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.

A word on Episode XI – About the creative process

Episode 42 – Are you cheering for the crew of you? As the Incense Burns 🔥

On Episode 42, I have the incense burning and the waterfall bubbling. I'm thinking out loud about mankind's most consistent trait, along with some accidental, incidental poetry, a reading from my second book; and an esoteric question on the necessity of being our own cheering section, versus being poisoned by the siren song of faux cheers. Come through and grab a listen to the diction… and if I'm touching a chord with you, drop some change in the bucket I take all sorts even the kind with percussion. — 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 42 – Are you cheering for the crew of you?
  2. Episode 41 – Thoughts and Prayers
  3. Episode 40 – The poetry of living… are you for you? You are due, yes you.
  4. Episode 39 – Finding the Glorious Ones: When history is known to repeat
  5. Episode 38 – Those binds of Brotherhood as Chicago is global


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