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Episode 43 — Knowing When To Quit

Episode 43 — Knowing When To Quit

We all have a unique relationship with quitting, or even the word “quit”. But less universal is the notion of exactly when to implement a nice, graceful Quit out of your creative circumstance. On this week’s installment of the Outpost podcast, the folks on the couches...

Episode 42 — The Lottery Lie

Episode 42 — The Lottery Lie

Tell us, are you intimidated by one in a million odds? We are too, but maybe we all ought not to be if we can define our scope on our success. Dive deeper with us in this week's installment of the Outpost podcast Is There Anything You Haven't Yet Achieved That You...

Episode 41 — Importance of Environment On Creativity

Episode 41 — Importance of Environment On Creativity

Is your environment impacting your creativity? OF COURSE it is! Join us on the metaphorical couch as we discuss how mental and physical conditions of one’s surroundings impact one’s tapping into their creative potential, on this week’s installment of the Outpost...

Episode 40 — Storytelling VS World Building

Episode 40 — Storytelling VS World Building

How storytelling and world building relate to each other and work together as key components of a strong narrative experience. Come weave narrative with us on the Outpost podcast!  01:10 - Community Question: The journey from idea to execution is hard - "The...

Episode 39 — Finding Your Voice

Episode 39 — Finding Your Voice

How do you find your voice in your creative work and why does that matter? Also: some other things. The Outpost podcast is back. 02:10 - Community Question: Is the final push toward excellence a good use of time?13:02 - Community Question: How do you determine the...

Utopias in Pop Culture

Utopias in Pop Culture

The Hunger Games. 1984. The Handmaid’s Tale. Dystopian novels and stories comprise a vast swath of our entertainment. But what about utopian tales? Could you, without searching, name three utopian works? What is it about dystopian literature that fulfills something...

Channeling Charisma

Channeling Charisma

You know that person, who pulls all the attention to them the moment they walk into the room? The one with so much charisma, they are able to convince bitter enemies to hang out and be relaxed and groovy? These people bring out the best in us. They elicit creativity...

Need for Myth

Need for Myth

Humans need myths. We need stories. They perform a powerful and useful role in our societies and cultures. If I wanted to teach you about water safety I could give you hundreds of facts surrounding the need for water safety or I could tell you the story of a creature...

Episode 38 — Analog Vs. Digital Creativity

Episode 38 — Analog Vs. Digital Creativity

How do analog vs. digital tools affect creativity?  1:19 - The “no accent” memo1:22 - Is using GameFound as an alternative to Kickstarter good for the industry? 8:26: - Is the O-Neb team mostly alike or very different?12:30 - Main Topic Begins: What are the...

Mentors

Mentors

On the Outpost podcast the group had a lively discussion on mentors. They talked through what a mentor really is. Do you need one? What’s the purpose of having them?  Dictionary.com defines a mentor as “an experienced or trusted advisor.” Looking at the etymology...