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In this latest episode, Veronica is joined by travel fantasy writer Anthony St. Clair, author of Home Sweet Road and Martini Destiny heads off a new genre that covers the correlation of beer and travel -- 'beerpunk' -- and also shares how to conceptualize a book using only one word.

While the podcast's genres may seem highly specialized to some, it's actually very interesting in that it requires a certain understanding and appreciation of creative, technological, AND literary fields. And if you're concerned that it may seem a little geeky, fret not. The show's discussions are more lighthearted and animated than you'd expect, and it's presented in a way that it would spark interest in even the most casual listeners and viewers. I promise you'll enjoy this podcast; it's a great respite from more mainstream entertainment subjects.

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