Episode 199 – Sean Williams

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Show Notes:

  • Before we replay a classic interview, Sean Williams joins us to discuss his latest projects, experimental sleep deprivation, and Writers of the Future, among other topics.
  • To listen to the original episode with Sean in its entirety, download Episode 62 HERE

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  1. Looking forward to listening to this one again. It would be easier to share these posts if you linked the guest’s website and/or twitter handle. I like the idea of replaying classics and getting updated info at the beginning. Very cool.

  2. Shaun Farrell says

    Thanks, buddy. Author website is a must that I overlooked. Will rectify now!

  3. Terrific advice from Sean. I would love to hear an interview with him on his meta-transmitter/warp device thesis. Glad you resurrected this one, Shaun!

  4. A bit late to the party on this one but I listened to this over the weekend – great stuff, very inspiring.

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