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The Read.Write.Repeat podcast was born from obsession. In its basic form, it is an obsession with storytelling. To our loved ones, it is just that, a strange quirk, nothing more. For us, it has evolved into a driving thirst that results in grandiose projects, strange discoveries, wild dreams, and the occasional hastily erected shrine. Come along as we impulsively pursue all manner of literary ecstasies and plan elaborate escapades and forays into all things reading, writing, and publishing. We are excited to bring you a podcast focused on reading and writing from two people with unique insights into the industry. Read.Write.Repeat will inspire your reading and writing and feed your passion for the written word. Here is the basic structure of our podcast: * Bookish Rants with Kaisha–Come along as Kaisha talks about her most recent bookish nirvana, discusses reading related injuries, or talks about the antics of her quirky customers. The topic is book love, and the scope is endless. *Author Rants with me–I promise I won’t always be whining about my most recent rejection letters. Together we will contemplate my pantsing struggles (and I’m not talking about keeping my pants up), my wildly inappropriate writing ideas, the crazy situations I find myself in, and my penchant for trouble. The topic is writing passion, and the road is bumpy. *Prompt Up–I will provide you with a fun writing prompt to inspire your imagination. *Short Story Powwow–Kaisha and I will be discussing short stories each episode from both a readers and writers perspective. We will announce the story in the previous episode. *Nerd Girl Lit–In light of the story we have read, I will be introducing a literary term, movement, or concept in the nerdiest way possible. *Books, Quirks, and Intrigues, Oh My!–In this section, we build off of what we’ve discussed earlier, circle back, connect it to bookstore or publishing trends, unite things, and follow random ideas that pop into our heads as we talk.

The Read.Write.Repeat podcast was born from obsession. In its basic form, it is an obsession with storytelling. To our loved ones, it is just that, a strange quirk, nothing more. For us, it has evolved into a driving thirst that results in grandiose projects, strange discoveries, wild dreams, and the occasional hastily erected shrine. Come along as we impulsively pursue all manner of literary ecstasies and plan elaborate escapades and forays into all things reading, writing, and publishing. We are excited to bring you a podcast focused on reading and writing from two people with unique insights into the industry. Read.Write.Repeat will inspire your reading and writing and feed your passion for the written word. Here is the basic structure of our podcast: * Bookish Rants with Kaisha–Come along as Kaisha talks about her most recent bookish nirvana, discusses reading related injuries, or talks about the antics of her quirky customers. The topic is book love, and the scope is endless. *Author Rants with me–I promise I won’t always be whining about my most recent rejection letters. Together we will contemplate my pantsing struggles (and I’m not talking about keeping my pants up), my wildly inappropriate writing ideas, the crazy situations I find myself in, and my penchant for trouble. The topic is writing passion, and the road is bumpy. *Prompt Up–I will provide you with a fun writing prompt to inspire your imagination. *Short Story Powwow–Kaisha and I will be discussing short stories each episode from both a readers and writers perspective. We will announce the story in the previous episode. *Nerd Girl Lit–In light of the story we have read, I will be introducing a literary term, movement, or concept in the nerdiest way possible. *Books, Quirks, and Intrigues, Oh My!–In this section, we build off of what we’ve discussed earlier, circle back, connect it to bookstore or publishing trends, unite things, and follow random ideas that pop into our heads as we talk.
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The Read.Write.Repeat podcast was born from obsession. In its basic form, it is an obsession with storytelling. To our loved ones, it is just that, a strange quirk, nothing more. For us, it has evolved into a driving thirst that results in grandiose projects, strange discoveries, wild dreams, and the occasional hastily erected shrine. Come along as we impulsively pursue all manner of literary ecstasies and plan elaborate escapades and forays into all things reading, writing, and publishing. We are excited to bring you a podcast focused on reading and writing from two people with unique insights into the industry. Read.Write.Repeat will inspire your reading and writing and feed your passion for the written word. Here is the basic structure of our podcast: * Bookish Rants with Kaisha–Come along as Kaisha talks about her most recent bookish nirvana, discusses reading related injuries, or talks about the antics of her quirky customers. The topic is book love, and the scope is endless. *Author Rants with me–I promise I won’t always be whining about my most recent rejection letters. Together we will contemplate my pantsing struggles (and I’m not talking about keeping my pants up), my wildly inappropriate writing ideas, the crazy situations I find myself in, and my penchant for trouble. The topic is writing passion, and the road is bumpy. *Prompt Up–I will provide you with a fun writing prompt to inspire your imagination. *Short Story Powwow–Kaisha and I will be discussing short stories each episode from both a readers and writers perspective. We will announce the story in the previous episode. *Nerd Girl Lit–In light of the story we have read, I will be introducing a literary term, movement, or concept in the nerdiest way possible. *Books, Quirks, and Intrigues, Oh My!–In this section, we build off of what we’ve discussed earlier, circle back, connect it to bookstore or publishing trends, unite things, and follow random ideas that pop into our heads as we talk.

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English


Episodes

Rules Suck: Convention Breaking, Boggish Complaints, Boxed-In Writing & Douchebag Characters-Ep.49

9/17/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha and Kelsey rage against the rules of writing. Come along as we discuss breaking the rules, and what you need to think about before you do. We chat about rogue authors who wrote outside the box and broke convention. Kelsey talks about how limiting and creativity crushing some of the conventions can be. We revel in some fabulous advice from Colson Whitehead and many others. You can find full show notes on www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:00:45:21

Author Kac Young & Suspended Breath: special vibrations, programming crystals & storytelling-Ep.48

9/9/2018
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A guest episode with nonfiction author Kac Young in which we talk wildfires, angry men, and the healing power of crystals. Kac talks about channeling artistic energy and overcoming writer’s block. She delves into using crystals and how they can help with intention and mindfulness. We also chat about setting aside the ego, going into a project open to learning new things, and the essentials of setting out to write a book. You can find full show notes on www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:00:21:54

Author Bad Behavior: Terrible People, The Micro-Finger, Privilege & Rug Sweeping-Ep47

8/27/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha, Kelsey and Dylan chat about what kinds of bad behavior would make us stop reading an author. Come along as we delve into some naughty authors and their misdeeds. We chat about the importance of multiple, varied voices in literature to give us options. Dylan attacks Kelsey’s movie choices. We revel in a few awesome authors whose good deeds led us to read them. You can find full show notes on www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:00:30:47

Furry Authors Coghlan & Engels: Biffy Writing Space, Horse Porn, & Critical Creativity-Ep.46

8/19/2018
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A guest episode featuring authors Mark Engels and Stephen Coghlan. Both Mark and Stephen write wildly fun and adventurous furry fiction. Come along as we discuss the vulnerability of being a creative. Both Mark and Stephen share tips and tricks for getting that writing down. Mark talks writing either from the abundance of his heart or to fill an absence in it. We revel in furry fiction and all things nerdy. You can find full show notes on www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:01:08:43

Narrative Truth & Objectivity Problems: Weird Experiences, Constructed Realities & Slant-Ep.45

8/12/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha and Kelsey debate the merits of author truth in writing. Come along as we delve into disbelief triggers. Kaisha rants about book recommendations and the fact that she’s not “just some broad working in a store.” We chat about what writers are tapping into that makes a narrative feel authentic or true. Kelsey talks about walking calamities and broken fire trucks. We revel in the fact that truth is stranger than fiction. We discuss how sometimes true...

Duration:00:50:13

Dylan's Birthday Tangent: The Meats, Pulpy Gothic Sci Fi, & Evil Lord Tyrants of the World-Ep.44

8/6/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha, Kelsey and Dylan celebrate Dylan’s birthday in the most bookish way possible. Come along as we discuss the books that got Dylan hooked on reading. We chat about book shame. Dylan talks about reading books to impress girls. We revel in favorite movie adaptations. We discuss Dylan’s bookish spirit animal and so much more! You can find full show notes on www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:00:52:54

Author Elizabeth Fournier: Green Burials, Creative Processes, & Frank Poncherello-Ep.43

7/22/2018
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A guest episode in which we chat with author Elizabeth Fournier about her book, The Green Burial Guidebook. Listen in as Elizabeth talks about writing memoir and nonfiction, working with her agent, and what she sacrificed to write. Elizabeth also chats about green burials, the details of her book, and so much more. We end with a question and answer with a live audience. You don’t want to miss this! You can find full show notes at www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:00:25:39

Book List Brouhaha: Muppet Arms & Giggle-Pussery, Kaisha’s Favorite War, & Assholish Picks-Ep.42

7/17/2018
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A 30-minute tangent episode in which we discuss the books on our TBR list we are most excited to read. From new historical fiction to fantastical short stories, this list has it all. You can find full show notes at www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:01:02:48

Author Odysseus Yacalis: acting, screenwriting, parenting, visionary science fiction, & Zen-Ep.41

7/8/2018
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In today’s episode, Kaisha and Kelsey meet up with the multi-talented author, Odysseus Yacalis. Odysseus discusses the differences between writing screenplays and novels, how acting impacted his writing process, and the importance of artistic expression. We dig into the visionary artistic movement and Odysseus chats about how the movement influences his novels. Odysseus talks about taking time off to raise his son and how past experiences have lead him to being the artist he is today. This...

Duration:00:35:05

The Wheels Roll through Residency, Live:Nice no's,contemporary butcher shops, dancing&dragons-Ep.40

7/1/2018
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In today’s episode, we follow up on the Wheels Capstone Podcast episode with a live audience. We asked you to participate and ask questions and featured those questions and comments in this episode. Tune in to hear us discuss the ritual burning of assholish comments and how to handle rejection. We dig into how and when to find places to publish your work. Hannah talks about moments of grace for a runnerd. Tiffany talks about taking scissors to her hair and manuscript. Rachel discusses world...

Duration:00:46:53

Author & Comedian B.J. Mendelson:Comic Memoir, Life as Mall Santa, Backseat Cows, Freezer Rats-Ep.39

6/24/2018
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In this episode, we talk writing, reading and all manner of hilarious, bookish topics with author and comedian B.J. Mendelson. We delve into some of B.J.’s fascinating work surrounding social media and privacy. Kaisha demands that we bring back the urban pack donkey. B.J. chats about the challenges of self-funding in publishing as he discusses his comic book, Vengeance, Nevada. We talk about the difficulty in representing friends and loved ones in creative writing. B.J. reveals the...

Duration:01:05:42

Nerding Out with Dylan: Literal Hell and Grandma, Bar Fights, Albino Dragons,& Songs to Die to-Ep.38

6/11/2018
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A special Nerding Out episode in which we explore a few of our favorite outtakes, bloopers and moments that didn’t make it onto the show. Dylan gets the giggles. Kelsey works on her Dylan impersonation and Dylan spills his beer. Everywhere. We discuss the difficulties with introducing texts too soon in a reader’s life and then geek out on Frankenstein and Dracula and fight over who should claim T.S. Eliot and Henry James. Bloopers, laughs, and fabulous bookish moments abound during this...

Duration:00:29:05

Dr. Carr’s Word Forage: Dumb Butter, Finger Coffee & the Problem with Counting in a Circle-Ep.37

5/28/2018
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Today Poet and MFA Director, Dr. Emily Carr plays her poetry game, Dr. Carr’s Word Forage, with us. We toss around multi-species labels, discuss the most recent dream we remember, and engage in poetry sabotage. Learn the creative value in cheating, stealing, and rigging workshops. Listen to Kaisha read in her epic Alfred Lord Tennyson voice. Discover the art of the “Sorry, Not Sorry” poem and so much more! Find full show notes at www.readwriterepeatpod.com.

Duration:01:08:15

Dr. Emily Carr & Interactive Artmaking: Poetry, Eco-Feminist Love Poets & Inspiring Creativity-Ep.36

5/20/2018
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Today Dr. Emily Carr, Poet and MFA Director at OSU-Cascades, talks poetry and geeks out on literature with us. Emily chats with us about the pros and cons of labels when it comes to writing, what she means when she called herself an eco-feminist love poet, and why she’s moving away from the label. We dig into Emily’s poetry game and talk about the inspiration behind it. Finally, Emily talks reading and we discuss a mutual love for Daphne du Maurier. Find full show notes at...

Duration:00:25:14

7 Wheels & a Podcast: OSU-Cascades' Wheels Cohort Talk Writing & Read Their Work-Ep.35

5/13/2018
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Today we have an epic, action packed episode for you, so get ready to geek out on reading and writing. The Wheels join us to explore their work, motivations, writer’s lives, and craft and style choices. There are seven segments, each designed and created by a cohort member. Rachel reads the opening scene to her fantasy novel as it opens with a radio broadcast. It details the region’s landscape, mythology, and technology. Amaia Faressi is the lead lady in Kelsey’s science fiction series,...

Duration:00:46:54

Graphic Novelist Sophocles Sapounas: Fluffy Beard Magnetism & Rage-Inducing Art-Ep.34

4/29/2018
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A guest episode with Graphic Novelist Sophocles Sapounas about books, drawing, reading, and artistic processes. Sophocles is a super cool comic author with a post-apocalyptic series called Not Alone. We chat about learning to draw and Kelsey (who can’t draw good stick figures) learns that there is hope for her yet. Sophocles talks about how he taught himself to draw, what inspired his comic series, and who he loves to read. We debate what qualifies as art (I think we can all agree that Ewan...

Duration:01:10:36

Kaisha's Birthday Tangent: Silent Coyotes, Buffalo Holds, Didgeridoo Magnetism & Serendipity-Ep.33

4/15/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kelsey and Dylan ask Kaisha all sorts or silly bookish questions in honor of her birthday. Come along as we discuss which Dickens character she would want to be. We chat about her current reading fantasy. Kaisha talks about which author she would want to be if she could be any author, past, present, or future. We revel in her strange obsessions and which author would write the best biography of her. We discuss who she would want to write her a book about cows and...

Duration:01:08:28

A Proustish Tangent Part 2: the Woodlands in Kaisha's Brain-Ep.32

4/2/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha, Kelsey and Dylan devolve into a giggling mass of literary nerd nonsense. Come along as we discuss vampire qualifications and the need for a good plague book. We discuss the characters we love to hate, Dylan’s contributions to the podcast, and Kaisha locking herself away to read Dune because she was hot and angry. We talk about the books that have brought us solace or fed our souls, and most importantly, we debate which fictional world would be the most epic...

Duration:01:53:25

Guest Author Dana Fraedrich: Steampunk, Centaur Problems, Hipsters, and Hamlet-Ep.31

3/18/2018
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A guest episode in which Kelsey chats with author Dana Fraedrich about books, writing, reading, and being so much cooler than Kelsey could ever hope to be. Dana is a super talented fantasy author with a Steampunk series out called Broken Gears. We chat about the steampunk aesthetic and genre and her hipster ways. Dana talks about the role of food in her novels and in her life. We revel in memorable reading experiences and the beauty of Shakespeare. We discuss techniques for covering great...

Duration:01:08:19

Proustish Tangent Part 1:Hot Nonsense, Endearing Self Deprecation & Lady Macbeth the Go Getter-Ep.30

3/4/2018
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A tangent episode in which Kaisha, Kelsey and Dylan engage in literary madness. Come along as we chat about the fictional character we always wished we could be. Find out our top literary heroes and who we would invite to dinner. We discuss our favorite reads, favorite villains, and the characters we wished were our friends. Kelsey demands never to be called Marmee. Dylan tells bad jokes. Kaisha overanalyzes the questions. We all fall into the Val Kilmer pit of movies and get derailed by...

Duration:01:04:57