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Episode 9: Make it Work Transcript

This is our transcript of Episode 9: Make it Work, adapted from our script. We use a combination of hand and machine transcription, and should be about 80-90% correct. Please verify against the audio before quoting. Building a creative career is like building a machine. There are a million moving parts, and the components you choose
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Episode 9: Make it Work

Listen to the show: It’s one thing to finish a story, it’s another to make stories your career. In our final episode of season one of Out on the Wire we talk to three creative professionals, Jakob Lewis of the podcast Neighbors, Dave Kellett of the comics Sheldon and Drive and the documentary Stripped, and
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Episode 8.5: Your Baby’s Ugly Workshop

This week, we're critiquing work from the challenge from the Episode 8: Your Baby's Ugly. Dan Waldschmidt and Matthew Williamson just produced the pilot episode of a podcast called "Ordinary Heroes," but they know they need a new point of view on it — time for an edit! Dan and Matthew bravely volunteered to go
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Feel the burn.

Get better at helping others make their work shine. It’s a wonderful gift to give another storyteller. But it’s not all altruism: every time you work through a story, you learn more about your own work, and how to improve it.

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workshop episode 7.5: Dark Forest

This is our 7th workshop episode, where we collaborate and critique work from the Out on the Wire Working Group. This week, we're responding to the challenge from the Episode 7: Dark Forest. Céline Keller is making an autobiographical audio story about how she turned her life upside-down in order to raise two wild baby boars

Episode 7: Dark Forest

Listen to the show: The Dark Forest is where we go when we're deep in the writing process and lose our way. Overwhelming feelings of self-doubt, confusion, and inadequacy threaten to halt our stories’ progress. Sometimes, we forget why we started on the path in the first place. Luckily, many people have been here before,
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workshop episode 6.5: Proof of Concept

Welcome to our 6th workshop episode, where we collaborate and critique work from the Out on the Wire Working Group. This week, we're critiquing work from the challenge from Episode 6: Proof of Concept. This week, Matt and Ben and Jessica critique scenes written by members of the Out on the Wire working group. An ethnographic memoir
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Episode 6: Proof of Concept

Listen to the show:             If you're subscribing via iTunes, please leave us a review while you're there! It helps others find the show, which will make our creative community stronger. Leaving a review on iTunes is easy. We walk you through it here. If reviewing is just not your thing, please share
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Stop procrastinating on your ambitious dream project

If you’re here, looking at this page, it’s a pretty safe bet you’re someone who wants to be making creative work. But despite your best intentions, despite all those times you swore to stick to a schedule…you’re not making something right now. Instead, you’re here. Because you’re trying to figure out how to get your

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workshop episode 5.5: You’re not Lucky, You’re Just Good

This is our 5th workshop episode, where we collaborate and critique work from the Out on the Wire Working Group. This week, we're critiquing work from the challenge from the Episode 5: You're not Lucky, You're Just Good. Listen to the show:             If you're subscribing via iTunes, please leave us