How We Feel

The endless saga of our flooded basement gives us fodder for this week’s podcast. Long story short: we’re sore. We talk about how the natural process of aging and Life takes a physical toll on our quality of life, and how we as writers can use these experiences to shape our characters. We also discussContinue reading “How We Feel”

Dialogue and SM

Another polyglot of a podcast from the Worldwide Headquarters where “we like to help writers write.” We discussed writing comfort zones and how writers like to stick to familiar troupes and character because they over a rich source of inspiration. John Grisham and his love for the Deep South is specifically mentioned, as is myContinue reading “Dialogue and SM”

Flooded Basement

Another podcast, another joint therapy session. Northern Nevada is being pummeled by waves of rain and snow, and some of it overflowed into our basement. CC and I talk it out to get perspective and context, and as a means to reduce our stress. Also discussed:-Writing as an escape.-Getting yourself into writing mode.-Memories and context.-WordContinue reading “Flooded Basement”

Posture and Mojo

Our single brain cell is on display in this podcast because we wandered all over the writer’s landscape today, starting with writing posture, segueing to mojo and frame of mind, and ending with a chat about writers spending money. We even mention my cochlear implants. We also learned that CC and I had very differentContinue reading “Posture and Mojo”

Retirement Practice

Good day, dear readers. Posting a Real Life update instead of editing the manuscript. In geezer language, we call this “procrastinating” or “what I should be doing now probably won’t get done tomorrow, either.” This may be old news in that I announced my retirement from the Day Job after 40 total years of publicContinue reading “Retirement Practice”

Podcast: Laundry List

We unloaded a laundry list! Check out the links!–Our Podcast with a Professional Editor-Thanksgiving–The Crocker Art Museum and the Museum of Science and Curiosity-Monet and Rodin–Eppies, Carol’s, and Taqueria Ay Jalisco-Cochlear Implant-Invading Personal Space-Booster shots-WIP, Fan Fiction, and Serialized Writing–Sir Patrick Stewart-Upcoming December Holidays And Charley! Here you go! Hope y’all had a wonderful ThanksgivingContinue reading “Podcast: Laundry List”

Podcast: Nonsense

We should have skipped the podcast this week. Why? We were all over the place: -Nanowrimo-The Shining-Surgery-Time Change-Veterans Day-“Read” & “Write”-Indiana Jones Yeah, it was that kind of podcast. If you’re brave, have a listen and let us know what you think. TIA! LYL!

Podcast: Writer’s Magic

The one where we talk about using my “Four S’s” tools to fill and enhance a book: Sounds, Sights, Smell, Sex. Writers will hears the pros and cons of each. Mentioned: The Grapes of Wrath, The Old Man and The Sea, Cannery Row, Emperor’s New Groove, Dune, Moonlighting Here you go! Let us know whatContinue reading “Podcast: Writer’s Magic”

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