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Ricky Byrd Talks Rock, Recovery, and ‘Sobering Times,’ Plus Maximizing Writing Productivity – Episode 519

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Ricky Byrd (inducted with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts) joins Nancy to discuss his music, the inspiration and process behind his latest rock album ‘Sobering Times’, his role as a “Recovery Troubador,” and why these songs and social support are especially important during stressful times. Plus, Ricky offers some advice for those hoping to achieve their creative dreams. And in our second segment, Nancy talks writing strategy and productivity with bestselling author Mark Bego…

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John Oates Talks Inspiration, Music Roots, ‘Live in Nashville’, and The Good Road Band, Plus Songwriting Advice – Episode 518

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer John Oates joins Nancy to discuss his musical journey from Hall & Oates to his latest solo project ‘Live in Nashville’. Plus, John shares his creative projects and process during the pandemic and how Nashville, his life beyond music, including his love of history, have helped shape his work. And in our second segment, songwriting professor Billy Seidman fills us in on his book ‘The Elements of Song Craft’.

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George Thorogood Talks Rock and Roll, Taking Charge of Your Health, and The Importance Ovarian Cancer Awareness and Research, Plus a Scriptwriting Opportunity to Create Change – Episode 516

“Bad to the Bone” veteran blues/rocker George Thorogood joins Nancy to discuss the Marla Thorogood Memorial Fund for Ovarian Cancer Research, and why taking charge of your health and reminding family and friends to do the same is so important. Plus, Nancy reviews an opportunity for screenwriters…

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Kirsten and Matthew Scott Talk Musical Theater, Broadway Dreams, and ‘Rock of Ages,’ Plus Writing, Kids, and Gratitude Journals – Episode 515

Kirsten Scott and Matthew Scott join Nancy to discuss their acting and singing careers, their musical theater-driven journey and work with shows from ‘Jersey Boys’ to ‘Rock of Ages’, their new routines, and thoughts on Broadway’s safe comeback. Plus, the actors share their suggestions for children and young adults (and their parents) interested in the performing arts. And writer/columnist Bonnie Jean Feldkamp on how parents…

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Barry Anderson and Rusty Mowery Talk Broadway, Musicals, ‘Jersey Boys’ and ‘Pretty Woman,’ Plus The Power of Virtual Dance – Episode 514

Actor/songwriter Barry Anderson and actor/choreographer Rusty Mowery join Nancy to discuss their Broadway-driven careers and work with ‘Jersey Boys’, ‘Kinky Boots’, and ‘Pretty Woman’, where they were when Broadway and London’s West End closed due to the pandemic, and more. Plus, women’s marketing expert, actress, author, and ballroom dancer Mary Lou Quinlan shares…

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