Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick Episode 008: Your Creative Legacy

Recently, on my birthday, I got to see the excellent documentary on the life, work, and yes, legacy of Fred Rogers, Won’t You Be My Neighbor.  It left me at once thoughtful and energized; moved and inspired.

See, I think about legacy a lot. Especially as a childless creator.

This episode is all about creating a creative legacy: what that means, how it’s done, and how much control we really have over it at all.

It’s one of those episodes where I get pretty excited. The feet are on the soapbox! But all in the spirit of sharing my own excitement and conviction.

[bctt tweet=”You and I, dear creator, we are the Johnny Appleseeds of inspiration… how many people are we going to feed?” username=”mattselznick”]

Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode

Here are some of the things I talk about in this episode, including a few links to sites with which I have an affiliate relationship. I’ll earn a small commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase products through those links. It’s a lovely way to show your support for Sonitotum!

Get Almost Forty Percent More Content!

My patrons get exclusive, early access to the uncut / unexpurgated version of Sonitotum a few days before it goes out to the rest of the world. Their version of this episode has ten minutes and thirty eight seconds of extra content (about 36% more). I reveal the personal context behind my perspective on our life’s purpose, talk more about bookselling, and there are jokey bits and bloopers…

You can get early access to the unedited edition of every episode of Sonitotum for about the same as 250 bendy drinking straws will cost you at Bed, Bath, and Beyond every month. Plus the free Sonitotum theme song (“Anastasia”), and whole lot of other stuff. Click here to learn more about becoming a patron of Sonitotum and my other creative endeavors.

Subscribe to Sonitotum

The best way to listen to Sonitotum is to subscribe. That way, new episodes automatically appear in your preferred podcast player app or software as soon as they’re published.

Find Sonitotum in iTunes / Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, TuneIn, Stitcher, PlayerFM, Podbean, or Radio Public. Or, manually add the show to the podcast app of your choice by copy/pasting this RSS feed link.

Alternately (or in addition!) you can sign up to receive notifications of new episodes via email.

Making the Episode

Every episode of Sonitotum takes hours and hours — usually between five and seven, sometimes and much as eight — to record, edit, and produce, including writing these show notes and creating the graphics and social media assets.

Equipment and Software

For those who are interested (folks sometimes ask), here’s what I used (and use) to make this episode. I have affiliate arrangements with some of these products and services. If you make a purchase when you click through using my links, I may earn a small commission at no extra cost to you. It’s a great way to help support the podcast… so thank you!

What Do You Think?

What are your thoughts about creative legacy? Have you seen it in action as a result of your own work?  Let’s hear from you in the comments!


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Help Support Creative Endeavors

I offer thousands of words of free fiction and articles, as well as hours and hours of free podcast content. I hope it’s all entertaining, informative, and interesting!

If you’d like to support my creative endeavors and help offset the costs — both material, and in terms of resources and energy — to maintain this site, I’ll be grateful for your generosity.

Here are a few ways you can help.

Become a Patron

Pledge your support of my creative endeavors through your monthly gift of $1.00 ~ $5.00. Click the “Pledge Now” button to learn all about becoming a patron!

Give A One-Time Donation

Moved to contribute? Make a one-time donation in any amount according to your means and your desire. Click the “Donate Now” button and give right now!

Go Shopping at Amazon

Need something from Use the “Shop Now” button and I’ll earn a small commission from your purchases at no extra charge to you.

send me a present

This stuff won’t pay the bills, but they will help me out! Try my Practical List of things I always need, or my Couldn’t Hurt To Ask List if you have the means…

New Podcast Episodes in Your Inbox!

Fresh Sonitotum episodes from Matthew Wayne Selznick delivered pipin' hot to your email as soon as they're released -- free!

Thanks! Watch your email inbox for a confirmation message!

Share This