Saturday Show #88: Expelled by John Cheever

21st February

Read “Expelled” by clicking HERE.

A modernish fairy tale? What is the traditional role of the fairy tale in human life? According to Robert Bly, “The knowledge of how to build a nest in a … Read More »

Saturday Show #87: Everything is Green by David Foster Wallace

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8th February

The Austin Writing Workshop discusses a short story by the legendary David Foster Wallace and a member story. Wine flowed, food was consumed, and good times were had by all. Also, too: writing techniques … Read More »

On Being Reviewed

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5th February

I looked at my Gmail this morning and saw this subject in my Inbox: “[Kirkus Indie] Your review is ready to download.” I felt a nervous pang-flash in my chest, and my heart rate increased. I didn’t want to open it, but I also DID, really bad. I ignored it for 5 seconds, then swallowed … Read More »

Saturday Show #86: Where Will All the Buildings Go? by Laura van den Berg

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24th January

The Austin Writing Workshop is led by a former professor of literature and philosophy at Texas State University. The group meets more-or-less weekly in Austin, Texas to improve members’ writing, drink wine, and eat … Read More »

Saturday Show #85: Today’s Special by David Sedaris

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17th January

What can we do with humor in literature? Listen to this episode of Saturday Show as the Austin Writing Workshop discusses the finer points of comedic writing and much, much more.

0:00 Introduction to Podcast

0:39 … Read More »