Writing

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Episode No. 68: Maria Semple, Novelist

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. Maria Semple just dropped her second novel, Where’d You Go, Bernadette?, on the world. (Get it on Amazon here.) The … Continue reading

Episode No. 53: Jake Farrow, Author/Subway Operator

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. Jake Farrow just wrote a psychological horror thriller called The Chroma. He’s also a subway operator in New York City. … Continue reading

Episode No. 46: Matt Norlander, CBSSports.Com

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. Matt Norlander is a jack-of-all-trades for CBSSports.com; in this context, by “jack-of-all-trades,” I mean he can write, edit, blog, and … Continue reading

Episode No. 44: Brian McTaggart, MLB.com Astros Beat Writer

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. Brian McTaggart is the beat writer for the Houston Astros at MLB.com. He started covering the Astros back in ’04 … Continue reading

Episode No. 39: G.M. Dyrek, Author

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. This is an interview with G.M. Dyrek, a middle school librarian who is also a published author in the emergent … Continue reading

Episode No. 35: Bobbi Carducci, Author/Community Activist

LISTEN HERE: If you are checking this out via iPad or other device and cannot see the audio player, click here to listen — or just go ahead and subscribe. You know you want to. Bobbi Carducci has accomplished a great deal in her time in the literary world. She works with Community Voice Media … Continue reading

Episode No. 12: Johanna Drucker, UCLA Professor

If you look at Johanna Drucker’s Wikipedia, she clearly has a variety of ways she can be defined: author, book artist, visual theorist and cultural critic. I can break this down a little bit more for you: exceptionally smart woman who used to teach at UVA and now teaches at UCLA. This conversation runs the … Continue reading

Episode No. 9: Josh Chetwynd, author/journalist/ball historian

Josh Chetwynd has done a lot of things with his young life: ballplayer, baseball announcer, lawyer, book author, and journalist. That second-to-last category is much of the focus of this interview, as we speak predominantly about his “balls book” (also known as The Secret History Of Balls ), which details everything you could possibly imagine … Continue reading

What’s This All About?

This is a blog and podcast series about the work we all do: the highs, the lows, the effectiveness, the intrigue, the models, the double speak, and the passion. The point is to have discussions with people in those fields about their life and experiences. And hey, sometimes the stories might be funny, too. In the spring of 2013, the new posts started to fade, but you can find them all on iTunes.

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