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Conversations that Inspire

Triumph over Tragedy, with Reggie Reed

Triumph over Tragedy, with Reggie Reed

"I have my wife as my ultimate support system. But as a man, it feels like you shouldn’t show weakness or talk about things that might make you vulnerable because you worry about what others will think. That’s why I decided to just go for it, to muster the courage to...

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The Power of Strength, with Lori Brand

The Power of Strength, with Lori Brand

"The day my dance instructor had her jaw wired shut to lose weight was the day I realized how deep the rabbit hole of body image issues really went. It wasn't just about being thin; it was about battling your body at war with societal expectations." - Lori Brand...

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From Punk Bands to Bestsellers, with Richard Roper

From Punk Bands to Bestsellers, with Richard Roper

"I kind of almost became an author by accident. It was a case of rediscovering a love of fiction, and then, on idle weekends, working on things purely to entertain myself. It grew from there." — Richard Roper In this episode, author Richard Roper shares insights into...

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You are Braver than you Believe, with Suzette Mullen

You are Braver than you Believe, with Suzette Mullen

Suzette Mullen is a memoir and nonfiction book coach and retreat leader. Her essays have appeared in the New York Times and Today.com, among other outlets. As a book coach, Suzette focuses on amplifying the voices of LGBTQ+ writers as she guides them to find their...

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Parts of Self, with Boo Trundle

Parts of Self, with Boo Trundle

Boo Trundle is a writer, artist, and performer whose work has appeared across various platforms and publications, including The Brooklyn Rail, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and NPR’s The Moth. She has released three albums of original music with Big Deal Records and...

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Myth Building, with Jared N. Michaud

Myth Building, with Jared N. Michaud

Jared N. Michaud is a devoted fiction writer driven by a passion for writing that began before he reached age seven. Influenced by literary giants like C.S. Lewis and Orson Scott Card, he discovered the transformative power of storytelling, and at twelve he began...

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