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DRS Episode 396 - Ritualistic Writing
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The Robots' talk with author, screenwriter, and director Charlie Brown about his upcoming anthology and transmedia. What happens when you get a New Orleans native together with two Texans? Come find out.
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DRS Episode 283 - Crossing The Genre Streams
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DRS Episode 564 - Revising Our Revisions!
Terry and Paul explore their revision processes and try to find one that works better than what they currently have. *spoiler alert*--they fail.Enjoy the show? Consider becoming a Patreon supporter and for as little as $1 a month, you can help keep the podcast free and receive exclusive content. More information at "http://patreon.com/drspodcast".
28 Nov 2019
DRS Episode 388 - Nuts and Bolts Not Franks And Beans
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DRS Episode 386 - Howie To Be A Writer
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