A word on Episode XI – About the creative process

I am often caught off guard about how my words… impact others.

And it never ceases to humble me.

A response to a reader… who asked if a person can be taught “how to write” and who queried about my creative process (a Spring flashback).


The assumption is made…. that I sit on a rock in a remote locale and in the process of sitting:

An epiphany of ethereal proportions descends upon me, that I quickly transcribe into prose or narrative.

Sounds glorious, doesn’t it?


Well… that’s bullshit, it isn’t easy at all… actually the creative process hurts at times, sometimes the prose that has inspired a small legion was written through the storms of what I refer to as the Fuckery.

On Episode XI of my (not so fledgling podcast As the Incense Burns) I talk about one of those mediums:

The Conversion Method... come through and add me to your playlist, have words do travel.

Episode XVI – Those winding paths of Genealogy As the Incense Burns 🔥

In this episode I reflect on my early reluctance in tracing my roots and the power of dreams. To having a role in mapping out over 200 years of my Family History, becoming a Genealogist and the "Ancestor Whisper" all while receiving love and disaffection juxtaposed with losing myself in a corporate space, it was through understanding the heroism and sacrifice that allowed me and my Family to persevere that I fully began to accept the role that I was told I had to play.  History repeats… especially in Families.  — This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app — Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/shunpwrites/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/shunpwrites/support
  1. Episode XVI – Those winding paths of Genealogy
  2. Episode XV – Thoughts from the series The Workplace: The omnipresent lesson of hue
  3. Episode XIV – Finding the Center
  4. To be a cruel contradiction
  5. Episode XIII – What about the Algorithm of our spirit?


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