OMG Julia!

OMG Julia!

A Podcast all about creative lives and processes. Julia Rios is an award winning writer and editor who explores all aspects of creative life on their own and with guests. From frustration to inspiration and beyond.

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December 25, 2023 40 mins
It's an end of the year gift for everyone! The December 2023 Issue of Worlds of Possibility is available for free in ebook and online formats!

This podcast includes the editor's note, and interviews with the two featured aritsts, Alex Hernandez and Beth Wodzinki.

Read the editor's note and get the whole issue here: https://www.juliarios.com/the-december-2023-issue-of-worlds-of-possibility/

See the Ceasefire art and read the interview...
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Día de Muertos is a time for remembering the dead, so here are two Worlds of Possibility pieces about people with loved ones who have passed. "How to Be a Ghost" is a story by Annika Barranti Klein, and "Tithe" is a poem by Héctor González. To read the full text of these pieces, visit: https://www.juliarios.com/how-to-be-a-ghost-by-annika-barranti-klein-and-tithe-by-hector-gonzalez/
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October 31, 2023 10 mins
Happy Halloween! Here are two ghost themed pieces for you! To see the art and read the text of the story, visit https://www.juliarios.com/happy-halloween-a-ghost-special/
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July 20, 2023 16 mins
"Cloud Zoo" is a story by Moriam E. Kuye from the April issue of Worlds of Possibility. Dami Olukoya narrates this one. To see the full show notes, including the text of the story and the accompanying illustration, visit https://www.juliarios.com/cloud-zoo-a-story-by-moriam-e-kuye/ .
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The Worlds of Possibility Kickstarter is $633 away from a new poetry stretch goal, so the whet your appetite for poems, here is "Purple/Magenta" by Tiara Mica! To read the text of the poem and hear more about the mystery item flash reward for the end of the Kickstarter, visit: https://www.juliarios.com/purple-magenta-a-poem-by-tiara-mica/
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The Worlds of Possibility anthology Kickstarter is VERY CLOSE to hitting the goal! At the time I am posting this, it has just $40 to go! "Things Most Meaningful" is a story from the February 2023 issue of Worlds of Possibility. You can read the text and see the accompanying illustration by Ana Rubio at https://www.juliarios.com/things-most-meaningful-a-story-by-p-a-cornell/
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The Worlds of Possibility anthology Kickstarter has less than $1,000 to go to reach its funding goal! To celebrate, here is a poem by Jean Goulbourne! You can read the full text of the poem over at https://www.juliarios.com/of-poetry-and-me-a-poem-by-jean-goulbourne/
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We're just $1,500 away from the funding goal on the Worlds of Possibility Kickstarter, and to celebrate, here is a poem! "Walpurgis Eve" by Laura Theis is illustrated by Jessica P. Wick. To read the text of the poem and see the illustration, visit https://www.juliarios.com/walpurgis-eve-a-poem-by-laura-theis/
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To celebrate the Worlds of Possibility Kickstarter reaching 75% of its funding goal, here's a story no one has seen before, not even paid subscribers to Worlds of Possibility! It's going to be in the June 2023 issue, but everyone gets it now as a special treat.

For complete show notes, including the full text of the story and the art that accompanies it, visit: https://www.juliarios.com/top-reviews-of-the-sweet-beauty-bakery-home-of...
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The Worlds of Possibility Kickstarter reached 50% of its funding goal! Today (Monday the 8th of May, 2023) is the LAST DAY to get the early bird discount on art and print book reward levels!

To celebrate the 50% milestone, here is a new public stort. I hope you enjoy "Between the Storms" by Jennifer Hudak as much as I do! For full show notes include the text of the story and an orginal illustration by Olha Melnyk, visit: www.juliar...
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Worlds of Possibility has a Kickstarter! Since we reached 25% on the first day, here is a public story from the most recent issue, which just went to paid subscribers today! It's "6 Must-Have Sentient Spellbooks (And How to Find Them) by Alexei Collier. For full show notes, including the text of the story and the original illustration by Julia Kim, visit: https://www.juliarios.com/6-must-have-sentient-spellbooks-and-how-to-find-the...
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"Songs From Samarkand" by Khushbu Khushi, narrated by Maya Kanwal. For full show notes including the test of the story and an original illustration by Mariam Taufeeq, visit https://www.juliarios.com/songs-from-samarkand-a-story-by-khushbu-khushi
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Author Iori Kusano joins me to discuss their process in writing their novella, Hybrid Heart. Full show notes including links and transcript at https://www.juliarios.com/iori-kusano-talks-about-their-novella-hybrid-heart
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February 24, 2023 14 mins
Elephant Doctor by Tehnuka is a story from the October 2022 issue of Worlds of Possibility. For full show notes, including the text of the story and an original illustration, visit https://www.juliarios.com/elephant-doctor-a-story-by-tehnuka
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A story from the October 22 Issue of Worlds of Possibility. For complete show notes including the text of the story, visit https://www.juliarios.com/after-10pm-a-story-by-natalie-anai-nowo-lydick
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January 12, 2023 45 mins
Kimberly Yvonne Steele narrates 3AM Eternal, a story by Eden Royce from the October 22 issue of Worlds of Possibility. For the full text of the story, plus an accompanying illustration by wunder as well as details about the next open submission period for Worlds of Possibility, visit https://www.juliarios.com/3am-eternal-a-story-by-eden-royce/
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December 21, 2022 33 mins
Héctor González narrates Magic Lucha by Pedro Iniguez, an exciting story of lucha libre, healing, and community. Full show notes including the text of the story at: https://www.juliarios.com/magic-lucha-a-story-by-pedro-iniguez
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December 17, 2022 61 mins
RJ Theodore talks about going from traditional publishing to self publishing rigt in the middle of a trilogy! Full show notes including a transcript at https://www.juliarios.com/rj-theodore-talks-about-the-peridot-shift

Content note: In this interview, we do discuss illness in general, cancer in specific, and death. This can feel a bit heavy at times, though the overall takeaway is more positive than negative.
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The final piece from the August issue of Worlds of Possibility: a dreamy story by Megan Baffoe, read by Jennifer Mace, and illustrated by Ana Niki. For the full text and illustration, visit https://www.juliarios.com/water-and-glass-a-story-by-megan-baffoe
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October 24, 2022 23 mins
Cody Jimenez joins me to discuss his creative process. To see the art we're discussing, and to read a full transcript of the conversation, visit https://www.juliarios.com/art-and-interview-with-cody-jimenez
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