The Writing Record Podcast 10.19.20 – Letting family down, and how to learn from it

Hey all! I recorded this on Friday 10.16.20 because the schedule was a little wonky, but alas. I’ve had a week of deep thought and realignment. Have you ever felt like things were going swimmingly only to realize things are actually the opposite of that? This week has reminded me to never forget my NorthContinue reading “The Writing Record Podcast 10.19.20 – Letting family down, and how to learn from it”

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)”

The Writing Record Podcast 9.20.20 – Vindication Episode: Children’s Book Progress, Mini-Musical Almost Complete, Short Film Shot!

Hey friends! Please forgive the allergy voice, I am working on getting that taken care of. I just had such a great week and weekend that I couldn’t wait to record my thoughts on it. I feel the wheels are in motion and I have been vindicated. Here’s a few things I was reminded ofContinue reading “The Writing Record Podcast 9.20.20 – Vindication Episode: Children’s Book Progress, Mini-Musical Almost Complete, Short Film Shot!”

The Writing Record Podcast 8.17.20 – Reach Out, Start Small

Hello all! Some off the cuff thoughts about my week off and how it helps to just calibrate what’s important in life and art. Creative Community is essential for success. Find your cheerleaders and champion them too. Start small. I’m putting this idea to the test. Much love, j How do you stay creative withContinue reading “The Writing Record Podcast 8.17.20 – Reach Out, Start Small”

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”

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”

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”

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”