Writer's Bone

Washington Post national security reporter Joby Warrick, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, talks to Daniel Ford about why he pursued journalism, what led to the rise of al-Zarqawi and ISIS, and the value of debating foreign policy issues during a Presidential campaign.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Pulitzer_Prize-Winning_Journalist_Joby_Warrick.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Kat Howard, author of Rose and Rot, talks to Sean Tuohy about getting bit by “a radioactive fairy tale,” her writing process, and what inspired her debut novel.

Direct download: Episode_138_Roses_and_Rot_Author_Kat_Howard.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of The New York Times best-seller Seinfeldia, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her to write the book, the blurred line between reality and the show, and what television show is next on her agenda.

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Category:writing -- posted at: 6:00am EST

“Star Trek Beyond” screenwriter Doug Jung talks to Sean Tuohy about writing with Simon Pegg, balancing fan service with telling a good story, characters he loved writing for, and how a tight deadline kept the writing process on track.

Direct download: Episode_137_Star_Trek_Beyond_Screenwriter_Doug_Jung.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Horror authors Joe Hill, Kat Howard, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, and Paul Tremblay talk to Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy before their recent appearance at Brookline Booksmiths in Brookline, Mass.

The panel discusses how they got into storytelling, why they decided to dive into the horror genre, and what inspired their recent novels.

Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy discuss what goes into picking their next reads.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_How_Do_You_Pick_Your_Next_Read.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00pm EST

Kristopher Jansma, author of The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards and Why We Came to the City, talks to Gary Almeter about what inspired his beautiful prologue, how he juggled so many characters (including New York City), and how living in a big city influences his writing.

Direct download: Episode_135_Author_Kristopher_Jansma.mp3
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The Nerd Blogger returns! She digs into the history of American comic books and explores why people love superheroes.

Direct download: Episode_134_Nerd_Blogger_On_Why_We_Love_Superheroes_-_7616_11.38_AM.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 11:43am EST

#NicestGuyinHollywood Doug Richardson returns to talk to Sean Tuohy about what drives his character Lucky Dey, why he loves writing about the Los Angeles he experiences, and newest Lucky yarn Reaper.

Direct download: Episode_133_Reaper_Author_Doug_Richardson.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Mark Tompkins, author of The Last Days of Magic, talks to Daniel Ford about overcoming a learning disability, what inspired his debut novel, and why writers need to practice their craft every day.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Mark_Tompkins.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 6:00am EST