Unveiling a Creative Mind: Tyler Schwanke, Author

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Tyler Schwanke: Award-Winning Author / Writer / Film Maker (Chaotic Merge, Havik, Fiction Southeast)

Tyler shares his journey from the pages of literature to the captivating world of filmmaking.

With an MFA from Hamline University and a wealth of experience from institutions like the New York Film Academy and Minnesota State University Moorhead, Tyler’s creative arsenal is formidable. His short stories have graced numerous publications, showcasing his prowess with words, while his award-winning short films have enraptured audiences at festivals nationwide.

Tyler’s debut novel, “Breaking In,” is a testament to his narrative prowess, offering readers a compelling glimpse into his imaginative universe. He seamlessly navigates between mediums from ink to celluloid, crafting narratives that resonate deeply with audiences.

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  • Host: Jay Franze
  • Guest: Tyler Schwanke
  • Recorded: February 19, 2024

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Mastering the Art of Podcasting: Dave Jackson, Author

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Dave Jackson: Award-Winning Host / Author / Educator (School of Podcasting, Ask The Podcast Coach, Podcast Review Show)

Jay Franze sits down with the legendary Dave Jackson, a pioneer in podcasting. With a career spanning nearly two decades, Dave has witnessed and actively shaped this medium’s evolution. From his humble beginnings in 2005 to his recent induction into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame, Dave’s journey is nothing short of inspiring.

Dave shares his wealth of knowledge and experience, offering invaluable insights for novice and seasoned podcasters. As the host of an acclaimed podcast about podcasting, Dave has amassed over 3.1 million downloads and has helped countless individuals launch successful shows.

What sets Dave apart is his technical expertise and ability to demystify the podcasting process in a way that anyone can understand. With a background in education and technical training, Dave ensures that his guidance is accessible and free of jargon, making podcasting attainable for everyone.

Throughout the conversation, Dave delves into the why behind podcasting, emphasizing the importance of authenticity and connection in building a loyal audience. He shares strategies for avoiding common pitfalls, drawing from his years of experience working with clients and Fortune 500 companies.

From the early days of fax machines to today’s digital landscape, Dave has remained at the forefront of innovation. His book, “Profit From Your Podcast,” has become a cornerstone for aspiring podcasters looking to turn their passion into profit.

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  • Host: Jay Franze
  • Guest: Dave Jackson
  • Recorded: February 14, 2024

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Rock Legends Reimagined: Jay Watson & Kyle Wiltshire, Authors

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Jay Watson and Kyle Wiltshire: Critically Acclaimed Authors (The Dead Rock Stars)

Join us on The Jay Franze Show as we dive into the intriguing world of The Dead Rock Stars with authors Jay Watson and Kyle Wiltshire. Imagine a reality where famous rock stars, believed to have met untimely deaths, are alive and well—working as secret agents. In their novel, Cole Denton, a tech genius, unravels this clandestine world and faces a mission to save the world from an imminent threat.

In this episode, Discover the inspiration behind the alternate history of The Dead Rock Stars. Uncover the real-world events that seamlessly intertwine with the novel’s narrative.

Explore the nostalgia and pop culture references that make this tale a rollercoaster for music lovers of all generations. Delve into the fast-paced, hilarious plot that keeps readers on the edge of their seats.

About the Authors:
Jay Watson and Kyle Wiltshire, lifelong friends since college, bring their shared passion for storytelling to life in The Dead Rock Stars. From watching Highlander movies on VHS to standing by each other’s side at weddings, their bond is as strong as their crafted narrative. Join us for a conversation beyond the pages of their book as we discuss creativity, friendship, and the secrets hidden in the lives of rock legends.

Tune in for a captivating episode that explores the boundaries between fiction and reality, blending music, mystery, and a dash of humor. Are you ready to unravel the mysteries of The Dead Rock Stars?

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  • Host: Jay Franze
  • Guest: Jay Watson and Kyle Wiltshire
  • Recorded: January 22, 2024

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