Episode 9: Resources

On episode nine of borrowed solace: the podcast, the other editors and I discussed how the journal has morphed into what it is today, and all the growing pains that came along with the may changes that have taken place over the last few years.

Unlike our usual resources posts, we don’t have much in the way of information and external links to share, but we would still love to hear from you! Imagine we’re all sorting through Halloween candy, and remarking on how crazy it is that it’s already November, when the conversation turns to this week’s podcast. Let us know what you think and comment below!

Episode 8: Resources

On episode eight of borrowed solace: the podcast, the editors discussed how we went from the Writer’s Guild–a student led club on a college campus–to borrowed solace. Check out some resources for more information below:

How To Start Your Own Literary Journal (And Why You Want To!)

So You Want To Start Your Own On-Line Literary Journal. . .

We want to hear what you think about this episode! Please comment below and join the discussion. Pretend we are carving pumpkins and watching Halloween movies while chatting about the podcast, and leave your thoughts below!

Episode 8: From Writer’s Guild to borrowed solace

This week on the podcast we continue on with our origins mini-series and discuss how we transitioned from the Writer’s Guild (which you can hear more about by listening to episode seven) to borrowed solace. Thanks for tuning in!

Episode 7: Resources

In episode seven of borrowed solace: the podcast, Addey was joined by one of the original founders of the Writer’s Guild, Crystal Hinrichsen, to talk about what it’s like to create your own creative community.

If you’d like to read a bit more about our history starting out as the Writer’s Guild, please visit our about page.

For information on how you can embark on your own journey to finding fellow writers to create with, please visit the links below:

How To Start A Writers’ Group

4 Tips on How to Build Your Creative Community

Writing Group Starter Kit (specifically for students at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, but there are lots of great tips for starting a group or club–especially at a college!)

7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Starting a Writers Group

Of course, per the usual, we want to hear what you have to say! Pretend we are at a meeting of your local writing group. What would you contribute to a conversation about how to start (and continue on) with a writing group/club of your own?

Episode 7: Creating Creative Community

This episode is the first of a mini-series discussing the origins of borrowed solace. Join Addey and Crystal Hinrichsen, one of the founders of the Writer’s Guild (who we were before we were borrowed solace), for a discussion on finding your own creative community. Thanks for listening!

Episode 6: Resources

In episode six of borrowed solace: the podcast, Addey and Nicole were joined by former borrowed solace contributor and creative nonfiction writer Elle Mott.

Elle’s work appears in journals, anthologies, a national news magazine, and the inaugural issue of borrowed solace. Her debut book is Out of Chaos: A Memoir and she is currently working on her second book.

If you would like to connect with Elle and learn more about her work, you can visit her on her website or on Facebook @ellemott.author. You can also find her on Author Central with Amazon.

And, as always, we want to hear from you!

It’s pretty much fall now, so pretend we’re…picking pumpkins? As we wander through the pumpkin patch to find the perfect specimen, we’re chatting about nonfiction and this episode of the podcast. Let us know what your thoughts are in the comments below!

Episode 6: An Out of this World Interview with Elle Mott

In episode 6 of the podcast, join Addey and Nicole as they discuss creative nonfiction with Elle Mott, who’s nonfiction piece “When They Came: A Memoir” was published in issue 1.1, Hinterlands.

Episode 5: Resources

This week on the podcast, we discussed finding inspiration and spurring on creativity–essentially, how we get our brilliant beyond brilliant ideas. If reading articles and doing research to help get your creative juices flowing is your jam, then check out the links below:

Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration

Where to find Creative Inspiration?

How to Unleash Your Creativity and Find Inspiration Today!

10 Tips to Shake Away the Creativity Burnout and Find Artistic Inspiration

And, as always, we want to hear from you!

Pretend we are playing with Nicole’s new puppy and chatting about what we’ve been writing lately. What’s been inspiring you? Comment below to let us know!

Episode 5: Brilliant Beyond Brilliant Ideas

What has been inspiring you lately? This is the question that episode five is all about: finding inspiration (plus, a new puppy!) Join Addey, Nicole, and Amber to hear about how they find inspiration and get their “brilliant beyond brilliant” ideas (in the words of Hallie Parker).