Writer's Bone

Stacie Haas, author of the middle-grade, historical fiction novel Freedom for Me: A Chinese Yankee, talks to Daniel Ford about wanting to be a writer since she could hold a pencil, how she caught the history bug, the inspiration behind her debut novel, and how her publishing journey led to 50/50 Press.

To learn more about Stacie Haas, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @StacieHaas.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and Eric Rickstad.

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Lysa Heslov, director of “Served Like A Girl,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how she changed as a person and filmmaker while making the documentary, the unbreakable bond she formed with the female veterans, and her next equally complex and emotional project.

To learn more, visit the official website for “Served Like A Girl,” like its Facebook page, or follow Heslov and the film on Twitter @heslov_lysa and @servedlikeagirl, respectively. Also watch the official trailer!

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom, Eric Rickstad, and Cretins Guild.

 

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Diane Ratican, author of Why LA? Pourquoi Paris?, talks to Daniel Ford about what she loves most about Los Angeles and Paris, the gems her research process uncovered, and where the Writer’s Bone crew can find a good cup of coffee in both cities.

To learn more about Diane Ratican, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Good friend of the podcast James Rollins, author of the Sigma Force Series, talks to Sean Tuohy about his new novel The Demon Crown.

To learn more about James Rollins, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @jamesrollins. Also listen to last year’s live interview with the author at The Harvard Coop

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_239_The_Demon_Crown_Author_James_Rollins.mp3
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In tenth installment of #NovelClass, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford discuss Joe Hill’s Strange Weather. (Warning: This episode contains major spoilers.)

Dave also makes a big announcement about the future of #NovelClass! 

To learn more about Joe Hill, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @joe_hill. Also listen to Sean Tuohy’s most recent interview with the author.

If you want to suggest a future #NovelClass read, email NovelClasspod@gmail.com or drop us a line on Twitter or Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_NovelClass_Featuring_Joe_Hills_Strange_Weather_.mp3
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Giano Cromley, author of What We Build Upon the Ruins and The Last Good Halloween, talks to Daniel Ford about why he got an MFA, why he loves writing short stories, and how he crafted the memorable characters and narratives in What We Build Upon the Ruins.

To learn more about Giano Cromley, visit his official website or follow him on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_238_What_We_Build_Upon_the_Ruins_Author_Giano_Cromley.mp3
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Screenwriter and director Jake Goldberger, whose credits include “Almost Friends,” “Life of a King,” and “Don McKay,” talks to Sean Tuohy about his writing and directing style, learning to work with actors, and his upcoming project with one of our favorite directors, Lexi Alexander.

To learn more about Jake Goldberger, visit his IMDB page. Also watch the trailer for “Almost Friends.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_237_Almost_Friends_Writer_and_Director_Jake_Goldberger.mp3
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Kat Howard, author of An Unkindness of Magicians and Roses and Rot, talks to Daniel Ford about crafting the memorable characters you meet in An Unkindness of Magicians and why writers need to find the writing process that works best for them.

To learn more about Kat Howard, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @KatWithSword. Also listen to our first podcast interview with Howard and read her book recommendations in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Dr. Titus Plomaritis, retired chiropractor and former Lowell, Mass. football star, reads “The Demoulas Story” from this autobiography Titus: The Life Story of Dr. Plomaritis.

Today’s “Author’s Out Loud” episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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Jessica Yu, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and author of Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves, talks to Daniel Ford about how her filmmaking background influenced her writing, her immersive research process, and the rare trust she developed with her subject, Gladys Kalibbala.

To learn more about Jessica Yu, visit her official Facebook page. Also watch the book's trailer!

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_236_Garden_of_the_Lost_and_Abandoned_Author_Jessica_Yu.mp3
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Kathleen Hill, author of the recently published memoir She Read to Us in the Late Afternoons: A Life in Novels, talks to Daniel Ford about how stories she heard in her youth led her to becoming a writer, why she decided to write a memoir, and why writers need to make room within themselves for their impressions.

To learn more about Kathleen Hill, visit her official website.

This Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom.


In an incredibly personal and emotional interview, best-selling international author Isabel Allende talks to Sean Tuohy about her new book In the Midst of Winter.

To learn more about Isabel Allende, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_235_In_the_Midst_of_Winter_Author_Isabel_Allende.mp3
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