By Justin Meckes
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||ExplicitWhy Do We Write?||Podcast Notes: “Everything Zen” by Bush Definition of Swagger Scrutiny on Twitter Definition of Success Writing Nonfiction Mid-life Crisis Leave a comment, donate, or give us a 5-star review. It’ll do a lot to keep us producing the podcast. It mig||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWriting, Books, and Bourbon V||Podcast Notes: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles Histories by Herodotus Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence An Artist of the Floating World by Kazou Ishiguro The Buried Giant by Kazou Ishiguro Never Let Me Go by Kazou Ishiguro Naguib Mahfouz||1/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWriting, Books, and Bourbon IV||Podcast Notes: Bonus Episode #001 – Welcome Video The River at MOMA 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke Palace of Desire by Naguib Mahfouz Palace Walk by Naguib Mahfouz The Kingdom by Fuminori Nakamura The Thief by Fuminori Nakamura Grammatic||12/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIsland of Fiends by Justin Meckes||Justin Meckes is a writer living in Chapel Hill, NC. He is also the Founding Editor of Scrutiny. If you would like to learn more about his publications and what he’s working on, then go to justinmeckes.com. You can follow him on Twitter, Instagram,||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat is Magical Realism?||Podcast Notes: Magical Realism Definition Gabriel García Márquez Haruki Murakami J.R.R. Tolkien Quote The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein The Lord of The Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein Arthur C. Clarke Quote 3001: The Final Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke Harry Potter||11/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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