Curious Worldview Podcast

109: Tim Hickson | ‘Hello Future Me’ – LOTR, Worldbuilding, Video Essayist, Writing & Youtube

October 03, 2022 Tim Hickson Episode 109
Curious Worldview Podcast
109: Tim Hickson | ‘Hello Future Me’ – LOTR, Worldbuilding, Video Essayist, Writing & Youtube
Show Notes

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The following is a conversation and podcast with a Kiwi of note, the host of the ‘Hello Future Me’ youtube channel… Tim Hickson.

Tim is a writer, worldbuilder, video essayist, bread connoisseur, and person who talks about The Last Airbender probably a little too much. Tim is also an immensely successful self published author. He has an extensive bookshelf of stories ahead of him yet to be realised, but so far has published to tremendous success, two volumes on Writing and Worldbuilding.

In This Podcast With Tim Hickson, You Can Expect To Learn About…

The Light Hearted To The Less So.
John Green & Moments Of Serendipity.
Storybuilding & Worldbuilding.
Religion, Mental Health, Lord Of The Rings… & More.

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Time Stamps With Tim Hickson

  • 00:00 – Introduction.
  • 02:10 – On The Journey.
  • 11:52 – How Do You Explain The Popularity Of The Book?
  • 20:19 – Are The Classics Just Survivorship Bias?
  • 22:57 – Feeling Self Conscious About Self Publishing.
  • 27:25 – Business Ideas.
  • 34:20 – John Green & Big Moments Of Serendipity.
  • 40:50 – Where Did Your Fascination For Stories Come From?
  • 44:50 – Religion.
  • 50:20 – Something People Don’t Understand About Tim?
  • 56:59 – Mental Health.
  • 01:16:05 – Tim’s Take On The Heroes Journey & Jungian Archetypes.
  • 01:29:13 – Tim On Productivity.
  • 01:41:19 – What Do Great Storytellers Share In Common?
  • 01:45:27 – Are The Eagles Deus Ex Machina (& Other LOTR Questions)?
  • 1:51:36 – What Fictional Place Are You Most Sentimentally Attached To?
  • 1:52:15 – What Is A Moment You Cannot Believe You Were A Part Of?
  • 1:56:55 – What Is A Country You Are Particularly Bullish On?
  • 02:00:50 – A Conversation Between Any Two People Of History.
  • 02:03:17 – Afterthoughts & Ambition For The Podcast.

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