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Emerging Form: A Bi-Weekly Podcast

Hear the latest from “Emerging Form“, a weekly podcast about the creative process.

Join me and my co-host, the New York Times bestselling science writer Christie Aschwanden as we discuss creativity, usually over a glass of wine. Themes for season one include quitting, getting started, collaboration and existential despair. Guests for season one include poets and writers as well as a sketch artist, a songwriter, a winemaker and a circus performer.

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  • Episode 46: Rosemerry and Christie talk about failure July 22, 2021
    Listen now (33 min) | Failure is, of course, a big part of life, and learning how to meet it in healthy ways is a major part of creative process. In this episode, Rosemerry presents six or more ways we might fail, drawing from Twyla Tharp’s The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • The Failure Episode July 19, 2021
    How might we fail? Let us count the ways ... and then move forward
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 45 bonus: The Best Made Plans and Creative Drift with Catherine Price July 14, 2021
    Listen now (22 min) | In this bonus episode with science journalist, speaker and author Catherine Price, we learn about her most essential tool—a planner extraordinaire. We also talk about learning to trust creative drift, boundaries with email, and one of the most important attributes for a creative to cultivate: self-kindness.
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 45: Protecting Your Creative Time with Catherine Price July 8, 2021
    Listen now (35 min) | Two of the most important tools any creative has? Your experiences and your time to create. And your biggest impediment? Distractions. In this episode of Emerging Form, we speak with author Catherine Price about how to strengthen “the muscle of attention,” how to set boundaries for yourself, how to give […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Protecting Your Creative Time July 6, 2021
    Ideas for setting boundaries and embracing experience from Catherine Price
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 44 bonus: Annalee Newitz's creative process July 1, 2021
    Listen now (18 min) | If you had a time machine, where would you go in your creative process? That’s one of the questions we ask science fiction and nonfiction writer Annalee Newitz in the bonus episode of Emerging Form. We talk about making do-able deadlines for large projects, Annalee’s favorite writing tool, pitfalls and […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 44: How a Creative Career Emerges with Annalee Newitz June 24, 2021
    Listen now (35 min) | Openness and curiosity--how do these attributes contribute to the success of creative endeavors? In this episode of Emerging Form, we speak with science fiction and nonfiction author Annalee Newitz. They talk about back up plans, the relationship between luck and hard work, how writing for free can really pay off, […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Openness, Curiosity & Creative Practice June 21, 2021
    Emerging Form Speaks with Annalee Newitz
    Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
  • Episode 43 bonus: Six Poems Spanning the Pandemic June 17, 2021
    Listen now (16 min) | In this bonus episode, Rosemerry shares six poems that span the pandemic--from the first days of sheltering in place to just the past week. After a year of living with COVID-19, what small or large losses are you grieving? If you could meet your pre-COVID self, what would you say […]
    Christie Aschwanden
  • Episode 43: Christie and Rosemerry on Learning to Sit with the Struggle June 10, 2021
    Listen now (29 min) | Struggle. It’s an essential part of the creative process. How do we move past the desire to give up and find the energy and time to continue? In this episode, Rosemerry and Christie talk about recent projects and their longtime experience with how to stay with a project when we’d […]
    Christie Aschwanden