Federico and John are joined by musician and songwriter Frank Turner to talk about getting started, the transition from post-hardcore band Million Dead to an acoustic solo career, songwriting, the music industry, evolving your work and staying relevant, being productive on tour, the advantages and pitfalls of social media, and fans.
For part two of a two-part conversation, Federico and John are joined by John Gruber of Daring Fireball and The Talk Show to talk about independent writing in 2019, staying relevant, reputation, the role priorities play in defining your writing voice, the impact of podcasting on writing, Markdown, and more.
For part one of a two-part conversation, Federico and John are joined by John Gruber of Daring Fireball and The Talk Show to talk about how he got started, the role of luck, privilege, hard work, and talent in success, the toxicity of social media, building a business writing online, advertising, sponsorships, hairpieces, and more.
Setting the stage for Season 1 on writers and writing, Federico and John discuss how they got started as writers, the writing process, owning and controlling your writing, the role of privilege, luck, and hard work, and more.
Introducing Dialog, a seasonal podcast featuring weekly, in-depth conversations with special guests about the impact of technology on creativity, society, and culture and hosted by MacStories’ Federico Viticci and John Voorhees.