A podcast for creators! If you're scratching your "need to create" itch, this podcast is for you. Megha Upadhyaya talks to a variety of creators - writers, artists, influencers & mentors from different genres and styles to uncover their stories, to inspire those who aspire to be like them but think it's too late. Take a break from humdrum of your daily life and tune in to get started because IT'S actually NEVER TOO LATE!
S3E26 - An Ode to Sustainable Art & Jewelery ft. Riddhi Patel
Talking Real, a live talk show where Megha Upadhyaya and her guests bring you weekly insights dedicated to creativity & creatives. This episode spotlights sustainability & sustainable jewelery with Riddhi Patel. She's a costume jewelry designer from NIFT, Mumbai. She is a maker at heart and she loves to paint; capture vivid colors, patterns, and textures around. She believes to make a little contribution to the planet while pursuing her interest in jewelry design. Riddhi's recent jewelry work has revolved around sustainably designed jewelry. Check out her brand Irida at http://www.iridabling.com She has a new purpose for things that were destined for the rubbish bins and transforms them into something beautiful. Connect with her on Instagram @_ridkid_
S3E25 - How to read a non-fiction book
Reading non-fiction books can be a drag for some. If you read just 2-3 non-fiction books per year and always feel like you're falling short, tune into this episode. Megha Upadhyaya talks about the things you might be missing while reading this genre. It's said that non-fiction reading transforms your life, but for that, you need to build your own retention system: go slow & let it become a steady habit for yourself.
S3E24 - Debunking Indie Author Stigmas
Being an indie or non-traditional writer is a tough path. They're are tenacious, determined to get their work out there, with or without the traditional means. But actually being able to support themselves with their work can be a huge challenge. Megha Upadhyaya talks about ways to help indie authors rise above the stigma that is self publishing. "It is such a thrill for us to see our books out in the world, making an impact on other people’s lives! We really, truly want to connect with our readers. Your support and love helps us grow!"
S3E23 - Creating and Writing Audio Drama ft. Elliot Somerfield
Talking Real, a live talk show where Megha Upadhyaya and her guests bring you weekly insights dedicated to creativity & creatives. This episode spotlights creating and writing an audio drama with Elliot Somerfield. He's a writer, sound designer and a voice actor, making podcasts and plays. He loves to read, listen to indie music and cycle. You can find him on Twitter @SameOlSatellite. You can also find his latest project, sci-fi horror podcast The Waystation on Twitter @waystation_pod
S3E22 - Becoming a Children Book Author to make a career out of writing ft. Melody Pendlebury
Talking Real, a live talk show where Megha Upadhyaya and her guests bring you weekly insights dedicated to creativity & creatives. This episode spotlights writing and publishing with Melody Pendlebury. She is an elementary school teacher by day, and an author any time she has left. She has published five books and has founded her own publishing liaison company, The Publishing Room. She also works for a writing organization called Hope*Writers. She is currently working on a middle grade novel. Reach out to her at https://www.melodypendlebury.com/
S3E21 - Considering Your Natural Self in Voice-Over Talent ft. Sean Lambourne
Talking Real, a live talk show where Megha Upadhyaya and her guests bring you weekly insights dedicated to creativity & creatives. This episode spotlights Voice over talent with Sean Lambourne, a working Voice Over for the last couple of years. He originally went to college to get his bachelors to go to law school before deciding he wanted to take this route. Lambourne is grateful to be a part of an industry where he can work with so many passionate and creative people who want to bring their visions to life. You can find information on his roles as well as links to them and his demo reel at seanlambourneva.com
Experience being a guest
Megha is such an awesome host! I had never done any podcast before. So I was a bit hesitant. But her enthusiasm inspired me to go on with it!! And she made me very comfortable and confident! All her questions were thoughtful and I enjoyed chatting with her 💕
A goto mood uplifter
Really enjoy how Megha connects with not just other participants but also with people in general. My go-to mood uplifter and I really like it.
Keep up the good work
This podcast is fabulous.
This is such an important podcast for anyone who wants to learn how to write and blog from the very basics! So happy to have been a small contributor 🌻