Mysterious Goings On

Explore the world of creativity and writing with Mysterious Goings On with J. Alexander Greenwood. Named a 2022 Top 5 Literature Podcast by CrowdUltra and a "New & Noteworthy" show by Apple Podcasts in 2016, this show is a magnet for top-selling authors and creative minds. Subscribe to embark on an enthralling journey through the world of creativity and literature. Become a Paid Subscriber:

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 35m. Bisher sind 309 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 8 days 3 hours 18 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...


 August 17, 2021  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...


 February 4, 2021  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...


 February 11, 2021  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...


 February 18, 2021  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...


 February 25, 2021  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...


 March 4, 2021  47m

episode 10: Ed McDonald on Cyberwarfare and Korea's Game

Korea’s Game, an explosive debut thriller by a law enforcement expert, is set 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...


 March 11, 2021  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...


 March 18, 2021  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...


 March 25, 2021  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...


 April 1, 2021  42m