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. BE BRAVE FRIDAY - NO MORE TOXIC FRIENDS

    Here on Be Brave Friday we share Be Brave stories from our home in Maine because we want us all to ban together and be stronger, braver humans. This week, we found a few Be Brave moments on a Reddit thread (link in the notes) about “what improved your quality of ...

    08/27/2021

  2. Sea Snakes Humping and Three Principles of Good Writing

    When I started being a reporter, one of my editors took me aside and gave me some candy and two books. One was the AP Style Guide, which is the manual for all the punctuation rules our newspaper followed. The other was a book by E.B. White and William Strunk Jr., ...

    08/24/2021

  3. Be Brave Friday - Three Ways To Help You Be Brave.

    Because our daughter is home for the week, we’re taking the week off in posting BE BRAVE FRIDAY video and podcast and also our LOVING THE STRANGE podcast because we want to make family time a priority for this one week. I know! We never miss a week. And sometimes ...

    08/20/2021

  4. The Lactating Armpit and How To Make Your Characters Have Different Voices

    Voice is such a big deal for making memorable and believable characters in your story, but it’s one of the harder things to understand sometimes. As writer Rita Mae Brown said, “People are funny. No doubt you’ve noticed that others are not nearly as reasonable as yourself. Shocking, isn’t it? This ...

    08/17/2021

  5. MOUSETRAP PISTOLS AND SELFIE TOASTERS - WEIRD INVENTIONS - LOVING THE STRANGE

    Shaun is one of those guys who likes learning about inventions and always dreams of making an idea into a reality. Carrie? Not so much. From mousetrap pistols to selfie toasters, we’ll be exploring LIVE, the weirdness of this world. ...

    08/14/2021