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.
September 10, 2021: Episode 35 of Sonitotum features reflection on the occasion of the 16th anniversary of my landmark indie book Brave Men Run.
May 9, 2021: It's been seven years since I surveyed my community of friends and fans. Listen to discover what I found out, and what it all means... and what you might learn from it.
April 2, 2021: In this episode of Sonitotum, I offer a reading of the opening scenes of my latest work of fiction, the novelette "The Perfumed Air at Kwaanantag Bay," now available from Amazon.
March 24, 2021: Creative writers and other creators: who cares about your work? What happens when the answer takes everyone by surprise? That's in Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick episode 032.
February 25, 2021: This episode of Sonitotum is a "park cast" recorded outdoors when inspiration struck and desire demanded. In it, I work through some stuff about writing and age and time. It helped me. Perhaps it will help you.
February 23, 2021: In this episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, I put YOU in the driver's seat regarding some upcoming content... plus, how about an opportunity to get my advice on your fiction at 25% off the regular rate? Listen, comment, and subscribe!
January 28, 2021: Happy New Year from Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick! This episode includes news about the new focus and commitment of the show, as well as some resources you might find useful. Listen, subscribe, comment!
December 24, 2020: In this episode of Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick, I talk about worldbuilding: what it is, how all fiction writers are worldbuilders, and why it's important.
December 8, 2020: This episode of Sonitotum With Matthew Wayne Selznick reveals how I made some amateur mistakes, what it says about me, and how you can avoid the same issues.