Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #65: What Ever Happened To 2018?

Alex Simmons, Alex Simmons, writer/speaker, consultant with his InkPot Award.
Chris Ryan,
Author of mysteries, children’s books, screenplays and novels

Hey Folks:

It the end of the year and a time to reflect on what went right, wrong and somewhere in between. And this is the time that most of us discover that we may have gained far more than we’ve ever lost.

So, join co hosts Alex and Chris as they look back on the turbulent time we know as 2018.

Click here to hear.

Have questions or comments for us? Post in the comments section below … Or write:



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Chris Ryan
Alex Simmons

About SimmonsHereAndNow

Alex Simmons is an award-winning freelance writer, comic book creator, playwright, teaching artist, and educational consultant. He’s written for Disney Books, Penguin Press, Simon and Schuster, DC Comics, and Archie Comics. Simmons is the creator of the acclaimed adventure comic book series, Blackjack. As a teaching artist Simmons has created and taught creative arts workshops for students and educators in the US, Europe, West Indies, and Africa. Simmons has served on panels, and delivered lectures on children’s entertainment mediums, as well as empowering young people through the arts. Simmons founded the annual family event, Kids Comic Con, as well as three comic arts exhibits, which have traveled abroad. He is currently developing a comics and creative arts program for children all over the world. For over 30 years, Simmons has been a member of arts and education boards for the New York State Alliance for Arts Education, the Department for Cultural Affairs, and is on the State Department Speakers Program. As a teaching artist Simmons has been paid to have fun working with youth through the Apollo Theater In-School Arts Program, Henkel McCoy, Upward Bound, New York Council on the Arts, Children’s Art Carnival, Wings Academy, and NYU Creative Arts Team, to name a few. He has been a panelist at many literacy and arts events, and he has been a guest speaker at numerous colleges and educational institutions here and abroad.
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1 Response to Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #65: What Ever Happened To 2018?

  1. mobritt says:

    This was a great episode which contains the highlights of 2018 from our hosts, Chris Ryan and Alex Simmons. It’s not only interesting to note the events in the lives of writers, but had some really great life messages at wend, which were really heart warming. I call this the “It’s a Wonderful Life” episode of TELL THE DAMN STORY. Well done fellas, Happy New Year!

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