CD32 – Jars of Oil; Sands of Rhyme by Rob J Blevins

Hello all! Today on the Creative Drive Podcast, we feature the poetry of Rob J. Blevins: “Jars of Oil; Sands of Rhyme” Three moments of poetry that were a joy to record. Rob J. Blevins is a songwriter and author currently sharing content on the blog, Cooking with Crayons, as well as producing a podcast of…

5.24.20

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5.23.20

A thought: Vanilla Sky was a huge influence on me as a storyteller. At this point, any early 2000s movie was a sure-fire influence on me. I went back to listen to Cameron Crowe’s commentary on the film last night. A tremendous film just like the original, with terrific performances, a hell of a soundtrack…

Affirmations 5.21.20

I’m getting a good flow of life, work, and creativity. Tuesday was the hardest day of the week, everything else has been manageable. The Writing Record has a much better tone than when I recorded Creative Drive. It feels like the thing I’ve always wanted to do: Capture the process! An audio journal as I…

The Writing Record

Journal entries disguised as audio recordings of writing sessions, self care, and working class creativity. Now that Creative Drive is exclusively a podcast about sharing the work of creatives out in the world, I remembered I still need an outlet to help keep me accountable. So I started a thing. Sometimes you need to hit…

Two hours.

I put my phone away at 9pm. My loved ones in bed and resting. I roamed my house in darkness and felt the comfort of each floor as the roar of the wind was only heard, like a hum. I cataloged my blank journals, and admired the paper quality, like a nerd. I anticipated what…

CD30 – Elevator Pitch by Zach Murphy

Creative Drive: A Podcast to Showcase Indie Storytellers + Creatives Today we feature the work of Zach Murphy! Zach Murphy is a Hawaii-born writer with a background in film. His stories have appeared in Peculiars Magazine, Ellipsis Zine, Emerge Literary Journal, The Bitchin’ Kitsch, Ghost City Review, Lotus-eater, WINK, Drunk Monkeys, and Fat Cat Magazine….

Belief and Relief 5.7.20

I wrote a monologue today. 3 handwritten pages is enough to boost one’s confidence. If you’re bored, pick a location in your town and set your monologue there. That’s what I did and it worked quite well today. Last night, I watched The Patriot, starring Mel Gibson. It was one of my favorite movies growing…