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.

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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...


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 2021-03-26  1m
 
 

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...


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 2021-03-25  44m
 
 

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...


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 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...


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 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. 

If you are interested in receiving an ARC copy of Alex's next book, click here

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 2021-03-09  45m
 
 

episode 9: Simon King on Serial Killers, Prison, and Being Prolific


Today we have with us a man that refuses to put down his pen, having written more than 30 books in as many months. Simon King is the author of the hard-hitting Prison Days series and is here to talk to us about where he finds the inspiration behind so many books, as well his latest on-going series about the mysterious-yet-deadly Samantha Rader.

Buy the Prison Days books here.

Buy the Max Series books here.

But the Sam Rader series here...


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 2021-03-04  48m
 
 

episode 8: Jedlie on Reading with Your Kids


Jedlie (aka Jed Doherty) is one of the nation’s most exciting school show performers. He uses positive reinforcement, storytelling, illusions, comedy, music, and dance to motivate audiences to make healthy choices, build safe schools, stand up for one another, and to be inclusive. He is also the host of the Reading with Your Kids podcast, which inspires families to read together...


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 2021-02-25  35m
 
 

episode 8: Summoning Black History in a Mystery with Victoria Bond


The parallels between the recent unfettered violence loosed upon our nation’s capital by many identifying as white supremacists and the uncountable atrocities historically committed against Black Americans are inescapable. Nor should they be. To explore this moment in American life, Alex welcomes Professor Victoria Bond.

John Steptoe/Coretta Scott King Award winner Victoria Bond is back with the final book in the Zora & Me trilogy, Zora & Me: The Summoner...


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 2021-02-18  41m
 
 

episode 7: Sea Monsters, Cryptids, and More with Max Hawthorne


Bestselling author Max Hawthorne joins Alex to talk about his hugely popular Kronos Rising series, as well as how he approaches writing from the perspective of a sea monster. Hawthorne also talks about his interest in cryptids like the legendary Bigfoot--which he has seen, up close and personal. You don't want to miss this one!

Buy Kronos Rising.

Visit Max's website: KronosRising.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook...


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 2021-02-11  48m
 
 

episode 6: Nick Braccia and the Definitive Book on The Sopranos


Groundbreaking TV phenomenon The Sopranos was a blend of drama, humor, sex and betrayal, with darkly comic brushstrokes. Airing from 1999 to 2007, it was the story of the Italian-American mobster Tony Soprano balancing his family life with his role as the leader of a crime family, and in 2021, it’s one of the hottest shows on TV. Alex loved the show and is ecstatic to welcome Nick Braccia to the show...


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 2021-02-04  46m