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: https://anchor.fm/j-alexander-greenwood/support

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Chapter 13: Anyone for Boat Drinks?


 

Are you as sick of the cold weather as Alex? Craving sun, sand, a refreshing cocktail with a shot of mystery? Then you need a Boat Drink.

Perhaps the overall fan favorite character in the John Pilate Mysteries (besides John himself) is Taters Malley, captain of the fishing charter boat TenFortyEZ.

In Boat Drinks, a short story from Pilate's 7, it's fun to see Taters in his own element--guiding the TenFortyEZ straight into mischief in the waters off Key West...


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 2016-04-09  20m
 
 

Chapter 12: Fired Up for Horror


Alex thinks all this cheery spring weather deserves some gloom. Therefore, a reading from the horror short story "A Debt of Fire" is our big feature this week.

Amazon link: http://amzn.com/B00EEIXBJ6 

Thanks for listening and a big thanks to iTunes for selecting us as a "New & Noteworthy" podcast!

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 2016-04-02  24m
 
 

Chapter 11: Weeding Out Ideas


Alex talks about mowing the grass as a means of generating ideas for his fiction.

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 2016-03-26  10m
 
 

Chapter 10: Series Business with Jason McIntyre


Alex talks with acclaimed author Jason McIntyre about the unique concept of Jason's ten-book Dovetail Cove series, reading books "out of order," and more. The pair also compare and contrast the style of the Dovetail Cove Series with Alex's John Pilate Mystery Series.

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...


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 2016-03-17  34m
 
 

Chapter 9: I Hate Book Signings


Alex talks about why he hates doing book signings. (Yes, smart guy, it's mostly because nobody shows up.)

However, he also offers some tips on ways to make your book launch more successful with the huddled masses yearning to read.

Thanks for listening and a big thanks to iTunes for selecting us as a "New & Noteworthy" podcast!

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 2016-03-10  14m
 
 

Chapter 8: The Keys Go Viral


Alex has the stomach virus, so you get the Key!

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 2016-03-04  22m
 
 

Chapter 7: What's In A Name? Let's Review.


Alex reveals the origin story for his (somewhatpretentious) pen name and explains why reader reviews--particularly on Amazon--are crucial to an author's success.

Alex quotes a bit from an excellent post by author Sandra Smith about doing reviews. You can find it here...


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 2016-02-25  12m
 
 

Chapter 6: A Chat with Jason McIntyre


Alex talks with acclaimed author Jason McIntyre about a variety of subjects, including his take on Stephen King, authors he reads, the effect of bad reviews, his writing process 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. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and won several awards...


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 2016-02-18  33m
 
 

Chapter 5: Creator of Worlds with Author Jason McIntyre


Alex talks with acclaimed Canadian author Jason McIntyre about writing a series, creating a universe of characters and his 10-part Dovetail Cove series, published by Booktrope. The pair also discuss the weather as character in their work.

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. His short fiction has appeared in numerous magazines and won several awards...


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 2016-02-13  22m
 
 

Chapter Four: Real Life is Not Disneyworld


Alex talks about the hazards of writing as if real life is like Disneyworld (it isn't).

He also discusses why he is not a "nice person (and you shouldn't be, either)."

 

Be sure to visit the main webpage at www.PilatesCross.com and join our community on Facebook!

Intro music Mary Celeste by Incompetech.

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 2016-02-08  10m