Writing



Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Buddy Greene & Jeff Taylor

By The Rabbit Room

This week on The Habit Podcast, Jonathan is joined by Buddy Greene and Jeff Taylor for the eighth installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Doug McKelvey

By The Rabbit Room

This week on The Habit Podcast, Jonathan is joined by Doug McKelvey for the seventh installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Jessica Hooten Wilson

By The Rabbit Room

As a companion piece to Helena Sorensen’s reflection on the process of world-building in storytelling, here is another conversation about stories of a different kind: the sixth installment of “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” a special summer series of Jonathan Rogers’s Habit Podcast in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment. This week, Jonathan is joined by author and professor Jessica Hooten Wilson.

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A Path of Delight: Building the World of The Door on Half-Bald Hill

By Helena Sorensen

[Editor’s note: Our theme for today at North Wind Manor’s Opening Week is story, and this evening the Manor will host a Storytellers’ Night with Helena Sorensen, Andrew Peterson, Jennifer Trafton, Doug McKelvey, A. S. Peterson, and Jonathan Rogers. So here’s a piece from Helena about her journey from a flash of inspiration to a completed story in the writing process for her latest novel, The Door on Half-Bald Hill.]

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Thomas McKenzie

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan is joined by Thomas McKenzie for the fifth installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Ellie Holcomb

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan is joined by Ellie Holcomb for the fourth installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Andrew Osenga

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan is joined by Andrew Osenga for the third installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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New Online Course: Writing with Jeeves & Wooster

By Jonathan Rogers

For this installment of the “Writing with…” series, we will do some light summer reading. P. G. Wodehouse’s Right Ho, Jeeves is widely considered to be the best and most representative of his Jeeves and Wooster books. Our narrator is the lovably dunderheaded, overprivileged, never-employed Bertie Wooster. His good-hearted but bumbling attempts to solve his friends’ and relatives’ problems (not to mention his own) always make matters worse, until his exceedingly capable valet Jeeves wades in and puts everything to rights.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Maryrose Wood

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan is joined by author Maryrose Wood for the second installment of his special summer series, “Sad Stories Told for Laughs,” in which writers speak of their public humiliations for your edification and entertainment.

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Sad Stories Told for Laughs: Harrison Scott Key

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan introduces a summer series called “Sad Stories Told for Laughs.” His first guest in this series is the hilarious memoirist Harrison Scott Key.

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The Habit Podcast: Matthew Dickerson

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with novelist and Inklings scholar Matthew Dickerson.

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The Habit Podcast: Sho Baraka

By The Rabbit Room

The Habit Podcast is a series of conversations with writers about writing, hosted by Jonathan Rogers. This week, Jonathan Rogers talks with Sho Baraka, author of He Saw That It Was Good: Reimagining Your Creative Life to Repair A Broken World.

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