Writer's Bone

Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning screenwriter Robert Schenkkan—whose credits include “All the Way,” “The Pacific,” “The Quiet American,” and the upcoming “Hacksaw Ridge”—talks to Sean Tuohy about his career and how he helped bring U.S. Army medic Desmond T. Doss’s story to the screen.

Direct download: Episode_152_Hacksaw_Ridge_Screenwriter_Robert_Schenkkan.mp3
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Writer’s Bone’s dear friend Peter Sherwood stops by Friday Morning Coffee to talk to Daniel Ford about The Murdery Delicious Blood Stone Secret, “the devastating finale of the Murdery Delicious trilogy.”

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Screenwriter Ted Tally—who won an Oscar for his screenplay for “Silence of the Lambs,” and whose other credits include “Red Dragon,” All the Pretty Horses,” and “The Juror”—talks to Sean Tuohy about the influence acting and theater had on his early career, transitioning from playwright to screenwriter, how he became involved with “Silence of the Lambs,” and why any time writing is never wasted.

Direct download: Episode_151_Academy_Award-Winning_Screenwriter_Ted_Tally.mp3
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Daniel Ford discusses Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize win, and then talks to his father Ken Ford about the origins of his love of music, the first album he ever bought, and all the bands he saw live at Providence College from 1969 to 1973.


In Daniel Ford’s short story “343,” a veteran deals with a past that cryptically inhibits his future.

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Category:writing -- posted at: 9:30pm EDT

Tom Shroder, award-winning journalist, writer, and editor, talks to Daniel Ford about his early desire to be a writer, why he got into journalism, and what inspired him to tell his grandfather’s story in The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family.

Direct download: Episode_150_Author_and_Journalist_Tom_Shroder.mp3
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Author and screenwriter Phoef Sutton—whose screenwriting credits include “Cheers,” “Boston Legal,” and “Terriers,” and whose fiction titles include Curious Minds (written with Janet Evanovich), 15 Minutes to Live, Crush, and the upcoming Heart Attack and Vine—talks to Daniel Ford about how he broke into television, his screenwriting process, why he loves writing fiction, and why aspiring writers need to write all the time.

Direct download: Episode_149_Author_and_Screenwriter_Phoef_Sutton.mp3
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Daniel Ford and Internal Review’s Adam Vitcavagae share the Writer’s Bone crew’s reviews of Paul Beatty’s The Sellout, Liz Moore’s The Unseen World, Ben H. Winters’s Underground Airlines, Nell Zink’s Nicotine, and more!


Chris Sparling, whose credits include “Mercy,” “Buried,” and ATM,” talks to Sean Tuohy about his journey from Providence, R.I. to Hollywood, how he developed and produced his early films, how his screenwriting process has evolved, and why he still feels like he has something to prove as a screenwriter, director, and filmmaker.

Direct download: Episode_148_Screenwriter_Chris_Sparling.mp3
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