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Worldly
Weekly
 
We live in a confusing time, bombarded every day with news from around the world that can be hard to follow, or fully understand. Let Worldly be your guide. Every Thursday, senior writer Zack Beauchamp, senior foreign editor Jennifer Williams, and staff defense writer Alex Ward give you the history and context you need to make sense of the moment and navigate the world around you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
 
The Writer's Almanac is a daily podcast of poetry and historical interest pieces, usually of literary significance, hosted by Garrison Keillor.
 
BT Sport brings you a weekly instalment of the best insight and analysis from award-winning football journalist Mike Calvin and a supporting cast of some of Fleet Street's finest writers.
 
The Writer's Detective Bureau is a podcast hosted by veteran Police Detective Adam Richardson. Adam answers questions about criminal investigation and police work posed by crime-fiction authors and screenwriters writing crime-related stories. To submit a question, visit https://www.writersdetective.com/podcast
 
Gretchen Rubin is HAPPIER, and she wants you to be happier too. The #1 bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before gets more personal than ever as she brings her practical, manageable advice about happiness and good habits to this lively, thought-provoking podcast. Gretchen’s cohost and guinea pig is her younger sister, Elizabeth Craft, a TV writer and producer living in Los Angeles, who (lovingly) refers to Gretchen as her happiness bully. Part of the Cadence13 Network.
 
Drawing upon his experience as a former chief of staff on the Senate Finance Committee and as an Emmy-winning executive producer and writer of ‘The West Wing,’ Lawrence O’Donnell examines the compelling and impactful political stories of the day. Join him every weeknight.
 
Australia's largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas. Bringing together the world's best authors, leading public intellectuals, scientists, journalists and more.
 
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at writerfiles.fm to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Mans War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazin ...
 
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Writer Experience
Weekly
 
The #1 Writing Podcast feat. interviews with NYT Bestsellers, Comic Writers, & TV Writers for Marvel, HBO, Netflix, Star Wars, etc. Presented by Flickering Myth.
 
Looking for your daily fix of NFL news and analysis? Look no further. CBS Sports senior writer Will Brinson (and guests) gets you up to speed each day with what's trending in the NFL world so that you're always in the know. We're not just daily during the season, but year-round.
 
A five-time Emmy winning SNL comedy writer/producer, joins a four-time #1 NYT bestselling author, a three-time highest-rated national progressive radio host, a two-time Grammy winning artist, and a former US Senator. So, it gets a little crowded in the booth when Al talks public policy and sometimes political comedy with notable guests. Think “The Daily” without the resources of the NYTimes.
 
The original true crime review podcast that looks at other podcasts, TV, and pop culture. True crime authors and real-life couple Rebecca Lavoie and Kevin Flynn hold a pop-culture round table with noir novelist Toby Ball and journalist-turned-investigator Lara Bricker. The panel chats about other podcasts (including 'Serial') as well as journalism, storytelling, TV shows and films, and the special segment, 'Crime of the Week.' Show website: crimewriterson.com. Follow the show on Twitter @cri ...
 
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Quillette Podcast
Weekly
 
Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.
 
Follow one writer's journey from a know-nothing fraud to a published writer (he hopes). Every writer has thought, at one point in time or all the time, that their writing is horrible, but Host Paul Sating tells you why you don't suck as much as you think you do. Building a community of empowered writers, one episode at a time.
 
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Death by Dying
Monthly
 
The Obituary Writer of Crestfall, Idaho finds himself deeply in over his head as he investigates a series of strange and mysterious deaths… when he is supposed to simply be writing obituaries. Along the way he encounters murderous farmers, man-eating cats, haunted bicycles, and a healthy dose of ominous shadows.
 
Drunk Women Solving Crime is a true crime podcast with a twist...of lime. Join writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they welcome top guests from comedians to crime writers to test out their drunk detective skills. Each episode sees the boozed up panel tackle personal crime stories, solve true crime cases, and seek justice for your listener crimes. When women sit around and drink we try to solve the world’s problems. So we’re taking back the night and putting ...
 
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The Read
Weekly
 
Join bloggers Kid Fury and Crissle for their weekly podcast covering hip-hop and pop culture's most trying stars. Throwing shade and spilling tea with a flippant and humorous attitude, no star is safe from Fury and Crissle unless their name is Beyoncé. (Or Blue Ivy.)As transplants to New York City (Kid Fury from Miami and Crissle from Oklahoma City), The Read also serves as an on-air therapy session for two friends trying to adjust to life (and rats) in the big city.The Read is part of the L ...
 
Writer and journalist Jon Ronson relates his startling journey into the lives of the shamed - people ruined by a badly worded tweet or a work faux pas – in 6 episodes.
 
A weekly one-hour conversation with guest experts and callers about travel, cultures, people, and the things we find around the world that give life its extra sparkle. Rick Steves is America's leading authority on travel to Europe and beyond. Host and writer of over a hundred public television travel shows and author of 30 best-selling guidebooks, Rick now brings his passion for exploring and understanding our world to public radio. Related travel information and message boards on www.rickst ...
 
The definitive insider's guide to our current golden age of television, Ben Blacker's The Writers Panel is an ever expanding anthology of live convention panels and intimate in-studio interviews with the writers, producers, and show runners responsible for all the shows you can't stop watching. Over the course of nearly 400 episodes and counting, The Writers Panel has sat across from guests such as Vince Gilligan (Breaking Bad), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel ...
 
CBC Radio's Writers and Company offers an opportunity to explore in depth the lives, thoughts and works of remarkable writers from around the world. Hosted by Eleanor Wachtel.
 
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Story Break
Weekly
 
Story Break is a weekly podcast from RocketJump where we (Will Campos, Matt Arnold, and Freddie Wong) sit down in the RocketJump writer's room and attempt to "break" a story for a ridiculous concept, property, or idea that we in NO way have any rights to. Join us every week as we attempt to tackle everything from beloved video games to billion dollar franchises!
 
Writers Corner Podcast from WLRH. Featuring Authors and their stories.
 
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The Hidden People
Monthly+
 
A creepy modern fantasy that begins as a murder mystery and slowly pulls back the curtain on a hidden world of dark action and adventure. Filled with shocking surprises and a mid-season twist that will leave you breathless.
 
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Living Writers
Weekly
 
Living Writers is a weekly talk show, hosted by T Hetzel, featuring freeform conversations with authors.
 
The Creative Writers Toolbelt gives practical accessible advice and encouragement to Creative writers.Each episode explores an aspect of creative writing technique, with examples, allowing you to apply what you learn immediately to your writing. We also throw in the occasional interview with writers and other artists, exploring their wisdom on subjects like story, style, character and the writing process
 
Comedian Sara Pascoe turns her attention to things that really matter to humans – sex, power and money. In this podcast series, Sara interviews people who have experience around sex work, stripping and porn. As an accompaniment to her book Sex Power Money, this series allows people who are so often talked about to speak for themselves, as well as exploring the history of whore stigma, the ramifications of our current laws around selling sex and the overt racism found in porn.Sara Pascoe is a ...
 
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GrottoPod
Monthly+
 
A lively weekly conversation with established and up-and-coming writers on how to survive and thrive as a 21st-Century wordsmith.
 
Actor/Comedian/Writer Ron Funches sits down every week to talk about his life, passions, hobbies, and how he is on a constant journey to better himself. This is "Gettin' Better with Ron Funches"
 
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Hell and Gone
Monthly
 
Now in its second season, Hell And Gone is a podcast from iHeartRadio and School of Humans that follows writer and private investigator Catherine Townsend as she investigates unsolved deaths in small-town Arkansas. This season, she dives into the mysterious death of Janie Ward, a 16-year-old high school student who died at a party in 1989 in Marshall, Arkansas. In the 30 years since her death, no one has been able to determine how she died even though there have been multiple investigations ...
 
Midnight Writer News is a podcast and website hosted by Editor-in-Chief S.T. Patrick. Midnight Writer News challenges the mainstream historical and political establishment in search of truth. Many of today's best alternative writers, speakers, and researchers will join S.T. Patrick in this ongoing search for truth in alternative history, conspiracy theories, contrarian thought, and new theories on classic tales.
 
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Who Shot Ya?
Weekly
 
A movie podcast that isn't just a bunch of straight white dudes. Comedian Ify Nwadiwe is joined by film producer Drea Clark, writer April Wolfe, and film critic Alonso Duralde for a fast, funny, flight through film. Who Shot Ya? is news, reviews and in-depth insight, beamed directly into your ears every week.
 
Organizer and activist DeRay Mckesson explores news, culture, social justice, and politics through deep conversations with influencers and experts, and the weekly news with fellow activists Brittany Packnett and Sam Sinyangwe, and writer Clint Smith.
 
Every week, we sit down with an acclaimed and venerable songwriter to intimately discuss what happens behind closed doors in the music industry. There are millions of singers, thousands of artists, and only 40 top songs per genre at a time... this podcast is about the people who make them. Produced by Joe London & Ross Golan in association with Big Deal Music & Mega House Music. And The Writer Is... ™
 
Books, Movies, TV, Comics: Stories Start with Writers
 
Every writer has to start somewhere—so where did your favorite writers and entrepreneurs begin? Host Elisa Doucette climbs into the minds of some of today's most popular authors and business people to learn that and much more about how they moved on from their rough drafts.
 
Writing, Publishing, Book Marketing, Creative Entrepreneurship
 
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The Spin podcast
Weekly+
 
The Guardian’s cricket podcast – captained by cricket writer Emma John alongside The Spin team of Guardian sports journalists, cricket-loving comedians and the most interesting cricket fans we can find. Sharing the highs and lows from an epic summer of cricket including the World Cup, The Ashes, T20 Blast, and County Championship. Mixing the sheer pace of journalism with the back-of-the-hand variations of comedy and absurdity. Subscribe so you never miss one
 
a weekly radio program hosted by author Barbara DeMarco-Barrett and co-host Marrie Stone, on the art and business of writing. More on the show, writers, and writing at penonfire.com. Follow us on Twitter @WOWkuciFM and Facebook at Writers on Writing KUCI-FM.
 
Jeff Pearlman's weekly in-depth, no-holds-barred conversation with a writer on writing. Available here and on iTunes
 
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Harmontown
Monthly+
 
Self destructive writer Dan Harmon claims he will one day found a colony of like-minded misfits. He’s appointed suit-clad gadabout Jeff Davis as his Comptroller and bearded dreamboat Spencer Crittenden as his Dungeon Master. It’s like a neurotic town hall meeting, often with alcohol and famous people.
 
Hear from the editors of Poets & Writers Magazine as they offer a behind-the-scenes preview of each new issue, talk with contributors and authors featured in the magazine, share readings of new work by a variety of poets and writers, and discuss all things writing, books, and the literary community.
 
This is adventure. Climbing. Skiing. Hiking. Biking. Travel. Whatever your passion, we are all dirtbags. Outdoor writer Fitz Cahall and his team presents stories about the dreamers, athletes and wanderers.
 
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Rebecca gets around. Even as she’s laid up recovering from ankle surgery, our host will appear on other podcasts including "Undisclosed Addendum," "The JV Club," and bonus episodes of "In the Dark." Meantime, there’s a True Crime Podcast Update featuring everyone’s least-favorite prosecutor Doug Evans. They were the Pilipino inmates who became ...…
 
It’s the birthday of H.A. Rey (1898) whose story “The Adventures of Fifi” became the beloved book “Curious George.”By Prairie Home Productions.
 
The last pages of your book are critical because they determine how the reader will feel when they leave your world — and whether they will buy your next book. As readers, we've all been disappointed by weak story endings, so how can we make sure that we leave our readers satisfied? James Scott Bell gives some tips in today's interview, as well ...…
 
This week our guest is a songwriter and the lead singer of the band, X Ambassadors. X Ambassadors’ debut platinum-selling album ‘VHS’ saw the band transition from Ithaca alt-rockers and Brooklyn indie scene outsiders, to Billboard stalwarts. The album was an intimate insight into our guest and his brothers’ youth, studded with audio snippets fr ...…
 
In Any Ordinary Day, ABC 7.30’s anchor Leigh Sales investigates how ordinary people endure the unthinkable. Her widely acclaimed book weaves together stories of those who have survived everything from natural disasters to terrorism – and even Leigh’s own brush with mortality – in an exploration of how people move forward from hardship not just ...…
 
The artist and author talks to Eleanor Wachtel about her evocative new work, Guestbook: Ghost Stories, and how the stuff of everyday life inspires her uniquely creative vision.
 
Matthew Zapruder reads from his new poetry collection, Father’s Day, published in September by Copper Canyon Press.By Poets & Writers.
 
Adam talks about whether police departments require routine physical fitness testing, how an amateur sleuth could plausibly team with a police detective, and what the future of police work looks like. Transcript: writersdetective.com/59By Det. Adam Richardson.
 
Actor, audiobook narrator, and writer Jorjeana Marie joins Barbara DeMarco-Barrett to talk about Improv for Writers. In the second half, novelist Helen Phillips comes on to talk about The Need, published by Simon and Schuster. Phillips discusses "emotional" revision while Marie talks about how improv is a tool writers can employ for everything ...…
 
Living Writers 2019-09-11 - WCBN Public Affairs Programming - T HetzelBy T Hetzel.
 
In his novel 11/9 and the Terrorist Who Loved Bonsai Trees, author and expatriate Philip Kraske wrote about an event similar to 9/11, a mirror image (hence the title 11/9), a government wanting to cover up the real motives of their own false flag, and a very average yet engaging girl who gets caught in the middle of it all and then is labeled a ...…
 
In Part Two of this file the award-winning actress, comedian, and screenwriter, Jorjeana Marie, returned to talk with me about fulfilling her childhood dream of writing for Disney, how writers can rewire their inner-critic, improv as a writing (and life) philosophy, and secrets for beating block and creating countless ideas. “In improv the phil ...…
 
My guest for this episode is Abidemi Sanusi. Abidemi is a Nigerian born former human rights worker turned author, and has been writing and publishing books across multiple genres for fifteen years. Her novel, Eyo, about a 10 year old girl trafficked to the UK with promises of a better life, was nominated for the Commonwealth Writers' Prize.She' ...…
 
Garth Greenwell reads his story from the September 16, 2019, issue of the magazine. Greenwell's first novel, "What Belongs to You," was published in 2016, and won the British Book Award for Debut of the Year. A new book of fiction, "Cleanness," will be published in January.By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker.
 
Victoria MacDonald is a writer, public relations expert, and social media influencer. She shares her personal journey of becoming a travel blogger and coping with depression by diving into the content creation world. You can find Victoria on Twitter @TheAyeLife or on her website. Want more? Visit craftyourcontent.com/episode55 for links and res ...…
 
Sunil Nayar (The Red Line; All Rise); Erin Maher and Kay Reindl (Swamp Thing; Scream); Shoshana Sachi (Doom Patrol) THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY KEEPS! Get a FREE MONTH of treatment when you visit keeps.com/panel CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https://twitter.com/BENBLACKERhttps://www.facebook.com/TVWritersPanel THE ...…
 
Rob Ackerman is a Playwright whose plays include Tabletop, which won the 2001 Drama Desk Award for Best Ensemble Performance, Volleygirls which won the New York Musical Theatre Festival's Best in Fest, Call Me Waldo, Dropping Gumballs on Luke Wilson directed by Theresa Rebeck and produced by Working Theatre at Art New York Off Broadway, and Loy ...…
 
In 1994 and 1995, as a fresh-out-of-college journalist, I couldn't get out of my own way. I was arrogant, dismissive, smug, juvenile, error-prone and painfully dumb. This is my story.
 
Sundial Writer Phyllis Brewer brings us a humorous and heartwarming story of staying in touch with her soldier son.By WLRH Public Radio.
 
Mike Calvin, Tony Evans and Dominic Fifield discuss Javi Gracia’s sacking at Watford, Liverpool's title chances, whether Chelsea are strong enough, Wolves' European commitments and which teams are at risk of relegation. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
 
Science fiction & fantasy author Kevin J. Anderson stops by to talk about his newest fantasy epic, Spine of the Dragon. SourceBy Summer Brooks.
 
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