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


Chapter 32: Writing, Editing and Prison

Alex returns with a lively and often poignant discussion with editor and writer Robert Hayes, Jr., author of Stay Out of Prison: A Practical Guide to Avoiding Incarceration. Robert tells writers what they need to know about working with editors and the significance of a sketchy toilet. Robert has also spent time in some of Colorado's finest Graybar Hotels for bank robbery...


 2018-07-06  1h20m

Chapter 31: Rumors Of My Death...

Alex is back, updating you on the mundane details of his health along with news of the latest John Pilate Mystery, Pilate's Rose. He also breaks news about his collaboration with the late author Robert E. Trevathan and a very special premium for John Pilate fans! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message:


 2018-04-09  23m

Chapter 30: Unwed Debuts

Our friend Jason McIntyre returns to talk about his new novel, Unwed. Pre-order this fantastic addition to the Dovetail Cove saga before Oct. 27 to enjoy a great discount off the retail price! --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message:


 2017-10-24  42m

Chapter 29: Key West Survives...

In this episode, we discuss the awesome power of mother nature and its destruction in Texas, the Caribbean, and Florida, specifically Key West. Key West is a setting for much of the John Pilate Mystery Series, and Alex reads a few pages about this unusual, interesting and even macabre little gem that is the quirky home of the southernmost point of the United States. Please donate to the American Red Cross to help the people affected by this massively destructive storm...


 2017-09-12  17m

Chapter 28: Mickelson's Wondrous Life

Alex interviews Grammy-balloted singer/songwriter Mickelson about his creative process, his take on the music business and also treats us to a track from Mickelson's new album, A Wondrous Life, coming Fall 2017. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. --- Send in a voice message:


 2017-08-08  37m

Chapter 27: And We're Back ... #TryPod

Alex begs your pardon, shares a few words from the upcoming new book and begs shamelessly.

Like this show? Please share it on social media with the hashtag 'trypod" like this: #TryPod

Be sure to visit the Mysterious Goings On webpage at and join our community on Facebook! BUY the BOOKS HERE:


 2017-03-31  23m

Chapter 26: Thanksgiving Mackin' About The Walking Dead, Writing, Trump and More

Alex gives thanks with a Thanksgiving bonanza of a show!

He welcomes back acclaimed bestselling author Jason McIntyre to the show! The guys talk about (and provide tips for) the writing life, audiobooks, book cover creation by Jason, The Walking Dead and more!

Jason is the #1 Kindle Suspense author of THE NIGHT WALK MEN, bestsellers ON THE GATHERING STORM and SHED, the multi-layered literary suspense THALO BLUE and his latest: ZED...


 2016-11-23  1h15m

Chapter 25: A Halloween Treat

It's nearly Halloween!

In that spirit, Alex reads his acclaimed suspense short story Obsidian.

Catch a disturbing glimpse of the night with this multiple award-winning short story in the tradition of The Twilight Zone. A man awakens in a secluded cabin to find he's being watched by a shape with obsidian eyes...


 2016-10-25  27m

Chapter 24: Take a Self-E

Alex talks about getting your indie ebook into the hot little hands of your local librarian.

Here's the link to the Self-E Program he discusses:

And here's a link to the Shelf Unbound Best Indie/Self-Published Book Competition (tell them J. Alexander Greenwood sent ya!):


 2016-09-21  19m

Chapter 23: Star Trek II: The Guys Drone On

In our last Star Trek-related show (at least for a while...) Mysterious Goings On fan and consumer of great fictionMike Z of Racine warps back over for a discussion about the Star Trek movies, including the legendarily bad Star Trek V and the incredibly good Star Trek VI. 

Follow Mike on Twitter! @Zoofster

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 2016-09-05  34m