Arts

The #1 literary podcast from the perspective of the writer, editor and podcaster. Supportive. Instructive. Provocative. Hosted & Produced by Mark Antony Rossi. {IPv6 compatible with emerging markets}

Episodes

In this second 'bookend' episode we explore Edgar Allan Poe's demons and ideas about creativity. His self-sabotaging events were a major factor in his suffering.

Play Now

Another grounded episode on a topic I hear alot about by writing: does writing have a future? What will that future look like? I attempt to answer a few of this questions in a manner I many might find unusual. 

Play Now

In this second installment annually produced I delve into what i have been doing as a writer, especially in this particularly challenging time of Covid, and try to make it relatable on the show to others who might be working or dealing with similiar issues.

Play Now

In perhaps my most personal voyage into a writer I explore all that was social and creative in the astounding teleplay, screenplay writer Rod Serling.

We cover in this episode: depression, twilight zone, creativity, planet of the apes and the meaning of prejudice as a root of global calamity.

Play Now

In the final mailbag episode in a rough and uncertain year, 2020, we go through some of the email about show and about the journal, Ariel Chart.

 

Covered are the following topics:

Fantasy in Writing

Keeping a Journal

Dark Side of Guilt

Covid

Bukowski

Truth

Evil Words

Creativity and Mental Illness

 

 

 

Play Now

In one of the most unique episode STBH explores Mark Antony Rossi's innovation micro-writing style (fiction & nonfiction) "Concrete Minimalism."

Intro to Innovation

Fiction Passages

  Philosophy of Rent

https://www.arielchart.com/2017/07/philosophy-of-rent.html?m=1  

  Waiting Room Madness

https://madswirl.com/short-stories/2015/07/waiting-room-madness/

  Tampa Bay Tantrum

https://www.scarletleafreview.com/short-stories1/category/mark-antony-rossi

   I Will Melt the Robots the First Chance I Get

https://www.blakejonesreview.com/flash-fiction/i-will-melt-robots/

  Kind

https://underwoodpress.com/ruescribe/2018/10/04/kind-by-mark-antony-rossi/

 

Nonfiction Passages

World Peace Through Intimacy

https://pinklitter.wordpress.com/2016/07/07/world-peace-through-intimacy-editoral-by-mark-antony-rossi/amp/

Modern Forces and the Meaningful Metaphor

https://fragmentedvoices.com/2020/02/24/modern-forces-and-the-meaningful-metaphor-by-mark-antony-rossi/amp/

Book Review -- Sun and Moon -- Michel Weatherall

https://booksmugglersden.com/2019/09/18/sun-moon-by-michel-weatherall/

Book Review -- Wonderful Wasteland and other natural disasters --

                         Elido La Torre Lagares

https://www.arielchart.com/2020/10/book-review-wonderful-wasteland-and.html?m=1

 

 

 

 

Play Now

In this episode we briefly examine the good and bad of spoken word poetry. 

Light Side -- test run one's material before an audience

Dark Side -- forget about print and then get forgotten -- yourself

Notes:  post-covid world might have less eating establishments, no movie theatres and folks less willing to be community-oriented, spoken word might need to learn to adapt to a new reality

Play Now

In our 2nd conversation I speak with Canada's, Michel Weatherall, novelist, poet and publisher about his projects, his press, his marketing and his interesting take on anthologies and promoting literary projects in the age of Covid.

Play Now

Play this podcast on Podbean App