In the cold open Caleb shares some quick news about a project. Then we discuss some of our personal pet peeves when dealing with book, anime, manga, and comic book snobs. 

After that, we get into the meat of the episode and have a long talk about what it takes to quit your day job to become a full-time writer. We don’t pull any punches here and give you the harsh reality of what it’ll take to make that dream a reality.

You can find the original article we used, written by Spencer, here.

#85: Real Irish Fiction And Samurai Novels Drunken Pen Writing Podcast

We kick off the episode by discussing the Irish language and some real Irish fiction. We discuss the legendary Irish writer Máirtín Ó Cadhain and his most famous novel, "Cré na Cille" or "The Graveyard Clay" as it's known in English. The focus of the episode, though, is on the ten best Samurai novels. We also talk a bit about classic samurai movies, some Japanese history, the Japanese language, and the most famous samurai Miyamoto Musashi.  Caleb ends the episode by going on an epic rant against ads. Specifically, a certain insurance company that constantly ruins his YouTube video binges.  You can check out our work at http://www.drunkenpenwriting.com You can follow us on Twitter @drunkpenwriting On Instagram @drunkenpenwriting And like us on Facebook @drunkenpenwriting
  1. #85: Real Irish Fiction And Samurai Novels
  2. #84: Why Guys Should Read Jane Austen
  3. DBS #48: Once Upon A Time At DPW
  4. #83: How To Write With Balls!
  5. A Murakami Minute: First Person Singular Finale

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