Episode 421: Cole Heilborn says, "We're Gonna Find What We Find"
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
2d ago
Cole Heilborn (@portsideproductions) is a filmmaker and found of Port Side Productions, a film company focusing on outdoor storytelling. His film, Inches to Miles, made in partnership with Athletic Brewing, follows three remarkable people as they train up to and compete in the Lake Placid Ironman. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 420: Rebecca Renner Makes the Pig
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
1w ago
Rebecca Renner (@rebeccarennerfl) is freelance journalist and the author of Gator Country: Deception, Danger, And Alligators in the Everglades (Flatiron Books). "The reader is the one who creates the scenes. I just give them the ingredients." Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 419: Maggie Gigandet Red Paperclipped Her Way into Freelancing
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
2w ago
Maggie Gigandet is a freelance writer whose piece "The Extra Mile" appears in the Atavist Magazine. In this episode we also hear from editor-in-chief Seyward Darby. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 418: Surrendering to the Subconscious with John Julius Reel
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
3w ago
John Julius Reel (@johnjuliusreel) is a writer, memoirist, and language teacher who lives in Spain with his family. He's the author of My Half Orange: A Story of Love and Language in Seville (Tortoise Books). Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 417: 'Stories Can Save Us' and the Enduring Legacy of Matt Tullis
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
1M ago
Justin Heckert (@justinheckert) is a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in countless publications from Esquire to The Ringer, from Garden & Gun to the New York Times Magazine. Justin wrote the afterward to the late Matt Tullis's post-humous book Stories Can Save Us (Univ. of George Press). Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 416: A Lifelong Search for Voice with Acamea Deadwiler
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
1M ago
Acamea Deadwiler is an essayist and memoirist and the author of Daddy's Little Stranger. This is a really rich conversation about how her book was once a collection of essays, but she had to rewrite it as a more cohesive memoir, finding voice, breaking down a piece of writing like game tape, and what playing basketball and getting cut taught her about a career in writing. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 415: Sam Jefferies, Hammering Out Screed
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
1M ago
Sam Jefferies is the author of Legacy on Ice: Blake Geoffrion and the Fastest Game on Earth (Univ. of Wisconsin Press). Sam talks about how he built scenes, folded in the book writing and reporting around his family and day job, listening to tape on commutes to get the material into his bloodstream, and maintaining a sense of individual style without exhausting the reader. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 414: John Rosengren on Cuts, Note Taking, and Darkness for The Atavist
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
1M ago
John Rosengren is a journalist based out of Minnesota whose "Anatomy of a Murder" marks Issue 151 for The Atavist Magazine. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 413: Young Woman and the Sea, from Book to Movie
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
2M ago
Glenn Stout is the author of Young Woman and the Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World. It's now out in movie theaters and re-issued as a movie tie-in paperback by Mariner Books. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Social: @creativenonfiction podcast on IG and Threads Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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Episode 412: Leaving the Emotional Moments Unsaid with Lilly Dancyger
The Creative Nonfiction Podcast with Brendan O'Meara
by Brendan O'Meara
2M ago
Lilly Dancyger (@lillydancyger) is a writer and editor whose latest book is First Love: Essays on Friendship (Dial Press). In this episode Lilly talks about her trepidation around writing a true-crime memoir, braided essays, book marketing, and when to let the emotion of the moment do the talking. Newsletter: Rage Against the Algorithm Show notes: brendanomeara.com Social: @creativenonfiction podcast on IG and Threads Support: Patreon.com/cnfpod ..read more
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