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 Man's War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazi ...
David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
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.)
The #1 Writing Podcast featuring interviews with Bestselling Authors, Literary Agents, Editors, Comic & TV Writers for Marvel, Star Wars, etc. Presented by Flickering Myth.
Bill Nye is on a mission to change the world — one voicemail at a time. Bill and science writer Corey S. Powell take your burning questions and put them to the world's leading experts on just about every topic in the universe. Should you stop eating cheeseburgers to combat climate change? Could alien life be swimming inside the moons of Jupiter and Saturn? Does your pet parakeet learn to sing the way that you learned to speak? Bill, Corey, and their special guests will answer those questions ...
Jeff Pearlman's weekly in-depth, no-holds-barred conversation with a writer on writing. Available here and on iTunes
Australia's boldest literary festival, based in Melbourne.
This is a show dedicated to helping you become a better writer using the Story Grid method, developed by Shawn Coyne. Each week this season, we analyze a scene or short story to get to the bottom of how to write scenes because to write a story that works, you must be able to write scenes that work.
New Yorker fiction writers read their stories.
Writers talk craft, agent hunt, query trenches, publishing industry, and more. Hosted by Mindy McGinnis.
Passager’s weekly podcast, presenting poetry and prose by writers over 50. Hosted by Jon Shorr.
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.
Talking to writers about matters that move us
The Writer's Almanac is a daily podcast of poetry and historical interest pieces, usually of literary significance. Each day's offering is five minutes long and contains "on this day in history" information as well as an accessible poem.
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.
Hosted by Jonathan Moeller (author of the FROSTBORN and SEVENFOLD SWORD fantasy series and the SILENT ORDER scifi series), the Pulp Writer Show discusses how to write, format, publish, and sell your novel. Sometimes there are jokes.
Political commentator and comedy writer Erin Ryan and former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Alyssa Mastromonaco are joined by a bicoastal squad of funny, opinionated women to talk through everything from reproductive rights to romcoms. They break down the political news of the week, plus the topics, trends, and cultural stories that affect women’s lives.
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.
Hosted by TV editor/writer Gray Jones, the TV Writer Podcast has featured interviews with everyone from the bottom to the top of the TV industry... show creators like Beau Willimon (House of Cards) and Rob Thomas (Veronica Mars) to recent graduates of TV writing fellowship programs.
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 ...
Quillette is an online magazine founded by Australian writer Claire Lehmann. The publication has a primary focus on science, technology, news, culture, and politics.
Writer. Podcaster. Speaker. Small Steps Coach.
Join hosts STEPHEN SCARLATA (producer, Jodorowsky's Dune) and JOSH MILLER (writer, Sonic The Hedgehog) as they explore the most legendary movies never made joined by filmmakers and critics.
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"
Giving tech writers the skills to have not-boring careers.
Have you ever heard the saying that writing is 2% inspiration and 98% perspiration? What if I told you writing can be 98% inspiration? Welcome to Intuitive Writer. This weekly podcast will show you how to tap into inspiration and make it a part of your everyday writing practice. Say goodbye to those days of perspiring over the keyboard and hello to inspiration.
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.
A weekly sports discussion from Slate. Hang Up and Listen features Slate sports editor Josh Levin, writer Stefan Fatsis (author of A Few Seconds of Panic), Slate writer and Slow Burn host Joel Anderson, and a selection of interesting guests from around the sports world.
Books, Movies, TV, Comics: Stories Start with Writers
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 ...
From the fandom of comedian/writer Joseph Scrimshaw, comedian/ writer Ken Napzok, and actor/ host Jennifer Landa comes ForceCenter -- celebrating Star Wars from the center of the galaxy.
This is the official, authoritative, inspired podcast of the Babylon Bee. Join editor-in-chief Kyle Mann and writer/creative director Ethan Nicolle for a look at weekly highlights, discussing the spiciest topics of the times, the stories behind the stories, and a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of America's most trusted source for Christian news satire.
Aspiring writers, best-selling scribes, and award-winning screenwriters confront existential dread and writing angst! A podcast for the conversationalist.
This is what adventure sounds like. Climb. Ski. Hike. Bike. Paddle. Run. Travel. Whatever your passion, we are all dirtbags. Outdoor writer Fitz Cahall and the Duct Tape Then Beer team present stories about the dreamers, athletes and wanderers.
Stories turn songs into symphonies, events into memories, and lives into legends. In our crowded world, “knowing your story” cuts through the noise so you can make your mark — whether you want to sell more books, increase profits, or just make a difference. At Sterling & Stone, Story is our business. The Story Studio Podcast is where we explore ways we can all tell our stories better.
Sam Little, the FBI’s most prolific serial killer roamed free for five decades, murdering women at will. But in 2012 he came to the attention of Detective Mitzi Roberts and everything changed. This opportunistic killer had long stayed below law enforcement’s radar because of the victims he chose: Women from the fringe — drug users and sex workers paid little attention to by society. Murder Book Season 2: The Women Who Stopped Sam Little follows this Los Angeles Police Department cold case in ...
Scott is a delusional young man who watch the wackiest television shows and movies to get to the bottom of what they weren't feeding the writers. He also drags his friends, family, and wife in on the adventure!
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.
A lively weekly conversation with established and up-and-coming writers on how to survive and thrive as a 21st-Century wordsmith.
Christian Indie Writers’ Podcast, where we inform, encourage and support Christian indie writers on the journey toward publication.
CJSW’s monthly foray into literature. Hosted and produced by Dymphny Dronyk and sound engineered by Cody Dronyk, Writer’s Block is focused on local events, writers, poets, publishers, while keeping an eye on the bigger literary picture across the country and around the world! Writer’s Block airs at 90.9 on the FM dial in Calgary on the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m.
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... ™
A podcast about the business of writing with hosts J.D. Barker and J. Thorn.
Speculative fiction writer, long-term resident of Japan and Bram Stoker Award finalist Thersa Matsuura explores all that is weird from Japan—strange superstitions, folklore and folktales, cultural oddities, and interesting language quirks. These are little treasures she digs up while doing research for her writing.
A chapter-based fiction serial that invites the audiences to participate in the craft of storytelling. With a focus on original tales of the strange and unexpected, host Patrick Emile will create and present bi-weekly installments of exciting prose and scripts, lead spirited discussion with a bullpen of highly diverse co-hosts, and ultimately offer two prompts of plot continuation. Listeners can then go online to vote for what they feel is the strongest choice, with the winning prompt guidin ...
Comic and writer Adam Tod Brown hosts this weekly comedy podcast, the flagship show of the Unpops Comedy Network. Show your support and find more details about the network at https://www.patreon.com/unpops
Cars, Coffee and Comedy hosted by former Seinfeld writer, TV host and automotive enthusiast Spike Feresten and co-host Paul Zuckerman, featuring guests from the automotive industry, notable comedians and celebrities. As always, there's one empty chair at Spike's table saved for you, the listener.
“Half the trouble in life is caused by pretending there isn't any.” ― Edith Wharton, The House of Mirth – Born this day 1862By Prairie Home Productions
In celebration of Writers & Company’s 30th anniversary, we present some of the best interviews from the special series Original Minds — five inspiring people whose work has made a difference to how we see the world.
It’s the first of a brand new year and you’re probably thinking about the future of your writing career, what motivations you’ll have this year, future writing goals, etc. Let us help you with some of those decisions as we finish creating our Business Plan and show you how to do the same for your Author business. SBA Business Plan page: https://www…
Historian Serena R. Zabin joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to chat about her book The Boston Massacre: A Family History. Caitlin Malcuit also discusses poet Amanda Gorman's performance on Inauguration Day and Mariame Kaba's upcoming We Do This 'Til We Free Us: Abolitionist Organizing and Transforming Justice. To learn more about Serena R…
What’s the prospect for a Green New Deal in the Biden administration? We talk with Guido Girgenti about the book he co-edited with the Sunrise Movement’s Varshini Prakash, Winning The Green New Deal. Then, we talk with wildlife photographer Ian Shive about his stunning book of photos and essays about America’s wildlife refuges. It’s called Refuge: …
The post Hannah Vincent appeared first on The Royal Literary Fund.By Kona Macphee
A commentary-free presentation of The Canyon. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/writerwrong)By FBT Productions
Patrick Radden Keefe (Say Nothing) takes complicated histories and transforms them into riveting works of narrative journalism—whether a deep-dive podcast into the alleged CIA origins of a 90s power ballad or a sweeping, switchblade-sharp account of the 1972 disappearance of Jean McConville in Northern Ireland. Join Radden Keefe as he reflects on a…
#PodcastersForJustice Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Dani Shapiro, chatted with me about the Groundhog's Day effect of the pandemic, the transition from fiction to memoir, and the hidden power of Family Secrets. "There's no check the boxes kind of 'career development,' or anything like that, that exists in the creative life. Peopl…
It’s a wrap! Season 1: State of the Industry is done. After interviewing some truly stellar guests with their fingers on the pulse of what’s going on in all different areas of self-publishing, the guys, Niamh, and Bonnie sit back to discuss what patterns they’ve seen and what lessons they’ve learned. The gang discusses being mindful both of what th…
This season on the Story Grid Writers’ Room podcast, Leslie and Valerie are doing a full Story Grid macro analysis of A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin. We'll review the Editor’s Six Core Questions and look at each of the acts in detail. The Story Grid Writer’s Room is a show dedicated to offering a practical approach to the Story Grid meth…
A panel interview with Jami O'Brien (NOS4A2, Hell on Wheels) and Cindy Fang (Fresh Off the Boat, Girl Meets World). Hosted by Ben Blacker. THIS EPISODE IS SPONSORED BY MASTERCLASS: *Get an annual membership to MasterClass and give one to someone else for FREE! MasterClass.com/Panel CONNECT W/ BEN BLACKER & THE WRITER'S PANEL ON SOCIAL MEDIA https:/…
Allegra Goodman reads her story from the January 25, 2021, issue of the magazine. Goodman’s books include “The Family Markowitz” and “The Chalk Artist.”By WNYC Studios and The New Yorker
On deep diving into the impact COVD is having on education; on finding ways to have parents and students open up and engage; on Texas' oft-strange approach to schooling.
This week, host Gray Jones interviews Tawnya Bhattacharya, founder of the #1 TV writing school in the USA, Script Anatomy. Please watch Tawnya's original interview from June 2013 (episode 078) to find out about her background, how she teamed up with Ali Laventhol (interviewed in episode 115), and how and why she started Script Anatomy. TAWNYA BHATT…
Hailed as “the most promising and influential new country star of the last five years" by The New York Times, he is a multi-platinum, ACM, CMA, CMT, and Billboard Music Award-winning artist from Asheville, NC. His new deluxe album, What You See Ain't Always What You Get, recently debuted at #1 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart as well as Billboa…
Learn to write faster and better with these 4 simple, key takeaways from Camille’s 2-week binge writing session. Camille & IW on Instagram: @writewithintuition *** Are you ready to learn how to be an intuitive writer? I'm hard at work with my guides creating an intuitive writer course just for you! Learn how to activate your intuition and use it in…
Pairing the Karpman Drama Triangle and the Empowerment Triangle offers a fantastic tool for creating solid character arcs.By K.M. Weiland
In this week's episode, I take a look back at ebook sales for 2020. I also answer reader questions about Frostborn, Malison, and mystery novels.
Lisa Gardner is no stranger to taking calculated risks as a writer. From leaving high-paying jobs to constantly letting go of agents and switching publishers, she has always lived by the phrase: “If you really want to write, you’re going to write." Lisa is a #1 New York Times bestselling thriller author who has sold millions of books worldwide. Amo…
Jay Faerber is a critically-acclaimed comic book and television writer. Currently he is a writer for The CW TV series Supergirl. He is also known for co-creating and writing such comic book series as Elsewhere, Copperhead, Noble Causes, Dynamo 5, and Near Death at Image Comics, and has worked on such iconic titles as Generation X, X-Men, and New Wa…
Kevin Feige's Star Wars movie is still in the works and looks to have a writer on board. Plus more Dryden Voss? The Replacements and Guns and Roses songs in Star Wars?!?! Joseph and Ken discuss the latest in Star Wars news and take your questions on the 288th edition of ForceCenter! From the minds of Ken Napzok (comedian, host of The Napzok Files),…
Len Joy, author of Everyone Dies Famous, talks about delaying the publishing journey until arriving in his 60s, after being dissuaded in his teens. Also covered: parallels between endurance athleticism and novel writing. Read the TranscriptSupport the PodcastFollow on FacebookBy Mindy McGinnis
(Please note that due to the situation that occurred in Washington last week, the "VICE" episode will not be released until possibly the end of the month, if at all. )This week Scott welcomes back Christopher Brown back to look at the highly underrated Sci-Fi masterpiece, "Dark City." Scott and Chris talk about the amazing performance from Sutherla…
The KnowledgeOwl crew joins longtime host Jacob Moses to discuss their acquisition of The Not-Boring Tech Writer podcast, including why Jacob started the podcast, how the podcast has evolved, and what listeners can expect for the future.By Jacob Moses
Best-selling fantasy author Terry Brooks talks about The Last Druid, ending The Shannara Cycle and starting a new tale in a new world. SourceBy Summer Brooks