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    22. Talk About What Gets Your Ideas Flowing
    Welcome on Podcast That Matter!

04. Interview with publisher of Blooming Twig Books

E04 S1 | Oct 5, 2020 | Duration: 00:24:15

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Hosted by: Cynthia Blomquist Gustavson

Our resident poet and poet-therapist is talking to her son - a doctor of musicology, an acclaimed musician, publisher, and illustrator for some of her work. Just how great is that? In a relaxed conversation, Cynthia and her son, Dr. Kent Gustavson, discuss publishing books that matter, the five senses, bullies, pets, and of course, music.
📚 Kent explains the origin of his publishing company name and its tagline 01:16
🪖 Soldiers getting used to reading through comic books and how that resonates with writing books that people want to read. 03:17
💝 All of the publishing is driven by money. Don't let that stop you from creating something beautiful. 05:33
👃 The sense of smell. 06:41
🖍️ Talking about the illustrations from "Bully! The Big Book About Bullies and the Bullied" from the previous episode of the podcast. 08:48
👊 Kent talks about bullying and Cynthia talks about how it was like for her as a parent. 11:05
🪕 Kent talks about his pets and biggest passion, music. 14:20
⛪ Composing music for the church. Simple chords, singable, playable, not made for performance. 16:57
📑 [Cynthia reads a poem from her most recent poetry book Between Tahlequah and Tulsa.] 20:24
💞 This weekend, write about your passions. 22:24

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