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Written, Spoken with Dave Ursillo

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The written word comes to life as the spoken word through the voices of the writers who wrote them. Written, Spoken is a podcast from writer and author Dave Ursillo (

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Reclaim Mornings, Reclaim Yourself with YouTube Influencer Amy Landino (AmyTV)

May 26th, 2020


In this interview, you'll hear how Amy's background as a YouTube influencer with over 24 million views has inspired her to help people ditch social …

What It's Like to Be a Formerly Incarcerated Person with Fitness Entrepreneur Coss Marte (CONBODY)

May 19th, 2020


In this interview, you'll hear about Coss's journey as a former cocaine dealing kingpin in Manhattan's Lower East Side who, while incarcerated, …

Travel Writing from the Front-Lines of Conflict Zones with Author Marcello Di Cintio

May 12th, 2020


In our interview, you'll learn how Marcello's journey began as a backpacking writer without a plan before eventually becoming a multi-award-winning …

Answering the Question, 'Why Bother?' with Best-Selling Author Jennifer Louden

April 27th, 2020


Jennifer Louden kicks off Season 2 of 'Written, Spoken' by reading an excerpt from her new book, 'Why Bother: Discover the Desire for What’s Next', and then joins Dave Ursillo for an interview about her book and …

I Quit My Job 10 Years Ago. Now, I Finally Understand Why.

August 12th, 2019


10 years ago, I quit my job. Today, I understand that I left my first career behind for beginnings, not endings.

Episode 10 of 'Written, Spoken' concludes Season 1 of the podcast with an honest reflection on endings and …

Do You Say 'Cool' or 'Chill? (Or, How Language "Moves")

August 5th, 2019


A story from 7th grade reminded me that the nature of all language is fluid -- despite what some people suggest when they complain about "political …

Is It Avoidance or Something Else? 4 Steps to Know.

July 29th, 2019


It would be dangerously misleading to assume that "learning from what you're avoiding the most" is as simple as making a long list of things that …

What You Can Learn from 'Writer’s Block' (Even If You Aren't a Writer)

July 22nd, 2019


According to the Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychoanalysis, the phrase "writer's block" was first invented by a psychoanalyst named Edmund Bergler in 1947. Today, a quick Internet search on “writer’s block” yields more …

The Secret Language of Paris

July 15th, 2019


I learned a secret language on the streets of Paris during my recent travels there. Thankfully for my poor language-learning skills, this language …

The Boston Skyline (Or, From My Heart to Yours)

July 8th, 2019


Months after the sight of the Boston Skyline sent me into a near panic attack, something changed. What, precisely, was it that did? Plus, have you …

The Letter I’ve Been Avoiding for 10 Years

July 1st, 2019


Why is it so much easier to avoid than it is to confront what, deep down, we know is good for us? Behavioral scientists and ancient philosophers have struggled to answer why. Here's my best attempt.

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So, Your Creativity 'Betrayed' You? Here's What To Do Next.

June 24th, 2019


How do you recover when your innocent, natural, creative impulse to "make something" goes sideways? What do you do next when you get overwhelmed by …

Surviving the 'Other Half' of the Creative Equation, Destruction

June 17th, 2019


What do you do when change catches you off-guard? Where do you put your energy? How do you figure out what to do next? How do you… simply survive? What do you do to heal? How do you keep going?

In Episode 2 of 'Written, …

The Wave of Change

June 17th, 2019


Sometimes, you see change coming and it catches you by surprise, anyway. What do you do next?

Episode 1 of 'Written, Spoken' tells a personal story of transition born of heartbreak, uncertainty, and life changes …

Introducing 'Written, Spoken' with Dave Ursillo

June 4th, 2019


Written, Spoken is a podcast in which the written word comes to life as the spoken word through the voices of the writers who wrote them. Created and hosted by writer, author, and teacher of creative self-expression …

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