Mysterious Goings On

Become a Paid Subscriber: We take on the mysteries of creativity, writing, and more every week. 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. Named a 2022 Top 5 Literature Podcast by CrowdUltra and an Apple Podcasts "New & Noteworthy" show in 2016, MGO is also a 2019 People's Choice Podcast Awards nominee. Host J. Alexander Greenwood is an award-winning writer, public relations consultant, speaker, and former radio host and journalist.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 241 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 2 hours 14 minutes


episode 4: Dr. Rosalind on Hope

Dr. Rosalind Y. Lewis Tomkins is the founder and president of Mothers in Crisis, Inc., a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to linking families and communities together to provide networks of support and encouragement for families to live productively, empowered, hope-filled lives. A Hopeologist®, she is an evangelist for the concept of hope in our daily lives. We hope you'll listen!

Learn more: www.makeahopeconnection...


 2021-08-17  35m

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 it and is ecstatic to welcome Nick Braccia to the show...


 2021-02-04  45m

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:

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


 2021-02-11  46m

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...


 2021-02-18  40m

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...


 2021-02-25  34m

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

Today we meet a man who 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.

Visit Simon's website: BooksBySimonKing...


 2021-03-04  47m

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...


 2021-03-11  35m

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...


 2021-03-18  43m

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...


 2021-03-25  43m

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  42m