Podcast Episodes — writer

Season 2 - Episode 28: Adam "AJ" Schenkman - Writer, Author, Historian & Teacher

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Season 2 - Episode 28: Adam "AJ" Schenkman - Writer, Author, Historian & Teacher

  Season 2 - Episode 28: Adam "A.J." Schenkman - Writer, Author, Historian & Teacher  In this episode, we speak with Adam "A.J." Schenkman, who teaches history in the Lower Hudson Valley and writes about the history of Ulster & Orange counties. He shares his love of teaching history and making it relatable to his students. He has some very interesting stories about teaching, history, and his experiences in uncovering American historical moments. We start our interview with A.J. discussing his life as a writer and quickly move into his background as an author of books that present a unique...

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Season 2 - Episode 20: Jason Thornberry - No Limits, No Boundaries on Becoming a Writer

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Season 2 - Episode 20: Jason Thornberry - No Limits, No Boundaries on Becoming a Writer

Season 2 - Episode 20: Jason Thornberry - No Limits, No Boundaries on Becoming a Writer In this episode, we speak with Jason M. Thornberry about his creative beginnings as a touring musician then to the unbelievable events that led him to become a celebrated writer. Jason shares with us how he overcame a traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic epilepsy, spending many months relearning how to walk and speak. He went on to earn an MFA in Creative Writing from Chapman University. He currently lives in Seattle with his wife—and he’s finishing his first novel. Jason's work appears in The...

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Season 2 - Episode 18: Shara Lewis-Campbell - Creating Publishing Opportunities for People with Challenging Backgrounds

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Season 2 - Episode 18: Shara Lewis-Campbell - Creating Publishing Opportunities for People with Challenging Backgrounds

Season 2 - Episode 18: Shara Lewis-Campbell - Creating Publishing Opportunities for People with Challenging Backgrounds In this episode, we speak with Shara Lewis-Campbell and her partner's mission with Beauty and the Beast Publishing. It is a company that publishes writers from socially disadvantaged backgrounds, and writers that are incarcerated, providing them a voice. Beauty and the Beast Publishing helps to motivate aspiring authors’ creativity through independently published works. Shara discusses writing, authors, and how we can motivate the writer within ourselves.   If you enjoyed this episode please help support our podcast by buying us a cup of coffee......

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Season 2 - Episode 14: Jurian Isabelle - Emerging Film Maker, Writer & Producer Tapping Into Creative Energy

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Season 2 - Episode 14: Jurian Isabelle - Emerging Film Maker, Writer & Producer Tapping Into Creative Energy

  Season 2 - Episode 14: Jurian Isabelle - Emerging Film Maker, Writer & Producer Tapping Into Creative Energy Jurian Isabelle shares his journey as a filmmaker, writer, and producer. He discusses how he followed his creative dreams and let faith and spirituality fuel his vision. He discusses how he is a part of an emerging new filmmaking generation producing films and gaining worldwide reach and exposure through the modern advent of Streaming and Social Media. His forte for combining faith & spirituality with tough, gritty, and often unsettling realities showcased in the 2017 film The Last Disciples went viral on...

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Season 2 - Ep: 10: Nikita Hattangady - Writer, Producer, Director and Children's Book Author

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Season 2 - Ep: 10: Nikita Hattangady - Writer, Producer, Director and Children's Book Author

   Season 2 - Ep: 10: Nikita Hattangady - Writer, Producer, Director, and Children's Book Rod & Inci Jones talk with Nikita Hattangady about her creative journey and what inspires her and the challenges she faced. Nikita is an award-winning writer, director, and producer who founded Nouveau Journey Productions. She talks about her debut short film - Falafel, and how it has traveled across the globe in the festival circuit.  We learn what it's like to own your own production company and independently produce films and distribute them to film festivals.  Among Nikita's many talents she also authored and illustrated...

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