How Audible Channels Are Helping My Writing

Podcasts are many things to many people. For some, the podcast has become a source of motivation and inspiration, for others, a never-ending barrage of bullshit and self-help nonsense. Personally, I used to sit closer to the hate side of the spectrum until I learned to appreciate them.

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Ray Bradbury On Finding His Voice

Bradbury is often credited with having brought science fiction to the mainstream. His literary contributions and accolades are indisputable, so it was with great surprise when I learned that, in his opinion, he didn’t really start writing until ten years in.

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The Best of Octavia Butler’s “Positive Obsession” Essay

I just finished reading Octavia Butler’s Bloodchild: And Other Stories, and I was struck by the simplicity of her characters and the complexity of their worlds. Especially in Bloodchild, where she depicts a very nuanced relationship in a new world order. If you have the opportunity to get the Audible version, I highly recommend it; The…

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Music To Write To: A Spotify Playlist

This week, I was bad about posting to the blog but good about writing daily, so I don’t feel any guilt. The blog was always a means to share my writing, not the driving force of the content. In other words, I don’t want to get into a vicious cycle of posting to a blog for…

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Iconic Writer Interviews: Blank on Blank

For Throwback Thursday, I’m taking it back to some of Blank on Blank’s best episodes featuring iconic writers. For the uninitiated, Blank on Blank is produced by Quoted Studies and features vintage interview tapes, set to artistic animations. These episodes are great because they show us some insight into these author’s life experiences and how…

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