Mysterious Goings On

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. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/j-alexander-greenwood/support

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 34m. Bisher sind 199 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 16 hours 57 minutes

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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: https://mgopod.com/f/chilling-stories-for-halloween

Sound FX from Zapsplat...


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 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...


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 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...


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 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 thatleans heavily on Buccellato’s personal experiences...


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 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...


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 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 Medium.com. 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...


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 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.com Facebook: https://www...


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 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...


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 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...


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 2021-12-02  33m
 
 

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...


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 2021-12-07  33m