The Seven Seas of Story

How do you move from an idea to a story? To have a story — a strong, well-developed story — you need to first focus on seven things. I call these the “Seven Cs of Story” but that looks bad on a piece of paper so I like the metaphor of the “Seven Seas of […]

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Writing Workshops With Francine Cunningham

My guest this week is author Francine Cunningham, an award-winning Indigenous writer, artist, and educator originally from Calgary, Alberta, but who currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia. Francine is a graduate of the Master of Fine Arts program in Creative Writing from The University of British Columbia. She also has a Bachelor of Arts degree in […]

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Writing through Trauma and Collage Poetry with Ian Kinney

Ian Kinney fell seven stories and survived. In AIR SALT (University of Calgary Press, 2019), Kinney writes through trauma using a process of found text and collage poetry, combining material gleaned from his medical records, police reports, and other sources to present a memoir about an event he cannot remember. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud

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Visual Storytelling with Justin Currie aka Chasing Artwork

Justin Currie aka Chasing Artwork joins host Jonathan Ball to talk visual storytelling, career paths for art, business models for creators, and cool robots. Visit Justin’s website at www.chasingartwork.com Follow Justin on social media: https://www.chasingartwork.com/follow Buy Justin’s books: https://chasingartwork.bigcartel.com Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud

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Lyndon Radchenka on Writing, Lettering, and Creating Indie Comics

Writer and Letterer Lyndon Radchenka talks about RADKAUL, which publishes comics by Radchenka and collaborator Steven Kaul, their comic INFINITE UNIVERSE, and his new “anthology of beginnings,” WHAT WILL NOT LAST (where he partners with artists Steven Kaul, GMB Chomichuk, Zach Schuster, and Christopher Smith. At one point we discuss Steven and Lyndon’s appearance on […]

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