Creative Drive Podcast #38 – My Dear Ellie by Aisha Urooj (novel excerpt)

Hello all! Today we feature a novel excerpt from Aisha Urooj’s My Dear Ellie! Check it out! Aisha Urooj lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and graduated with her Bachelors from University College, University of Toronto. She grew up loving classic books and getting lost in the intriguing characters and compelling stories. She writes mostly asContinue reading “Creative Drive Podcast #38 – My Dear Ellie by Aisha Urooj (novel excerpt)”

Creative Drive Podcast #37 – White Out by Mark Anthony Smith

Mark Anthony Smith was born in Hull. His writings have appeared in Musicians for Homeless and Be their voice, Spelk and Truly U. His latest work, Hearts of the Matter, is available on Amazon. Visit Mark on Facebook and Twitter for updates on his latest work. Thank you for your sharing your work with us, Mark! If you’d like toContinue reading “Creative Drive Podcast #37 – White Out by Mark Anthony Smith”

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”

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”

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”

CD34 – The Time We Had by Susana Ramirez

Big show today! We’re back in business featuring a personal essay in dramatic form! The Time We Had, by Susana Ramirez. Susana Ramirez is a wife and mother of two. She is the Founder of Save The Sharks, a South Florida non-profit organization working to promote healthier shark populations through education, research and outreach. SusanaContinue reading “CD34 – The Time We Had by Susana Ramirez”

CD32 – A Clear Solution by J. Alejandro

A few words and a poem too. #blacklivesmatter #nojusticenopeace Campaign Zero: Organization that utilizes research-based policy solutions to end police brutality in the U.S. https://www.joincampaignzero.org/ Unicorn Riot: Nonprofit media collective dedicated to exposing the root causes of social, economic, and environmental issues. https://unicornriot.ninja/ George Floyd Memorial Fund: The official GoFundMe to support the Floyd family. https://www.gofundme.com/f/georgefloyd MinnesotaContinue reading “CD32 – A Clear Solution by J. Alejandro”

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 ofContinue reading “CD32 – Jars of Oil; Sands of Rhyme by Rob J Blevins”

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.Continue reading “CD30 – Elevator Pitch by Zach Murphy”