borrowed solace: the podcast

borrowed solace: the podcast

a podcast of literary ramblings

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June 8, 2021 32 min
In the final episode of season three, Addey is joined by Executive Editor Nicole McConnell to talk about the different ways they both wrote a book.
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This episode, Amber and Nicole are taking over again to talk all about video games and writing. They had so much to say about the topic that we divided the episode into two parts, so go back to episode eight to catch part one!
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This week, Amber and Nicole are taking over to talk all about video games and writing. They had so much to say about the topic that we are dividing the episode into two parts--this week is a shorter introduction, and next week they will get into the details of which videogames inspire them to write.
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Today Addey is joined by Kim Malinowski--writer, poet, teacher, and friend of borrowed solace. Kim recently released her first full-length poetry collection, Home, with Kelsay Books, and she shares all about the process of writing, submitting, and editing her poems for publication (plus a few fun stories and tidbits about her life for good measure) in this episode of the podcast.
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Welcome back to season three of the podcast! We're coming back strong with our first episode since our hiatus, all about freelance writing and content creation with Zulie Rane. Zulie is a freelance content creator, ghostwriter, YouTuber, cat mom, and a wealth of information for all things writing online--take a listen to learn more!
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March 23, 2021 1 min
You may have noticed that the podcast has been on a bit of a longer holiday break than expected. Our time off from the podcast went from a short break to a long break, but we are coming back and, dare I say it, are coming back better than ever! We're excited to interview more people, talk about even more writerly topics, and interact with you, dear listeners, even more than before. So stay tuned for what's to come in the...
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December 8, 2020 36 min
On this episode--our last of 2020--Addey and the other borrowed solace editors, Amber and Nicole, talk about the holidays. What does writing have to do with Christmas? Have any of the editors written stories about the holidays? What does December look like this year? Tune in to find out!
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November 24, 2020 37 min
On this week's episode, Addey and Nicole talk about Nicole's graduate program in publishing and what it's all about.
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November 11, 2020 42 min
This episode of the podcast Addey and Amber discuss writers and how they are portrayed in pop culture. What portrayals are accurate? What's inaccurate? Tune in to find out!
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On this episode of the podcast, Addey is joined by Rachel Hetrick--a writer whose debut book, Curse of Infiniti--comes out in November. Addey and Rachel discuss the process of writing the book (the first of a trilogy) and how Rachel decided to self publish.
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October 13, 2020 42 min
Welcome to season three! In this episode, Addey is joined by Nicole and Amber to kick off the new season with a round of the game "Never Have I Ever" so you can learn a bit more about all of our editors.
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June 30, 2020 1 min
That's a wrap on season two of borrowed solace: the podcast! We're so grateful to everyone who has taken the time out of their day to listen and participate in the discussion. We plan on coming back for season three in the fall, so keep your eyes (and ears!) peeled for updates on the next season!
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In this week's podcast episode, Addey is joined by an old friend, Madison Farren, to talk about what it was like self-publishing her debut children's book, My Daddy is a Hipster. Tune in to hear all the ins and outs of the process!
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June 3, 2020 60 min
On this episode of the podcast, Addey is joined by her dad, Todd Vaters, to discuss how the idea is king. How does this relate to Taylor Swift, Songland, Kacey Musgraves, and Twilight? Tune in to find out!
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This week's episode is short and sweet as Addey recaps our first writing workshop that took place this past weekend! Here's the gist: if you didn't sign up, you should for the next one. Listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts to hear all about it!
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This week on the podcast, Addey is joined by Amber and Nicole to discuss favorite authors and how they inspire our own writing. You may have heard the editors talk about these authors before, but now hear about what makes their writing good and how we write by example.
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April 21, 2020 44 min
We are all living through a collectively stressful and chaotic situation right now in the midst of COVID-19. So, on this episode, Addey and Nicole talk about it! How can you stay creative during such a time as this? What are some ways to calm stress and anxiety? What are our editors up to right now? Take a listen to find out! Nicole’s dog Thunder with the frisbee mentioned in this episode!
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This episode Nicole takes over as host and is joined by her cousin Kate McIntosh to talk about her small business and creative career in hair styling. This is the second episode in our creative careers series.
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This week on the podcast Addey and Nicole are talking about their reading lists. If you are holed up inside practicing social distancing and have some extra time on your hands, escape with some of the recommendations in this episode!
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March 10, 2020 50 min
This week on the podcast we take a listener request and talk about paragraphs. What makes a good paragraph? Why don't we utilize paragraph structure more intentionally as creative writers? Tune in to hear Addey, Amber, and Nicole's thoughts!
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