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 277 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 7 days 1 hour 35 minutes


episode 17: Spooky Stories for Halloween

It's time, kids! Join us for the Mysterious Goings On Halloween Special! 

This episode features dramatic readings, weird happenings, spooky stories...and more. Check it out, featuring spine-tingling contributions from:

Jason McIntyre ... Mike...The Tipsy Ghost Podcast...Dave...Eden Baylee...Bonnie...Amanda Steel...Michelle Ross...Brian...and more!

Show Notes:

Sound FX from Zapsplat...


 2021-10-26  1h0m

episode 18: Humanity, Humility, and Adventure with Charlie Sheldon

Today on the show we discuss humanity, humility, and adventure with author Charlie Sheldon, who has a new book out this week!

Sheldon went to Yale University and UMass, where he received a Masters Degree in Wildlife Biology/Resource Management. He worked in the fishing industry for 15 years as a deckhand, mate, skipper, and consultant, then relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 1990 to be near Olympic National Park...


 2021-10-28  43m

episode 20: James A. Ross on Coldwater and the Moth

James A. Ross has at various times been a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Congo, a Congressional Staffer, and a Wall Street Lawyer.  His debut novel, HUNTING TEDDY ROOSEVELT, won the Independent Press Distinguished Favorite award for historical fiction, is a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Award for historical fiction, and was shortlisted for a Goethe Historical Fiction Award...


 2021-11-04  30m

episode 21: Carl Buccellato on Turning the Page

When Carl Buccellato was clearing old files out from his garage, he came across boxes of journals and scribbles that served as a means of capturing memories. At the urging of his wife, Buccellato compiled his various papers and drafted a single book of them.

To Every Page A Turning: One Life’s Journey, is a fictitious story that leans heavily on Buccellato’s personal experiences...


 2021-11-09  37m

episode 21: PC Smith on Writing Her Debut at Age 84

P.C. Smith was a well-known stained glass in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, for 15 years, creating custom pieces for celebrities and clients all around the world. Upon retirement, she took up her second love, writing, and has published poetry and short stories before writing her debut novel, The Shingle Weaver’s Picnic, at age 84...


 2021-11-16  31m

episode 22: Henya Drescher's Stolen Truth

HENYA DRESCHER is a novelist from New York. Her stories have appeared in several magazines, and she is an active contributor to She is currently working on a third novel. She writes suspense thrillers in which her heroines respond fearlessly to testing circumstances, satisfying a universal appeal by allowing readers a peek into their challenged lives. Today she speaks to us about psychological fiction and her new book, STOLEN TRUTH...


 2021-11-18  40m

episode 23: Detective Stories and Social Analysis with Maria Marotti

What do detective stories and social analysis have in common? Find out when we speak with Maria Marotti, Ph.D. Marotti is a full-time fiction writer, retired academic, and alternative health practitioner, author of a mystery series and humorous animal memoirs. She has many insights to share about the detective story as a tool for social analysis. Listen in!

Connect: mariamarotti-author...


 2021-11-23  38m

episode 24: Carl H. Mitchell on Dystopian Fiction

Many Americans may be asking themselves the following questions today, given our political climate:

· How do we survive amongst a fractured, divided nation?

· What happens if an extreme, rigid, corrupt government comes into being?

· How do we combat the dangers of centralized power and power-hungry individuals?

· What happens when oil runs out and our energy grid is controlled by just one entity?

To answer these questions, we meet engineer and author Carl H...


 2021-11-30  35m

episode 25: Why Midlife Bites with Bestselling Author Jen Mann

Jen Mann had what appeared to be the perfect life: a successful career as a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning blogger, a devoted husband, teenage kids who weren’t total jerks, and a badass minivan. So, imagine her surprise when, at forty-seven years old, a midlife crisis kicked her straight in the ladybits...


 2021-12-02  35m

episode 26: Storytelling and Childrens Books with Michael Pellico

What is the secret to successful children's books? Today we ask author, film producer, and medical researcher Michael Pellico. He grew up in a busy household where both parents worked non-stop to provide for their 11 children. Pellico, as the oldest sibling, took it upon himself to entertain and enlighten his brothers and sisters with creative, escapist, values-based stories. Without even television to distract the kids, Michael held court regularly...


 2021-12-07  32m