Ida Goeckel: The Mighty Pen

A show that gives a platform to local writers both published and unpublished and how their passion is expressed through their writing. To be a guest on the show or to give Ida feedback email her at: senwitchi@aol.com
5/29/14 The Man Behind The Curtain
This episode featured THE man, himself,station owner, operator, and manager, Richard Wicka. We discussed how the station came to be, and his dedicated mission to provide a forum through which a smorgsaborg of writers and commentators can express themselves for your entertainment. Ida also shares some of her own wordsmithery.
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3/27/14 Cosmic Connections
Today's edition featured renowned medium, astrologer, and aspiring author, the incomparable Reverend Ellen Bourn. Her yet to be published book has the working title of Cosmic Connections. Through her collection of vignettes, she teaches the reader how to navigate and identify their own spiritual path and journey..
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1/30/14 Poetry and Pontification with Parker
This segment we were very fortunate to have established writer and poet, Marek Phillip Parker. From writing to comedy to hosting poetry open mics, he shares with us how life's experiences can be a perfect catalyst for inspiring his work.
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11/21/13 The Pen and Nightlife
The Mighty Pen welcomes special guest, Ed Honeck, publisher of Nightlife Magazine. We learn about what it takes to operate a free publication that promotes area events/music and where it all began.
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9/26/13 A Journey Into Musical Journalism
Ida recounts her days as a music reviewer for Buffalo Rock Review and discusses musical journalism from her point of view. She announced that she will once again be taking up the journalist pen for the WNY Blues Society at the Memphis Bound Competition on 9/28/13. Also, promotion was given once again to the Annual Female Musicians Fighting Breast Cancer benefit set to take place on 10/20/13.
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5/30/13 Writing That Exposes
This first episode of the Summer brings together Ida and her favorite guest, Suzanne Perry. Perry speaks about how writing has played a role in her own story of domestic violence and in developing her Exposure-Love Shouldn't Hurt concert event concept. Ida took the liberty of reading some pieces of her own and one borrowed piece to highlight empowerment. See you in Sept.!
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3/21/13 The Enchanted Word
Today's guest was locally acclaimed writer, lecturer, and performer, Franklin Lavoie, who dazzled us with his poetry, prose,.essay, and his immense knowledge of/ research on our connection to our world through enchanted and spiritual geography. His written word is spell-binding and weaves a tapestry that humbles and empowers us as we learn to understand our connection.
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1/24/13 The Exquisite Corpse Episode
Today's installment starts out the new year with the bubbly and vivacious guest, Sandra Novelli-Wilkins, an eclectic writer of screen plays, novels, poetry and poetry who is readily inspired by life and people as well as inspiring to others who write. We discussed writing and so much more. We even engaged in spontaneous collaborative poetry writing on the radio! We also celebrated a year for The Mighty Pen! Until March folks!
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11/15/12 Ida Exposes Herself
In this exciting twist of an episode, Ida is the special guest and Paul Rehac is the guest interviewer. Ida discusses her writing process and shares some of her own pieces of work.
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9/20/12 Reflections in Writing
This episode features renowned author, and freelance writer, Christian Fisher, who enlightens us on the creative process of writing meshing with the business of writing. His positive articles and books have focused on overcoming adversity and self-actualization.
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7/19/12 Words For A Cause
This episode features guests Suzanne Perry who shares her words of encouragement and hope on the topic of domestic violence awareness through her personal experience and activities. It also features guests Jerry Birk and Kristy Wright who presented their efforts and experiences on the topic of suicide prevention and awareness. Jerry features his song Out of the Darkness.
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5/24/12 Writing ...With Forboding Enthusiasm
Today's episode explored the world of two diverse, yet acquainted writers, Brandon Burns and Ronnie Smiles, who discussed the craft of writing song and novel while living in defeated world.
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