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Ep. 572: The Two Halves of the Third Plot Point

Helping Writers Become Authors - December 06, 2021 14:00 - 16 minutes ★★★★★ - 722 ratings
The two halves of the Third Plot Point work together to create a scene arc that moves from the False Victory to the Low Moment.

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Episode 181: Top Ten Heroic Mat Moments

Everybody Hates Rand: A Wheel of Time Podcast - December 06, 2021 13:00 - 47 minutes ★★★★ - 107 ratings
In ch. 37-38, Robert Jordan really tries to drag us into his sexism by making his female characters the absolute worst. Embroider this on a throw pillow: "Women don't have brains; they have babies."

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Fear and Desire, featuring Erica Jong

Write-minded Podcast - December 06, 2021 12:00 - 29 minutes ★★★★★ - 362 ratings
This week’s guest, Erica Jong, burst onto the cultural and literary scene in 1973 with her debut novel, Fear of Flying. In the nearly five decades since, her work has circled the themes of fear and desire—subjects that anchor this week’s show. What a treat to hear from one of our foremost feminis...

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Episode 166: A STORM OF SWORDS, SAMWELL I: ”The Terror (Part 1)”

Not A Podcast ASOIAF Re-Read Podcast - December 06, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 571 ratings
Hello and welcome to the NotACast, the one true chapter-by-chapter podcast going through A Song of Ice and Fire one chapter a week!   In this episode, Samwell Tarly is walking in a winter wonderland...y'know, let's make that terrorland. Sounds right.   This week, we:    - Break down how George...

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Off Panel #332: Just Desserts with Victoria Grace Elliott

Off Panel: A Comics Interview Podcast - December 06, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 220 ratings
In this week's episode of Off Panel, cartoonist Victoria Grace Elliott joins the show to talk about her debut graphic novel, Yummy: A History of Desserts. Elliott discusses pre-release hype, art and comic origins, getting into making comics, her webcomic Balderdash!, the roots of Yummy, the Rand...

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The History of Bread, by John Ashton, Part 3

Boring Books for Bedtime Readings to Help You Sleep - December 06, 2021 12:00 - 43 minutes ★★★★★ - 349 ratings
Let’s return to the relaxing world of bread and fall asleep to European peasant loaves, the origin of the croissant, and the heraldry of London’s bread guilds. Delish! Also, I announce our December raffle for supporters! Support us on Patreon or Buy Me A Coffee by December 24th to be entered t...

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The Handsell: December 6, 2021

Get Booked - December 06, 2021 11:00 - 5 minutes ★★★★★ - 528 ratings
This week on the Handsell, Amanda recommends The Sentence by Louise Erdrich. Follow the podcast via RSS, Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or Stitcher. This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy i...

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We Need A Vacation!

Books and the City - December 06, 2021 11:00 - 54 minutes ★★★★★ - 119 ratings
Today, we’re letting out a bit of wanderlust with a fishbowl question about our travel bucket lists - which is especially timely since Becky and Kayla returned from a trip to France recently. A couple reminders before we get into it: join Kayla’s fan club book club chat about her pick for the mo...

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Ep 506 - The House on Mango Street, by Sandra Cisneros

Overdue - December 06, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 1.8K ratings
Sandra Cisneros' first novel is a collection of rapid-fire vignettes about childhood and friendship and race and America. We also check in with the darker side of our recurring guest host, the Iowa Writers Workshop. Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis. Advertise on Overdue See omnyst...

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SIX-GUN JUSTICE PODCAST EPISODE 48—FARGO & SUNDANCE REDUX

SIX-GUN JUSTICE PODCAST - December 06, 2021 11:00 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
While the podcast is on a short hiatus over the holiday season, today we are featuring a repeat performance of episode seven of the Six-Gun Justice Podcast , in which Paul and Rich discuss one of their favorite Western wordslingers, Ben Haas—aka: John Benteen—and his seminal series creations for...

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SIX-GUN JUSTICE PODCAST EPISODE 48—FARGO & SUNDANCE

SIX-GUN JUSTICE PODCAST - December 06, 2021 11:00 - 36 minutes ★★★★★ - 16 ratings
While on a short hiatus for the holidays, today we are featuring a repeat performance of episode seven of the Six-Gun Justice Podcast , in which Paul and Rich discuss one of their favorite Western wordslingers, Ben Haas—aka: John Benteen—and his seminal series creations for Belmont Tower books, ...

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Cathy McCrumb: Recorder

Coffee in Space - December 06, 2021 10:00 - 49 minutes
This interview is about dedication to the work. Cathy worked for YEARS on Recorder, working over and over on successive drafts until it was what she needed it to be. You can see that level of passion come through the interview. I think you'll like it as much as I enjoyed recording the discussion...

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”The Birchbark House” by Louise Erdrich

Reading During Recess - December 06, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour
Louise Erdrich’s first novel for young readers was published in 1999, and it features an Ojibwa family who live near present-day Lake Superior in 1847. The book is often presented as an alternative to Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, but Erdrich’s novel is really an accomplishment tha...

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”The Birchbark House” by Louise Erdrich

Reading During Recess - December 06, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 19 ratings
Louise Erdrich’s first novel for young readers was published in 1999, and it features an Ojibwa family who live near present-day Lake Superior in 1847. The book is often presented as an alternative to Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House series, but Erdrich’s novel is really an accomplishment tha...

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219: Spider-Man: The Franchise

Fans Without Borders - December 06, 2021 10:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 109 ratings
Ray and Brent talk mostly about DC and Marvel, but go into other geek topics as well.

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Interview with Ray Porter: 2021 Best Audiobooks

Behind the Mic with AudioFile Magazine - December 06, 2021 10:00 - 9 minutes ★★★★★ - 101 ratings
Narrator Ray Porter joins AudioFile’s Michele Cobb to tell listeners about his experience narrating PROJECT HAIL MARY, Andy Weir’s newest sci-fi bestseller. PROJECT HAIL MARY is one of AudioFile’s 2021 Best Science Fiction & Fantasy Audiobooks, and it’s a thrilling interstellar adventure. Ray giv...

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Water Margin 116: Defection

Water Margin Podcast: Outlaws of the Marsh - December 06, 2021 09:00 - 26 minutes ★★★★★ - 166 ratings
An envoy from the Liao tries to convince Song Jiang and his men to join the Great Resignation.

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A Very Bossy Christmas by Kayley Loring

Not Your Mom's Romance Book Club - December 06, 2021 08:00 - 45 minutes ★★★★★ - 149 ratings
Ellen and Mom discuss the cooking, cringy texts, and Christmas puns in A Very Bossy Christmas by Kayley Loring.  Plus, calming phone apps and crushing on older men.  Ellen and Mom are joined by a BEVY of listeners for another Free For All!  And this Free For All went particularly off the rails a...

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Conspiracy theories with Layla__698

Jarrod A. Freeman Podcast - December 06, 2021 07:05 - 31 minutes
Special conspiracy theories about Travis Scott, the moon landing, Flat earth, Global warming and more.

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Conspiracy theories with Armana_Parsons

Jarrod A. Freeman Podcast - December 06, 2021 07:05 - 31 minutes
Special conspiracy theories about Travis Scott, the moon landing, Flat earth, Global warming and more. Special guest: IG: Armana_Parsons

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Get Rich in 1922

Snoozecast - December 06, 2021 07:00 - 34 minutes ★★★★★ - 758 ratings
Tonight, we’ll read from “How to Make Money” by John V. Dunlap, published in 1922. This guide to making money may have served up inspiration to the entrepreneurial-minded of the day. The schemes include starting a neighborhood pantry, along with candy making, doughnut making, starting a kinderga...

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128 - John Skipp

Dead Headspace - December 06, 2021 07:00 - 2 hours ★★★★★ - 20 ratings
Season 2's finale is here! Patrick R. McDonough and Brennan LaFaro are joined with returning guest host Ken McKinley to talk with John Skipp. John Skipp is an American New York Times bestselling author, anthology editor, musician, screenwriter, and one of the founders of Splatterpunk. His latest ...

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A Shadow in the Ember

In Bed with Books - December 06, 2021 06:51 - 1 hour
The first book in Jennifer L. Armentrout's new series, A Shadow in the Ember brings all the things we love from the Blood & Ash series; hot smut, deep political conflict, and the romantic conflict we know and love! Bethany and I take our time with this one, giving it the love it deserves.

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# 65 - Saint Thomas Aquinas

Easy English Texts - December 06, 2021 06:46 - 7 minutes
Thomas Aquinas was born in 1225 and died in 1274, he was canonized by Pope John XXII in 1323 and became Saint Thomas Aquinas. Saint Thomas was from Roccasecca near Naples-Italy. He was the seventh and youngest child of a wealth and very influential family. Against the wishes of his family at t...

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A World of Your Making - The Penned Sleuth Short Story Podcast - 081

The Penned Sleuth Podcast - December 06, 2021 06:43 - 6 minutes
A World of Your Making The city was a place of beginnings for everyone. No matter where you were born, you inevitably had to go to the city and find work. There was plenty of it as well, but you had to make a world for yourself, nobody else would. You would have to find a home and if you couldn...

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A Suitcase Full of Ghosts Chapter 4: A Curious Cockroach

Reading Geronimo Stilton by Vidushi Bisht - December 06, 2021 06:30 - 3 minutes
Hey!! It's me, Vidushi Bisht This is the fourth chapter of A Suitcase Full of Ghosts "A Curious Cockroach" by Elisabetta Maria Dami read by me, Vidushi Bisht Hope you enjoy and don't forget to follow and share

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93. Zendik Arts Farm: Part I

Reverie True Crime - December 06, 2021 06:00 - 57 minutes ★★★★★ - 221 ratings
Zendik Arts Farm was created in 1969 by Wulf Zendik and Arol Wulf. Some ex-members are very happy with their experiences there and don’t like the word “cult”. However, to others, it was described as a sex cult. You tell me what you think.Major thanks to Helen Zuman because without her experience,...

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The Heresies of Septon Barth (2015)

History of Westeros (Game of Thrones) - December 06, 2021 05:40 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 989 ratings
A detailed look at the life, times and works of the man who knows the most about the "higher mysteries". If you want to learn more about dragons, ravens, or why the seasons are so crazy, you do not want to miss this episode on Septon Barth. He's the leading expert in all of A Song of Ice and Fir...

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Episode 33: The Wise Man's Fear Reread chapters 37-40 (The Kingkiller Chronicle)

King Killer Podcast - December 06, 2021 05:01 - 2 hours ★★★★★ - 12 ratings
All right, King Killers, we’re covering chapters 37-40 in this episode.  This is a good theory episode as we discuss Faeriniel and the eccentric Puppet. Lots on the Amyr, Tehlins, Chandrians, and Angels and how the more recent sides might have formed.  We also have some amazing insigh...

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Chumash for Monday Vayigash

Daily Chumash - December 06, 2021 05:00 - 12 minutes
Judah’s display of self-sacrifice for Benjamin convinced Joseph that his brothers had truly repented of their former animosity toward him. He, therefore, revealed his true identity to them. They were understandably afraid that he would take revenge on them, but Joseph assured them that he viewed...

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