Mysterious Goings On

Every week, we take on the mysteries of creativity, writing, and more. 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. Support this podcast:

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Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 11 hours 34 minutes


episode 12: Defending Nature with Sandra Shaw Homer

Sandra Shaw Homer is an environmental activist, author, adventurer, and survivor. She tells her inspiring life story in an engaging memoir, Evelio’s Garden, which is partly a defense of nature and partly a powerful human-interest story.

Listen to the fascinating story of this international traveler, who once saw the world for 49 days from the vantage point of a cargo freighter, was born and raised in Philadelphia. She relocated to Costa Rica 30 years ago...



episode 11: Luke Hohmann on Investing in Civics and Financial Education

Luke Hohmann is a serial tech entrepreneur who bootstrapped and sold his last company, Conteneo, an enterprise SaaS company. Today he shares his work to encourage civics education and FirstRoot, which empowers young people to take control of their financial lives. FirstRoot is a SaaS company selling schools a software platform and integrated curriculum that teaches financial literacy and civics...



episode 9: Surviving Chaos with Harold Phifer

Today we meet an author who survived a suicide attack in Afghanistan--and found that his traumatic experience helped him to see the person he had been running from all his life. All the drama Harold Phifer faced in his past was never put to bed until he poured out his life story to a stranger named Dylan on a Southeast Asian Tropical beach. Listen in for a conversation about the all-too-current topic of Afghanistan, trauma, and more.

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Alex Greenwood's New Story on Kindle Vella

Alex talks about his new serialized story, "The Sign," available exclusively on Kindle Vella. Don't know what Kindle Vella is? Fear not, as Alex will explain and offer updates about his other projects...



episode 7: Creating a Sense of Place with Matty Dalrymple

Making the setting of a book a character can be one of the best storytelling assets for writers. Just ask Matty Dalrymple.  She is the author of the Ann Kinnear Suspense Novels and Suspense Shorts and the Lizzy Ballard Thrillers. She lives in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and enjoys vacationing on Mount Desert Island, Maine, and Sedona, Arizona, and these locations provide the settings for her work. Today we will talk about that sense of place in her work and much more...



episode 6: Becca Ehrlich on Christian Minimalism

Minimalism: with the success of Marie Kondo, a new Netflix documentary, and hundreds of blogs and YouTube videos, it’s clear that it is more than just a trend. In a time of climate change and a pandemic, people are looking for new ways to live well and more meaningful lives, and minimalism is meeting that need.

Consuming less may already be an environmental and personal priority, but Becca Ehrlich contends that minimalism can be much more...


 2021-08-24  40m

episode 5: Sunday Taylor on The Anglophile's Notebook

Today is Sunday on the show, as we meet author Sunday Taylor, who tells us about her wonderful debut novel, The Anglophile's Notebook. Listen in to discover why she is in love with England, intrigued by the Brontë sisters, and why the literary mystery may just be one of the most fun to research.

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 2021-08-19  34m

episode 4: Dr. Rosalind on Hope

Dr. Rosalind Y. Lewis Tomkins is the founder and president of Mothers in Crisis, Inc., a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to linking families and communities together to provide networks of support and encouragement for families to live productively, empowered, hope-filled lives. A Hopeologist®, she is an evangelist for the concept of hope in our daily lives. We hope you'll listen!

Learn more: www.makeahopeconnection...


 2021-08-17  36m

episode 3: Inspiration and the Golden Age with Justin Connor

Alex welcomes Justin Connor, writer, actor, producer, and director of THE GOLDEN AGE, a tour de force musical film shot over ten years. 

In the film, after a string of incendiary remarks in the press, subversive pop star Maya O’Malley (Connor) gets dropped from his music label and sets out on a spiritual pilgrimage throughout India in an attempt to resolve his troubled past...


 2021-08-12  38m

episode 2: On Perseverance with EJ Findorff

Author E.J. Findorff knows a little something about perseverance. Check out this conversation with Alex, where EJ shares his passion for writing, honest mistakes he has made trying to get an agent, and the New Orleans flavor of his seven novels, including his latest, Blood Parish.

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 2021-08-05  43m