Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick 024: Don’t Wait; Don’t Be Scared
In this episode of Sonitotum with Matthew Wayne Selznick, your self-referential host touches on two different topics and, wait, what? Turns out they’re both pretty much about the same thing. Also, an update on my next work of fiction, the Shaper’s World novella “The Perfumed Air at Kwaanantag Bay.”
Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode
- Are we really more creative when we’re tired? This study supports the idea… and this article goes into detail so you don’t have to pay to access the study itself.
- I’ve been using composition books with graph paper instead of college- or wide-ruled paper since the mid-eighties for various creative endeavors. Something about printing block letters on tiny squares is so satisfying…
- Grant Bulltail, 2019 National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Fellow.
- Writing makes us face tough stuff.
- I talked at length about creating engaging characters in this episode of Sonitotum.
- P. G. Holyfield contributed a novelette to the Sovereign Era universe, “Canary In a Coal Mine.”
- I’m working on a… not a five year plan. Call it an eighty month plan.
- If you have the means and the inclination, please consider becoming my patron.
- Some of my oldest and most dedicated friends and fans are part of my mailing list community. Won’t you be my neighbor?
- My mobile podcast app of choice is Podcast Addict.
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- Behringer U-Phoria UMC202HD (audio interface for directly connecting microphones and musical instruments to a computer)
- Mixcraft 8 Pro Studio (digital audio workstation / music creation software — used when recording and producing “Anastasia” and “Gwinton” (the closing theme of this podcast)
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