Category Archives: Tell The Damn Story (Satellite)

Tell The Damn Story #127: A Story By Any Other Name. Or Finding Yourself, Your Voice, And Your Genre.

Alex and Chris talk about, well, almost everything in an attempt to explain the chicken-or-egg maze run of a creative finding voice and proper genre. From Chris’ ongoing transitioning from pure Indie writer to traditionally published, to expectations for editors, … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #126: Are ReWrites An Author's Path To Heaven or Hell?

In this episode, Chris and Alex explore the next segment of their GET YOUR WRITE ON series. Rewriting — how to seed what you need in your stories so  the climax to pays off. They talk almost exclusively about the … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story # 125: VICTOR, A PAUSE TO PAY TRIBUTE

This week, Alex and Chris pay tribute to Archie Comics legend Victor Gorelick, the oldest editor in comics, who has died this week. He was a sweet guy, a major fount of comic industry knowledge, and a good friend to … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #124: A WRITER'S SUPER BRAWL – HOW TO PLAY IN THE BIG GAME OF GETTING YOUR STORY RIGHT

It might be Super Bowl Sunday for everyone else, but for Alex Simmons and Christopher Ryan, it is time to Tell The Damn Story. Today we talk about many topics including Morning Meditations by Alex “guru” Simmons, and, in our … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #123: HOW TO GET YOUR WRITE ON #3 – READY, SETTING, GO!

It’s Where, When, and How Much do you need to decide before writing a good story! This week Alex and Chris discuss Rod Serling, tease an upcoming Twilight Zone TTDS episode,  a black out in the subway, and setting, setting, setting! … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #122: What Is A Writers' Toughest Challenge? Or Tales From The Comments

This week Alex and I catch up on our separate creative projects, give a huge shout out to a truly fun podcast (besides this one, of course), and we use our “Get Your Write On” segment to respond to your … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #121: For Writers What's The Big Story Behind, "LITTLE WOMEN?"

After weeks of Alex fretting about the quality of the new film version of “Little Women” both he and Chris (and the goddess) went to see #LittleWomen and they discuss the film, earlier versions of it, and Louisa May Alcott’s … Continue reading

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