#15 Jessica Lahey

“If parents back off the pressure and anxiety over grades and achievement and focus on the bigger picture—a love of learning and independent inquiry—grades will improve and test scores will go up.”

Jessica Lahey is is the author of the book “The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed.”

Her work has also been published in the, The Atlantic, and the New York Times.

She also hosts a show on Vermont Public Radio called #AmWriting with Jess & KJ”

Her column, “The Parent-Teacher Conference, is published bi-weekly at the New York Times Motherlode blog, and examines the intersection of education, parenting, health and politics.

Visit her website http://www.jessicalahey.com/

follow her on twitter: @jesslahey

other notes from the show:

Free range kids

Age of Opportunity “permit when you can protect when you must”

The brain of opportunity


Email the show at: me@bryanaiello.com

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Some of my fiction can be found at: http://www.bryanaiello.com

My novel Compounded Interest is available for purchase on amazon.com

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#14 Kevyn Winkless

Kevyn Winkless is going to revolutionize immersive reading entertainment with his  new media Wikipedia novel idea. When he told me about it I envisioned a novel where every character gets their own story. Imagine a fully integrated world right at your finger tips Wikipedia style all fictionalized.

This concept is so exciting it gave me chills.

Kevyn is a Canadian Expat living in Japan.

Check out his blog reviews, fan history, and writing at his blog http://intellectdevourer.blogspot.jp/

Twitter: @WhenUrukFell

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+KevynWinkless

He will be back to talk about his eight legged essay: same story eight different perspectives.

Music:”Mountain Emperor” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

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#13 J. M. Debord

Jason DeBord is an expert on Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst Carl Guatav Jung

He is Author of the book:

The Dream Interpretation Dictionary: Symbols, Signs, and Meanings

More information can be found on him and his work on his website and blog:




He also moderates the subreddit:


r/jung, http://jung,reddit.com.

and interprets dreams on twitter:



We love dreams news letter


Joseph Campbell


Monroe institute

the art of manliness: a podcast
king warrior magician lover — Robert Moore

Carl Jung’s book:

Modern Man in Search of a Soul

music: “Angel Share” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License


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#12 Joshua Robertson

After receiving his degree from Wichita State University Joshua Robertson became a bestselling dark fantasy author while living a double life as a licensed master social worker helping families in crisis from Alaska to North Carolina.

He is often recognized as the author whose dragons are said to be able to beat George R.R. Martin’s and Christopher Paolini’s dragons in a very biased Twitter poll.

He currently lives in North Carolina with his better half and his horde of goblin wee ones.


Amazon Author page: https://www.amazon.com/Joshua-Robertson/e/B00RHAMPHM/ref=dp_byline_cont_ebooks_1



Website: http://www.robertsonwrites.com/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/robertsonwrites

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Goblin horde:


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#11 E. Rachel Hardcastle

E. Rachel Hardcastle is one the hardest working women in Indie publishing. She is an author, writing instructor and Editor.

You can find her blog and official website here: http://www.erachaelhardcastle.com

Read her book at: http://www.books2read.com/findingpandora.

Twitter: https://twitter.com/erhardcastle

Facebook: https://twitter.com/erhardcastle

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15237681.E_Rachael_Hardcastle

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVoyEUkALdTKiR5C2buC_SA

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#9 Hunter Maats

Hunter Maats is a writer, podcaster and educator.

His podcast can be found at mixedmentalarts.com

His guide to ending the stress of school and totally ruling the world,  The Straight-A Conspiracy is avaliable on Amazon.


and in Spanish:

La Conspiracion de las Calificaciones Perfectas


Social media:

The Mixed Mental Arts FB group (https://www.facebook.com/groups/12890…)

Follow on Twitter: @huntermaats @str8aconspiracy @mixedmentalarts.

My name is Bryan Aiello

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and my writing on bryanaiello.com


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#7 Paul Nabil Mathis


Fantasy author, YouTube looper, game master.

Streamed live on May 7, 2017

Origins: Stories on Creativity #7 Paul Nabil Matthis

Paul Matthis is a musician, artist and author.

To enjoy more of his content visit him on:







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#6 Frank Joseph

Frank Joseph is author of the “Chicago Trilogy.”

“To love Mercy” (mention the podcast, and get a an autographed copy for just $10 and free shipping.

“To Walk Humbly” a runner-up in the 2016 New Rivers Press novel contest

“To Do Justice” a winner of the “Scintillating Starts” novel contest; read at: http://www.writeradvice.com/archives/46-flash-2002.

Visit Mr. Joseph on:

His website: http://www.frankjoseph.com

Twitter @frankjober

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Frank-S-Joseph-Author-797574090306259/

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