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: 4 days 11 hours 49 minutes


New Cover, Who Dis?

Alex explains why there's a brand-new cover for the acclaimed John Pilate Mystery book, Pilate's Key. 

Check it out (and buy it!) here. Learn about the cover artist, Jason McIntyre, here. 

About Pilate's Key:

Umbrella drink in hand, nursing gunshot wounds and a fragile psyche, John Pilate relaxes on the sun-soaked beaches of Key West. His peaceful recuperation shatters in an instant when he stumbles upon a dead body...


 2021-01-14  3m

A Man of More Than a Few Words

Alex on what's up, what's next, and where he's going. 

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 2021-03-09  44m

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

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

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  6m

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.

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 2021-04-24  22m

Choose The Podcast Option!

Are you weighing your options to build awareness for yourself or your business?

If so, you should consider The Podcast Option.

In this fast-reading ebook, 15-year podcasting and broadcasting veteran Alex Greenwood shares stories, practical tips, and advice from his hundreds of hours as a podcast host, producer, and guest. The Podcast Option is mandatory reading for those new to podcasting and a welcome addition to the veteran podcaster’s library...


 2021-05-28  4m

episode 1: Cozy Mysteries in the Age of King Tut with N. L. Holmes

Welcome to Season 7 of Mysterious Goings On!

They say what is old is new again—even in the world of the cozy mystery. That’s why we are delighted to welcome a Nun-Turned-Archaeologist author N.L. Holmes. Her series takes us behind the scenes of an Ancient Egyptian kingdom with intrigue that parallels today's America through two of her lively historical novel series...


 2021-01-11  33m

episode 3: The Constant Reader Returns

Over the past couple of years, Michael Zuffa has read, for the third time, the entire Stephen King library of books. Find out what this Constant Reader thinks and his suggestions for your next read of the King.

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 2021-01-21  1h5m

episode 4: Inspired Creativity with Datta Groover

Top-selling author Datta Groover believes finding the right combination of push and ease makes all the difference in the world to our creative process, no matter what you are doing. In this energetic chat, Groover shares his thoughts on creativity in daily life and finding inspiration in what you do, as well as his takes on the difference between indie publishing and taking the traditional route...


 2021-01-28  39m