Thinking Religion 15: Thinking Out Loud 92: Let’s Talk About Self-Editing – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth is joined by author Stacy N. Sergent this week (Merianna is out for family leave) to talk about great pups, NaNoWriMo, writing as a lonesome experience and also a communal experience, the role of editing, and the psychological flow of being a writer. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson How to be a Heroine by … Continue reading Thinking Religion 15: Thinking Out Loud 92: Let’s Talk About Self-Editing – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 14: Thinking Out Loud 91: Homemade Root Beer – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth is joined by UNC’s own Molly McConnell this week (Merianna is on maternity leave). They dive deep into the nature of reading, writing, and spicy beverages. Elizabeth Gilbert’s Big Magic A Tale for The Time Being by Ruth Ozeki Ravens in Winter by Bernd Heinrich The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead The … Continue reading Thinking Religion 14: Thinking Out Loud 91: Homemade Root Beer – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 13: Thinking Out Loud 90: Creating the Feels – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the importance of including and invoking emotions in readers. They discuss what they have to overcome as writers in order to cause suffering for their characters and create whole, full characters. Of course, they also talk about dogs, leaf blowers, and Baby Harrelson imminent arrival (who arrived on November 12, … Continue reading Thinking Religion 13: Thinking Out Loud 90: Creating the Feels – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 12: Thinking Out Loud 89: Camaraderie Over Word Counts – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna talk about the power of collaboration, especially during NanoWrimo. They talk about how much confidence is instilled when you connect into a network of people. They also discuss how women writers have been made more of an appearance in the publishing world and why that is. Elizabeth Gilbert on The Late Show … Continue reading Thinking Religion 12: Thinking Out Loud 89: Camaraderie Over Word Counts – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 11: Thinking Religion 57: We Can’t Stop and We Won’t Stop – Thinking.FM

Thomas and Sam discuss the role of N.C. State as an upsetter along with the role of religion in presidential politics with talk about private and public hermeneutics of the 2016 candidates (and the weather in Tallahassee). Show Notes: Why Can’t Christians Join the Revolution? | Al Mohler Fear and Voting on the Christian Right … Continue reading Thinking Religion 11: Thinking Religion 57: We Can’t Stop and We Won’t Stop – Thinking.FM

Thinking Religion 10: Thinking Out Loud 88: Toughening Up – Thinking.FM

Elisabeth and Merianna follow up their conversation from last week about the importance of protecting your content. Then, they recount their experiences at recent conferences and how they are learning that they need to be tougher with the authors they work with in order to help authors put their best work into the world. They … Continue reading Thinking Religion 10: Thinking Out Loud 88: Toughening Up – Thinking.FM