Relevant Links and Show Notes:
Bull Magazine – Men’s Fiction
Baker Street Pub & Grill – South Austin (SoLa)
Strut n Fret Production House
Alex Jones, an Austin Original
“The New Atlantis” by Sir Francis Bacon
Robert Penn Warren
Dan Carlin – Hardcore History podcast
Guernica – Anti-war painting
Hitch, w/ Will Smith
Topics du jour:
~ Academic writing workshops
~ Full disclosure
~ The writing scene in Austin, TX
~ The Dash in the URL – wazzup?
~ The Reality of William Shakespeare. Was he a Freemason? Was he 1 person? Did more than 1 person write the plays and the poems?
~ Is Alex Jones really Bill Hicks?
~ Comedy, Karate, Conspiracy
~ Hypercritical vs. Constructive Criticism
~ Burying your lead
~ Backstory, story Bible, character sketches
~ “The New Criticism”
~ Subjectivity vs. Objectivity
~ Autobiography’s role in fiction writing
~ Does anyone ever learn anything? Or are you just simply remembering the things you’ve forgotten?