Author-Musician Dave O’Leary–Episode 42–May 27 2015

WRITER 2.0: Writing, publishing, and the space between show

Summary: On episode 42 of the WRITER 2.0 Podcast, I spoke with <a href="" target="_blank">Dave O’Leary</a> about music, books, and teaching English abroad. We also touched on:<br> <br> the difference between writing books and writing songs;<br> his second novel, THE MUSIC BOOK;<br> the songs of <a href="" target="_blank">Julia Massey</a> and <a href="" target="_blank">Sightseer</a>;<br> <a href="" target="_blank">the CD</a> he released with his book as a benefit for The Wishlist Foundation;<br> why some bands break out and some don’t.<br> <br> Plus, on Today in Writing, Sartre’s NO EXIT.<br> About our guest:<br> <a href=""></a>Dave O’Leary is a writer and musician living in Seattle. His second novel, The Music Book, is a collection of the writings O’Leary has done about Seattle bands for both Northwest Music Scene and the now defunct Seattle Subsonic. It is a fictional narrative wrapped around and within the actual music, a story about live music in Seattle and, more broadly, about the power of music in our lives. A CD of the music experienced in the book has been released by Seattle indie label, Critical Sun Recordings.<br>