The Write Idea Workshop
029 - The Write Idea Workshop - So Long 2013

Episode 29 - So Long 2013

In this, the final episode for the year 2013, Ryan looks back at some of his favorite and most influential authors and reads for this year. Justin is busy off on a date, but that doesn't mean we don't hear from him.

Thank you to all the listeners for continuing to download our podcast and sharing it with your friends and enemies. We here at the Write Idea Workshop hope you have a fantastic and safe New Years, and join us again in 2014 for weekly discussions about writing, reading, movies, comics, games and improving yourself as a writer.

Direct download: wiw29.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 9:30pm EDT

Episode 28

Ryan and Justin are back with some brand new theme music courteousy of Jac Kincaid (author of Tales From a Gas Station, lead singer of The Urethras and all around badass). After staying up ridiculously late, in this episode, the fellows discuss their Top Five (or so) influential authors, some of the better writing on TV nowadays, and read a fantastic poetry submission from listener and friend of the show Theresa Chase!

Give it a listen and keep on writing!

Direct download: wiw28.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Episode 27

The Write Idea Workshop is visited by the not-so-ghostly spirit of Matt Wexler on this Halloween-tastic episode.
Ryan and Wex discuss monsters in movies, books and video games, as well as some creepy TV shows they're trying to catch up on.
The Twitter Game this week is #foundcandy
The Writing Challenge: Halloween Haikus!

Be sure to send us an e-mail at: to submit to the Writing Challenge, or just to drop a line.

Tweet those Twitter challenges to @WriteIdeaWS

Have a happy Spooky Ween!

Direct download: wiw27.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

Episode 26

On this episode of The Write Idea Workshop, Ryan and Justin get a tad possessed as they try to discusss some of their favorite ghosts in books and movies, as well as the rules spirits and ghouls seem to play by.

Be sure to check out our Twitter game for a chance to win a graphic novel! #WriteIdeaFlash

Direct download: wiw26.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this double-sized episode of The Write Idea Workshop, our host-some heroes introduce some new segments to the show, some new audience participation bits, and read you some stories. The guys also talk about the state of Thriller and Horror genre books and movies, the evolution and expectations of audiences, and talk a walk down memory lane.

This is the first in a month long stretch of scary-themed episodes for the Month of October.

Thanks for listening to The Write Idea Workshop! Keep writing!

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Direct download: wiw25.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

In this episode of the Write Idea Workshop, Justin and Ryan are fresh off of watching the first episode of AGENTS OF SHIELD and have a lot to say about it. Then, Justin just has a lot to say about everything. Also, in this episode we include questions we asked of JASON AARON and DENNIS HOPELESS at the Cincy Comic Con courteousy of the Word Balloon podcast (

Be sure to give it a listen and PLEASE do not take anything you hear from Justin too seriously.

This is The Write (Wrong) Idea Workshop

Keep Writing!

Direct download: wiw24.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 11:30pm EDT

023 - The Write Idea Workshop - ComicCon Heroes

Episode 23
Ryan and Justin get all up in the first annual Cincinnati Comic Con in this episode! The fellows discuss how awesome the Con was, meeting creators like Ryan Stegman and Jason Aaron, getting absurdly inspired, and learning to network on the fly. Also, the guys find some near-forgotten rules/suggestions to better writing habits as detailed by John Steinbeck and Neil Gaiman. All this, and more!

Keep Writing!

Direct download: wiw23.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 1:00am EDT

022 - The Write Idea Workshop - Revenge of the Workshop

Episode 22
The Write Idea Workshop is back from it's unannounced /unanticipated hiatus!
In this episode Ryan and Justin talk about the process of creating the radio play The Hills Are Alive!, discuss books, movies, the nature of expectation in audiences and try out a new Writing Challenge!

Direct download: wiw22.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 1:00pm EDT

021 - The Write Idea Workshop - The Radio Play

In this special episode of The Write Idea Workshop, Ryan, Justin and special guest Wayne Townsend act out a short comedic radio play written by Justin and Ryan. Apologies about the unexpected hiatus. Life happens. Expect new episodes weekly from here on out!

Direct download: audiodramafinal.mp3
Category:Radio Play -- posted at: 2:00am EDT

020 - The Write Idea Workshop - The Dodecasode!

Episode 20

On this episode of The Write Idea Workshop, Ryan and Justin embark on a strange story journey in which they collaboratively write a short story with the only building blocks being a six word phrase to kick things off, and announcements are made!

Direct download: wiw20.mp3
Category:Writing Workshop -- posted at: 12:00pm EDT