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New Podcast Up: Road to Memphis Part 2

In this special episode (try to ignore the road noise in the background) Ryan and I discuss our trip to Memphis, Tennessee and how one trip to Sun Studio and the origin story of how Elvis Presley almost didn’t record “That’s All Right” spoke to the novelist in both of us. We recount the story of … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: The Three Types of Stories

In this first episode of 2014, Ryan and I discuss an article written in Writer’s Digest which posits that there are basically three types of stories and that all novel plots fall into these three types. The podcast is on a new server now, and you can get all of our previous episodes there.  We love partnering … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: 2013 Christmas Episode

In this episode, we discuss the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol and its many adaptations.  What works are worthy of adaptation and what work could you adapt to make your own in some unique way?  We also talk about our favorite fanboy Christmas classic films, namely the top three that each of us watch in … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: What Would Make You Quit Writing?

Today Ryan posed an interesting question: “What would make you quit writing?”  When we recorded this podcast, Ryan hadn’t written anything in nearly a month, and was really bogged down in it.  Maybe you are suffering from the same problem.  Should you continue or hang it up?  I think we have some very good answers … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: Food and the Ender

In this latest podcast, Ryan and I discuss the importance of a good diet for the increase of creativity.  I’m an advocate of good food (healthy food) for the production of great creative spark.  We discuss the myth of coffee, a little bit about where we go to write and how these places can take … Continue reading

New Podcast Up: NaNoWriMo and Adaptations

On the latest podcast, Ryan and I discuss NaNoWriMo, our experience with it, some advice to those attempting it this year, and the things you need to know before starting on such a complicated endeavor.  We also discuss our favorite book adaptations and some that are not our favorites at all. Shame on you, Hollywood. … Continue reading