Ep.08: Burnout and Balance, part 2

Ep.08: Burnout and Balance, part 2 The second part of our exploration of burnout covers a lot of ground, but is focused on ways to find balance in your creative life in order to combat (or simply avoid!) burnout. Melody, A Scout continues her exploration of the season...

Ep.07: Burnout and Balance, Part 1

Ep.07: Burnout and Balance, Part 1 Burnout turned out to be such a huge topic that we had to break it into two parts! This podcast is focused on what burnout is and is not, how we recognize it, and how it affects our lives. Gina is back from a social media “diet” and...

Ep.06: Seasons of Writing: Summer

Ep.06: Seasons of Writing: Summer Melody, Gina, and KimBoo return to the Five Element paradigm from Melody’s book, Soul of the Seasons, with a look at what it means for writers and other creatives to be feeling the heat of summer! (We live in Florida,...

Ep.05: Boundaries as Self-Care for Creatives

Ep.05: Boundaries as Self-Care for Creatives Writers (and other creatives) often think of boundaries as negative things — restrictions that hold us back from actualizing our creative visions! But that is not always true, and in fact is often the opposite of true.  In...

Ep. 04 – Seasons of Writing: Spring!

Ep. 04 – Seasons of Writing: Spring! This episode starts our new series, Seasons of Writing! We will be exploring the writing process through the lens of the Five Seasons matrix as taught by Melody, A Scout in her book, Soul of the Seasons. Our first stop is...

An Interview with Melody, a Scout! (ep.03)

An Interview with Melody, a Scout! (ep.03) Welcome to the third episode of Around the Writer’s Table: Conversations on Craft, Creativity, and Conscious Living!  This episode is the final entry in our “meet your hosts!” triptych, featuring an...