Writer's Bone

Historian Willard Sterne Randall talks to Daniel Ford about how he caught the history bug, his favorite Revolutionary War figures, and what inspired his new book Unshackling America: How the War of 1812 Truly Ended the American Revolution.

To learn more about Willard Sterne Randall, visit his official website.


Ada Calhoun, author of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give and St. Mark’s Is Dead, talks to Daniel Ford about her honest approach to writing about marriage, the future of journalism, and what she loves about New York City.

To learn more about Ada Calhoun, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @adacalhoun. Also read Gary Almeter’s review of Wedding Toasts I’ll Never Give.

Photo credit: Jena Cumbo

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Episode two hundo! Yes, we’re just as surprised as you are. To celebrate our 200th episode, Sean Tuohy and Daniel Ford compiled their favorite clips from the last couple of years. It features authors, screenwriters, actors, directors, comedians, feminists, and journalists.

Share your favorite Writer’s Bone interview by tweeting us @WritersBone or by dropping a line on our Facebook page.

Thank you for listening, we truly appreciate it. Now, for the 200th time, keep writing, everyone!

Direct download: Episode_200_For_the_200th_Time.mp3
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Actor Timothy Spall talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his performance as Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley in “The Journey.”

Learn more about “The Journey” by watching the trailer or reading Danny DeGennaro’s review of the film.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_The_Journey_Actor_Timothy_Spall.mp3
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Joseph Finder, author of The Fixer, Guilty Minds, and, most recently, The Switch, talks to Sean Tuohy about his writing process, what inspired The Switch, and his run-in with the Russians (!!!).

To learn more about Joseph Finder, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @JoeFinder.

Direct download: Episode_199_The_Switch_Author_Joseph_Finder.mp3
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Today’s guest is Mary Roach, author of Stiff, Gulp, Bonk, Packing for Mars, and, most recently, Grunt. Roach talks to Daniel Ford about poking around “nitty gritty details of life,” her immersive writing process, and coordinating with the military during her research process for Grunt.

To learn more about Mary Roach, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @mary_roach.

Direct download: Episode_198_Grunt_Author_Mary_Roach.mp3
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Sean Tuohy, Daniel Ford, and Dave Pezza discuss their summer reading and writing plans.

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Bourbon-loving, storytellin’ Juliette Miranda, host of The Unwritable Rant podcast, talks to Daniel Ford about bourbon, how she got into podcasting, why the rants are unwritable, torturing her guy (lovingly, of course), and a very special guest coming up on her podcast.

To learn more about Juliette Miranda and The Unwritable Rant, visit the official website or follow her on Twitter @MorningNeurosis.

 

Direct download: Episode_197_The_Unwritable_Rant_Juliette_Miranda.mp3
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Connie Guzzo-McParland, author of The Women of Saturn and publisher at Guernica Editions, talks to Daniel Ford about her late start into storytelling and how her immigration experience inspired her incredibly ambitious debut novel.

To learn more about Connie Guzzo-McParland, visit her official website.

Direct download: Episode_196_The_Women_of_Saturn_Author_Connie_Guzzo-McParland.mp3
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Author and publisher Megan Cassidy talks to Daniel Ford about how her parents instilled in her a love of reading, her work as a publisher with 50/50 Press, and what inspired her middle grade novel The Misadventures of Marvin Miller (out June 12).

To learn more about Megan Cassidy, visit her official website, visit 50/50 Press’ official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @MeganEileenC and @FiftyFiftyPress.


Sean Tuohy and contributing editor Caitlin Malcuit talk about “Twin Peaks: The Return.” The pair also discusses “Jaws” (the movie and the book), 1970s television actors, and “Red Dawn.”

 Follow Sean Tuohy and Caitlin Malcuit on Twitter @SeanTuohy2 and @badlycooked, respectively. Also read Caitlin’s most recent “Twin Peaks” recap

Direct download: Episode_195_Twin_Peaks_and_Other_Tales.mp3
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Author Jordan Harper talks to Daniel Ford about writing crime fiction at a young age, his need for a writing “womb,” why writers need to make their own brand of crazy work for them, and what inspired his debut novel She Rides Shotgun.

To learn more about Jordan Harper, like his Facebook page or follow him on Twitter @jordan_harper. Also read our first interview with the author.

 

Direct download: Episode_194_She_Rides_Shotgun_Author_Jordan_Harper.mp3
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In the fifth installment of #NovelClass, Dave Pezza and Sean Tuohy discuss Joe Ide’s IQ. (Warning: This podcast does contain spoilers.)

To learn more about Joe Ide, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @JoeIdeTweets.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_NovelClass_Featuring_Joe_Ides_IQ.mp3
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