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 34m. Bisher sind 118 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 2 days 16 hours 54 minutes


episode 15: Lee Matthew Goldberg Welcomes You to Orange City

Author Lee Matthew Goldberg returns to the show to talk about his latest novel ORANGE CITY, as well as his jaunt into screenwriting. Goldberg is the author of the novels THE ANCESTOR, THE MENTOR, THE DESIRE CARD, and SLOW DOWN. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the Prix du Polar. His first YA series RUNAWAY TRAIN is forthcoming in 2021.

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Review: The Hardest Job in the World

Alex's review of John Dickerson's book The Hardest Job in the World. He says it is more than an engaging walk through the history of the presidency; it is also a handbook for our republic in reforming this overburdened office.

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episode 14: Bruce Boise on Blowing the Whistle

In this moving interview, we meet Bruce Boise, who helped expose a massive scandal involving the manufacture and marketing of opioids that, to this day, has staggered the nation. 

Boise worked for nearly 24 years in the pharmaceutical industry, first as a hospital representative, and then as a sales manager in the Great Lakes region...



Leanna Brunner Welcomes You to the Oasis

On this special bonus episode, we meet Leanna Brunner, owner Write Central, who welcomes aspiring writers to the Oasis, an online workshop, on May 1, 2021. 

“Oasis is a live virtual writer’s workshop tailored to the needs of the aspiring writer,” Leanna said. “This four-hour Zoom workshop features four speakers with a century of combined experience in the writing and publishing realm...



episode 14: The Five Benefits of Creative Parenting with Nina Meehan

Has Covid-19 changed the way you feel about parenting? Feeling stuck, ineffective, or even guilty? Never fear! Our guest Nina Meehan is a leader and creative thinker with a passion for creating moments of connection and joy through education and the arts, and she has plenty of good advice for parents.

She is dedicated to bringing innovation to the learning process and storytelling to all...



Aspiring Writers: Welcome to the Oasis

If you are an aspiring writer who wants to learn more about the world of publishing, welcome to the Oasis.

Oasis is a live virtual writer’s workshop on Saturday, May 1, 2021, tailored to the needs of the aspiring writer. This four-hour Zoom workshop features four speakers (including Mysterious Goings On host Alex Greenwood) with a century of combined experience in the writing and publishing realm...



episode 12: The Right Type for Poetry with Rachel Noall

Today Alex introduces you to poet R.R. Noall, who uses a good, old-fashioned typewriter to write a poem each day for her readers, supporters, and fellow writers. A noted Denver typewriter poet, she "performs" for guests at weddings, happy hours, meetings, etc., creating poetry for guests on the spot. Since 2016, Noall’s work has been featured in numerous publications, and she’s published two full-length poetry collections...



episode 11: Hybrid Publishing and Local Lore with Michelle Cox

Novelist Michelle Cox shares her experiences working with a hybrid publisher, the real-life inspiration for her successful Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as “Novel Notes of Local Lore,” a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago’s forgotten residents. 

Her books have won over 50 international awards and have been praised by Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, Foreword, Elle, Redbook, Brit&Co., Popsuger, Buzzfeed, and many others...


 2021-03-18  45m

episode 10: Ed McDonald on Cyberwarfare and Korea's Game

Korea’s Game,an explosive debut thriller by a law enforcement expert, isset in Arizona during the two months leading up to North Korea’s combined nuclear and cyber-attack on the United States and the two days immediately following. Not only does the protagonist have to deal with the cyber-attack, but also with a vicious pimp who is pursuing his teenage daughter...


 2021-03-11  37m

A Man of More Than a Few Words

Alex on what's up, what's next, and where he's going. 

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 2021-03-09  45m