Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi


Latest Episodes

S3 E213: When Dreaming Is Not Enough
July 30, 2021

In the final of the lengthier literary episodes I make comment on goals, dreams, plans, work ethic and what we care about most.

S3 E212: Shame and Guilt in the Artist
July 27, 2021

The subjects of shame and guilt are reviewed in this episode to examine how artists living a dishonest life can produce honest art. Personal Artistic Final Word Edgar Allan Poe Stephen Crane Herman Me

S3 E211: Interview With Heather Cooke
July 25, 2021

Heather Cooke. Canadian writer, wrote the essay "Leaving Us: In Loving Memory of Aaron" and the life and premature death of her only son, Aaron. Leaving Us remained #1 on the Top Reader list for Ariel

S3 E210: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in the Arts
July 17, 2021

In this episode we will examine forms of PTSD, events and triggers and possible therapies. We will also share some stories of everyday people dealing with trauma and what they did to overcome.

S3 E209: Mailbag 8 -- Writing as Personal
July 11, 2021

Another wonderful podcast of inspired listeners asking questions about various shows and topics. Featured are questions on Doubt, Faith and the History of Writing. 

S3 E208: Classic Spotlight Series -- Thoughts on Vaclav Havel
July 05, 2021

Brief reflections and thoughts on the life, works and statesmanship of Czech playwright, poet and President, Vaclav Havel.

S3 E207: Constructing Lighter Topics With Relevancy in Mind
June 25, 2021

In one of our more lengthier episodes I tackle the carelessness of positive writing by pointing out how lighter writing need not be boring, cliched or inconsequential.    Intro:  Light vs Lightweight Honest Renditions of Nature Inner Life and Family Maki.

S3 E206: Connecting Self By Imbuing Closeness
June 20, 2021

Writers need to invest themselves in their writing or risk producing distant jumbles lacking life.    Intro Bridging the Distance Standing Your Ground

S3 E205: Thoughts on Submission Tracking and Submittable
June 12, 2021

A full show on the subject of literary submission tracking:   Submission Tracking a. do's and don'ts b. free software c. paid software d adapted software e. paper and pencil   Submittable   a. it's purpose b. built in sub tracking c. discover research ma.

S3 E204: Context or Reflex: Battle for Truth
June 07, 2021

In one of our most controversial episodes we take to task writers who instead of being active observers of society become parrots of propaganda and in essence stop being writers.