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Creator Dad Podcast

Creator Dad Podcast

By Zach Bohannon
Conversations with creatives and entrepreneurs about balancing the responsibilities of life with their artistic endeavors. Hosted by bestselling author, Zach Bohannon.
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Permission to Die with Jim Kukral
Jim Kukral is an entrepreneur and speaker. He is currently working on two different one-man stage shows, including Once Upon a Pandemic. After a cancer diagnosis at the beginning of the pandemic, Jim threw away his 25-year career in marketing to inspire others to change their mindset and change their lives. Join us as we discuss his cancer survival and recovery, how Jim faced his midlife crisis and shifted his career and mindset, what technology looks like now and in the future, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving father to an awesome little girl. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Tickets are now available to The Author Life Summit, taking place September 10-11 in Colorado Springs, CO! Grab yours at https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022 Links Jim Kukral – https://jimkukral.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
54:33
May 17, 2022
Efficient Team Management with Dana Kaye
Dana Kaye is a publicist and author. She is the owner of Kaye Publicity, a literary public relations firm. Join us as we discuss Dana’s transition from book critic to public relations manager, business owner, and manager, how she has grown her team over the years, what adjustments she had to make after becoming a parent, and much more. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving father to an awesome little girl. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Tickets are now available to The Author Life Summit, taking place September 10-11 in Colorado Springs, CO! Grab yours at https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022 Links Kaye Publicity – https://kayepublicity.com Your Breakout Book – https://yourbreakoutbook.com Your Book, Your Brand by Dana Kaye – https://books2read.com/kayeyourbook Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:08:51
May 10, 2022
50 Books in a Series and Counting with Robert J. Crane
Robert J. Crane is the author of over 90 books and has sold over a million copies. This summer, he’ll be releasing the 50th book in his bestselling series, Girl in the Box. Join us on this episode as we talk about maintaining a story for 50 books (and counting), how the publishing landscape has changed over the past 10 years, what it’s like having your spouse running your author business with you, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving father to an awesome little girl. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Tickets are now available to The Author Life Summit, taking place September 10-11 in Colorado Springs, CO! Grab yours at https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022 Links Robert J. Crane – https://robertjcrane.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:11:48
May 03, 2022
The New Mom Life with Amanda J. Clay
Amanda J. Clay is an author of domestic thrillers. She’s also a new(ish) mom and a wine and cocktail enthusiast. Join us as we discuss adjusting to life as a new parent, rebuilding your brand after a long break, how she maintains work/life balance, the pursuit of traditional publishing, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving father to an awesome little girl. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Tickets are now available to The Author Life Summit, taking place September 10-11 in Colorado Springs, CO! Grab yours at https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022 Links Amanda J. Clay – https://amandajclay.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
55:40
April 26, 2022
Success Through Consistency with Dave Chesson
Dave Chesson is a writer and entrepreneur. He is the owner of 7 companies, including Kindlepreneur, Publisher Rocket, and Atticus. Join us on this episode as we discuss building a company from the ground up, how Dave launched one of the best publishing tools in the business without knowing how to code, the current state and future of Atticus, and how he built a business while working in the military and being a husband and father. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Tickets are now available to The Author Life Summit, taking place September 10-11 in Colorado Springs, CO! Grab yours at https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022 Links Kindlepreneur – https://kindlepreneur.com Atticus – https://atticus.io Publisher Rocket – https://publisherrocket.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
51:13
April 19, 2022
10 Years of Publishing and Music Talk with T.W. Piperbrook
Writer and musician T.W. Piperbrook returns to the show to talk about his ten-year anniversary of publishing books and gives an update on his band, With Honor. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links T.W. Piperbrook – http://twpiperbrook.com With Honor - https://linktr.ee/WithHonor Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:03:10
April 12, 2022
The Power of Community with JP Rindfleisch IX
JP Rindfleisch IX is a writer, podcaster, editor, and scientist. He writes paranormal and dark fantasy, collaborating on several different projects. He is the co-host of the Write Away Podcast and of the Serial Fiction Show. JP has become one of my best friends after he attended several of my writing retreats, and his name has come up on this show so much that I invited him on even though he isn’t a parent. Join us as we talk about staying productive with your creative endeavor when you travel for work, collaborating, the value in going to conferences and writing retreats in person, how community changed his life, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links JP Rindfleisch IX - http://www.jprindfleischix.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
58:20
April 05, 2022
Embracing Discomfort with C.G. Cooper
C.G. Cooper is a USA Today bestselling author and entrepreneur. He writes military thrillers including the Corps Justice series. Also, he’s the founder of AuthorMind.io, a NFT platform where you can own a piece of his book royalties. Join us as we discuss the power of community and friendship, what it looks like to be a full-time creative, how our processes and productivity have evolved over time, why cultivating silence is crucial for a creative, and how discomfort fuels creativity. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links C.G. Cooper – https://cg-cooper.com AuthorMint – https://authormint.io The Author Life Summit 2022 - https://theauthorlife.com/summit2022/ Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:03:45
March 29, 2022
Money Talks with J. Thorn
J. Thorn returns to the show to discuss a book we both recently read called The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel. He recommended it to me, and it was impactful on both of us, so I thought it would be great to have this conversation. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links J. Thorn – https://theauthorlife.com The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel – https://books2read.com/morganmoney Video by Ali Abdaal: The Book That Changed My Financial Life - https://youtu.be/Gg8_TA7U0Uw Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
55:56
March 22, 2022
The Shortest Episode Ever
No, Creator Dad isn't ending. But there isn't a regular show this week. Check out this quick message from Zach. Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/ I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
07:26
March 15, 2022
Practical Networking and Wealth Building with Honorée Corder
Honorée Corder is an author, strategic book coach, keynote speaker, and much more, including an amazing human. She has published over 50 books, including You Must Write a Book, Prosperity For Writers, Business Dating, and Stop Trying So F*cking Hard. Along with Hal Elrod, she has grown the popular The Miracle Morning book series to over a dozen bestselling titles. Join us as we talk about her journey from divorced single mom to building a million dollar business, her balance between practical and “woo woo” in regards to money, why it’s so important to be authentic, being a giver, how manifesting your goals and wants is possible, and so much more. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Honorée Corder – https://www.honoreecorder.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
58:36
March 08, 2022
Beer, Books, and Skulls with Mark Leslie Lefebvre
Mark Leslie Lefebvre is an author, podcaster, and book industry veteran. He is the Director of Business Development at Draft2Digital. Mark writes horror and humor, and is the host of Stark Reflections Podcast. He’s spent decades in the book industry, including building the self-publishing platform at Kobo from the ground-up. Join us as we talk about branding, productivity, the pros and cons of writing full-time, and beer. Yes, beer. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Mark Leslie – https://markleslie.ca Stark Reflections Podcast – https://starkreflections.ca Draft2Digital – https://www.draft2digital.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:05:03
March 01, 2022
The Journey to Better Health and Wellness with Roland Denzel
Roland Denzel is a health and wellness coach, author, and writing coach. He co-writes with his wife, Galina Denzel, and has published several health books including Eat Well, Move Well, Live Well, and Man on Top. Together, they run the website Eat Move Live 52. Roland is also the founder of Indestructible Author. Join us as we talk about Roland’s amazing health journey, how you can get started down a path of wellness, how to avoid burnout, goals, systems, how to avoid pain as an author with proper ergonomics, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links The Indestructible Author - https://indestructibleauthor.com Eat Move Live 52 – https://eatmovelive52.com Budget Ergonomic Tools for Writers (Blog) - https://indestructibleauthor.com/budget-ergonomic-tools-for-authors/ Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:12:48
February 22, 2022
Staying True to Yourself with Chad Lutzke
Chad Lutzke is an author, podcaster, and musician. His latest book, Cannibal Creator, is out now. Chad is one of my oldest writing friends and is an amazing dark fiction/coming of age/drama author. Join us as we talk about raising kids with technology, recording music remotely, writing what you love, and censorship. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Chad Lutzke – http://www.chadlutzke.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:13:31
February 15, 2022
Serials and Side Hustles with Christine Daigle
Christine Daigle is an author, editor, and podcaster. She publishes two weekly serials under the pen name L.P. Styles, The Molecule Thief and Dark is a Way. Along with JP Rindfleisch IX, she hosts the Serial Fiction Show. She is also a certified Three Story Method editor, and a metalhead. Join us as we talk about writing serial fiction, podcasting, being content with your day job and writing because you love it, and Pantera. Yes, Pantera. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Christine Daigle – https://www.christinedaiglebooks.com The Serial Fiction Show – https://www.serialfictionshow.com Three Story Method Editing - https://theauthorlife.com/editing/ Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
59:22
February 08, 2022
Living the Van Life with a Five Year Old with Crys Cain
Crys Cain is an author, editor, and podcaster. She has sold over 300,000 books, going from being homeless to a six-figure income. She is the co-host of two podcasts: Write Away with JP Rindfleisch IX, and The Author Success Mastermind Podcast with J. Thorn. Join us as we talk about switching genres when you have a successful series, running a mastermind group, and what it was like traveling the United States in a van for three months with a five year old and another adult! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Crys Cain – https://www.cryscain.com Write Away Podcast - https://pod.link/1509741340 The Author Success Mastermind Podcast - https://pod.link/1554546409 Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
54:12
February 01, 2022
Cops and Writers and Divorce with Patrick O'Donnell
Patrick O’Donnell is a writer, podcaster, and community organizer. Taking his experiences as a retired police officer, Patrick is the author of Cops and Writers, a series of books helping crime writers tell realistic stories. She also wrote the book, Divorced Dad: Kids are Forever, Wives are Not, under the pen name L.J. Burke. Join us for this enlightening conversation as we discuss writing better crime stories and thrillers, how Patrick has grown and maintained his Cops and Writers community, and Patrick’s experience going through a nasty divorce. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Cops and Writers - https://www.copsandwriters.com Divorced Dad - https://amzn.to/3zGZ22e Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
01:01:32
January 25, 2022
Being a Rebel and Making an Impact with Sacha Black
Sacha Black is an author, podcaster, speaker, and writing coach. She is the host of the popular Rebel Author Podcast, as well as the co-host of the Next Level Authors Podcast with Daniel Willcocks. Her published works include the Better Writers Series, a selection of books to help authors on their craft, and her young adult fantasy series, Eden East. Join us on this very special episode as I chat with a Creator Mom for the first time as we talk about how she came to her Rebel Author branding, podcasting, changing her fiction writing to make an impact with LGBT teens, and Sacha gets open and real about being a mom in a same-sex marriage. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow parent and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things we love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Sacha Black - https://sachablack.co.uk/ The Rebel Author Podcast - https://sachablack.co.uk/the-rebel-author-podcast/ Next Level Authors Podcast - https://sachablack.co.uk/next-level-authors/ Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com Are you a writer? Work with Zach! – https://zachbohannon.com/author-services/
01:14:39
January 18, 2022
Financial Freedom and Taking Chances with J.D. Barker
J.D. Barker is the New York Times bestselling author of A Caller’s Game, The Fourth Monkey, She Has a Broken Thing Where Her Heart Should Be, among others. He co-wrote Dracul, a prequel to Dracula, with Dacre Stoker, and is currently collaborating with the legendary James Patterson on their fourth book together. J.D. is also the co-host of Writers, Ink Podcast with J. Thorn and… me! Join us as we discuss J.D.’s journey from corporate employee to ghost writer to writing books with James Patterson, the importance of having a supportive spouse, becoming a dad later in life, getting to study Bram Stoker’s original notes from Dracula, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links J.D. Barker – https://jdbarker.com Writers, Ink Podcast – https://writersinkpodcast.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
57:14
January 11, 2022
Writing to an Early Retirement with Dan Padavona
Dan Padavona is the bestselling thriller author of the Wolf Lake series and the Scarlett Bell series. Like me, he also loves horror and heavy metal. Join us as we talk about how he was recently able to retire early and become a full-time author after a massive and risky shift in his writing career, how he stays so productive each day, and how growing up as the son of heavy metal legend Ronnie James Dio shaped him as a father. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Dan Padavona – https://danpadavona.com Creator Dad – https://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
01:05:54
January 04, 2022
Narrating the Apocalypse and Beyond with Craig Tollifson
Craig Tollifson is a professional voice actor, audiobook narrator under the name Andrew Tell, and author. He has narrated around 170 books to date, including my Empty Bodies series and is currently working on my Dead South series. Join us as we talk about what goes into narrating an audiobook, how he got into voice acting, the future of audiobook narration with the rise of artificial intelligence, how Craig records in his garage with his wife and two kids in the house, and much more! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Craig’s Auidobook Narration under the name Andrew Tell – https://andrewtell.com Andrew Tell on Audible – https://audible.com/andrewtell Craig Tollifson Author – https://tollifson.com Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
01:16:09
December 28, 2021
Building a Creative Life as a Single Dad with Daniel Willcocks
Daniel Willcocks is an author, podcaster, speaker, and book coach. He writes and publishes dark fiction, is a ghostwriter, and has written over 45 books. He is one of the founders of the Other Stories Podcast, which has been downloaded over 9 million times, and is the co-host of the Next Level Authors Podcast with Sacha Black. He also manages an amazing community for writers called Activated Authors. Join us as we discuss the benefits of building out a creative community, how Daniel gets so much writing done, the importance of setting up clear boundaries as a single dad and creative entrepreneur, and maybe a little bit of chatter about Hamilton and Pokémon. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Daniel Willcocks – https://danielwillcocks.com Activated Authors Community - https://activatedauthors.com Next Level Authors Podcast - https://pod.link/1508555372 The Other Stories Podcast - https://pod.link/theotherstories Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
01:05:17
December 21, 2021
Cultivating Big Ideas with J. Thorn
J. Thorn writes fiction and nonfiction, is the co-host of several podcasts, including Writers, Ink with J.D. Barker and Zach Bohannon (hey, that’s me), online community and mastermind leader, editor, and so much more. He's the owner of The Author Life and he’s also my partner in hosting many unique writing events including Authors on a Train, The Career Author Summit, and our unique world-building weekends. Join us for this in-depth conversation from a hotel room in New Orleans where we discuss many topics, including our reflection on going full-time as authors 4 ½ years ago, how we have changed since that time, how we became creative kids growing up, and how we’re raising our own kids leading by example. We even talk about the origin of this podcast! I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links The Author Life – https://theauthorlife.com J. Thorn Fiction – https://jthorn.net Writers, Ink Podcast – https://writersinkpodcast.com Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
01:01:36
December 14, 2021
Looking Into the Future with Chris Brogan
Chris Brogan is a New York Times bestselling author, executive-level consultant and CEO advisor, keynote speaker, podcaster, tech geek, and more than anything, a really cool dude. He is the host of the Backpack Show and the author of such books as Trust Agents and The Freaks Shall Inherit the Earth. Chris has consulted with and spoken for household name brands such as Disney, Coke, GM, Microsoft, and Google. Join us as we talk about the pros and cons of our technological world and how it effects our kids, getting out of a professional slump, the importance of storytelling in business, and our love for video games. Oh, and plenty of Marvel references. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Chris Brogan – https://chrisbrogan.com The Backpack Show – https://thebackpackshow.online Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
58:17
December 07, 2021
From Mosh Pits to Horror with T.W. Piperbrook
T.W. Piperbrook writes post-apocalyptic science fiction and horror novels and plays guitar in Connecticut based hardcore band With Honor. His latest book release is the bestselling zombie thriller, Alive Again, and With Honor will soon be entering the studio to record a new album, scheduled to release in 2022 through Pure Noise Records. Join us on this episode as we talk about horror, our experiences playing in bands, transitioning to writing from music, and the fun of raising a kid who loves horror. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links T.W. Piperbrook – http://twpiperbrook.com With Honor - https://linktr.ee/WithHonor Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
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November 30, 2021
Roasting Coffee in Your Backyard with David Mitchell
David Mitchell is the founder and owner of Cadence Coffee Roasters, a company he started as a side hustle out of his passion and love for great coffee. He runs the company mostly by himself—with some help from his lovely wife, Anna—while also working in real estate and property management and raising two beautiful daughters. Oh, and he’s one of the funniest people I know, as well as one of the smartest with money. Join us as we discuss the art of coffee, starting a business in your backyard, playing music with his wife, making smart financial decisions, and raising daughters. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Cadence Coffee Roasters - https://cadencecoffeeroasters.com Anna Johnson – https://annajohnsonmusic.com Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
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November 23, 2021
Carving Your Own Path and Childhood Memories with Johnny Digges
Johnny Digges is the owner of Symmetric Design, a company specializing in web and graphic design, and is the guitarist of Tulsa, Oklahoma rock band, ModernMyth. Also, we’ve known each other since we were little kids and he’s my oldest friend! Join us as we discuss Johnny leaving his job to go full-time with his own company and becoming a dad, both during the pandemic, how our own childhoods have influenced how we’re raising our kids, and using music as a creative outlet and a way to hold a bond with friends. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links Symmetric Design – https://symmetricdesign.co ModernMyth music on BandCamp - https://modernmyth.bandcamp.com ModernMyth on Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/wearemodernmyth Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
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November 16, 2021
Finding Creative Time with Five Kids with Jeff Elkins
Jeff Elkins writes thriller novels, helps other writers improve their dialogue through his company, The Dialogue Doctor, and has a full-time job. Oh yeah, and he has five kids! How does he get so much done? Join Jeff and I as we discuss the balance of writing, building a side hustle from scratch, and working a full-time day job, all while being a loving husband and father. I’m Zach Bohannon—I make my living telling stories, but I’m also a metal head, retired drummer, avid gamer, and most importantly, a loving husband and father. Join me each week as I sit down with a fellow dad and discuss balancing a creative life with family, careers, hobbies, and all the other things guys love. This…is the Creator Dad Podcast. Join the Creator Dad Community and Discord at https://patreon.com/creatordad Links The Dialogue Doctor - https://dialoguedoctor.com Jeff Elkins Thrillers and Mysteries – https://jeffelkinswriter.com Creator Dad – http://creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon – https://patreon.com/creatordad Zach Bohannon – https://zachbohannon.com
58:08
November 09, 2021
Welcome to the Creator Dad Podcast
The Creator Dad Podcast is coming November 9th, 2021. Join bestselling author, husband, and father, Zach Bohannon, as he sits down with fellow creative dads to discuss their creative endeavors, productivity, parenthood, marriage and relationships, sports, music, hobbies, and all the things guys love to talk about. Links: Zach Bohannon - https://www.zachbohannon.com Creator Dad - https://www.creatordad.life Creator Dad on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/creatordad
05:59
November 02, 2021