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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.
πŸ“š Kent explains the origin of his publishing company name and its tagline 01:16
πŸͺ– Soldiers getting used to reading through comic books and how that resonates with writing books that people want to read. 03:17
πŸ’ All of the publishing is driven by money. Don't let that stop you from creating something beautiful. 05:33
πŸ‘ƒ The sense of smell. 06:41
πŸ–οΈ Talking about the illustrations from "Bully! The Big Book About Bullies and the Bullied" from the previous episode of the podcast. 08:48
πŸ‘Š Kent talks about bullying and Cynthia talks about how it was like for her as a parent. 11:05
πŸͺ• Kent talks about his pets and biggest passion, music. 14:20
β›ͺ Composing music for the church. Simple chords, singable, playable, not made for performance. 16:57
πŸ“‘ [Cynthia reads a poem from her most recent poetry book Between Tahlequah and Tulsa.] 20:24
πŸ’ž This weekend, write about your passions. 22:24

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