Writer's Bone

Tyler Dilts, author of the widely popular Long Beach Homicide series, talks to Sean Tuohy about his new book Come Twilight, his plans for the series, how he's gone about developing his characters, taking time to appreciate the world he's built, and, of course, Danny Beckett's favorite food haunts.

Direct download: Episode_143_Long_Beach_Homicide_Series_Author_Tyler_Dilts.mp3
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Inspired by this week’s podcast interview with Scott Mosier, Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy discuss how screenwriters and authors can still effectively surprise a media-saturated audience. The pair also chat about the different hustles involved in screenwriting and fiction writing, the right way to deal with literary jealousy, and what projects they are currently working on.

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Producer/screenwriter/movie manimal Scott Mosier, whose credits include “Clerks,” "Good Will Hunting," “Chasing Amy,” “Dogma,” “Milius,” “A Band Called Death,” and “Ultimate Spider-Man,” talks to Sean Tuohy about what inspired him to get into filmmaking, the differences between producing a documentary versus a feature, exploring other storytelling mediums to inform your own work, and the challenge filmmakers face trying to surprise today’s media-saturated moviegoers. 

Direct download: Episode_142_Producer_and_Screenwriter_Scott_Mosier.mp3
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Social media comedian James Breakwell talks to Sean Tuohy about how he got started on Twitter, what it takes to craft a successful joke online, dealing with joke thieves and trolls, landing a book deal, and what the future holds.

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Julia Claiborne Johnson, author of the wonderfully heartfelt Be Frank With Me, talks to Daniel Ford about the typewriter that inspired her to become a writer, her writing process, how she shopped her debut novel, and what’s she’s learned while promoting Be Frank With Me.

Direct download: Episode_141_Julia_Claiborne_Johnson.mp3
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Richard Dalglish, author of Day Of The Fastle and editor at 7-11 Press, talks to Daniel Ford about how he got into writing, what inspired his debut novel, and why authors must remember to focus on craftsmanship.

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Welcome back to a smoky, feverish, soon-to-be a bonfire episode of the Writer’s Bone podcast. Today’s guest is Joe Hill, the kazoo-playin’ horror raconteur responsible for such tales as Heart-Shaped Box, Horns, and The Fireman. Hill talks to Sean Tuohy about how he wanted to explore a different kind of female strength in The Fireman’s heroine Harper Grayson, being more comfortable in his own skin as an author, and, of course, pop culture.

Direct download: Episode_140_Horror_Author_Joe_Hill.mp3
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Thomas Olde Heuvelt, whose novel Hex recently debuted in the United States, talks to Sean Tuohy about wanting to become a storyteller at an early age, what the process is for translating a book like Hex into multiple languages, getting the chance to rework the novel for an American audience, and how he plans to scare readers in his next book.

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Edward Neumeier, the screenwriter behind the original “Robocop” and “Starship Troopers” talks to Sean Tuohy about how he got into screenwriting, writing and selling “Rococop” as a spec script, and his career in Hollywood.

Direct download: Episode_139_Screenwriter_Edward_Neumeier.mp3
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