In which host Garrett K. Jones condenses three episodes into one and getting back in track with the podcast release schedule. This episode also features references to “Alien” (1979), “Predator” (1987), and the “Star Wars” franchise.
In which host Garrett K. Jones shares about the many dishes Nonna made that created fond, life-changing memories for everyone sitting at her table... from the Lasagna to the Tiramisu, the dishes may not be traditional, but they instilled a strong tradition in her family.
Garrett K. Jones sits down to have a great conversation with English authors Luke Partridge and Markus McKinley about the writing processes. You can find Luke on Instagram: @luke_partridge_writer, and you can find Markus on Instagram: @ookamikori13.
This episode features a dynamic piece of poetry by Billy J. Barnum, a direct descendant of P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman himself. “Move Over Shakespeare” can be found through most major book retailers including Amazon: https://amzn.to/2GzX5gm
This episode features an excerpt from the award-winning indie thriller “The Circle” by Stephen J. Galgon. You can find this move on Amazon in paperback and Kindle or you can order it directly from the author by going to www.mjepublishing.com. You can follow Stephen on Instagram @thecircleisreal.
A man is haunted by an event from his past, the tragic and mysterious disappearance of the young woman he loved. Luke Partridge returns with yet another enthralling piece of flash fiction... you can follow him on Instagram @luke_partridge_writer
For nearly a year a brutal and methodical killer has plagued the police and the FBI until a mistake Is made that cracks the case wide open. Written by Kay Griffin Peterson (@KayGriffinPete1 on Twitter).
Mental health - while often considered a sore or taboo topic - is incredible important. It is necessary to have these conversations because they are literally life saving. You can also get an additional interview with Tanya from Season 2, Episode 7. Tanya’s work can be found on Instagram: @tizzymiller.
Drew experiences a once-in-a-lifetime voyage through the cosmos and encounters an entity that feels too good to be true... or is it really all in his head? This episode features a short story written as part of a larger body of work by Harrison Giannola. IG: @granolalagann
The end of time has come and the narrator find themselves looking out over a field in the “afterlife”, contemplating the reason for what they are seeing. The looming gravestones have the answers to the questions the narrator is searching for. Connect with Luke in Instagram: @luke_partridge_writer
An abbreviated short story about bullying in schools. Bianca commits suicide after years of rampant bullying in school go unaddressed. Told from the perspective of her best friend, the narrator explores ideas of regret, indifference, and denial as ponders conflicted feelings about one of Bianca’s bullies. Connect with the author on Twitter: @denaelerian
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones breaks down Chuck Wendig’s six signs it’s time to quit writing and Project Manager Writer’s five reasons to not quit writing. Wendig Article: http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2011/06/08/six-signs-its-high-time-to-give-up-writing/. Five reasons article: https://projectmanagerwriter.com/writing/5-reasons-not-quit-writing/
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones breaks down why writers often quit and which common behaviors writers need to quit to be successful. Higher Perspectives article: https://www.higherperspectives.com/five-things-quit-right-now-2645293727.html
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones delves a second time into the critical reception authors often face by looking at the point and purpose of negative/critical reviews. Goins’ Article: https://goinswriter.com/gift-criticism/. Eric’s site: www.ericgilbertwilliams.com
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones interviews local Hanford creator Tanya “Tizzy” Miller about her art installation that took place on Friday, January 17, 2020 focusing on the impact of unresolved mental health concerns, substance abuse, and suicide.
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones provides context about the initial steps writers need to take when it comes to editing their work. Special thanks to Zeno Crespo for his thoughts on the subject.
In which indie author and vlogger breaks down the importance of dialogue to the character development while providing a few key points to apply when writing dialogue as well as resources to hone your craft at writing dialogue. Celtx: www.celtx.com
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones breaks down the flip side of the causality coin by discussing how free will impacts character decisions, investing in your characters, and the dreaded impostor syndrome.
In which independent author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones describes some suggestions for how to go about starting the story... everybody worries about the opening line, does it really have to be as perfect as we think it does? Thanks to JC Paulo for the soundbite.
In which indie author and vlogger Garrett K. Jones continues the “Writing is...” series by breaking which seeds - deciding what kind of story/genre and tropes - they want to write. Forcing it doesn’t work.
In the first title launch of Creator’s Corner, indie author Garrett K. Jones dispels some of the misconceptions about what it means to be a writer while explaining just how much work goes into being a writer and creating content. All podcasts are associated with the Vlog of the Five Kingdoms (GKJ Publishing on YouTube)... Follow Joshua Lee Ronin on Twitch: twitch.tv/joshualeeronin. Send soundbite responses to firstname.lastname@example.org