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The #1 Writing Podcast featuring interviews with Bestselling Authors, Literary Agents, Editors, Comic & TV Writers for Marvel, Star Wars, etc. Presented by Flickering Myth.

The #1 Writing Podcast featuring interviews with Bestselling Authors, Literary Agents, Editors, Comic & TV Writers for Marvel, Star Wars, etc. Presented by Flickering Myth.


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The #1 Writing Podcast featuring interviews with Bestselling Authors, Literary Agents, Editors, Comic & TV Writers for Marvel, Star Wars, etc. Presented by Flickering Myth.




Ep 162 - Writer Selects: "How to Write a Comic Book 101" with Ed Brisson, Marvel Exclusive Writer

Originally released as Ep 10. Ed Brisson is a Marvel exclusive writer for Iron Fist, Old Man Logan, and Extermination. https://www.twitter.com/edbrisson


Ep 161 - "How to Write Novelettes and Novellas 101" with Dean Koontz, 80 Time NYT Bestselling Author

Dean Koontz is the author of eighty NewYork times bestsellers, fourteen of which were #1. His books have sold over five hundred million copies worldwide, a figure that increases by more than seventeen million copies per year, his work is published in thirty-eight languages, and The Times (of London) has called him a “literary juggler.” He was born and raised in Pennsylvania and lives in California with his wife, Gerda, their golden retriever, Elsa, and the enduring spirits of their goldens,...


Ep 160 - "Writing Image Comics' HOME" with Julio Anta, Comic Book Writer

Julio Anta is a writer based in New York City. Raised in Miami, in a Cuban and Colombian family, Julio strives to tell narratively rich stories about diverse and empowered Latinx characters for Adult, Young Adult, and Middle Grade readers. His debut comic book series, HOME, is out now, courtesy of Image Comics. Julio’s forthcoming work includes FRONTERA, a YA graphic novel from HarperAlley, and SI SE PUEDE, a non-fiction graphic novel from Ten Speed Press, releasing in Summer 2023 and Fall...


Ep 159 - "Writing a Novel 101" with Murr from Impractical Jokers and Darren Wearmouth, Co-Writers

Murr is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as "Murr" on the hit television show Impractical Jokers on truTV. Originally from Staten Island, he now lives in Princeton NJ with his wife and puppy. Darren Wearmouth is a bestselling author and co-author of many novels, including Critical Strike and Fast Forward. He is a member of the International Thriller Writers Group and the British Science Fiction Association, and currently lives in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and...


Ep 158 - Writer Selects: Rodney Barnes, Screenwriter, Producer, The Boondocks, Marvel's Runaways

Originally released as Ep 39. Rodney Barnes is a Screenwriter and Producer who has written and produced The Boondocks, My Wife and Kids, Everybody Hates Chris, Those Who Can't, Marvel's Runaways, Starz' American Gods, Co-Executive Producer of Hulu's Wu-Tang: An American Saga, and Comic Book Writer of Lion Forge's Quincredible.


Ep 157 - "Management 101" with David Jimenez-Katsman and Katrina Escudero, Managers, Sugar23

David Jimenez-Katsman and Katrina Escudero are managers and producers at Sugar23, a newly formed management group founded in 2017 by Academy Award®-winning manager-producer Michael Sugar.


Ep 156 - "A Producer's Life" with Howard Kazanjian, Producer, Raiders of the Lost Ark

Howard Kazanjian is a film producer whose career spans 50 years. He has collaborated with Hollywood legends such as Alfred Hitchcock, Billy Wilder, Sam Peckinpah, Steven Spielberg, and George Lucas, and worked on such classics as The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi. Howard was also Vice President of Lucasfilm, Ltd., and is a published non-fiction author. He is known for producing some of the most commercially and critically successful films of all time...


Ep 155 - "Co-Writing Netflix's NIGHTBOOKS" with Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iaconis

Mikki Daughtry and Tobias Iconis are screenwriting partners and the co-writers of Five Feet Apart, The Curse of La Llorona, and the new Netflix film, NIGHTBOOKS, a live action feature film based on the book of the same name. The movie version of All This Time is currently in development and Mikki and Tobias have many more projects that are in the works. Mikki and Tobias have been on the show together before, and Mikki had also been on the show with Rachael Lippincott, who worked with Mikki...


Ep 154 - Writer Selects: "Writing THE WITCHER" with Lauren S. Hissrich, Showrunner, THE WITCHER

Originally released as Ep 85. Lauren S. Hissrich is the Creator, Executive Producer, and Showrunner of the Netflix original series The Witcher, based on the book series Andrzej Sapkowski, which was recently reported as being the most in-demand TV show in the world. Previously, Lauren has written scripts for TV including The West Wing and Justice, as well as written and produced shows such as Parenthood, Do No Harm, Private Practice, Daredevil, The Defenders and The Umbrella Academy....


Ep 153 - "27 Essential Principles of Story" with Daniel Joshua Rubin, Writer, Founder, Story 27

Daniel Joshua Rubin is a multimedia writer and founder of Story 27 in Evanston, Illinois, a writing studio that provides consulting and education to storytellers in all media. He has written for television (NBC, the WB); new media (The Motley Fool, National Lampoon); and theater (with plays produced at Steppenwolf in Chicago, off-Broadway in NYC, and on the West End of London). He has taught dramatic writing at Loyola University in Chicago, and at the University of California, San Diego. He...


Ep 152 - "How Stories Can Change the World" with Fin Kennedy, Playwright, Teacher, University Tutor

Fin Kennedy is an award-winning playwright, teacher, and university tutor whose plays are regularly produced in the UK and abroad. He specializes in writing for youth and marginalized communities and also teaches, blogs, campaigns, fundraises and dramaturgs other writers, with a particular focus on young people’s projects in London’s East End. His plays include Protection, the hip-hop musical Locked In, and How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found (Sheffield Crucible, 2007), which won...


Ep 151 - "BECAUSE HE'S JEFF GOLDBLUM" with Travis M. Andrews, Author, Staff Writer, Washington Post

Travis M. Andrews is an author and staff writer for the Washington Post's style section, where he covers internet, pop culture, and the ways we live now. Previously, he was an associate travel and culture editor for Southern Living and a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and The Week. He has also written for Time, Esquire, GQ, and the Atlantic, among others. He lives in Washington, D.C., where he acquiesces to the every wish of his puppy Stevie Nix and misses his native New...


Ep 150 - "Secrets of Writing 6" from 24 Professionals for Star Wars, HBO, Netflix, etc.

For our 150th episode, we compiled the best advice from episodes 126-149 into one "Secrets of Writing" episode, with insights from‬ industry professionals for Star Wars, HBO, Netflix, etc.


Ep 149 - "Filmmaking 101" with Vincent Lin, Filmmaker and Founder, Valiant Pictures

Vincent Lin is a filmmaker and founder of Valiant Pictures, a production company based in New York City. He recently placed as a top 50 semifinalist in the Academy Nicholl Fellowship and he’s a judge for the NYU Purple List. Valiant Pictures is actively developing content from short films to feature films to episodic to commercial advertising.


Ep 148 - "Feature Filmmaking 101" with Kevin and Matthew McManus, Filmmakers, THE BLOCK ISLAND SOUND

Kevin and Matthew McManus are filmmakers and tv writers whose works include The Block Island Sound, American Vandal, Funeral Kings, Cobra Kai, 13 Cameras, and more. They write as a duo and are also brothers. The Block Island Sound released on Netflix on March 11, which they wrote, directed, and produced. https://www.netflix.com/title/81354464 https://twitter.com/KMcManusBros https://twitter.com/mattmcmanusbros


Ep 147 - "THE BOOKSTOUR" with Mason Engel, Writer and Filmmaker

Mason Engel is a writer and filmmaker from Columbus, Indiana. Mason's short film, Amends, earned 3rd place in the Broadcast Education Association Film Festival and was accepted into the prestigious Hollywood Florida Film Festival. Mason is also very passionate about community involvement and has spoken at Hope Elementary School for Read Across America Day and the community Facebook channel, Celebrate Columbus. Here are some fun facts about Mason. ​He loves sci-fi, fantasy, and anything by...


Ep 146 - "Writing I HAVE ALWAYS BEEN ME" with Precious Brady Davis, Author and Diversity Advocate

Precious Brady Davis is truly a renaissance woman. You may recognize her name from being the first Trans bride on TLC’s Say Yes to The Dress, but she was trailblazing for years before that: promoting diversity advocacy, LGBTQ rights, environmental justice and more. An award-winning diversity advocate, communications professional, and public speaker, she currently serves as the associate regional communications director at the Sierra Club. She served for three years as the assistant director...


Ep 145 - "Writing Across Different Mediums" with Theresa Rebeck, Playwright, Director, Author

Theresa Rebeck is a prolific and widely produced playwright, whose work can be seen and read throughout the United States and abroad. Her fourth Broadway play premiered on Broadway in 2018, making Rebeck the most Broadway-produced female playwright of our time. Other Broadway works include Dead Accounts; Seminar and Mauritius. Other notable NY and regional plays include: Seared (MCC), Downstairs (Primary Stages), The Scene, The Water’s Edge, Loose Knit, The Family of Mann and Spike Heels...


Ep 144 - "Digital Storytelling 101" with Isabella Mastrodicasa, Heroes and Villains

Isabella Mastrodicasa is a producer and a talent manager representing digital storytellers at Heroes and Villains Entertainment. https://www.instagram.com/isabellamastrodicasa


Ep 143 - Alan Dean Foster, Author, Star Wars Splinter of the Mind's Eye, Over 130 Standalone Novels

Alan Dean Foster is a writer of fantasy and science fiction, who has written several book series and more than 130 standalone novels. Alan’s works include Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, the first Star Wars Expanded Universe novel, which was originally written to be filmed as a low-budget sequel to Star Wars if the original film was not a success, the story for Star Trek: The Motion Picture, and more than 130 standalone novels including the Humanx Commonwealth novels, Icerigger Trilogy, and...