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Kelton Reid
The Writer Files
Writing, Productivity, Creativity, and Neuroscience
Kelton Reid studies the habits, habitats, and brains of a wide spectrum of renowned writers to learn their secrets of productivity and creativity. Tune in each week to learn how great writers keep the ink flowing, the cursor moving, and avoid block. Explore our archives at to find interviews with notable guests that include bestselling authors John Scalzi (Old Mans War), Greg Iles (Natchez Burning), Jay McInerney (Bright Lights, Big City), Kevin Kelly (founder of WIRED magazine), Emma Donoghue (Oscar Nominee for Room), Maria Konnikova (The Confidence Game), Andy Weir (The...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 189 ratings
thank you
i’m so grateful for this podcast!!!!
hair62 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/08/21
Superb podcast
Great pod for aspiring writers. Love Kelton’s laconic interviewing style!
Lenny B123 via Apple Podcasts · Austria · 12/04/21
Good Questions and Great Guests
Every episode I’ve listened to has given me some really useful information. Also entertaining. :)
Dmuma via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 11/21/21
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