Originality

Originality

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The most common question creative people get asked is, “Where do you get your ideas?” That’s what Originality is all about: exploring the wheres, hows, and whys of creative genius with K Tempest Bradford, Aleen Simms, and a diverse assortment of guests from a variety of fields. Hosted by Aleen Simms and K Tempest Bradford.
12: Writing is Time Travel
Oct 12 • 75 min
Tabletop games writer Monica Valentinelli joins us to talk about how she started writing RPGs and her experiences creating them.
11: Stuff Your Inner Critic in a Box
Sep 28 • 69 min
It’s almost November, the month where writers all over the world roll up their sleeves and write a novella. Jason Snell joins us to talk about NaNoWriMo, why people do it, and how to avoid common pitfalls.
10: More Capable Spy Women
Sep 15 • 74 min
Acclaimed comic book and games writer Antony Johnston, writer of the Coldest City, joins us to talk about what it was like to have his book turned into a movie, writing strong women leads, and where he gets inspiration.
9: Investing in Art
Aug 31 • 86 min
Often, our creative endeavors don’t pay us well. This episode, we talk about why it’s okay and frequently necessary to ask for financial support to help us make things.
8: A Song-Shaped Butterfly Net
Aug 17 • 61 min
S. J. Tucker joins us once again to talk about how collaboration has helped her foster her creativity.
7: Will the Universe Take Care of Me
Aug 3 • 61 min
S. J. Tucker joins to talk about creating, creativity, living life as a vagabond, and keeping up her momentum of song creation.
6: Engage the Hashtagery
Jul 20 • 68 min
Dan Moren joins Tempest and Aleen to talk about his debut novel, The Caledonian Gambit, how it feels to be published at last, what he’d do differently, and what he takes to book signings.
5: 73 Million Blank Notebooks
Jul 6 • 64 min
Guest Jay Miller joins Tempest and Aleen to talk about bullet journals—how to get started, what tools to use, and when to draw a kitty on it.
4: One Million Words of S**t
Jun 22 • 51 min
There once was a person named Tempest Whose advice was simply the wisest “Practice your art! That’s where it all starts!” Even though sometimes it’s the toughest.
3: Unicorn Sidekick
Jun 9 • 64 min
Have you ever looked at your email with scorn and thought, “I could really use a unicorn to sort and tidy this digital thorn?” Be of good cheer, don’t be forlorn! There sidekicks who are foresworn to help fight our battles before we’re careworn.
2: A Couch Not Possessed by Cats or Satan
May 25 • 62 min
Show up and create. Mikah Sargent motivates. Listen to this one.
1: Steampunk Mermaids
May 15 • 50 min
What’s the biggest thing you’ve ever done on a dare? Nisi Shawl wrote Everfair, a Steampunk book about life during warfare.