Authors of the Pacific Northwest

Episode 58: Part 2 of The Writer’s Crucible with Philip Kenney

June 17, 2019

Episode 58: Part 2 of The Writer’s Crucible with Philip Kenney


In This Episode, You’ll Hear:

(Podcast run time 50 min)


  • :42 - Vikki recaps from Part 1/Episode 57
  • 1:42 - Vikki outlines parts 3- 5 of the book
  • 2:17 -  Philip talks about the theater of the mind
  • 6:30 - Vikki & Philip talk about drama & trauma 
  • 17:59 - Philip talks about the section “Materials” from the book
  • 21:01 - Vikki and Philip talk about the metaphors of the pencil and the writer’s desk
  • 28:18 - Philip talks about discipline with writing routines 
  • 32:45 - Philip breaks down the section “Novel Ideas” from the book
  • 35:10 - Vikki reads from her favorite section of the book
  • 41:30 - Philip discusses the last section of the book
  • 51:22 - Philip talks about writing dedicating to our ancestors & the creative impulses 
  • 53:41 - Philip takes out the podcast with a short reading 


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Podcast Music Credits:


Title: Amazing Plan by Kevin MacLeod (

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