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Lizzie Special: Confessions of a Workaholic

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Release Date: 09/05/2018

Ep. 138 Brett Story show art Ep. 138 Brett Story

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Brett Story is the documentarian behind . Her film explores climate change through unfiltered interviews with New Yorkers during the hot August heat of 2017. The film toured film festivals and aired on PBS. You can check it out now through .   Show Notes: 

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Ep. 137 Mary Kay McBrayer show art Ep. 137 Mary Kay McBrayer

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Mary Kay McBrayer is a writer, podcaster, and horror enthusiast. Her new book hits stores everywhere tomorrow (May 19, 2020). Mary Kay's telling of Jane Toppan's life goes deeper than dissecting a murderer, it also explores the conservative Victorian culture that may have created this monster. My chat with Mary Kay was a fascinating dive into history, horror, and feminism. You can follow Mary Kay  on , , and explore her take on hot new releases and horror on   Show Notes:     

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Ep. 136 Stephanie Crawford show art Ep. 136 Stephanie Crawford

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Stephanie Crawford is a freelance writer and podcaster based in Las Vegas. She loves all things physical media, John Waters, and horror. In this episode, we chat about her latest piece in Fangoria, blu-ray extras, and living with lupus. Follow Stephanie on .    Show Notes: 

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Ep. 135 David Allen show art Ep. 135 David Allen

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David Allen is the creator behind He is the go-to-guy for all modern productivity methodologies. His work is life changing, and I wanted to share that experience with you guys. As a creative, I often get distracted and GTD helped get through major projects like writing a l and currently every day tasks that are really hard to do while we are all in quarantine. Check out our convo and get inspired. You can follow David on Twitter @gtdguy.    Show Notes

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Ep. 134 Alex Pardee show art Ep. 134 Alex Pardee

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is an artist, writer, and designer from California. His work is dark, twisted, and beautifully bright. In this episode, we talk about Brightmares, pitching TV shows, and growing from past experiences. You can follow Alex on & .    Show Notes  

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Ep. 133 Cory Kilduff show art Ep. 133 Cory Kilduff

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Cory Kilduff is a musician based in Dallas, TX. I first came across his work when Burning Witches Records released his album When It All Gets To Be Too Much. After meeting Cory in person at Fantastic Fest this past year, I immediately wanted to know more about his creative journey into art and music. In this episode, we discuss his approach to writing new music, his LV426 rescore of Alien and its premiere at the Alamo Drafthouse, and what success really means.  You can follow Cory on (@the_neverending_cory), , and (@corykilduff).    Show Notes:  (LV426)

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Ep. 132 Glenn McQuaid show art Ep. 132 Glenn McQuaid

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Glenn McQuaid is a writer, director, producer, and musician. He is the co-creator of the popular horror audio play & anthology series Tales from Beyond the Pale. He's also the writer and director of the film I Sell the Dead, starring Ron Perlman and Dominic Monaghan. I discovered Glenn through his music created under the name Witchboard. Glenn is incredibly talented. In this episode, we talk about working in different mediums, creating stories with Larry Fessenden, the music that inspires him, and using sound to tell scary tales. You can follow Glenn on & instagram ().   ...

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Top Five Horror Soundtracks for Writing Bites of Terror show art Top Five Horror Soundtracks for Writing Bites of Terror

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It's a Lizzie Special! This episode I sit down with my co-creator Jimmy Reed to share the soundtracks we listened to while writing , our new graphic novel with . It was hard narrowing our list down to just five movies each. Although we wanted to have Romero, Carpenter, and John Harrison in every slot, we also wanted to bring some new, strange sounds to your ears for writing inspiration. Check out our show notes for Bites of Terror playlists on YouTube & Spotify and more fun links behind our horror graphic novel.  SHOW NOTES: 

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Ep. 131 Michelle Gish show art Ep. 131 Michelle Gish

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Michelle Gish is the creator of a webcomic about an adorable apocalypse where purple creatures explore the world we left behind. Quirk Books recently released a with all new stories. In this episode, we chat Small Press Expo, indie comics landing book deals, and hints to how Michelle's sweet saga will end. You can follow Michelle on (@MichelleGish) and (@michellegish).    Story Notes:       

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Ep. 130 David Plunkert show art Ep. 130 David Plunkert

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is an illustrator, poster artist, graphic designer, and co-founder of Spur Design in Baltimore. He's created tons of iconic images for over 500 companies, including The New Yorker and Criterion. In this episode, Dave and I discuss the evolution of graphic design plus where it is going, working with Criterion, and advice for new artists. You can follow Dave on & .    Show Notes:   

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In this Lizzie Special, I talk about dealing with being a workaholic. It's something I've been address since the start of 2018. I'm finally at a spot where I feel like I've grown enough to share my story. I'd love to hear your take on workaholics—being one, living with one or all of the above! Send me a note on Twitter @cuddlesandrage