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A weekly podcast on reading, writing, and the art of going mad. If you are looking for writing tips and NPR whisper-voices, this isn’t the podcast for you.

If, however, you’d like to join in on a conversation about the life that surrounds writing, then you’ve found a home, a friend, and a lover.

Aug 5, 2019

Today I wonder if it’s possible to write words that rile passions as well as music does. 

Mentioned on the Podcast: (a must-use tool if you’re a short story writer. 

Performed by the great Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra:

Antonin Dvorák: Symphony No. 8
Antonin Dvorák: 9Symphony No.9
Antonin Dvorák: Symphony No. 7

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 "Choral"
Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Nos. 1-3
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K. 626
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring - The Nightingale
Bach: Preludes, Fughettas & Fugues - Gould Remastered




The Complete Short Stories of Ernest Hemingway: The Finca Vigia Edition (Absolutely essential if you're a short story writer. Actually, every writer needs a copy of this, whether you like Hemingway or not. He is one of civilization's best writers. Love him or hate him, he was incredible.)

The Sound And The Fury by William Faulkner


As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner


And here's something by Brad Thor if you really want...




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