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”

Madd’s Picks: Stephen King’s IT

The novel “It” by Stephen King has been lauded for three decades as a horror masterpiece.  Due to my age, I came to “It” quite late, only first reading it in my late 20’s; however, I had become well-acquainted with Stephen King as an author, by that point.  Even so, I found “It” went wellContinue reading “Madd’s Picks: Stephen King’s IT”

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”

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!”

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”