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What's stopping you from making your creative work your life's work? The Writing Life doesn't have to be lonely and frustrating, once you start writing the stories you've been dying to tell for years, you will start living a life of creativity, love and freedom. The Savvy Creative with Christina Castaneda celebrates authors, screenwriters, bloggers and writers of all forms pushing past creative blocks to create stories worth sharing.

The Savvy Creativ‪e‬ Christina Castaneda

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What's stopping you from making your creative work your life's work? The Writing Life doesn't have to be lonely and frustrating, once you start writing the stories you've been dying to tell for years, you will start living a life of creativity, love and freedom. The Savvy Creative with Christina Castaneda celebrates authors, screenwriters, bloggers and writers of all forms pushing past creative blocks to create stories worth sharing.

    Big Cats and Genre Jumping in Romance with VK Tritschler

    Big Cats and Genre Jumping in Romance with VK Tritschler

    Big Cats were a hot topic in 2020, but in 2021, Romance Author VK Tritschler is making them even hotter! VK also writes Chic-Lit, Rom-Com, Romantic Suspense and Paranormal Romance. In this episode: 

    Her psychology background (& how it is a catch 22) 
    Were-panthers 
    Plot Poker to help spark ideas 
    Romance writing and why she is genre jumping 
    Starting her Author blog 

    Follow VK Tritschler: www.vktritschler.com 

    Writers! Start your podcasting journey with our free videos: www.savvy-creativ

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    The Stardust Diaries: Behind the Scenes of Publishing in Egypt with Zvezdana Rashkovich

    The Stardust Diaries: Behind the Scenes of Publishing in Egypt with Zvezdana Rashkovich

     Zvezdana Rashkovich is back with her latest book, The Stardust Diaries, a hybrid of poems and prose that follows the immigrants journey from the Balkans to America, the Sudanese ghetto to the busy street of Cairo. 

    Follow Zvezdana and get a copy of The Stardust Diaries:

    Pre-Order a copy of The Stardust Diaries  

    Instagram: @zvezdawrites  https://www.instagram.com/zvezdawrites/ 

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    My Valentine's Day Gifts to You

    My Valentine's Day Gifts to You

    Happy Valentine's Day! I have always had a love-hate relationship to this hallmark holiday, so I thought I'd give you some gifts and test the boundaries of how explicit I can be without getting flagged. 

    As promised, enjoy our steamy hybrid prose-poetry creation and the gifts for writers: www.savvy-creative.com 

    Follow us for more:

    Instagram: @savvycreativechristina

    Twitter: @savvycreativecc 

    Clubhouse: @christinacastan 

    Love these episodes? Leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! 

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    Self Producing is the New Way Forward with Maren Montalbano

    Self Producing is the New Way Forward with Maren Montalbano

    Award winning Mezzo-Soprano and Creator of the Bodice Ripper Project, Maren Montalbano, shares what inspired her to create her one-woman show and podcast, and why we should start self-producing. 
    Check out her 8 week program: https://askmaren.com/inspired 
    Follow Maren: 
    IG & Twitter & Clubhouse - @supermaren 
    FB: https://facebook.com/maren.montalbano 
    Website - https://marenmontalbano.com
    PODCAST - https://bodiceripperproject.com/
    Check out our Business Skills for Writers: www.savvy-creative.co

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    Everyone (including Writers) Should Dance Burlesque

    Everyone (including Writers) Should Dance Burlesque

    Author and Podcast Co-Host, Jennifer Anne Gordon and I bare it all and strip down as we talk about our favorite things, Writing and Burlesque!

    Follow Jennifer Anne Gordon: 
    http://www.JenniferAnneGordon.com

    https://www.facebook.com/JenniferAnneGordonAuthor/ https://www.instagram.com/jennifergenevievegordon/
    https://twitter.com/JenniferAnneGo5

    Vox Vomitus podcast:
    Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/vox-vomitus/id1522365419 
    Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0ODEyfgfuXC3eeOfLI5r

    • 1 hr 29 min
    We Survived the Most Anti-Climatic Week in News, Now What?

    We Survived the Most Anti-Climatic Week in News, Now What?

    If the past 4 years felt like a blur, or even felt like 40 years, you’re not crazy, remember that we were gaslighted by a narcissist and now we have to recover from narcissistic abuse, so if you’re feeling restless, let me share my narcissistic abuse survivor tips. 

    We have the greenlight to improve our communities, let’s not fall into the negative pattern of talking politics, we need to create. 

    Excited to share some new developments, find out more about our programs: https://www.savvy-creati

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22 Ratings

22 Ratings

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