Season Two Update

That’s a wrap on season two of borrowed solace: the podcast! We’re so grateful to everyone who has taken the time out of their day to listen and participate in the discussion. We plan on coming back for season three in the fall, so keep your eyes (and ears!) peeled for updates on the next season!

S2 Episode 10: Self-Publishing and Children’s Books

In this week’s podcast episode, Addey is joined by an old friend, Madison Farren, to talk about what it was like self-publishing her debut children’s book, My Daddy is a Hipster. Tune in to hear all the ins and outs of the process!

S2 Episode 9: All Hail the King!

On this episode of the podcast, Addey is joined by her dad, Todd Vaters, to discuss how the idea is king. How does this relate to Taylor Swift, Songland, Kacey Musgraves, and Twilight? Tune in to find out!

S2 Episode 8: Seeing What is Invisible Recap

This week’s episode is short and sweet as Addey recaps our first writing workshop that took place this past weekend! Here’s the gist: if you didn’t sign up, you should for the next one. Listen here or wherever you listen to podcasts to hear all about it!

S2 Episode 7: Author Favorites and Influences

This week on the podcast, Addey is joined by Amber and Nicole to discuss favorite authors and how they inspire our own writing. You may have heard the editors talk about these authors before, but now hear about what makes their writing good and how we write by example.

S2 Episode 6: Creating in Chaos

We are all living through a collectively stressful and chaotic situation right now in the midst of COVID-19. So, on this episode, Addey and Nicole talk about it! How can you stay creative during such a time as this? What are some ways to calm stress and anxiety? What are our editors up to right now? Take a listen to find out!

Nicole’s dog Thunder with the frisbee mentioned in this episode!

S2 Episode 5: Creative Careers with Kate McIntosh

This episode Nicole takes over as host and is joined by her cousin Kate McIntosh to talk about her small business and creative career in hair styling. This is the second episode in our creative careers series.

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.