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. Like the articles I write, Sonitotum is all about creating a healthy, sane, and successful writing life as seen through my own personal insights, reflections, and observations.
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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.
October 15, 2019: In a rare and special episode of Sonitotum, I look back and forward as I observe the fifteenth anniversary of my first podcast episode.
November 26, 2018: In this episode of Sonitotum, I take a hard look at my inconsistent creative habits, what drives my creativity, and how misplaced obligations sometimes derail our creative process.
October 18, 2018: This Sonitotum, I talk about staying nimble and flexible with your creative endeavors to help avoid progress traps in your work. Click through to listen and read!
September 28, 2018: The Autumn Project (2018) is me, planning, plotting, and writing the first draft of my next novel, in public. I'll update my progress regularly in a Sonitotum minisode. Here's the second one!
September 24, 2018: In this one-on-one episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I explain how the practice of living poetically has enhanced my creative life, and how embracing this perspective can make you a better creator.
September 17, 2018: The Autumn Project (2018) is me, planning, plotting, and writing the first draft of my next novel, in public. Every week, I'll update my progress in a Sonitotum minisode. Here's the first one!
August 27, 2018: The first Sonitotum interview guest is the independent songwriter, composer, singer, teacher, and music entrepreneur Emma Wallace. Listen as Emma describes the challenges she faces on her way to her own brand of success as an indie creator!
August 11, 2018: I often think about the artist's responsibility. Inspired by the faux controversies around old tweets from James Gunn and Sarah Silverman, in this episode I spell out exactly what artistic responsibility entails for all creators. Listen to see if you agree!
July 18, 2018: Fred Rogers inspired this eighth episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, which is an optimistic and positive exploration of your creative legacy. You might already have one! Listen to learn why.