Best fiction writing podcasts we could find (Updated May 2018)
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This album provides the budding author with everything they need to know about approaching the art of fiction writing. Each track contains discussions and interviews with best-selling novelists from a variety of backgrounds including Alex Garland, Louis de Bernières, Abdulrazak Gurnah and Monique Roffey. This enlightening and engaging series tackles the practicalities and pitfalls of writing fiction. It contains invaluable advice on the creation of characters, the structure of narratives and ...
 
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 ...
 
Start writing fiction - Audio
 
Start writing fiction - for iBooks
 
A podcast from Eric Carlson, Marcus Mann, and Andrew Neill where we write and perform fiction based on TV shows, movies, and books we've never seen before!
 
Interviews with members of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers and those involved in RMFW conferences, workshops and other writing-related events. Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is a non-profit, volunteer-run organization dedicated to supporting, encouraging, and educating writers seeking publication in commercial fiction.
 
On Fan Fiction Writer's Room, we take characters submitted by you, the listener, and weave them into a masterpiece in the way all great stories were meant to be told: by amateurs, on the internet.Send your character suggestions to ffwrshow@gmail.com
 
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!
 
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Story Grid Podcast
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Click here to Subscribe in iTunes.Helping you become a better writer.Join Shawn Coyne, author of Story Grid and a top editor for 25+ years, and Tim Grahl, struggling writer, as they discuss the ins and outs of what makes a story great.More at www.StoryGrid.com.
 
A monthly reading and conversation with the New Yorker fiction editor Deborah Treisman.
 
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!
 
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Overdue
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Overdue is a podcast about the books you've been meaning to read. Join Andrew and Craig each week as they tackle a new title from their backlog. Classic literature, obscure plays, goofy murder mysteries: they'll read it all, one overdue book at a time.
 
Interviews with authors and writers about their books, their writing habits, their favorite novels, and how they got started writing.
 
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?
 
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Morning Short
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Enjoy a new, curated short story every episode. We hand-pick 15-25 minute short stories from a pool of award-winning fiction writers. Then we turn them into to mini audiobooks that improve any commute, workout, or walk in the park. Read by professional narrators.Every day is a different story. One morning we might bring you a sci-fi thriller by the legendary Ray Bradbury, and the next morning might be a Sherlock Holmes detective story by Arthur Conan Doyle. Romance? We’ve got it. Narrative p ...
 
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The Catapult
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A podcast of the best new writing, read aloud.
 
Interviewing and Learning from Successful Authors
 
Science fiction. Fantasy. The universe. And related subjects.
 
Storytelling is one of those things that makes us human. It takes many forms in many places and times but the need to record our story, to preserve the memory that we were here, and to hear the stories of others, this is universal. I'm a writer, a librarian, a mom, and a person in this world in search of how we tell our stories and how we hear the stories of others. Season 1: Flash Fiction. The sharing of minimalist literature, saying much with few words. May 2015-January 2018. Season 2: Boo ...
 
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Homemade Stories
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Short stories and commentary by writer/storyteller, Shannon Cason.
 
Weekly Podcasts of Authors and Their Books, Live From The Tattered Cover Book Store. Authors ranging from Al Franken to Joan Didion read from and discuss their newest books.
 
Mike's Always Right—hosted by Mike Eiman—is high in fiber, and jam packed with inane ramblings about fiction writing, self-publishing, marketing, coffee and whatever else happens to strike Mike's fancy.
 
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Eye on Books
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Interviews With Authors of New and Bestselling Books
 
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Love YA Like Crazy
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In each episode of Love YA Like Crazy, hosts Carrie and Jake rant about a different young adult book. Spoilers and swearing abound! Love YA Like Crazy is a member of the Ear Trumpet Audio podcast network.
 
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Human Echoes Podcast
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A podcast from Tony Southcotte and Al Berg covering movies, genre fiction, and all things weird and wonderful.
 
Every week a new story. Every episode a new monster.
 
Two part-time writers chronicle their meteoric rise to literary mediocrity.
 
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The Writing Show
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Information and Inspiration for Writers
 
Though it's titled The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, the man himself appears only in five scenes in the entire play! However, such is his impact on the events that surrounded him that he still remains the central figure in this psychological drama that combines politics, honor, assassination, betrayal, the lust for power, patriotism and friendship. Set in 44 BC in ancient Rome, it is one of William Shakespeare's early Tragedies. First thought to have been performed in September 1599, William Sha ...
 
A Writer's Life Podcast is not for you. Don't listen. You're going to absolutely hate it. For the love of God, man, look away. Stop reading this. Go...now. The literary world hates humorous approaches to their Kraft. That's right, Kraft. See what I did there? That's what we call metaphoric subversion. A term I just made up along with everything else I say on this horridly un-classy podcast. So if you know what's good for you, put "NPR" and "literature" in the podcast search field and listen ...
 
Write for Your Life is a show about creative writing, copywriting, reading, and the ever-changing publishing industry. Look out for advice, opinions, nonsense and some very special guests. Hosted by Donna Sørensen & Iain Broome.
 
Interviews with Scholars of Literature about their New Books
 
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Book Fight
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A weekly podcast about books, writing, reading, and raccoons. Hosted by Mike Ingram and Tom McAllister, editors at Barrelhouse Magazine and authors of fiction and creative nonfiction. Winner of a 2015 Philadelphia Geek Award for Best Streaming Media Project. You don't need to read the books to enjoy the show!
 
An anthology of Buddhist scriptures, appropriate as an introduction to its vast literature, or as a sampler for those who want to better understand Buddhism. The selections in this anthology are primarily from the Theravada school of Buddhism.
 
Writers on writing. The Dead Robots' Society, a gathering of writers podcasting to other aspiring writers, hoping to help each other along the way to the promised land of publication.
 
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Books and Nachos
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On Books and Nachos you will find people just like yourself letting you know what to buy and what to skip on your next visit to the bookstore. From science fiction to horror to nonfiction, Books and Nachos covers it all with a modern pop-culture asthetic other book reviewers lack.
 
The Writing University podcast offers recordings of writing events associated with the University of Iowa. Such events include the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's "Eleventh Hour" craft talks, as well as readings from the International Writing Program and other departments on campus.
 
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FICTION FLASH
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You’ve arrived at a weekly flash fiction podcast, so look sharp. Here you’ll find iTunes-friendly quick-fire stories and vignettes about one paragraph in length. Warning: May contain a British accent.
 
Amanda Jean delights in wrestling manuscripts for her day job, worships at the altar of tropes, and has never met a villain or sexy alien she doesn’t like. Austin Chant writes books about gay magic and toxic masculinity, likes his queer stories with a slice of anguish, and kinda wants to be a pirate. Together, they discuss queer romance fiction and the broader world of queer media.
 
Author and editor Darren Todd delves into the often-treacherous world of short fiction, with a focus on editing and rewriting.
 
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Podcast
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An audiobook podcast by Steve Cook, featuring both short stories and novel-length work. A mixture of fantasy and science fiction in a variety of genres by Steve Cook and contributing authors.
 
A weekly podcast featuring in-depth interviews with today's leading authors.
 
Reviewing books new and old in the Fantasy and Science Fiction genres
 
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Longform
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A weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer about how they got their start, how they work, and how they tell stories.Co-produced by Longform and The Atavist.
 
Free audio fiction, music, and other goodness by Phil Rossi--author of Crescent.
 
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Drive Write
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Welcome to Drive Write the podcast about one storyteller's journey to become a published author. Andy Rogers can be found online at arogers907.wordpress.com and @arogers907 on twitter.
 
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Today's podcast interview is with Amy Patrick! Amy is a two-time RWA Golden Heart finalist (2013 and 2014) who writes Young Adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance as well as Contemporary Romance. She is the author of the Hidden Saga and the Still series. Living in New England now with her husband and two sons, she sometimes craves the heat ...…
 
Fiction. Nonfiction. Science! Looking for some beach reads? This list is a good place to start. https://www.wired.com/story/12-books-to-read-this-summer "high-key nothing happens." WIRED contributor Choi WIRED taught the world One Book, One New York selection turned into a series Bitches Gotta Eat hates that an HBO series…
 
With consternation, a long-haul big-rig truck driver reluctantly picks up a young woman seemingly injured on the side of an interstate highway and against his will and judgement takes her home to his wife who receives the girl as the child she never had and irreversibly alters the trucker’s future. Award-winning short story in the William Faulk ...…
 
Episode two! Graham and Kelsey talk about experiences in airports (food, alcoholic beverages, stressful situations) and then play a game of Dream Date to see who is better at taking fictional characters out on dates. Welcome to "Entirely Subjective." Two best friends (and coworkers) (and writing partners) try to stay on the subject. Intro and o ...…
 
Want to grab a seat in my living room and hear what things I talk about with my best friends? You know the kind of friends that see you in your pjs with mascara running down cheeks and hair thrown up in a messy bun more times than not. Then, this podcast show is for you. Author, blogger, ghost writer and dad of two teenagers, Charles Rose, is o ...…
 
James Lott jr talks with creator/writer Geoffrey Thorne on writing for Marvel Comics ( Mosaic) and writing for TV shows and self publishing, fan fiction and traditional publishing! and he explains the comic world to me including the 3 Black Panthers!
 
Jacqueline Jill "Jackie" Collins born 4 October 1937, was an English romance novelist. Jackie Collins moved to Los Angeles in the 1960s and spent most of her career there. She wrote 32 novels, all of which appeared on The New York Times bestsellers list. Her books have sold over 500 million copies and have been translated into 40 languages. Eig ...…
 
Subscribe to never miss an episode: iTunes | Android | RSS Hi everyone, I am so excited to bring you this weeks episode with the amazing Anna Rova. She is the host of the Girlskill podcast, a digital nomad and a real-life cinderella (including an evil stepmom!). On the show, Anna shares what it was like for her to grow up in the small Eastern E ...…
 
Zoë Eisenberg — Photo credit: Geoff Souder I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the wonderfully creative producer and author Zoë Eisenberg. Listen at the link below ↓ Zoë had been in the back of my mind to interview for months, ever since I discovered the documentary that she helped bring to life, Aloha from Lavaland. I recall seeing it ...…
 
The dreaded self-insert, forged in the darkness of fan fictions, it seeks to consume your story... Luckily for you, we have some suggestions about how to avoid that! As authors, a little bit of ourselves goes into everything we write. Knowing how to insert yourself and where is critical. Welcome to sex ed 101, writing edition!…
 
We update you on "Our Writing Lives", then explore The Detective in fiction, sharing some of our favourites. We talk about what makes The Detective such an iconic figure and muse on what kind of detective character we would love to create. Pat reads from her Work In Progress. Write Club The Podcast is a weekly show for aspiring writers, publish ...…
 
Recorded at Intelligent Automation with clicking and clacking behind us, Sree harsha Upa dhyay yula begins by quoting William Gibson, the science fiction writer, with “the future is here, it’s just that it’s not evenly distributed." As the world wide web and new media went from being bright shiny objects to simply part of the way we do business ...…
 
FACT OR FICTION: The Bible was made up by a bunch of crazies trying to create a cult.Why do Christians believe The Bible is true? Pastor Corey walks us through different arguments about the veracity of The Bible and whether or not it\'s a worthy guideline to live life by. Maybe some of our logic isn\'t as logical as we think?Also Pastor Corey w ...…
 
Greg F. Gifune is the author of numerous short stories, several novels and two short story collections.His latest books are:“Dangerous Boys” out with Down & Out Books. It tells the story of a group of young punks, living in Bedford, Massachusetts, with nothing left to lose, and: “A Winter Sleep”, out with Independent Legions Publishing. It’s a ...…
 
John Scalzi is probably the best known writer who lives in our area. Here's a review of his latest book that I wrote for the Cox Ohio newspapers: John Scalzi just published "Head On," the follow-up novel to his 2014 book "Lock In." Scalzi, who resides in the village of Bradford (OH) is full of surprises and this book contains several. The autho ...…
 
Welcome back to Film Buff Fridays! I’m back with another David Lynch film, and for anyone who doesn’t know, I am a huge fan of David Lynch. Earlier this week in Episode #135 (“Last Flag Flying”), I spoke about directors who have a particularly recognizable aesthetic, and Lynch certainly fits the bill. If you’re interested in my take on “Blue Ve ...…
 
A medical student is infatuated with her much older professor and defies her mother’s warnings of disastrous results if she continues an affair with a much older man highly respected for his status and work at university. But the mother’s feelings and advice are complicated by the arrival of a box that has items that intensify her memories of h ...…
 
How do we step up, claim our space and take our turn? Why are we so scared to say who we really are? What do we do when we want to change? Catherine Greer is on the show today to help us navigate these questions and to spread the message that your choice of who you were yesterday does not need to be the same today. Write that down! This is huge ...…
 
We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy! In Episode 6, we sit down with Dr Shawn Yakimovich BSc, ND, a super REAL expert, and ask him all (some of) the tough questions, on mental health, normal poop, healthy balance, and rural dating. Schwing! Hop aboard the Merthmobile, in this incredibly informative and extremely silly mashup of your favourite nei ...…
 
We’re not worthy! We’re not worthy! In Episode 6, we sit down with Dr Shawn Yakimovich BSc, ND, a super REAL expert, and ask him all (some of) the tough questions, on mental health, normal poop, healthy balance, and rural dating. Schwing! Hop aboard the Merthmobile, in this incredibly informative and extremely silly mashup of your favourite nei ...…
 
Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes best-selling and award-winning author and host of the Wine Women & Writing podcast PAMELA FAGAN HUTCHINS. Pamela writes overly long e-mails, the What Doesn’t Kill You romantic mysteries, and (possibly) hilarious nonfiction. She resides deep in the heart of Nowheresville, TX and way up in the frozen nor ...…
 
::: ^ clickable ^ ::: ::: DØWNLOAD | SHARE | SUBSCRIBE TO "LIQUIDE SESSIONS" ON ITUNES PØDCAST OR GOOGLE PLAY ... ENJØY! *** if yøutube & pødcast links are not working >>> live recørding is in process *** |:::|:::|::: :::|:::|:::| ::: 2016 HONORABLE MENTIONS::: Waterparks: Double Dare So I am a sucker for pop and when I heard the beginning of # ...…
 
In this episode, I use some very personal stories from my own past to demonstrate how important it is to avoid toxic relationships and our own toxic behavior if we want to be productive and prolific in our creative lives. Along the way, I submit that, while it sometimes means making difficult and painful choices, avoiding toxic people and behav ...…
 
When you think of Artificial Intelligence, do you think of sci-fi movies? Do you wonder or worry if AI can take over some of the data driven work your agency does for it's client? Don't let Artificial Intelligence scare you! AI can be your competitive advantage when you learn how it really works and what it can do for your agency growth. In thi ...…
 
In the third episode of WriteStuff, Chris Fitzgerald interviews Kerry Neville. Kerry teaches creative writing at Georgia College and State University and was in Ireland to deliver workshops at the Frank McCourt Creative Writing Festival. Kerry’s first collection of fiction, Necessary Lies, received the G.S. Sharat Chandra Prize in Fiction and w ...…
 
This weeks podcast features author of Western Historical Fiction, Epic Medieval Fantasy, and Mystery, Janalyn Voigt. Cheyenne Sunrise Can a woman with no faith in men learn to trust the half-Cheyenne trail guide determined to protect her? Young Irish widow Bry Brennan doesn’t want another husband to break her spirit. When she and her brother Co ...…
 
Season 2 of Women and Fiction continues with MD Martin, the pseudonym of Misty Martin. Misty writes something she calls "Southern Gothic Horror." She joins us to discuss her life as a female, Southern, horror author.
 
This episode Mike and Will return to the realms of the ‘psychic detective’ in this tale from mother-son writing team Kate and Hesketh Hesketh-Prichard. Expect terror on the moors with malevolent earth spirits, coughing ghosts, ominous otters and even a bicycle chase scene! A big thanks to Rob Douglas, who provided the readings for this episode. ...…
 
Kathy Reichs is best known for writing that weaves what she calls good old fashioned murder mysteries with science – but how do fictional portrayals of science in novels and television – think Bones, CSI – measure up in the lab, with the real science? A conversation on the ways crime, chemistry and fiction intersect, and the real deal on Bones- ...…
 
The complete recording can be purchased at Audible.com:https://tinyurl.com/y9ma43e5Edgar Allan PoeThe Raven EditionVolume FourNarrated by Cate Barratt and Denis Daly.The Raven Edition of the works of Edgar Allan Poe (1809 – 1849) presents his complete literary output in five volumes.Although best known for his works of macabre fiction, Poe also ...…
 
JMW was born in Texas. The son of a rodeo cowboy and businessman. He joined the Marine Corps during the Vietnam war and served in a military police unit. He followed that line of work after the military, serving as a policeman. Through many trials, he was converted to Christianity and attended a seminary where his faith in Christ was solidified ...…
 
Angels, Demons, Faith and Fiction. Last week we introduced you Brandy Ange’s young adult fantasy novel Transgression about a daughter who must decide whether to side with angels who want little to do with her or demons who want too much in order to save her father. This episode is brought to you by the wonderful people at the Rapha House Organi ...…
 
11th Annual Butler Paranormal Conference ABOUT THIS EPISODE On episode 5 of Tony Lavorgne’s Legends & Lore Podcast, we talk with authors, researchers, filmmakers, retailers, healers, podcasters, and other participants at the 11th Annual Butler Paranormal Conference held in Lyndora, Pennsylvania on April 28, 2018. On this episode in order of app ...…
 
https://blogs.uoregon.edu/archetypesanarchy/files/2018/05/Episode-17-18thkjp.mp3 Script Introductions Overview of retellings Mackenzie: 1001 Rabbit Tales Michael: Alladin Shannon: Sinbad Julia: Aladdin and The King of Thieves Discussion of archetypes Mackenzie’s analysis Michael’s analysis Shannon’s analysis: Archetypes Mackenzie: In the story ...…
 
This episode is about neo-noir fiction and something about wind-pinching – a derogatory yachting term for those who sail way too close to a breeze. .
 
Louise O'Neill has re-imagined the Little Mermaid through a feminist lens for her latest book, moving the action to the Atlantic Ocean off the Irish coast. The Surface Breaks is her second new book in as many months, following on from her third novel, Almost Love, and comes just a few weeks before the stage adaptation of her award-winning secon ...…
 
The art of motherhood. Gloria Calderón Kellett talks about making “One Day at a Time” and the classic TV moms who influenced how she writes about motherhood. Novelists Louise Erdrich and Megan Hunter, along with Parley Ann Boswell, talk about the artistic choice of featuring pregnant women in dystopian fiction. Isabella Rossellini talks to Kurt ...…
 
Tony Diaz, El Librotraficante talks with Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte, and Chicana poet Ire’ne Lara Silva. We also address the havoc created by Trump's Deportation Force as experienced by activist and artist Karen, whose father was recently detained by Immigration Officials. Mezzo-soprano Cecilia Duarte created the role of Renata in Cruzar la C ...…
 
Therapist and author, Samantha Heuwagen, earned her Master’s in Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of South Florida. She continued her education at Mercer University School of Medicine in Atlanta by getting her Marriage and Family Therapy degree and sex therapy certification. She wanted to help individuals looking to explore their sex ...…
 
A boy mother takes him to visit his grandparents in upstate New York when the farm is swarmed with hordes of flies from swampland on an adjacent property forcing angry dysfunctional interactions among grandparents and mother that finally presents an opportunity for the boy to see his father, who is estranged from his mother and living in Alaska ...…
 
Get out your lacquer based paints to "fix" your unpainted miniatures. This week, Matt finds his calling as a video game fan fiction writer, Austin solves a need for party loving drummers, and Taylor stumbles upon a dark truth behind why fancy restaurants serve tiny portions. Catch us on Facebook.com/welcometobiz for more business action!If you ...…
 
In this episode, Ali has chosen ‘Tooth' written and read by Jon Steiner and recorded live at Little Fictions, a show performed in Sydney's Knox Street Bar. Our presenters try to determine if this story is terribly sad, terribly funny or both.Let us know what you think of 'Tooth' by leaving a comment on The Coffee Pod|cast Facebook page.About th ...…
 
“True stories from people who’ve endured soul-crushing moments in their careers- failure, rejection, disappointment, public humiliation-and how they got through it, and how you will too” is what you’ll discover inside Alexandra Franzen’s book “You’re Going To Survive.” Join our conversation where she shares some of her own stories and gives us ...…
 
Episode 47—Part of the Family Science fiction writer Scott Pearson and his daughter, Ella, dive into Alien 3 (1992) as they continue their epic review of the entire Alien movie series. They’ve said it before and they’ll say it again, always listen to Ripley! Segments Intro :28 Sequel Overview :50 You Waited Six Years for This? 2:03 On Seeing it ...…
 
With online marketing, more often than not we don’t know where to start when facing an complex problems. But what if you aren’t aware what the problem is? In today’s episode we talk about what to do when you don’t know what you don’t know. Resources for this Episode Darryl: Hi I’m Darryl King and my co-host Ed Pelgen were a couple of old intern ...…
 
On this episode, Rachel Monroe speaks to writer David Ulin about how his experiences in New York and Los Angeles influenced his writing. They discuss two of his non-fiction works, The Myth of Solid Ground: Earthquakes, Prediction, and the Fault Line Between Reason and Faith, and Sidewalking: Coming to Terms with Los Angeles. The writer spent se ...…
 
Deb Morgan lives in Oregon, She is a Non-fiction writer and Blogger who advocates for Drug Addiction. Mental Health and Fibromyalgia through my own experience and research. She is also a speaker in person and radio about these subjects and currently writing a book named Trapped, which is about her journey through Drug addiction / Mental health; ...…
 
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