Hi folks! This week our intrepid Wombat Co-Host returns after finishing two books and our visit to a writing retreat hosted by our wonderful friend Mur Lafferty! There are also some baby chicken updates, and general updates. After that, we have a lovely talk with long-time listener Dr. Brooke Macnamara, and find out how she stays productive with Trello!
Continue reading “Episode 253 – Writing Retreat, Dr. Brooke Macnamara”
Hi everyone! This week we will talk about the new chicks, where Kevin is on all his projects, Ursula’s book (and book plate) progress, and her current book insecurities. After that, we have this AMAZING interview with friend of the show and long-time listener Gerald Sears!
Continue reading “UPDATED Episode 245 – Book Ennui, Gerald Sears”
This week, after our normal check-ins, we kind of go on a tangent about our recent horror movie binge, because Ursula needed to find some inspiration after a recent blow to her creativity. After that, we have an amazing talk with Dorothee Racette about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 239 – Horror Movies, Dorothee Racette”
Hi folks! This week Ursula and I will talk about how she went from nearly nothing due to having to plan her next several months of writing based on upcoming deadlines. We’ll also talk a little about the holiday here in the US, and wrap up with an amazing conversation with Nathanael Zurbruegg and how Nathanael stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 175 – Books due, Nathanael Zurbruegg”
This week we feature an update from past guest Elizabeth Bee, who has changed jobs, changed organizational systems, and had to make some adjustments to how she gets stuff done. Before that, though, the Wombat Co-Host (Ursula Vernon) and I will discuss her new book, the thrown ball, and the ups and downs of the past week.
Continue reading “Episode 115 – New book, Elizabeth Bee update”
This week, we talk about not planning ahead properly, as Ursula has a new computer for her art – that isn’t ready yet, and a deadline is looming. We also talk about volunteerism, and wrap it all up with your letters.
Continue reading “Episode 101 – Tactical Error, Letters”
This week, we talk about getting ready to cover things while Kevin is out of the loop, the new project Ursula is fiddling around with, filling fountain pens, and the double-edged sword of online community for those of us that word from home. We then get to catch up with Alicia (Day) Baker, who tells us how her productivity has changed since we spoke last year.
Continue reading “Episode 98 – Getting Ready, Alicia (Day) Baker Update”
This week on Productivity Alchemy we talk about being frazzled and only being able to keep track of a few things big things happening. We also talk about one of those big things we did this week : making a will. We’ll also briefly discuss the Wombat Co-Host’s most recent Hugo Nomination, the upcoming shows for when we are in China, and then we wrap up by talking to listener Laura Rivella, about how she stays productive!
Continue reading “Episode 91 – Frazzled, Laura Rivella”
This week we will be taking the time to discuss Kevin’s Travel Planner and a lot of the prep work we are doing before we leave for China. We also check in with the state of the Wombat Co-Host, and explain why we are currently between roosters. After all that, we have a chat with Rachel Anson and how she stays productive! Continue reading “Episode 90 – Rooster Trade, Rachel Anson”
Welcome to the monthly letters show! This week we will be reading your feedback and letters, as well as answering questions. We’ll also talk about the challenges brought on by the weather, and the impending return of the Wombat Co-Host! Continue reading “Episode 75 – Not Productive, Letters”