sah-neh-tote-um (Noun): A portmanteau combining the words “sonic” (sound) and “totum” (roughly Latin for “the whole thing”). Borrowed / adapted from the word “factotum” (one who does all kinds of work) to mean “audio on a variety of subjects.”
Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick
Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick is the podcast companion to Scribtotum, my blog. Sonitotum is dedicated to making stuff (mostly writing), finding success as we each define it, and staying healthy and sane in the process, all as seen through my own personal insights, reflections, and observations, and in conversation with other writers and authors.
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Sonitotum Episode Archive
Click the individual entries below to see the full show notes for each episode of Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick to listen and comment.
005: Become a Better Writer Faster
June 5, 2018: In the fifth episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I describes the "one weird trick" I wish I'd known years ago to become the best fiction writer and storyteller -- and even human being -- possible. Listen to discover why empathy is so important!
004: The Wringer
May 26, 2018: In the fourth episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I relate a recent experience that shows how our own subconscious will call us out when we act inauthentically, putting us through the emotional wringer of anxiety and depression.
003: Avoid Toxicity
May 16, 2018: In the third episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, Matt uses very personal examples from his own past to show why it's so important to avoid toxic behavior -- both in ourselves and in those we associate with -- in order to cultivate a healthy creative life.
002: State of the Start
May 8, 2018: In the second episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, Matt shares his current state in terms of finances, creativity, productivity, and emotional and mental health in the spirit of transparency and honoring the mission of the podcast: helping you lead a healthy, successful creative writing life.
Presenting Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick Episode 001
April 30, 2018: Presenting the first episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, a podcast for finding success and building a healthy creative writing life. In this first episode, Matt introduces the show and tells us what to expect.
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