Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged #66: How We Feed The Muse

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’s the end of the year and a time to reflect on what we’ve learned and what’s inspired us to keep going. Those bright lights, or sparkling jewels of knowledge can come as things we’ve read, heard, or seen.

So, join co-hosts Alex and Chris as they look back on the turbulent times we know as 2018, to share, “How We Feed The Muse.”

Click here to hear.

* PS: During the podcast I could not remember the name of a particular motivational speaker. Right after we signed off, I did remember. The name is, Tony Roberts.

Have questions or comments for us? Post in the comments section below … Or write: TTDSOnAir@gmail.com

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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