95 Books in 2020 with Ryan Fitzpatrick

Ryan Fitzpatrick and I update each other on our 2020 reading (this was recorded in August, so it’s not quite up to date) as I finish the #95books Challenge early. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Music by Patrick Short (aka Electric Candles), who is better known as Kindest Cuts Photography by Michael Sanders of Electric Monk Media Art […]

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Starting a Creative Business with Lyndon Radchenka – Part 2

Writer and comics letterer Lyndon Radchecka (www.infinitestudio.ca) talks with host Jonathan Ball about what one must do and consider when starting a creative business. Part 1 of a two-part discussion. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Music by Patrick Short (aka Electric Candles), who is better known as Kindest Cuts Photography by Michael Sanders of Electric Monk Media Art […]

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Dennis Cooley on Writing Poems

My great mentor Dennis Cooley joins me to talk about writing poems, and his three new books: The Bestiary and Coldpress Moon from Turnstone Press, and The Muse Sings from At Bay Press. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Music by Patrick Short (aka Electric Candles), who is better known as Kindest Cuts Photography by Michael Sanders of Electric […]

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Working Together Making Comics with Ball, Kaul, Chomichuk and Radchenka

A long backyard hangout produces an in-depth discussion of the philosophy, business, and life of making comics and collaborating on art and writing. Featuring your host, Jonathan Ball, alongside Steven Kaul, GMB Chomichuk, and Lyndon Radchenka. Subscribe to the podcast: iTunes | Stitcher | GooglePlay | SoundCloud Music by Patrick Short (aka Electric Candles), who is better known as Kindest Cuts Photography […]

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The Seven Seas of Story

How do you move from an idea to a story? To have a story — a strong, well-developed story — you need to first focus on seven things. I call these the “Seven Cs of Story” but that looks bad on a piece of paper so I like the metaphor of the “Seven Seas of […]

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Lovecraft and Samurai, Kickstarter and Comics with Jordan Patrick Finn

Comics writer Jordan Patrick Finn on the Kickstarter for his upcoming graphic novel Death Kanji, the influence of Lovecraft, and his love for Kurosawa’s samurai.  Jordan Patrick Finn is an indie comic writer and Lovecraft enthusiast from Ajax, Ontario. His debut graphic novel, Hellcraft, was self-published in 2018 with help from Kickstarter. Death Kanji, a samurai horror […]

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