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Tell The Damn Story #134: Watching While Living … In The Twilight Zone

Submitted for your approval — three men racing though an twisted maze of time, taste, societal and media tropes.  Enthusiastically trying to make sense of a world of stories told by a master, an apprentice, and a committee comprised of … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #130: How Do You Tell This Story? Dance, Sing, Draw, Write!

We’re two days early! Yes we are! In light of the quickly escalating coronavirus, Alex and Chris discuss social distancing and the hardships and blessings that presents to creatives. Ideas and opinions abound and we are interested in what you … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #101: Where Can Writers Find Support? Sisters In Crime!

Alex and Chris introduce another interview from the Deadly Ink Mystery Writers Conference. Today we hear from not one but two local presidents of the national Sisters in Crime mystery writers organization, New Jersey President Linda Rawlins and Delaware Valley … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #97: Dreams, Goals and Michael Uslan, The Man Who Owned Batman

Chris is back from the wilds of creative career contemplation, and Alex has returned from panels and presentations at the San Diego Comic Con!  They’re here to share some insight on the challenges of pursuing your goals and dreams. and … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story #93: Life As A Story Pool = Inspiration, Imitation, Perspiration & Innovation

There are so many things that influence our storytelling. If we only scratch the surface we wind up repeating what’s gone before, in almost the same “voice.” But diving deeper into our own thoughts, feelings, and experiences helps separate imitation … Continue reading

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Tell The Damn Story-Unplugged: Chris w mystery author A. J. Sidransky

Authors A.J. Sidransky shares his best writing habits and tips with Chris Ryan.
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Tell The Damn Story, Unplugged: Trials of An Eisner Judge

Host Chris Ryan interviews co-host Alex Simmons while Alex is in San Diego as a judge for the comic industry’s prestigeous Eisener Awards. Click here. Recorded Sunday, April 14th TTDS Hosts:

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“…Hardboiled eggs and nuts…”

Even my apifanies usually filter through my sense of humor first. But that doesn’t make them less profound … to me. 😊

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Tell The Damn Story: Genius High

“…what we write varies from simply earning a salary to exorcising our own demons, to righting wrongs and saving humankind…” Continue reading

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What Am I … ?

“…How I write and what I write is inconsequential. Not that it isn’t important to me that I write something worthwhile.  But I’m not going to judge what worthwhile means… Continue reading

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