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Writing the Wrong Way is the perfect podcast for serious writers who want to stand out in a crowded industry by becoming more productive while taking more artistic risks. Jonathan Ball is an award-winning author of dark, experimental artworks. He holds a PhD in creative writing and uses an analytical approach to show serious writers new ways to write, edit, and work so they can create innovative art that stands taller than the crowd. https://www.strangerfication.ca/

Writing the Wrong Way with Jonathan Ball, PhD Writing the Wrong Way with Jonathan Ball, PhD

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Writing the Wrong Way is the perfect podcast for serious writers who want to stand out in a crowded industry by becoming more productive while taking more artistic risks. Jonathan Ball is an award-winning author of dark, experimental artworks. He holds a PhD in creative writing and uses an analytical approach to show serious writers new ways to write, edit, and work so they can create innovative art that stands taller than the crowd. https://www.strangerfication.ca/

    How to Be a Hero by Making Comics with Lyndon Radchenka and ZM Schuster

    How to Be a Hero by Making Comics with Lyndon Radchenka and ZM Schuster

    Jonathan welcomes comic co-creators Lyndon Radchenka and Zach Schuster to talk about their upcoming Hero-Man, and their recent trip to France to promote the book at an international comics festival.

    You can pre-order Hero-Man now: https://a.co/d/geG2Bs0

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    • 42 min
    Staying on track with your screenwriting

    Staying on track with your screenwriting

    Jonathan welcomes in his podcast producer Dan to talk about his "Meathouse" screenwriting project and about how to stay motivated and keep writing in the face of adversity.

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    Doni on Writing an Afrofuturist Manga

    Doni on Writing an Afrofuturist Manga

    Jonathan welcomes Doni, the creative force behind The Aperios World Project, to talk about Afrofuturism and its depiction in the modern media landscape.

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    Too Many Cooks is a crash course in postmodern art

    Too Many Cooks is a crash course in postmodern art

    Jonathan talks about the viral video Too Many Cooks, and its multilayered look at the distortion of our reality.

    Watch Too Many Cooks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QrGrOK8oZG8

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    Is Shakespeare an experimental writer? Sonnet 130

    Is Shakespeare an experimental writer? Sonnet 130

    Jonathan discusses William Shakespeare's Sonnet 130, which he considers an experimental poem from the most well-known writer in western civilization.

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    • 30 min
    Doctor Moreau vs Slavoj Zizek

    Doctor Moreau vs Slavoj Zizek

    Jonathan dives into the classic H.G. Wells novel The Island of Dr. Moreau and compares it's animals vs. human conflict to the philosophies of Dr. Slavoj Zizek.

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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

iron buddha ,

phenomenally fun and fantastically free

all these years, i’ve been attempting to produce manuscripts with the eraser end of my pencils. imagine that! now, thankfully, i’ve switched to the graphite end, and suddenly my work is legible- and i owe it all to mr. Ball. thank you for the tip, as it were! haha!

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