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. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 3 days 4 hours 16 minutes


episode 17: Goddesses and Chaos with Renaii West

Renaii West joins us to talk about Greek mythology influences and more in her first novel, Death by Chaos (click here to order).

West is a former dramatic arts instructor in a school of creative and performing arts. Desiring to spread her creative wings, she is now creating fun-loving and sometimes quirky characters who inadvertently find themselves in the middle of a mystery and must use their wits and cunning to solve the case...


 2021-05-06  39m

episode 16: Humanizing History with NL Holmes

Humanizing history by writing relatable characters with a flair for drama is a tricky business, yet today's guest makes it look easy. We are thrilled to welcome back to the show Nun-Turned-Archaeologist author N.L. Holmes.

N.L. Holmes is the pen name of a professional archaeologist who received her doctorate from Bryn Mawr College. She has excavated in Greece and in Israel and taught ancient history and humanities at the university level for many years...


 2021-04-29  31m

So, You Want to Be a Good Podcast Guest?

You’re an expert in your field, you have some great points to make, and you managed to get booked on a podcast. Congrats! That’s often the tricky part, but you’re only halfway there. Now you must ensure you’re doing everything you can to help your appearance go smoothly and gain traction with listeners. Listen in as Alex shares insights from his new article.

Read the article by clicking here.  Read the comments from PodcastMovement...


 2021-04-24  23m

episode 16: Conor Bredin on the Indie Path

Ireland-based author Conor J. Bredin joins the show for a fun conversation about taking the indie publishing path, his podcast, and much more. He wrote his first novel after his better half said to him "You always talk about being a writer, but you never write!" Taking that advice on board he knuckled down and wrote The Longest Night, a supernatural thriller...


 2021-04-21  46m

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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Buy Orange City here...


 2021-04-15  48m

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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 2021-04-13  7m

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...


 2021-04-08  49m

Leanna Brunner Welcomes You to the Oasis

On this special bonus episode, we meet Leanna Brunner, owner of 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...


 2021-04-02  20m

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...


 2021-04-01  43m

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...


 2021-03-26  1m