Mar 31, 2021
Maile and Shawn start by clearing something up from the previous episode that might have led listeners to believer their marriage was heading for disaster. They also discuss the various things that have helped them make space for creativity, even during stressful, chaotic times of life.
Mar 25, 2021
Today we have our youngest female guest so far, author Weez Phillips. She discusses her first novel, The Lightest, Heaviest Things, what it's like writing with ADHD, and what keeps so many teenagers from creating the art they want to create.
Mar 18, 2021
Winn Collier talks with us about what it was like to write the biography of Eugene Peterson, how he got the gig in the first place, and what it's like, trying to capture the essence of a complex person's life in a 300-page book. He also turns the tables on us, asking Maile if she prefers Shawn with a beard or...
Mar 16, 2021
Maile and Shawn go deep into the idea of having fun and the difference between creating art and selling art. And if we are going to tie the things we really want to our everyday behavior...do we really want what we think we want?
Mar 11, 2021
Brigid Kemmerer's story is one of the most encouraging we've heard yet, so if you're a writer or artist or someone who just needs a little encouragement, go no further. A librarian recently asked Brigid how it felt for her book to be on the NYT best-seller list, an "overnight success," and Brigid nearly laughed out...