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Saturday Show #33: Kindle Worlds

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Saturday Show. 10 comments

24th August

In episode 33 of Saturday Show Podcast, Frank discusses Kindle Worlds. Is it the latest in silliness or a major event in the world of publishing? Kindle Worlds is a publication submission platform from Amazon.com where you choose a licensed World, read the Content Guidelines for that World, write your story, upload that story, create … Read More »

Saturday Show #14: Kurt Vonnegut and Raymond Carver

Posted by Frank Marcopolos in Podcast, Saturday Show, Writing Group. No Comments

30th March

Saturday Show Podcast #14 Topics:

– Theme and message in stories, including “The Bath” and “A Small, Good Thing” by Raymond Carver and the movie “Sideways.”
– The evolution of Raymond Carver’s writing style, as evidenced by the differences in the 2 stories mentioned above.
– Vonnegut-esque character descriptions.
– The effect on the reader of imitating Hemingway’s style, … Read More »