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. Dies ist ein wöchentlich erscheinender Podcast.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 6 days 2 hours 14 minutes


episode 10: Mystery, Romance, and Podcasting with Jenny Wheeler

New Zealand-based historical mystery author (Of Gold & Blood series) and podcaster on The Joys of Binge Reading show Jenny Wheeler joins us for a fun chat about her popular books, her approach to writing, and her podcast. Listen in!

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 2022-03-10  27m

episode 11: Cacti and Snowflakes in the Office with Devora Zack

In this special crossover episode with our sister podcast, PR After Hours, we meet best-selling author and Leadership Consultant, Devora Zack, whose latest book—The Cactus and Snowflake at Work: How the Logical and Sensitive Can Thrive Side by Side (Berrett-Koehler; Nov 02, 2021) --answers the question: can people with fundamentally different ways of thinking and engaging with the world work together? The answer is yes!

Zack says the best use of our energy is to focus on our own...


 2022-03-17  21m

episode 12: Meet the Other Dr. Gilmer

When Benjamin Gilmer first took his job as a physician at a clinic in rural NC, he had no idea it would lead him to discover one man’s tragedy and uncover a nationwide mental health crisis.

His debut book, THE OTHER DR. GILMER: Two Men, a Murder, and an Unlikely Fight for Justicetakes us on a gripping journey through Benjamin Gilmer’s unwilling entry into a harrowing janiform existence, literally taking the place of another physician, Dr...


 2022-04-07  36m

episode 13: Catching Up with Ed Davis (and Alex!)

In this episode, we are joined by previous guest author Ed Davis, who visited Kansas City as part of his whistle-stop book tour, and Alex was there to greet him! Today, previous guest author Ed Davis visited Kansas City as part of his whistle-stop book tour, and Alex was there to greet him! Listen in for a quick chat with Ed at Afterword Tavern & Shelves! Then, stick around as Alex updates us on what's happening now and what's next now that the...


 2022-04-19  22m

episode 14: Nordic Noir, Tom Clancy, and More with Marc Cameron

Fans of Tom Clancy, thrillers, and the Alaskan frontier will be thrilled to meet today's guest, Marc Cameron. The New York Times bestselling author’s Jericho Quinn Thriller Series debuted in 2011. Since then, he’s written eight Quinn novels and four Arliss Cutter novels featuring a deputy US marshal based in Alaska--including COLD SNAP, which debuts the day of this show's airing, April 26, 2022.

Marc is the author of five Tom Clancy - Jack Ryan Sr...


 2022-04-26  45m

episode 15: Poetic Inspiration with Sonia Iris Lozada

Sonia Iris Lozada returns to share news about her latest poetry collection, her acting career, and more! Lozada is a poet and performer fascinated with perceptions of time, history, dreams, psychology, and the metaphysical. Most of all, she is fascinated by interesting people, and it shows. Guests on her podcast, Poetic Resurrection, rave about her warmth, intelligent conversation, and genuine concern for what they have to say.

Listen to her first appearance on the show here...


 2022-04-28  34m

episode 16: John Gilstrap on Creativity, Writing, and the End of the World

John Gilstrap is the New York Times bestselling author of award-winning action novels including the Jonathan Grave Thrillers and the Victoria Emerson series. A master of action-driven suspense, he's touted as one of the most accomplished thriller writers on the planet and his books have been translated into more than 20 languages...


 2022-05-05  42m

episode 17: Lynette Burrows on Dystopia, Creativity, and Loss

Author Lynette M. Burrows returns to talk about her latest novel, finished in a time of loss. She also discusses how she uses real places as settings for her series and her approach to telling stories of parallel realities.

Listen to her first appearance on the show in 2020 here. 

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Author page on BookBub: https://www.bookbub...


 2022-05-12  37m

episode 18: One Last Moonbow

Alex shares the story of his exciting but sadly brief screenplay collaboration with a veteran film producer.

Here's the link to the Mysterious Goings On interview with Michael Pellico.The memorial page is here.

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Moonbow Publishing: Buy the book: The Perfect Christmas Tree here:



 2022-05-22  24m

episode 19: Colin Kersey on Climbing Mountains and Swimming with the Angels

Colin Kersey's writing combines hair-raising stories and vivid prose with colorful characters. His first novel, SOUL CATCHER, was published by St. Martin's Press. A former Washingtonian and self-described rainophobe, Colin now lives on a sunny island in Southern California, employed as Global PR Manager for a Japanese company. 

He is a graduate of the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and the novel writing program at Stanford University...


 2022-05-26  32m