S2 Episode 4: Books to Read While Quarantined

This week on the podcast Addey and Nicole are talking about their reading lists. If you are holed up inside practicing social distancing and have some extra time on your hands, escape with some of the recommendations in this episode!

S2 Episode 3: Three to Five Sentences

This week on the podcast we take a listener request and talk about paragraphs. What makes a good paragraph? Why don’t we utilize paragraph structure more intentionally as creative writers? Tune in to hear Addey, Amber, and Nicole’s thoughts!

S2 Episode 2: Creative Careers with Diana Nollen

This week on the podcast, join Nicole as she chats with one of her coworkers and entertainment writer at The Cedar Rapids Gazette, Diana Nollen. This is the first episode in a new series we are kicking off called Creative Careers.

S2 Episode 1: In the Beginning…

It’s the beginning of a new year and the beginning of season two, so we thought it would be fitting to discuss how to begin a story. Join Addey, Amber, and Nicole as they discuss beginnings. There may not be a fool-proof way to begin a story, but we’ll try to figure out what comes close!

The End of the Season

As fall comes to a close and winter is almost upon us, season one of borrowed solace: the podcast is coming to an end. We are excited to come back in the new year with more guests, more fun topics, and more of what we are all about—community. Thank you so much for listening and being apart of our venture into the realm of podcasting. See you next year!

Episode 10: A Block of Lard

This episode of the podcast I am joined by Amber and a special guest who was published in borrowed solace issue 1.2. Tune in to hear Eowyn Randall read her story, “A Block of Lard,” on this episode of the podcast!

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: 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: 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!