Campfire: Saturday, Nov 11, 2023


November 11th is the first Campfire Zoom call for November…

Saturday, November 11th - 3pm Eastern US/NYC

That should be 2023-11-11T20:00:00Z in your timezone. :arrow_backward: that auto-conversion to display in your local time works if you are reading this on the Podcaster Community forum.

Video, notes and takeaways will be posted as replies to this topic. Hope to see you there!

Call link

Zoom Call link :arrow_down_small:

Meeting ID: 832 2477 6910
Passcode: 914191

What’s a campfire?

Campfires are our twice-monthly (2nd Saturdays and last Sundays) gatherings where you can share your ideas and passion for podcasting in a social setting.

About the Campfires category has the details and how to make them appear automatically on your calendar.



@ChristiCassidy @Hoagie @Kato @ric



  • Opening remarks and casual conversation about recent events.

  • Podcasting Challenges and Approaches

    • Challenges in finalizing a podcast episode, including struggles with perfectionism. [04:15]
    • Advice to embrace imperfection and the importance of continuous improvement. [09:10]
  • Guest Interaction and Content Creation

    • Reflection on podcast guest interactions and the creative process. [12:30]
    • Experiences with spontaneous moments and struggles in structuring content. [20:45]
  • Reviewing and Editing Podcast Episodes

    • Post-production activities, occasional review of past episodes, and learning from mistakes. [25:55]
    • Contemplation of editing an old episode and seeking advice on the matter. [31:20]
  • Lessons from Comedians

    • Insights from comedians like Steve Martin and Colin Jost. [36:45]
    • The impact of every word in live performances and the emphasis on continuous improvement. [42:20]
  • Final Thoughts and Farewell

    • Closing reflections on the conversation and farewells. [47:35]
    • Discussion on the opportunity cost of delaying and the risk of creative ossification. [54:10]

(Written with help from Chat-GPT.)

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@craigconstantine @ChristiCassidy @Kato Craig, thanks again for leading the conversation. Great recap.

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