While we’re all trying to stay motivated post MFA, online resources are a great way to keep moving forward. I’ve put together a list of the best writing podcasts, with the help of fellow alums, to get the creativity flowing and learn about the writing world.
- Grammar Girl: Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing
- The Writing Show
- Nerdist Writer’s Panel
- DIY MFA Radio– recommended by Drema Drudge
- The Literary Salon
- Magic Lessons with Elizabeth Gilbert, recommended by Drema Drudge
- Bleeding Ink
- Ampersand: the Poets and Writers Podcast, recommended by Drema Drudge
- Aural Text
- The Secret Podcast
- The Moth, recommended by Kristi Hanson
- Novel Marketing
- The New Yorker Fiction, recommended Kristi Hanson
- The Naked Book
- BBC World Book Club, recommended Kristi Hanson
- The Narrative Breakdown
- The Story Grid Podcast
- NPR- Fresh Air, recommended by Michael Jackman
- Writing Excuses
- A Way with Words
- The New York Times Book Review Podcast, recommended by Drema Drudge
- Dead Robots’ Society
- First Draft, recommended by Jessica Love
- The Outer Dark
- Three Guys with Beards
- The Poetry Gods, recommended by Teneice Durrant
- Beyond Your Blog
I’m looking for contributors for the following posts:
If you run a blog I want to feature yours in the list of our alumni blogs and possibly ask you a few questions on how you run it, and any opportunities that have come from your site.
DEAR SOARING!: Send me your questions to be featured on the blog. Other alumni will help in answering your questions.
Where in the World: Where have you gone recently? Send me a picture with information on your trip and any writing you may have done about the trip.
Awards and Accolades of Alumni: Time to brag! What have you accomplished recently? I want to help spread the word and show just how great our alumni really are.
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to be featured.
Mackenzie Jervis is a Summer 2016 Graduate. She lives in Texas with her husband, two cats, and puppy. She has way too many books, more cameras than she knows how to properly use, and a never ending need to keep moving. She write about her life and adventures at home and around the world at A Wandering Scribbler.