On Switching Brushes – Just Me 012

In an episode recorded following my second-every foray into the realm of painting, we invoke a number of brush-and-canvas-related metaphors to prop up a conversation about adapting instead of frustration-quitting our way through life.

writing

It’s Over, I Guess.

This is a look of disbelief from a man who fails to understand how it's over. This morning, apparently, I finished the first draft of a new manuscript, SCAMBAIT, and I remain skeptical that I have, in fact, typed THE END. My skepticism is well founded: I started writing this one on February 28th. That's… Continue reading It’s Over, I Guess.

Reclamation, Rebirth – Just Me 005

The word of the day is "inspired," and we use it to stake several claims that will lead us down paths of reclamation, rebirth, and a better understanding of one's self. Topics discussed include: YouTube livestreams, music, Breath of the Wild, embracing what brings us joy

Poetry, Prose, and Voice in the Void – Biblio Breakdown 004

Our manuscripts are more than words. They live and die by the feel of their prose, by the rhythm and texture of the page. In this episode, r.r. campbell deconstructs the first pages of a number of popular books in order to explore the phenomenon that is voice. Along the way, he proposes writing exercises that creatives everywhere can use to better understand their voices, their stories, and themselves.

announcements

Come Find Me in 2020!

It may only be January, but you better believe I've got a number of events already lined up for this new year. So when and where will you be able to find me in person? So far, these are my confirmed appearance dates with links to the events in question. University of Wisconsin Writers' Institute… Continue reading Come Find Me in 2020!