I've decided to take the plunge and sign up properly for Podbean! Episode eleven is a little different from the previous ten in that it's neither about books or writing. It's about my struggles with depression and anxiety and is essentially me talking through my various coping mechanisms in the hopes that maybe they'll prove … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; episode eleven, ‘Constant Companions’
Hey, guys! As some of you might have seen, I uploaded episode 10 of A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz yesterday (check it out here if you so wish) and in the episode, I briefly explained why I hadn't recorded any episodes in the last couple of months. I've decided to give PodBean a … Continue reading My podcast
I was feeling very inspired today - like, I was literally struck down by this idea - so I decided to record a new episode of A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz. In today's episode, I'm discussing horror novels that were inspired by or based on true events. I won't reveal too much, so grab yourself … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 10, ‘Books that were inspired by or based on true events’
'sup yo! In today's episode, I'm continuing with my discussion of books that changed the world and this week, I've turned my attention towards books that tackle prejudice, focusing in particular on Holocaust literature. It's perhaps an intense theme in comparison to the themes of previous episodes, but I hope people will find it interesting. … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 9, ‘Books that changed the world; part II’
Seen as I've reached episode eight, I thought I'd compile a list of all the episodes in my podcast series so far 😀 I ramble, I swear, I often forget what I'm talking about, but I hope they provide at least some entertainment! Episode 1: 'What is poetry?' Episode 2: 'The Guilty Romantic' Episode 3: … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz: master post!
I can't even begin to describe how excited I was to record today's episode! For the next three or four episodes, I'm going to be discussing books that changed the world and in today's episode, I'm focusing on books that changed the world in regards to their battle against the bans imposed against them. It's … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 8, ‘Books that changed the world; part I’
A topic inspired by my research for the second episode of A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz, I'm discussing in today's episode why it is that so many writers become objects of scorn when they tell people that they're writers. What criteria do we have to meet for these idiots to class us as … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 6, ‘I’m a real writer!’
Woo! Episode FIVE! Massive thanks to everyone who has stuck with this series so far 😀 I know I'm not the greatest of speakers and I ramble a lot, but thank you so much for listening all the same 🙂 I have so much fun researching for and recording these podcasts! You can check out … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 5, ‘The Monster Within’
Why, as a society, are we fixated with dystopian fiction? In today's episode, I attempt (attempt being the appropriate word) to answer this question. You can check out ten minutes of me rambling here.
Episode two is here! (like literally, there. Click on the link!) In this episode, I'm talking about the stigma attached to the romance genre and the backlash its readers and writers face. So, get yourself a cup of tea and kick back for the next 15 minutes while I take you through the so-called reasons … Continue reading A Cup of Tea and a Chinwag with Jazz; Episode 2, ‘The Guilty Romantic’