Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

--- Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar ---

Join an internationally bestselling children's book author and her down-home husband and their dogs as they try to live a happy, better life by being happier, better people . You can use those skills in writing and vice versa. But we’re not perfect, just like our podcast. We’re cool with that.

Brought to you by Carrie Jones and Shaun Farrar of Dogs Are Smarter Than People: Writing Life, Marriage and Motivation

Latest Episodes…

  1. He Built a Guitar Out of His Uncle's Skeleton And Over-explaining Makes Bad Writing

    Authors, let’s just admit it. We’re insecure. Writing is communication and we want to make sure that our readers are getting what we’re putting down (Translation: Understanding what we’re saying). So, what do we do? We over-explain. And that over-explaining slows down our pacing and makes our reader not want to read anymore. There are ...


  2. Helping Toxic People Even When They Didn't Help You - Be Brave Friday

    It’s Be Brave Friday where Shaun or I (from Dogs are Smarter than People and Loving the Strange and just being an author in Maine) share people’s unedited, unfiltered stories, so we can all celebrate the big and little brave things we do all the time. Sometimes we don’t even ...


  3. Full-time Writer and Thinker - Martin Vidal QuarterLife Crises Led to Full-time Writing Career

    I was lucky enough to interview author and writer, Martin Vidal, and pick his brain. I hope you’ll check out the video or podcast and give this man some props. I hope you’ll listen to one of my favorite interviews yet with one of my new favorite people. Here are some ...


  4. Alligator Romance with Darth Gator and the grammar behind the words in to vs into

    So, now that we’re into the helpful part of the podcast and no longer talking about women in love with the alligators that attacked them or dogs and cats breaking records together, we thought we’d take a quick look at a big grammar mistake. And that’s when INTO is one word ...


  5. Oh, That Florida Man

    Hey, Welcome to LOVING THE STRANGE, where we celebrate the weird and embrace the heck out of it. This week, in honor of Shaun Farrar, our own Florida man, we are talking about Florida men. In ancient times, so back in 2013, Florida man became a meme because there were just so ...