The Rough Draft Diaries

Series produced by Haley Taylor

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In each four minute episode, you'll hear the challenges of a recent college grad as she tries to remain content against the winds of uncertainty and the monster that is job searching.

The Rough Draft Diaries, a thirteen-part podcast series written and recorded by Morning Classics host Haley Taylor. In each four minute episode, you'll hear the challenges of a recent college grad as she tries to remain content against the winds of uncertainty and the monster that is job searching. Guiding her along the way are the words of a few friends. The works of Søren Kierkegaard, Annie Dillard, C. Everett Koop, and Robin Pecknold are a few to make appearances.


13 Pieces

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This episode marks a little change in The Rough Draft Diaries. Sometimes a change in schedule comes from a change in perspective. This change was h...

  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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Having a bad day can be comical, but it also can be tragic. In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, you’ll hear how the writings of Annie Dilla...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:06
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Millennials is what they call the us. At least if your birth year ranges in the early 1980s to the early 2000s. But what if a Millennial doesn’t un...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 04:08
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In this final entry of The Rough Draft Diaries, join Haley as she reminisces on the past twelve episodes and looks to see what is waiting up ahead.

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 03:56
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Haley decides to visit her neighbor. What starts out as an innocent visit, turns into a Rough Draft Diary entry about the struggles of dealing with...

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:05
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley runs into an odd predicament when the title to her blog brings an unexpected group of followers. ...

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  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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In our previous episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley introduced us to the Holt family. Here is the continuing story as the family battles a ra...

  • Added: May 19, 2015
  • Length: 04:00
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In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, you’ll hear the story of the Holt family. The Holts consist of a mother, father and their four children...

  • Added: May 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:10
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After graduation, getting a job is a necessity, getting a job you love is a luxury, and learning to be happy in either is the challenge. In this ep...

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  • Added: May 11, 2015
  • Length: 03:57
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Falling asleep is a dirty business. The few that have managed to schedule sleep at a reasonable time are blessed, but maybe those who can't are ble...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:03
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Encouragement seems to reveal itself in the oddest of places. In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley is comforted by the writings of an ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:05
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Finding your footing after graduating from college can be difficult. In this episode of The Rough Draft Diaries, Haley deals with the doubt and unc...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:08
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In this first episode, you’ll be introduced to your host,Haley Taylor, as she starts to navigate her way through finding a job and getting used to ...

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  • Added: Dec 03, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
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