Episode 122: Peculiar Instruments -- Animals as Characters
In the final installment of the Peculiar Instrument series, I explore animals as characters used in literature to not only entertain but to enlighten. Aslan. Moby Dick, Hedwig, Charlotte and many more are explored.
Episode 121: Guest Haus Edition With Special Guest, Scott Simmons ---Art in the Age of Corona
Technical Difficulties has prevented John from being on the show this evening. Thankfully, his editorial partner Scott Simmons agreed to join us tonight as a discuss Art in the Age of Corona. We converse about current events as related to the corona crisis as well as art past and present during epidemics and how it often changes the course of society's outlook on religion, faith, recovery, death and the afterlife.
Episode 120: Interview With Michael Griffith
On this episode I interview NJ-based poet, author and writing instructor Michael Griffith on the merits of editorship, authorship and deeper thoughts about writing.
Episode 119: Peculiar Instruments: Ghosts as Characters
In the second installment of Peculiar Instruments we explore how ghostly figures and events are used as characters to illustrate or perhaps voice certain things to heighten a story or maybe be the catalyst to complete the plot.
Episode 118: Interview With Linda Imbler
This episode brings us back full circle with poet and fiction writer Linda Imbler. She was my first interview for the podcast in Jan 2019. In this segment Linda will speak out her past, present and future writing projects as well as her moments in the writing life.