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Excelsior Journeys is a weekly discussion with up-and-coming creative people of all ages currently on their chosen path to success.

Excelsior Journeys is a weekly discussion with up-and-coming creative people of all ages currently on their chosen path to success.
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United States

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Excelsior Journeys is a weekly discussion with up-and-coming creative people of all ages currently on their chosen path to success.

Language:

English

Contact:

973-632-1852


Episodes

Episode 12 - Rebecca Jaycox

12/11/2018
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For the latest episode of Excelsior Journeys, host George Sirois sits down with Rebecca Jaycox, author of the YA / Fantasy novel "The Other Inheritance" and editor-in-chief of Aelurus Publishing. In addition to sharing her personal story that led to her becoming an author and editor, Rebecca has various dos and donts for aspiring authors to keep in mind, she makes sure you know what to do after National Novel Writing Month is finished, and she provides plenty of reasons why she would be an...

Duration:00:57:01

Episode 11 - Amalie Jahn

12/4/2018
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For the final installment of the NaNoWriMo miniseries, host George Sirois chats with multi-award-winning and USA Today Bestselling author Amalie Jahn. They talk about her journey to write and release her YA time-travel Sci-Fi novel "The Clay Lion," introducing her stories to students, working with other authors to make their successful run at the USA Today bestselling list, and more! Amalie can be found on Twitter at @AmalieJahn, as well as other social media outlets.

Duration:01:03:24

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 11 - Finale

12/1/2018
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It's the final episode of the National Podcast Post Month challenge, and host George Sirois looks back fondly on the challenge he won just ten years ago.

Duration:00:13:53

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 10 - Scarlett

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois looks back on his journey to fatherhood and the daughter who continues to inspire him every day.

Duration:00:10:52

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 09 - Ultimate Film Fanatic

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois tells the story of how he got to be a part of the second season of IFC's Ultimate Film Fanatic game show.

Duration:00:13:55

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 08 - Bad Dream

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois describes a bad dream he had last night.

Duration:00:10:56

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 07 - Should Police Academy Get a Soft Reboot

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois states his case for why the Police Academy series needs a soft reboot.

Duration:00:11:18

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 06 - Christmas Movies

12/1/2018
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What are some of your favorite movies to watch during the holiday season? Host George Sirois discusses some of his, as well as some that need to be added to your list.

Duration:00:11:46

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 05 - I'm as Mad as Hell...

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois brings up one of his all-time favorite films and makes his case of why it needs to be put back into the national spotlight now more than ever.

Duration:00:10:49

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 04 - Thank You John DiMaggio

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois talks about the sudden inspiration that brought him to voice over work, courtesy of John DiMaggio's documentary, "I Know That Voice."

Duration:00:10:19

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 03 - Excelsior Goes to Aelurus

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois discusses the final stage of Excelsior's evolution to part of the Aelurus Publishing catalog, including one last round of extensive edits and a cover that brought tears to his eyes.

Duration:00:12:05

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 02 - Excelsior Gets on the Rocking Horse

12/1/2018
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Host George Sirois discusses the second edition of Excelsior, its evolution from self-published book to part of a small press catalog.

Duration:00:10:16

NaPodPoMo Home Stretch 01 - Rewriting Miss-tory

11/30/2018
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It's time for the home stretch of the National Podcast Post Month Challenge, and host George Sirois revisits one of his older 411Mania posts where he gives his thoughts on how Spider-Man 3 could have gotten one last screenplay draft and become one of the stronger comic book films released before Marvel Studios began in 2008.

Duration:00:19:50

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 11 - By George, He's Open for Business!

11/28/2018
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Host George Sirois indulges in a little shameless self-promotion with a few words about his books, the upcoming Bookbub promotion (on Monday, Dec 3), and his voice over / audiobook narration business. More details about his work can be found at www.hesgotit.com.

Duration:00:09:54

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 10 - Welcoming the X-Universe to the MCU

11/28/2018
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Host George Sirois presents his theory of how the X-Men franchise - and not the Marvel Cinematic Universe - is the ideal example of what comic books are really like. He also discusses how the two continuities work and how the current one can fit seamlessly into the MCU.

Duration:00:16:04

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 9 - The First 2018 NaNoWriMo Winners Shout-Out

11/28/2018
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Host George Sirois gives a well-deserved shout-out to the authors who have already crossed the 2018 National Novel Writing Month finish line.

Duration:00:12:20

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 8 - My Top 20 Super Bowl Champions

11/27/2018
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Host George Sirois gives his post-mortem on the 2018 season for the New York Giants coming to its inevitable end, then looks back at his pick of the top 20 Super Bowl champions from the first 40 episodes of NFL Network's "America's Game." This episode also includes a shout-out to fellow 411Mania alum Tony Farinella and his new podcast "Flicks & Football," available for download here: https://flicksandfootball.podbean.com/ (Sorry for calling it Football & Flicks, Tony.)

Duration:00:28:11

Episode 10 - Katherine Bogle

11/27/2018
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It's Episode 10 of Excelsior Journeys, and host George Sirois gets to enjoy this milestone by speaking with author Katherine Bogle. In addition to a healthy amount of name-dropping (Hello, Sell More Books Show!), they discuss Katherine's early fan fiction that pushed her into pursuing writing as a career, her experiences with National Novel Writing Month, the rapid release plan she put into motion to give her books the maximum exposure that resulted in a huge jumpstart in sales, and more!

Duration:00:43:39

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 7 - The Excelsior Journeys Ahead

11/24/2018
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Host George Sirois is thrilled to have just finished his interview for Episode 10 of Excelsior Journeys, and he has a lot to share about the weeks and months ahead. He hopes you're just as excited for all the people you're going to meet during the rest of 2018 and all of next year.

Duration:00:11:27

NaPodPoMo Catch-Up Part 6 - The Excelsior Self-Publishing Journey

11/22/2018
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Host George Sirois talks about the origins of Excelsior, from his conception in 1992 to the launch of the first paperback edition self-published in 2010.

Duration:00:11:39