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The Writing Record

11 EpisodesProduced by J. AlejandroWebsite

Documenting my progress as I write and record.

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7.6.20 - Videotape Complete! And Lessons learned from Poetry

July 6th, 2020

  • I talk about this old script I brought back from the dead and submitted to a competition. You learn a lot about how far you've come when you …

6.22.20 - Videotape Play Submission and Other Pressing Matters

June 23rd, 2020



I had something come up and I am working on it:

  • Reformatting my play "Videotape or Lupe at the End of the World" for a play contest.

  • Etc.

6.15.20 - Charlie Bird No More, Poetry Epiphanies, Rode Podcast Competition

June 15th, 2020


I had a fun filled weekend:

  • Massive road block with Charlie Bird, should have googled it sooner.

  • Poetry breakthrough

  • Rode Podcasting …

6.11.20 - Charlie Bird Typed Up, Publishing Options, Hyphenate Problems

June 12th, 2020


Can you tell I'm home? I get to record at lunch with ease, so many episodes!

  • Typing up Charlie Bird from the handwritten draft.

  • Publishing …

6.9.10 - Rejection and Distraction, Learning Poetry with Humility, The Tumble

June 9th, 2020


I forgot a few things about this weekend:

  • Poetry Rejections, keeping me humble and putting me in the right path to learn what poetry actually is …

6.8.20 - Poetry Chapbook Progress, Billy Collins Masterclass, Back to Charlie Bird

June 9th, 2020

  • Poetry Chapbook Progress. I took this week to gather my poems to put together a chapbook to self-publish. It was time.

  • Billy Collins Masterclass. …

6.3.20 - Self-Publishing a Chapbook, Poetry Submissions, The Act of Gathering

June 4th, 2020

  • While the children's book draft is in the rearview mirror, I take to assembling my first chapbook to self-publish!

  • Starting to keep an eye out …

5.30.20 - Charlie Bird, Draft 1 Complete! Now What?

May 30th, 2020


I finished the draft of the children's book the day I recorded the previous episode. Now what?

  • Drafts to make the text amazing.

  • Must find an …

5.27.20 - Charlie Bird: Organic Theme, A Memory, and Lunchtime

May 28th, 2020

  • Charlie Bird is coming along! Theme is a naturally occurring thing.

  • A memory of when I didn't recognize my Dad when I was six.

  • The things I do …

5.21.20 - An Introduction to Charlie Bird

May 21st, 2020

  • Testing my "cost-effective" lavalier mic for my ipod, so I can record on the go!

  • First project on the list: Charlie Bird: A Children's Book for my …

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