast is…
 
Julie Poole is the author of the poetry collection Bright Specimen, available now from Deep Vellum. Poole was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She received a BA from Columbia University and an MFA in poetry from The New Writers Project at The University of Texas at Austin. She has received fellowship support from the James A. Michener Cent…
 
Evacuate the cities! Call the military! This week, Elliot and Marcus fight it out over Kaiju... those gigantic monsters that keep capturing our hearts! Topics include King of the Monsters, George, Ralph and Lizzie, Ultraman, Mothra and more. Plus we play I See What You Did There and Thunderdome! Check out Spaceboy Books at readspaceboy.com and if y…
 
Writing Non-Fiction is HARD! You are writing your book to share something with the world. Start with what is easy then build that muscle. You can't run a marathon on the first day of training. In this edition of The Florida Writer Podcast with host Alison Nissen and non-fiction ghostwriter & book coach Chrissy Das, Alison and Chrissy chat about non…
 
Susan Orlean is the best selling author of The Library Book, Rin Tin Tin, and The Orchid Thief. She's a staff writer for The New Yorker and her latest collection is On Animals. Show notes and newsletter at brendanomeara.com Social Media: @CNFPod on Twitter and @creativenonfictionpodcast on Instagram.…
 
Mariquita and Natalia join forces once again to talk about True Crime: who consumes true crime, which group or groups of people are deemed worthy of coverage (and what does that say about how we value individual life), what is ethical consumption, and how can we do better? Our October pick: We Keep the Dead Close: A Murder at Harvard and a Half Cen…
 
Seth Shostak, chief astronomer with the SETI Institute and author of Confessions of an Alien Hunter, sits down to talk about SETI's mission, what they're looking for, and how they think about the search. *Season 2 of Wild Thing is produced by Laura Krantz and Scott Carney. Editing by Alicia Lipinski Lincoln. Music and mixing by Louis Weeks.…
 
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