Mysterious Goings On

Listen in and find out why Mysterious Goings On with J. Alexander Greenwood is a favorite show for top-selling authors, leading creative thinkers, and people making a difference in our society. Every week, we take on the mysteries of creativity, writing, and more.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 37m. Bisher sind 132 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 4 hours 16 minutes


John Pilate Mystery Series Update

A quick update about an update for Book One of the John Pilate Mystery Series: Pilate's Cross. If you already own this book on Kindle, please listen in.

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Calling an Audible

Alex's latest book, The Podcast Option: Tips and tricks to make podcasting work for you--is now an Audible audiobook! Narrated by the author, learn why podcasting can be an effective tool for your branding, how to start a show, what not to do as a show guest, and much more!

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episode 29: Season 7 Finale: In Suspense

In this season 7 finale, Alex shares an interview he did on the #FeelingsMatter podcast, where he discusses his approach to emotion in writing...particularly suspense! 

The mission of #FeelingsMatter is to demystify everything about emotions. Helping us all get more comfortable talking about them...


 2021-06-24  50m

episode 28: James Gilbert on Historical Fiction

The intersection of history and fiction is front and center as we meet Dr. James Gilbert, author of three novels and a book of short stories. In 2017 he won second place in the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story contest.  Formerly, he was an American Historian and author of eleven books, one of which was a New York Times notable book.  He is currently at work on a mystery series set in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and also a novel set in Chicago in 1894...


 2021-06-17  44m

episode 27: Bunye Ngene and "The Bodies That Move"

Bunye Ngene is a Nigerian author who currently lives in Munich, Germany. His debut novel "The Bodies That Move" was is a finalist in the "2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards." His writing (German and English) is inspired by the uniqueness of everyday life and the interaction between different social groups. Bunye and Alex talk about his book, his approach to writing, and how it is affected by his move from Nigeria to Germany. 

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 2021-06-10  34m

episode 26: Inside Sesame Street with Dr. Lucille

Elmo. Kermit the Frog. Big Bird. Cookie Monster. Oscar the Grouch. These are some of the most lovable characters to ever come across a television screen...


 2021-06-03  55m

Choose The Podcast Option!

Are you weighing your options to build awareness for yourself or your business?

If so, you should consider The Podcast Option.

In this fast-reading ebook, 15-year podcasting and broadcasting veteran Alex Greenwood shares stories, practical tips, and advice from his hundreds of hours as a podcast host, producer, and guest. The Podcast Option is mandatory reading for those new to podcasting and a welcome addition to the veteran podcaster’s library...


 2021-05-28  4m

episode 25: Nina Munteanu on The Age of Water

Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist and internationally published novelist of science fiction and fantasy who has made ecology and limnology her life's work. In today's discussion, she talks about her book A Diary in the Age of Waterandshares her thoughts on what water should really mean to us and how it touches us in immeasurable ways...


 2021-05-27  39m

episode 23: The Poetry of Time and Acceptance with Sonia Iris Lozada

How can the properties of time and acceptance flow through poetry? We asked poet and performer Sonia Iris Lozada. Lozada is fascinated with perceptions of time, history, dreams, psychology, and the metaphysical. Her #1 bestselling publications include Inspire Me: Raw (2017), Follow Akashic Dreaming through Time(2019), and Inspire Me: Perception(2019)...


 2021-05-20  43m

episode 21: Richie Billing on Fantasy Writing & More

Richie Billing is a writer, editor, podcaster, and marketer from Liverpool, UK. He's had over a dozen short stories published along with a fantasy novel, Pariah's Lament, which came out on 17th March this year. He works for a leading digital marketing firm and applies everything he learns to book and author marketing...


 2021-05-13  45m