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.
- 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 all kinds of subject matter.”
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In a rare and special episode of Sonitotum, I look back and forward as I observe the fifteenth anniversary of my first podcast episode.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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!
Presenting your invitation to the Autumn Project (2018), in which you can be a fly on the wall for every step, start to finish, as Matthew Wayne Selznick embarks on his first major creative work in five years. Read more to learn all about it!
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!
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!