212 – Nick Cole with California Writers Club

A live recording of our educational podcast The Purpose of Past Tense with Nick Cole. Produced in partnership with the California Writers Club.

Nick Cole is a former soldier and working actor living in Southern California. When he is not auditioning for commercials, going out for sitcoms or being shot, kicked, stabbed or beaten by the students of various film schools for their projects, he can be found writing books. Nick’s Book The Old Man and the Wastelandwas an Amazon Bestseller and #1 in Science Fiction. In 2016 Nick’s book CTRL ALT Revolt won the Dragon Award for Best Apocalyptic novel.

The California Writers Club, Orange County Branch meet every month on the second Saturday. California Writers Club members write novels, short stories, screen plays, poetry, nonfiction articles and books,and more. Over half are published. The mission of California Writers Club is to educate writers of all genres and levels of expertise in craft and marketing of their work. California Writers Club is a nonprofit educational corporation.



The Purpose of Past Tense
A creative podcast dedicated to commitment and accomplishment. Focused on that moment when an idea becomes a success story, we ask innovative entrepreneurs to detail their journey from concept through completion. This collection of short and informal conversations help to define the importance of what’s next.

1888 Center programs are recorded and archived as a free educational resource on our website or with your favorite podcast app including Apple and Spotify. Each episode is designed to provide a unique platform for industry innovators to share stories about art, literature, music, history, science, or technology. Produced in partnership with Brew Sessions.

Producer: Jon-Barrett Ingels and Kevin Staniec
Manager: Sarah Becker
Audio: Brew Sessions Live
Guest: Nick Cole