"Unknown Words" is a bi-monthly podcast dedicated to highlighting the work of unpublished or lesser known writers. Each episode, Matthew reads a either a short story, creative non-fiction, or works of poetry then interviews the writer to gain some insight into the work's composition and just maybe that of the author's.

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Today's story, "Smelling the Weather", by a writer we'll call John, is about the death of a young man's close friend. For the first time, he is forced to very intimately face what death is, what grieving is, and what it is that death actually takes away. 

Conversation topics: writing, loss, poetry, life experiences, career, nursing, phillipines, nashville, immigration, typhoon pablo, songwriting, critiques, editing, revising.

Read this episode's story and "John's" other work here:

http://writingforreddit.blogspot.com

 All of the music in this episode was made by MUSH

His SoundCloud and his Facebook

 

If you have a story between 1,000 and 4,000 words that you'd like to submit, or are a musician who'd like to be featured, send your work to:

unknownwordspodcast@gmail.com

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Direct download: 4_-_John.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00am EST
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Ankur Bhanderi's story, "Jonathan", centers on a young boy with the immense and inadvertent power to make anything he speaks true and real. Problems ensue.

Conversation topics: fantasy, fiction, genre, nerd shit, unity game engine, literature, writing, promotion, Neil Gaiman, young adult lit, the twilight zone, writing workshop, being a critic, english degrees.

 

Check out "Jonathan" and the rest of Ankur's stories in his collection, "There Was Once":
www.amazon.com/dp/B00B8BA9FG

 

All of the music in this episode was made by MUSH
www.soundcloud.com/mushmusic
www.facebook.com/mushmusic

If you have a story between 1,000 and 4,000 words that you'd like to submit, or are a musician who'd like to be featured, send your work to: 
unknownwordspodcast@gmail.com

Direct download: Ankur.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:50pm EST
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