Authors in Abstract

Authors in Abstract A Podcast with Authors discussing everything involved in the creative process. Every week, Michael David Anderson, along with Tom Farmer and Whitney Petelka, sit down with fellow authors, actors, comedians, and other artists to discuss where their art comes from.

  • Authors in Abstract Vol 1 Ep 38: NaNoWriMo Special w/ Thomas Cox
    by admin on November 3, 2018 at 12:19 am

    National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is upon us! We’ve got Knoxville regional Municipal Liaison Thomas Cox, and there’s plenty to talk about. From NaNoWriMo techniques and tips to The Haunting of Hill House (spoiler free), we run the conversational gamut. Story Time introduces us to Mikethy the antique salesman, who finds himself in the middle ... Read mor […]

  • AiA Vol 1 Ep 37: Zach Springer’s Yellow Pants Versus Everyone
    by admin on October 12, 2018 at 7:40 pm

    Physical fitness instructor Zach Springer joins us to talk about his job keeping HEMA (Historical European Martial Arts) fighters in shape. We chat about Sony’s equipment grant for female photographers, the fall of Barnes & Noble, Banksy’s latest stunt, and the massive legacy of George Romero. Zach answers some of our burning fitness questions, and ... Read mor […]

  • AIA Vol 1 Ep 36: Olivia Flaggert and the City of El Paso VS Kaiju Elvis
    by admin on October 6, 2018 at 2:27 am

    Indie author Olivia Flaggert joins us today for discussion and storytelling! Right before her recent cross-country move, Olivia published ‘Fractured’, a romance thriller. We talk about her process, the possibilities of expanded distribution for independent authors, the use of pen names in writing, and take a sideways detour to the Body Farm. Story Time gets ... Read mor […]

  • AiA Vol 1 Ep 35: Travis I. Sivart and the Shaded Innuendo
    by admin on September 28, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Twitch streamer and author Travis I. Sivart calls in to the show today! He’s pretty hardcore; he writes and edits live on his stream ‘Talk of the Tavern’!  We talk about meta-humor, shaded innuendo in children’s media, and do some ripping on orcs. Story Time takes Russian squirrel enthusiast Bob into a massive demon showdown complete ... Read mor […]

  • AiA Vol 1 Ep 34: Eric Matthews and the Effects of Yogurt Displacement
    by admin on September 21, 2018 at 5:20 pm

    Our good friend and euphonium player Eric Matthews is in the studio today to talk to us about all things nerdy! We talk about cosplay as a hobby, music’s role when informing feelings, anime and video games, and the demise of Blockbuster. Story Time takes warrior Princess Meredith on a strange cartographic yachting trip with ... Read mor […]