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!
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.
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… Continue reading Season Two Update →
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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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!
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!
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.
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… Continue reading S2 Episode 6: Creating in Chaos →
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.
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!
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!
This week on the podcast, join Nicole as she chats with one of her coworkers and entertainment writer at The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Diana Nollen. This is the first episode in a new series we are kicking off called Creative Careers.
It’s the beginning of a new year and the beginning of season two, so we thought it would be fitting to discuss how to begin a story. Join Addey, Amber, and Nicole as they discuss beginnings. There may not be a fool-proof way to begin a story, but we’ll try to figure out what comes… Continue reading S2 Episode 1: In the Beginning… →
Welcome to 2020! borrowed solace has many great things coming at you this year, and one of them is season two of borrowed solace: the podcast. We’ll be back in just a few short weeks in February and will return to our bi-monthly podcasting schedule. So keep your eyes (and ears) out for season two,… Continue reading Season Two →
As fall comes to a close and winter is almost upon us, season one of borrowed solace: the podcast is coming to an end. We are excited to come back in the new year with more guests, more fun topics, and more of what we are all about—community. Thank you so much for listening and… Continue reading The End of the Season →
This episode of the podcast Addey is joined by Amber and a special guest who was published in borrowed solace issue 1.2. Tune in to hear Eowyn Randall read her story, “A Block of Lard,” on this episode of the podcast!