Archive for Derailed Trains of Thought

DToT #1 – Beginning at the End

This entry is part 1 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 1 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThis is it – the first official Derailed Trains of Thought podcast! Featuring your intrepid and intriguing hosts Timothy Deal and Nick Hayden, we delve into the end of all things, or at least, the end of…

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DToT #2 – The Pen and the Pocketbook

This entry is part 2 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 2 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThe second episode of Derailed Trains of Thought has been released. What do Reese’s Pieces, talking animals, and believing in yourself have in common? They mean you’ve sold your artistic vision to the corporate man. Or do…

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Side Track 1 – The Minicast Event!

This entry is part 3 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 3 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThe latest update from Derailed Trains of Thought, a podcast I’m part of. Here’s a little surprise for our faithful listeners! In editing our last episode, we had to cut out a couple of sections of discussion…

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DToT #3 – From Boredom to Book

This entry is part 4 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 4 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtHere’s the new episode of the Derailed Trains of Thought podcast. Two days late and a little long, but we finally have Episode 3 up and running! It’s a packed episode, too. We start with a discussion…

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Side Track 2 – Peeking in the Box

This entry is part 5 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 5 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtOur second Side Track: For this week’s Side Track, we follow up on our interview with Nathan Marchand, author of the newly released Pandora’s Box by presenting an audio version of the book’s prologue. Thanks to Natasha, my…

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DToT #4 – Whether ‘Tis Nobler, and Other Choices

This entry is part 6 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 6 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThe fourth episode of Derailed Trains of Thought is here: Shakespeare! Harry Belafonte! Nazis! Anne with an E! Muy Tai! Outtakes! What connects these things? Are you willing to find out? And you ready to accept the…

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DToT #5 – A Time and a Pace for Everything

This entry is part 7 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 7 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThe fifth podcast of Derailed Trains of Thought: Is this really it? The fifth episode of Derailed Trains of Thought? Yes, it is! We apologize for the delay, but we were thrown off our posting rhythm, which, coincidentally,…

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DToT #6 – Forecast: Atmospheric Story Conditions to Continue

This entry is part 8 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 8 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtEpisode 6, hot off the presses: This episode we turn to the always faithful supplier of conversation–the weather. But instead of hearing us drone on about meterologists and people who can’t drive in snow, enjoy as we…

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DToT #7 – Lest Old Stories Be Forgot

This entry is part 9 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 9 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtBetter late than never. Here’s Episode 7 of the Derailed Trains of Thought Podcast: As we celebrate the Christmas season and look forward to a new year, we decide to look back on our old works and…

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DToT #8 – Based on the Best-Selling Podcast!

This entry is part 10 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 10 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtThe first installment of the podcast about storytelling that I co-host with my friend Timothy Deal. The topic this episode–Adaptations. From the site: Starring Daniel Radcliffe as Timothy Deal and Michael Cera as Nick Hayden, this investigative…

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DToT #9 – Once Upon A Time, Again

This entry is part 11 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 11 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtAnother podcast is up and ready for listening. Here’s the rundown: Are you buried under a mountain of continuity? Are you lost among a crowd of extraneous characters? Does your story stink to high heaven with the…

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DToT #10 – I Need a Hero!

This entry is part 12 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of Thought

This entry is part 12 of 48 in the series Derailed Trains of ThoughtIt’s been a little slow around here as far as flash fiction goes, but the podcasts go on! Here’s the description of episode 10. Strong. Noble. Honest. The hero grips sword in hand, righteous and determined, and…

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