Category: Podcast

  • An Interview With Pico Iyer

    An Interview With Pico Iyer

    This is an interview with memoirist and travel author Pico Iyer, about his book Sun After Dark. It is about traveling and empathy–what does it mean to dwell in someone else’s culture for a while, especially we who come from the States, who are more privileged than most of the world? What does our home become, in […]

  • The Art of Fiction Writing, Part 2: You Must Dream

    The Art of Fiction Writing, Part 2: You Must Dream

    Here I discuss writing how-to books, the ones I like in particular. I also talk about the writing process–what it’s like to dedicate your days to your story or poems. Hours up hours, you work until something in your brain clicks–the story comes alive in your skull. I also share with you one of my […]

  • Emily McPeek: Painter, Teacher, Daughter. And Creator of My Logo.

    Emily McPeek: Painter, Teacher, Daughter. And Creator of My Logo.

    I just heard back from iTunes, they’ve accepted The Writing Bull Podcast into their ranks! I needed a logo when submitting to iTunes, so I turned to a great artist who just happens to be kin. Emily McPeek has done well for herself. Her paintings have been displayed in several venues in different countries, among […]

  • The Art of Writing Fiction 1

    The Art of Writing Fiction 1

    So, you’ve got a great story that you want to tell. It’s all made up, complete fiction, and you’re ready and raring to hit the computer keys and crank out a three hundred page novel. Or a ten page short story. Or a novella of eighty, ninety, one hundred pages. You’ve got the story in […]

  • El Testimonio, capítulo 1: El Nacimiento del Pocho

    El Testimonio, capítulo 1: El Nacimiento del Pocho

    ¡El primer podcast en español! (But, like any Salvadoran party, everyone is welcome)  Aquí hablo de la vida del pocho–que significa, una fruta podrida, y un Latino que no sabe nada de su cultura, que no habla español, que está lejos de sus raíces. Pero, este pocho decidió, en su juventud, meterse en la cultura salvadoreña para […]