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In each episode, Patrick Hamilton and Gena Radcliffe unpack all the gory details of horror cinema's least discussed topic: the characters. From Friday the 13th to Nightmare on Elm Street and beyond, our mission is to detail each hack, slash, and decapitation in the hopes that a victim's untimely end is just the beginning of the jokes we can make about them.
 
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Host Ada Limón delivers a different way to see the world – through poetry. In just one turn of phrase, poetry can anchor us, or shift a moment, a day, or even a whole life. Join us for a poem and a moment of reflection in one short episode, every weekday. Produced by American Public Media in partnership with The Poetry Foundation.
 
Rather than looking at movies in terms of "two thumbs up" or "two thumbs down" Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger discusses what you can learn from them as a screenwriter. He looks at good movies, bad movies, movies we love, and movies we hate, exploring how they were built, and how you can apply those lessons to your own writing. More information and full archives at WriteYourScreenplay.com 831588
 
In each episode, Patrick Hamilton and Gena Radcliffe unpack all the gory details of horror cinema's least appreciated element: the characters. And we're starting with the 1980 slasher classic, Friday the 13th!Our mission: to survive all the way through the entire Friday franchise, one hack, slash and decapitation at a time, since every camper's untimely end is just the beginning of the jokes we can make about them.
 
Award-winning Australian comedians Nic Conway and Dan Murnane are wholly unqualified to write TV series pilots. Yet here we are, week after week, pitching show after show of completely unmakeable television in our search for the fabled pearl of Hollywood. Even if it means shucking thousands of food-poisoning oysters along the way.
 
This is a podcast about one woman's mission to help entrepreneurs and business owners write and self-publish better business books. Each week, we tackle your writing excuses (because they're our excuses too) – and help you beat the Blank Page Of Doom so you can write a book that makes a real difference. Also contains adulting fails, the adventures of the TinySheeps, and a bundle of fantastic interviews with people far smarter than us. Find us at moxiebooks.co.uk.
 
This series serves the visionaries, the people who have written, the people who may someday write, storytellers, dreamers, plotters and schemers. It is geared toward the residents of the fiction writing community and those who are trying to find a way in. Throughout this series, we’ll talk about creativity, the writing process, the stumbling blocks and solutions, what to do when the well runs dry, and what to do when you want to write but have no time.
 
We’ve spent years writing screenplays that nobody wanted to make into reality, we couldn’t even find anyone to read them! So we decided to review amateur screenplays to figure out what makes a bad screenplay. Hopefully by the end of this journey we’ll be able to write a good one. Probably not. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
Need a good laugh? Then come join us for a script readin', song singin' and dads drinkin' good time! We write short stories, jokes, scripts and songs just to make people read them, and see if we can make them break! Check us out on Facebook or on Instagram @stmpcast2 for more comedy good-time fun. You know you want to! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/tom-woods7/support
 
What Should I Read Next? is the show for every reader who has ever finished a book and faced the problem of not knowing what to read next. Each week, Anne Bogel, of the blog Modern Mrs Darcy, interviews a reader about the books they love, the books they hate, and the books they're reading now. Then, she makes recommendations about what to read next. The real purpose of the show is to help YOU find your next read.
 
‘Get To The Good Part’ is a podcast driven by a deep love and appreciation for Ernest Cline’s books “Ready Player One” and “Ready Player Two.” We started the show with the premise that there were Gunters like us out there on the hunt for more. What we found was a passionate community who welcomed our humble podcast with open arms. Thanks for tuning in to our podcast. Now, let’s Get to the Good Part!
 
The ADHD Manual: How to survive with a colorful brain in a black and white world. Living with ADHD in a world built for neurotypicals (people with the most common brains) is like trying to follow an IKEA assembly manual for our Hot Wheels race car track pieces. We could toss this rocket launcher and buy crappy plastic pins. Or we could toss the manual and write our own.
 
We are a group of friends and published authors who have decided to let you behind the scenes into our discussions on the craft of writing, the business, and delve out some solid writing advice, with a dose of humor and good fun.We don't know it all, and we won't always agree, but we are going to try to have a lot of fun showing you the writing world.
 
This isn’t a podcast for total beginners. We’re going to assume that you know what plot structure is, what a protagonist is, where ideas come from, and how to use a semicolon. This is a podcast for people who can already write okay, but want to do better.
 
Life and Books and Everything is a podcast hosted by Kevin DeYoung where discussions center on, well, life and books and everything. As a church pastor and theology professor, Kevin loves to talk about faith, theology, history, current events, and the occasional hot topic. The format for LBE includes interviews with leading authors and thinkers, recurring conversations with Justin Taylor and Collin Hansen, and the occasional solo musing from Kevin. Listen in and we hope you will learn someth ...
 
Dan Harris is a fidgety, skeptical journalist who had a panic attack on live national television, which led him to try something he otherwise never would have considered: meditation. He went on to write the bestselling book, 10% Happier. On this show, Dan talks with eminent meditation teachers, top scientists, and even the odd celebrity. Guests include everyone from His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Brené Brown to Karamo from Queer Eye. On some episodes, Dan ventures into the deep end of the po ...
 
Join Helen Gould as they host a series of pleasant talks about this and that with various Rusty Quill Crew & Friends. Expect enthusiastic tangents, personal preferences and good times galore as we get to know folks a bit better! Enthusigasm covers various pop culture topics such as Lord of The Rings, Trash TV, Horror, Baking, Marvel and more.
 
Welcome to NOVEL MARATHON, a 26-episode podcast aimed at helping you write the first draft of an 80,000 word novel in about a year. We’ll be reading THE ONE YEAR NOVELIST by L. M. Lilly, STORY GENIUS by Lisa Cron and THIS YEAR YOU WRITE YOUR NOVEL by Walter Mosley. To join the effort, simply listen, do the readings and complete the exercises in the assigned chapters, which are listed in the episode descriptions. New installments will be published every two weeks. I hope you’ll join us. Good ...
 
Real conversations about marriage, all relationships and life... No Cap! Listen in weekly as we discuss the good, the bad & the ugly deep truths surrounding marriage, family & friendships. How we got where we are & how you can avoid the mistakes we made! With your hosts Kris & Tee Leeper!Follow us on Instagram @MarriageNoCap & write in to anonymously get your questions answered: MarriageNoCap@gmail.com
 
Write. Publish. Market. At First Draught we love a good brew (or bourbon) almost as much as we love our writing. So we decided to combine the two! Each month you'll find a new episode about the craft of writing a good book, or a discussion on handling the publishing industry. More info at: FirstDraughtWriting.com Support our show at: https://www.patreon.com/firstdraught Hosts: Alexis Anne (author of The Storm Inside and Tease series) Mary Chris Escobar (author of Neverending Beginnings) Juli ...
 
*** Named a best podcast of 2021 by Time, Vulture and Esquire. *** Each Tuesday and Friday, Ezra Klein invites you into a conversation on something that matters. How do we address climate change if the political system fails to act? Has the logic of markets infiltrated too many aspects of our lives? What is the future of the Republican Party? What do psychedelics teach us about consciousness? What does sci-fi understand about our present that we miss? Can our food system be just to humans an ...
 
Silver Award Winner for Most Original Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2018. The Poetry Exchange shares the conversations we have with people about a poem that has been a friend to them. In each episode you will hear an individual talking about a poem that has been a friend to them, as well as the ‘gift’ recording of the poem that has been made for them, in response to their story of connection with the poem. Our podcast features conversations with people from many walks of life, as wel ...
 
I have finished almost all my life span, never getting over basic existential questions of purpose, meaning, ethics - what could "good" mean? I(We) chat with other common everyday people. The underline is on "common", we want to learn from the actors in the normal curve. Some pods are solo (usually short), some are long-form chats. In either journey, lets have a pleasant ride together. Write in at amitabh.mwrh@gmail.com Twitter @ManWalksRH Image by Yuval Zukerman Theme Music by Matt LeGroulX ...
 
Hi! We’re Nicole and Prax. Join our weekly conversations as we share inspiring lessons, stories and mindsets to help you free-up time and space to live a happier, healthier and more productive life 🌱 We try to to motivate, inspire and minsan maging funny 🤪 Connect with us! IG: http://instagram.com/nicoleandprax FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/goodmorningnicoleprax Get Productivity Tips on our YouTube Channel: http://bit.ly/nicoleandprax Join our community on FB Group: https://www.facebook. ...
 
Annyeonghaseyo! We’re three best selling American novelists who explore the wonderfully wacky world of K-Romance through a writer’s lens. We fangirl over our favorite characters, debate our favorite tropes, and nerd out through K-drama deep dives. Expect a few K-pop and K-skincare recs for good measure, because why not ride the Hallyu wave all the way to shore? So grab some Tteokbokki and listen to your new favorite unnis. Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/AfterNoonaDelightPodcast
 
Writing is only part of a writing career -- no one warned us that we would need business acumen and entrepreneurship to be an author. Whether you're traditionally published or an independent self-publisher, it's good to have a leg up on accounting, marketing, time management, and other key skills.These recordings of live discussion on craft and development, on business best practices, on explorations of fascinating and inspiring real life cool stuff, and more will help you along your writing ...
 
Life is complicated, but we love simple answers. AI and robotics are changing the nature of work. Emojis change the way we write. Fossil Fuels were once the engine of progress, now we're in a race to change how we power the planet. We're constantly trying to save ourselves...from ourselves. Join Anthropologist and culture expert Dr. Adam Gamwell for curated conversations with humanity’s top makers and minds on our creative potential through design, culture, business and technology. Change yo ...
 
Welcome to Can We Save the Cat, an entertainment podcast where we pick a random idea or "concept" and attempt to develop it into a quality TV/Film pitch. In the end, we'll decide if we want to save the project or scratch it. Listen on Tuesdays for new episodes. Contact us at cwstcpodcast@gmail.com to… Advertise with us. Book a private working session. Pitch an idea for the podcast. Give us feedback. Just say hi.
 
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We love quirk, and fortunately, Kdramas are full of it. We discuss Mad For Each Other, a 2021 Netflix drama with unconventional leads and surprising depth while also discussing some of our other favorite quirky Kdramas. We also get a little quirky with our humor, because hey, it's been a long week. Laugh with us! Kpop Rec: Hard Carry by GOT7 Book R…
 
Listen to this interview of Nigel Caplan, Associate Professor at the English Language Institute, University of Delaware. We talk generically. Nigel Caplan : "And this sort of brings us to an important point about knowledge and expertise in a discipline. The great genre scholar Doreen Starke-Meyerring said that academic writing tends to be transpare…
 
In The Fairy Tellers: A Journey into the Secret History of Fairy Tales (John Murray, 2022), Nick Jubber unearths the lives of the dreamers who made our most beloved fairy tales: inventors, thieves, rebels and forgotten geniuses who gave us classic tales such as 'Cinderella', 'Hansel and Gretel', 'Beauty and the Beast' and 'Baba Yaga'. From the Midd…
 
Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Jewish writers and artists across Europe began depicting fellow Jews as savages or "primitive" tribesmen. Primitivism—the European appreciation of and fascination with so-called "primitive," non-Western peoples who were also subjugated and denigrated—was a powerful artistic critique of the modern world…
 
This week, we’re sharing some of the best episodes in our archives about anxiety. Dr. Judson Brewer is a psychiatrist and deep dharma practitioner who argues that anxiety is a habit, and is one that you can unwind. This interview explores: what is anxiety; why Dr. Brewer views anxiety as a habit; how mindfulness can be harnessed to deal with anxiet…
 
This episode is an interview with Kat Satava by Billy Dees and co-host Kristy Mickelsen.Kat Satava is an author focusing on the genres of epic fantasy and supernatural fiction. Kat’s first book (in her Witch War Series), "Nightmares & Stars" debuted during December 2021. Kat is currently working on the second book, a five-episode supernatural serie…
 
Here at What Should I Read Next? and Modern Mrs Darcy HQ, our team of bibliophiles talks books all year long, and today our whole team is chiming in to share what they loved most in their 2021 reading life. Our team has a wide range of reading tastes, so our selections today are all over the literary map, but one thing holds true: each of these boo…
 
I think we could have some more of the things. Okay, I can explain. On this week's episode, we go from toes to nose and craft interesting sentences with our predictive text pitches! Things get weird! Hosts IG: @bredacted, @officialdanihanks, @writerbrandt, @canwesavepod Originally Recorded: 01-17-2022 When a Cat-tholic kitten, Cleocatra, living in …
 
The world has gotten louder, even when we’re alone. A day spent in isolation can still mean a day buffeted by the voices on social media and the news, on podcasts, in emails and text messages. Objects have also gotten louder: through the advertisements that follow us around the web, the endless scroll of merchandise available on internet shopping s…
 
Green Mount Cemetery is a historic rural cemetery in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Established on March 15, 1838, and dedicated on July 13, 1839, it is noted for the large number of historical figures interred in its grounds as well as many prominent Baltimore-area families. It retained the name Green Mount when the land was purchased from th…
 
David Henkin is a life-long historian specializing in uncovering the ancestral events that are the roots to many of the social norms of today. He has published many of his findings in books that are available nationwide. I invited David onto the show today because I read his latest book “The Week: A History of the Unnatural Rhythms That Made Us Who…
 
Our guest for today ay talaga namang lyrical genius and writer extraordinaire. Nakikinig nako sa podcast niya nung first episode palang talaga. At naku! Sobran laughtrip at sobrang ganda ng show niya. It's a small world after all dahil nagkakilala kami nitong guest namin for today way back in college pa. I would say that this is a dream interview f…
 
As the first state to legalize same-sex marriage in Asia and host the first annual gay pride in the Sinophone Pacific, Taiwan is a historic center of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer culture. With this blazing path of activism, queer Taiwanese literature has also risen in prominence and there is a growing popular interest in stories a…
 
The Erotics of Grief: Emotions and the Construction of Privilege in the Medieval Mediterranean (Cornell UP, 2021) considers how emotions propagate power by exploring whose lives are grieved and what kinds of grief are valuable within and eroticized by medieval narratives. Megan Moore argues that grief is not only routinely eroticized in medieval li…
 
This week, we're posting some of our best podcasts from the archives on a dragon many of us face internally – anxiety. The first episode of the series features Sara Bareilles. Sara Bareilles is a singer, songwriter, composer, and actor who earned Tony and Grammy Award nominations for her Broadway musical Waitress. She also stars in the show Girls5e…
 
Time is money. But often, especially in the creative industries, trying to advance your career can mean literally selling yourself short. It's commonplace, borderline expected depending on where you are in your career, to have to offer time and labor for free or for deeply discounted rates in order to get work. In this episode of Life Kit, journali…
 
Welcome to episode #2 of NOVEL MARATHON, a 26-episode podcast aimed at writing the first draft of an 80,000 word novel over the course of a year. We’ll be reading: 1) THE ONE YEAR NOVELIST by L. M. Lilly, 2) STORY GENIUS by Lisa Cron, and 3) THIS YEAR YOU WRITE YOUR NOVEL by Walter Mosley. In this episode, we’ll be reviewing ch. 1 & 2 of THE ONE YE…
 
This week, host June Thomas talks to author Malinda Lo, whose book Last Night at the Telegraph Club won the National Book Award. In the interview, Malinda explains that she never intended to write books under the young adult label. She also digs into her writing process, which involves many drafts and inspirational mood music. After the interview, …
 
Join Vicky and Joe as they talk ludicrously expensive oak doors, poo disasters, and why shoes in the house are UNACCEPTABLE. Then marvel at the smooth link to this week’s topic—the power of What If? What if you tried this thing? What if... you wrote your book? Tune in and get the pep talk you’ve been waiting for. Key Takeaways: [6:10] Casa Dingle u…
 
It’s been a year since Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. And what a roller coaster of a year it’s been. The Biden administration blew past its Covid vaccination goal of 100 million shots in 100 days, only to run into the realities of vaccine skepticism, the Delta wave and now Omicron. The president oversaw an unprec…
 
Western ruins have long been understood as objects riddled with temporal contradictions, whether they appear in baroque poetry and drama, Romanticism’s nostalgic view of history, eighteenth-century paintings of classical subjects, or even recent photographic histories of the ruins of postindustrial Detroit. Decay and Afterlife: Form, Time, and the …
 
In Black Gathering: Art, Ecology, Ungiven Life (Duke UP, 2021), Dr. Sarah Jane Cervenak engages with Black artists and writers who create alternative spaces for Black people to gather free from interruption or regulation. Drawing together Black feminist theory, critical theories of ecology and ecoaesthetics, and Black aesthetics, Cervenak shows how…
 
It’s time to say “Goodbye, Sidney” and end Season 3 on a high note as we discuss the new release SCREAM (2022)! Along the way, we talk Dewey catharsis, the power of Gale Weathers, wonder about the unseen hunk that is Mr. Meeks, consider the inherent likability of Jack Quaid, lavash well-earned praise for Jasmin Savoy Brown, debate whether any chara…
 
Gratitude, like hope, is a skill. Daily cultivation leads to lower stress levels, stronger relationships, and higher emotional resilience. About Matthew Hepburn: Matthew Hepburn is a straight shooting, clear thinking, and dedicated meditation teacher. His personal practice caught fire over the course of several extended meditation retreats and volu…
 
The sounds of certain words make us think of things that are big or small, round or spiky, and the tendency is nearly universal. For example, people can often pick words that refer to something big or small even in languages they don't speak. Here's why. Plus, we look at the ways people sometimes overuse the word "of" and how to fix it. | Subscribe…
 
Open Mur: 2k words today Nicole: words later tonight Good News Good News Team Rejection count: still at 1 Main Topic: Nicole Glover Nicole introduces the Murder and Magic series (2 books so far) The world-building involves the historical, the magic, and the murder mysteries The structure / framework of the stories Games Nicole plays Wildermyth: htt…
 
Scholars Esther De Dauw and Daniel J. Connell have assembled an array of chapters that explore the idea of masculinity in the realm of contemporary heroes and superheroes. Toxic Masculinity: Mapping the Monstrous in Our Heroes (UP of Mississippi, 2020) examines not only the presentation of masculinity in which we are constantly immersed in the supe…
 
Our second January Novel Dialogue conversation is with Caryl Phillips, professor of English at Yale and world-renowned for novels ranging from The Final Passage to 2018’s A View of the Empire at Sunset. He shares his thoughts on transplantation, on performance, on race, even on sports. Joining him here are John and the wonderful comparatist Corina …
 
For those in emerging adulthood, there's endless pressure from all sides to chase an extraordinary standard in every aspect of life. But writer Rainesford Stauffer says the so-called milestones are more unrealistic than ever. Now's the time for creativity and carving your own path — and she's got some tips from her book, An Ordinary Age, to get you…
 
Classified as a Comedy/Disaster, I presume they mean a combined comedy and disaster movie not a comical disaster, “Don’t Look Up” is a satirical story about two astronomers who go on a media tour to warn the world of an Extinction Level Event in the form of a giant comet speeding toward Earth. Can us earthlings put down our phones long enough to li…
 
My Name is one of Netflix's newer K-drama offerings and takes a compelling look at the complex psychology of revenge. The compact eight-episode series is structured more like a novella and while it's grounded in some predictable gangster plot points, Han So-hee, Ahn Bo-hyun, Chang Ryul and Park Hee-soon bring character nuance to an otherwise brutal…
 
This episode features one of the world’s leading experts in depression and how meditation can help. Dr. Sona Dimidjian is a professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the director of the Renée Crown Wellness Institute at the University of Colorado, Boulder. This episode explores the seasonal impacts on depression, the research o…
 
Open Embrace the live stream stumbles. It builds character! New novel: 11k words in Good News Good News Team Rejection count Next episode: Guest Interview Nicole Glover! Main Topic: Embracing the Weird Thing for Yourself Using the tool that works best for your brain doesn’t mean you’re doing it wrong Finding comfort where you can in order to get th…
 
In this episode, Gill Gregory talks with us about the poem that has been a friend to her – 'On the Departure Platform' by Thomas Hardy.Gill joined The Poetry Exchange at the National Centre for Writing in Norwich. We are hugely grateful to the National Centre for Writing for hosting us so warmly, and to all the readers who visited us there.Andrea i…
 
Over the past six years of talking books with our guests, we've heard about life-changing reading experiences, but today's guest has a unique twist on this story. When Nicole Fagan decided to give away almost every book she owned (not an easy decision for a lifelong bibliophile), she wasn't sure what to expect. But in the years since, Nicole became…
 
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