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Mysterious Goings On

Join author J. Alexander Greenwood for discussions about writing mystery, thriller, suspense, horror and other genre fiction. Every episode, Mysterious Goings On features tips, news, interviews with writers, fans, dramatic readings and more.

Greenwood, an award-winning writer, also provides a "look behind the curtain" at the life of an independent author. Whether you're a writer, aspire to be one, or just enjoy reading, this show is for you.


May 20, 2020

Is it fruitless to cling to a routine during the pandemic?

Read Alex's essay on Medium.

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Apr 19, 2020

Amidst the confusion, tragedy, and anxiety of the pandemic is a primal question: how will I get my next meal?
We are joined by foodservice product designer and industry expert Brian Hutton to discuss the ways restaurants, manufacturers and you, the consumer, will access food and restaurants in the coming months and...

Apr 8, 2020

Alex interviews acclaimed Scottish thriller author Douglas Skelton, a crime writer steeped in the real stories of Scotland, where he once worked for the law and as a newspaper editor. That gritty experience of life's underside is distilled in his work.

In this discussion, Alex asks Skelton about his origins as a true...

Mar 29, 2020

Longtime friend of the show Mike Zuffa from Racine returns to talk Trek. This time, the guys cuss and discuss the Next Generation feature films, aka The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.

Catch Mike's previous appearances here and here.  Want to watch Picard free? Click here. Follow Mike on Twitter @Zoofster.

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Mar 14, 2020

The Covid-19 virus has turned the world upside down. In this episode, Alex details what he is doing to stay safe, stay sane, and stay human. 

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CDC: Get Your Home Ready

Supplies and Grocery Tips

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins...