The Writing Record Podcast 8.3.20 – Cutting to 1000 Words, Humility, Monday Victories

I cut down the children’s book to 1000 words! It took me two months to get a decent draft of a children’s book. It’s great to be humbled. I’m tired, but I won Monday. Much love, j How do you stay creative with a day-job? Give me a holler on Twitter at @idlewy Listen onContinue reading “The Writing Record Podcast 8.3.20 – Cutting to 1000 Words, Humility, Monday Victories”

Creative Drive Podcast #36: Smoothing Out the Wrinkles by Samantha Terrell

Hello there, Today it’s a pleasure to bring you “Smoothing Out the Wrinkles” a poem by Samantha Terrell. Samantha Terrell is an American poet raised in the Midwest, whose work emphasizes emotional integrity and social justice. Her work has been published in Dove Tales by Writing for Peace, Ebola chapbook (West Chester University), Poetry QuarterlyContinue reading “Creative Drive Podcast #36: Smoothing Out the Wrinkles by Samantha Terrell”

7.27.20 – Self care and time management venting session

Happy Monday All! Come along as I discuss a few attempts at self care this past week, as well as the tangle of projects in need of problem solving. So in a nutshell: It’s okay to read your work and be proud of it. Doing that got me through the beginning of a busy week.Continue reading “7.27.20 – Self care and time management venting session”

Creative Drive Podcast #35 Part 2 – Bob Dylan by Troy Jackson

Hello all! Today I am happy to read for ya “Bob Dylan” by Troy Jackson: poet, musician, and literacy advocate based out of Memphis Take it away, Troy! Troy’s Book of Poetry, now on Amazon. Check it out! Catch up with Troy Jackson on Twitter @troyrjackson! Check out Troy’s beats! https://www.beatstars.com/leemay2k Stop by idlewy.blog toContinue reading “Creative Drive Podcast #35 Part 2 – Bob Dylan by Troy Jackson”

OKA42 – Jeffrey Epstein Doc, Lovebirds, The History of Corpse Medicine

Happy birthday, America. Sorry COVID made the party so lame. Anyway here’s the latest episode of Our Kid’s Asleep! Hi friends, Wow, a lot to unpack! Much wow. We go all out on the following: Jeffrey Epstein’s Filty Rich Documentary on Netflix! Lovebirds, an action romance flick! The History of Corpse Medicine, an amazing newContinue reading “OKA42 – Jeffrey Epstein Doc, Lovebirds, The History of Corpse Medicine”

7.20.20 – A small project with big lessons, and other children’s book developments

The hardest part about opening up about writing and how I problem solve, is finding the humility to vocalize my errors out loud. That’s why I’m making it a point to not edit a damn thing. Here’s the latest Writing Record, on some updates on a little project, that is helping me prepare for theContinue reading “7.20.20 – A small project with big lessons, and other children’s book developments”

CD35 – Brother Martin / My Adidas by Troy Jackson

Hello all! Today’s episode is an experiment so we can find more ways to showcase you, the working class creator, on this podcast! In this episode, I bring you Troy Jackson, a creative based out of Memphis, who will be reciting his poetry, as well as providing some underscoring for the episode. Take it away,Continue reading “CD35 – Brother Martin / My Adidas by Troy Jackson”

7.13.20 – Childrens Book Breakthrough + Poetry Collection Complete!

Overcoming a broken outline after you’ve done a few drafts… Hi people! I wanted to breakdown a massive breakthrough I had while writing the third draft of my children’s book from scratch once again. I talk to myself about the method I used to solve the problem when the previous versions were completely void ofContinue reading “7.13.20 – Childrens Book Breakthrough + Poetry Collection Complete!”