Word Docs

By Auscast Network

Alex, Amy and Sean (aka Dr Alex Vickery-Howe, Dr Amy T Matthews and Dr Sean Williams)are professional writers who also lecture full-time at Flinders University, South Australia.They’ve joined forces to cover topics of interest to new writers in a lively, conversationalstyle that frequently segues to areas far from where they started. If you’ve ever wonderedwhat writers talk about beyond the lecture theatre or festival circuit, here’s your chance tofind out. BiosDr Alex Vickery-Howe is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. In 2008 he made hiswriting debut with a bilingual, bicultural horror rock musical in Okinawa, Japan, where itopened the Kijimuna Festival (now Ricca Ricca Festival) and played to rave reviews and fullhouses, before selling out again at the Adelaide OzAsia Festival. He has subsequentlywritten and published works for a number of Australian theatre companies. On screen, Alexhas written and directed short films which have played to a variety of international festivals.He holds a PhD from Flinders University, where he specialises in writing internationally foryounger audiences.Links:https://www.flinders.edu.au/people/alex.vickeryhoweDr Amy Matthews is an award-winning novelist who publishes literary fiction under thename Amy T Matthews and historical fiction under the name Tess LeSue. She's publishedshort stories in collections including Best Australian Stories and co-edited three anthologiesof short fiction and poetry. Amy is a past chair and current board member of Writers SA andteaches creative writing at Flinders University. Her current research focusses on writingcolonial historical fiction and the intersections of gender, race and power in romance. Thismakes it all sound very serious. It's actually ridiculously fun.Links:https://amytmatthews.comhttps://www.flinders.edu.au/people/amy.t.matthewshttps://tesslesue.com Dr Sean Williams is an award-winning, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of forty-nine novels and over one hundred and twenty short stories for adults, young adults and children. As well as his original fiction, he has contributed to shared universes such as Star Wars and Doctor Who, collaborated with authors like Garth Nix, and lived on an Antarctica base in the name of research. His latest novel is Impossible Music, about a young heavy metal guitarist who loses his hearing. He teaches creative writing at Flinders University and writes music under the monicker “theadelaidean”. Links:www.seanwilliams.comhttps://www.flinders.edu.au/people/sean.williams

  1. 1.
    'My Medium Career (Ego)' - Word Docs
    29:45
  2. 2.
    “There Will Be Nudity” (Pilgrimages) - Word Docs
    31:16
  3. 3.
    'Too Much Busyness and Noise' (Downtime) - Word Docs
    32:13
  4. 4.
    'Ho Ho Ho: Word Docs find the Sanity Clause'
    32:01
  5. 5.
    'The Avengers Season Finale (interview with Dr Piri Eddy and Dr Peter Beaglehole)'
    31:42
  6. 6.
    "Here’s to Brutality" (Editing and Publishing Live!)
    35:35
  7. 7.
    "Warts and All" (Living with Art and Artist) - Word Docs
    30:28
  8. 8.
    “What Did the ’80s Bring Us?” (Coping with the Unexpected)
    31:59
  1. 9.
    'Kiss, Date, Marry' (Submitting Your Work) - Word Docs
    32:15
  2. 10.
    ‘I’ll Find a Way’ (Research) - Word Docs
    33:12
  3. 11.
    "Happy Halloween Birthday, Amy" (Outtakes) - Word Docs
    28:25
  4. 12.
    “Settle Down, Tiger” (Juggling) - Word Docs
    33:25
  5. 13.
    “We Can Do This” (Return of the Heroes) - Word Docs
    31:24
  6. 14.
    “Welcome to Thunderdome” (Theme)
    34:34
  7. 15.
    “Kevin Bacon's Shorts” (Guilty Pleasures) - Word Docs
    33:45
  8. 16.
    “Stimulating and Unnerving” (Teaching Online) - The Word Docs
    32:56
  9. 17.
    “I Am Norman Bates!” (What Are We Doing?) - The Word Docs
    29:36
  10. 18.
    “The Book of Sean” (The 10.5 Commandments) - The Word Docs
    36:25
  11. 19.
    “The Punk Rock of Literature” (Interview with Dr Jonny Zweck)
    29:17
  12. 20.
    “Could Do Better” (Savaging Notting Hill)
    31:20
  13. 21.
    “I Want the Buns!” (Genre)
    29:52
  14. 22.
    “It's the Science Fiction Writers' Fault” (Interview with Garth Nix)
    33:21
  15. 23.
    “Masters of Procrastination” (Procrastination)
    32:22
  16. 24.
    “Strange Magic” (Lisa L Hannett Interview)
    31:32
  17. 25.
    “Bring It On” (Criticism)
    33:45
  18. 26.
    “A Bit Like Stalin” (Killing Characters)
    34:36
  19. 27.
    “Before They Were Infamous” (Odd Jobs)
    32:16
  20. 28.
    "When Technology Meets Hubris" (Failures)
    33:33
  21. 29.
    “The Secret, Part One” (Publishing)
    31:39
  22. 30.
    "Welcome to the FOMO Food Court" (Acclaim vs Popularity)
    31:46
  23. 31.
    “Space Kittens, Attack!” (Heroes & Villains)
    32:43
  24. 32.
    “Meet the Gremlins” (ABC Interview)
    29:54
  25. 33.
    Bonus Book Launch Episode
    29:57
  26. 34.
    Where’s Harry? (Characters)
    35:20
  27. 35.
    Being Medium (How do you know when you’re a writer?)
    36:08
  28. 36.
    On Your Bike (Networking)
    33:39
  29. 37.
    Hell is Other People (The Writing Environment)
    33:42
  30. 38.
    That’s Weird (Creativity)
    30:07
  31. 39.
    Special COVID Episode
    30:28
  32. 40.
    Happy Writing (Deadlines)
    30:47
  33. 41.
    Podvertise - What is it?
    0:26

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