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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.jonathanball.com/podcast/

Writing the Wrong Way with Jonathan Ball, PhD Martian Embassy Media

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    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

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.jonathanball.com/podcast/

    Dennis Cooley On Writing Poetry

    Dennis Cooley On Writing Poetry

    Poet and professor emeritus Dennis Cooley joins me to talk about writing poetry and his three new books. More at www.writingthewrongway.com. More info on Jonathan’s new book at www.possiblestorms.com.

    • 51 min
    Working Together Making Comics with Ball, Kaul, Chomichuk and Radchenka

    Working Together Making Comics with Ball, Kaul, Chomichuk and Radchenka

    A long backyard hangout produces an in-depth discussion of the philosophy, business, and life of making comics and collaborating on art and writing. Featuring your host, Jonathan Ball, alongside Steven Kaul, GMB Chomichuk, and Lyndon Radchenka. More at www.writingthewrongway.com

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Book Launch for The Lightning of Possible Storms

    Book Launch for The Lightning of Possible Storms

    On September 30, I launched my book The Lightning of Possible Storms (Book*hug Press) in a virtual event hosted by McNally Robinson Booksellers and MC'd by my editor for the book, the outstanding author Stuart Ross. You can find out more about the book at www.possiblestorms.com and also listen to the audio here!

    • 58 min
    Saleema Nawaz On Her Accidental Pandemic Novel And Her Writing Roots

    Saleema Nawaz On Her Accidental Pandemic Novel And Her Writing Roots

    Author Saleema Nawaz joins Jonathan Ball to talk about SONGS FOR THE END OF THE WORLD, her accidental pandemic novel, and her roots as a student writer. More info at www.writingthewrongway.com

    • 1 hr 6 min
    The Seven Seas Of Story

    The Seven Seas Of Story

    Writing professor Jonathan Ball talks about developing a story idea using the "7 Cs of Story" with specific examples as they relate to developing a feature film script idea. More at www.writingthewrongway.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ranting, Raving, And Creative Careers With Lyndon Radchenka

    Ranting, Raving, And Creative Careers With Lyndon Radchenka

    Lyndon Radchenka hosts me in his garage for a discussion of how to not annoy your girlfriend while living the creative life. Topics: lawyering, spreadsheets, working, procrastination, happiness, creativity, hard work, talent, and bad coolers. More at www.writingthewrongway.com

    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
6 Ratings

6 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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