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”

7.6.20 – Videotape play complete (again)! And lessons learned from poetry

I talk about this old script I brought back from the dead and submitted to a competition. You learn a lot about how far you’ve come when you actually look back. Poetry collection in its final stages! And the emotional lessons of not sharing anything. Keep sharing your art. We need it now more thanContinue reading “7.6.20 – Videotape play complete (again)! And lessons learned from poetry”

6.8.20 – Poetry Chapbook Progress, Billy Collins Masterclass, Back to Charlie Bird

a podcast about doing the writing and recording thing. Poetry Chapbook Progress. I took this week to gather my poems to put together a chapbook to self-publish. It was time. Billy Collins Masterclass. Thank you Billy Collins for existing and for sharing your wisdom. Back to Charlie Bird. The children’s book will be my mainContinue reading “6.8.20 – Poetry Chapbook Progress, Billy Collins Masterclass, Back to Charlie Bird”

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”

5.27.20 – Progress. New Writing Record Episode.

I talked it out at lunchtime and recorded the third episode of The Writing Record! It’s not so much a podcast, but me documenting my writing process to better examine what my approach is. The first project I’m discussing on it is my children’s book named Charlie Bird. I found the theme and it wasContinue reading “5.27.20 – Progress. New Writing Record Episode.”

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”

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 hitContinue reading “The Writing Record”

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”