Conversations about Creativity

Weekly interviews about writing, coaching, and creativity plus book updates.
Created 13 Feb 2021
  • 46. From Proposal to Publishing Deal
    14 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    Podcast Links: Apple/Spotify It almost becomes innate how you tell a story. Pete Croatto is a freelance writer and “idea vendor” (a term he borrowed from author Taffy Brodesser-Akner), based in Ithaca...
  • Bonus: Ted Lasso Season 2 Recap
    10 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read
    Apple/Spotify Every choice is a chance. Subscribe for weekly interviews. Subscribe now The emotion is real. The logic is not. In this bonus episode Andrés “Dre” Alvarez and I discuss the Season 2 Fina...
  • 45. Is Ted Lasso a Good Coach?
    07 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Links: Apple/Spotify The biggest lie we’ve been told is that playing from a place of anger improves performance. Today’s episode is a conversation with Andrés Alvarez. Dre first came on the show way b...
  • Here's What You Missed in September
    06 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Hi Everyone, I hope you are all doing well as we move into the season of pumpkin patches and pumpkin-spice lattes. ‘Tis the season… Couple of updates for you today… Book Update Well, the book is done....
  • 44. Finding an Agent and a Publishing Deal
    30 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    I was a zero in the literary universe. Rwandan-born, Namibian-based author Rémy Ngamije ( shares his journey from “zero” to acquiring a literary agent and a worldwide ...
  • 43. Remembering Jasper Johnson
    23 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Jasper “Julio” Johnson died on July 27, 2021, far too young at the age of 38. He left behind three children and one grandson. I first met Jasper when he was a senior at Simmons High School in Hollanda...
  • 42. Dave Zirin on Colin Kaepernick, Megan Rapinoe, Eric Reid, and Steve Kerr
    16 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    This generation is more diverse and less tolerant of intolerance than any generation in the history of the United States. Author Dave Zirin’s new book The Kaepernick Effect: Taking a Knee, Changing th...
  • 41. 3x NBA Champ Scott Williams on Allen Iverson, LeBron James, Favorite Teammates, and Life After the NBA (Part 2)
    09 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    LeBron had a thirst for knowledge. This is Part 2 of my interview with Scott Williams. Part 1 is here. Scott played four years under Coach Dean Smith at The University of North Carolina. He played 15 ...
  • 40. 3x NBA Champ Scott Williams on Jordan, LeBron, Dean Smith and Hubert Davis (Part 1)
    02 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    My life would have gone in a different direction had it not been for Dean Smith. Scott Williams played four years under Coach Dean Smith at The University of North Carolina. He played for 15 seasons i...
  • Ted Lasso
    26 Aug 2021 • 3 min read • 1 0
    “Be a goldfish.” Hi Everyone, I know I’m late to this, and everyone and their mama recommended it to me, but the first season of the Apple TV+ show Ted Lasso is fantastic. For so long we have celebrat...
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