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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 37m. Bisher sind 129 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich.

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episode 15: Lee Matthew Goldberg Welcomes You to Orange City


Author Lee Matthew Goldberg returns to the show to talk about his latest novel ORANGE CITY, as well as his jaunt into screenwriting. Goldberg is the author of the novels THE ANCESTOR, THE MENTOR, THE DESIRE CARD, and SLOW DOWN. He has been published in multiple languages and nominated for the Prix du Polar. His first YA series RUNAWAY TRAIN is forthcoming in 2021.

Learn more about Lee at LeeMatthewGoldberg.com.

Buy Orange City here...


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 2021-04-15  48m
 
 

episode 16: Conor Bredin on the Indie Path


Ireland-based author Conor J. Bredin joins the show for a fun conversation about taking the indie publishing path, his podcast, and much more. He wrote his first novel after his better half said to him "You always talk about being a writer, but you never write!" Taking that advice on board he knuckled down and wrote The Longest Night, a supernatural thriller...


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 2021-04-21  46m
 
 

episode 16: Humanizing History with NL Holmes


Humanizing history by writing relatable characters with a flair for drama is a tricky business, yet today's guest makes it look easy. We are thrilled to welcome back to the show Nun-Turned-Archaeologist author N.L. Holmes.

N.L. Holmes is the pen name of a professional archaeologist who received her doctorate from Bryn Mawr College. She has excavated in Greece and in Israel and taught ancient history and humanities at the university level for many years...


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 2021-04-29  31m
 
 

episode 17: Goddesses and Chaos with Renaii West


Renaii West joins us to talk about Greek mythology influences and more in her first novel, Death by Chaos (click here to order).

West is a former dramatic arts instructor in a school of creative and performing arts. Desiring to spread her creative wings, she is now creating fun-loving and sometimes quirky characters who inadvertently find themselves in the middle of a mystery and must use their wits and cunning to solve the case...


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 2021-05-06  39m
 
 

episode 21: Richie Billing on Fantasy Writing & More


Richie Billing is a writer, editor, podcaster, and marketer from Liverpool, UK. He's had over a dozen short stories published along with a fantasy novel, Pariah's Lament, which came out on 17th March this year. He works for a leading digital marketing firm and applies everything he learns to book and author marketing...


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 2021-05-13  45m
 
 

episode 23: The Poetry of Time and Acceptance with Sonia Iris Lozada


How can the properties of time and acceptance flow through poetry? We asked poet and performer Sonia Iris Lozada. Lozada is fascinated with perceptions of time, history, dreams, psychology, and the metaphysical. Her #1 bestselling publications include Inspire Me: Raw (2017), Follow Akashic Dreaming through Time(2019), and Inspire Me: Perception(2019)...


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 2021-05-20  43m
 
 

episode 25: Nina Munteanu on The Age of Water


Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist and internationally published novelist of science fiction and fantasy who has made ecology and limnology her life's work. In today's discussion, she talks about her book A Diary in the Age of Waterandshares her thoughts on what water should really mean to us and how it touches us in immeasurable ways...


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   39m
 
 

episode 26: Inside Sesame Street with Dr. Lucille


Elmo. Kermit the Frog. Big Bird. Cookie Monster. Oscar the Grouch. These are some of the most lovable characters to ever come across a television screen...


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   55m
 
 

episode 27: Bunye Ngene and "The Bodies That Move"


Bunye Ngene is a Nigerian author who currently lives in Munich, Germany. His debut novel "The Bodies That Move" was is a finalist in the "2021 Next Generation Indie Book Awards." His writing (German and English) is inspired by the uniqueness of everyday life and the interaction between different social groups. Bunye and Alex talk about his book, his approach to writing, and how it is affected by his move from Nigeria to Germany. 

Buy the book here...


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   34m
 
 

episode 28: James Gilbert on Historical Fiction


The intersection of history and fiction is front and center as we meet Dr. James Gilbert, author of three novels and a book of short stories. In 2017 he won second place in the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story contest.  Formerly, he was an American Historian and author of eleven books, one of which was a New York Times notable book.  He is currently at work on a mystery series set in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and also a novel set in Chicago in 1894...


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