Writer's Bone

Kathleen Barber, author of Are You Sleeping, talks to Daniel Ford about always being a storyteller, how the podcast “Serial” helped inspire her debut, and why writers must always make time for writing.

To learn more about Kathleen Barber, 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_248_Are_You_Sleeping_Author_Kathleen_Barber.mp3
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In October, Daniel Ford read from his debut novel Sid Sanford Lives! at Belmont Books in Belmont, Mass., and the then answered questions from Dave Pezza and a smart group of readers. 

Learn more about Daniel Ford by visiting his official website, liking his Facebook page, or following him on Twitter @danielfford. Sid Sanford Lives! is available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and IndieBound.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and Belmont Books.

Direct download: Episode_247_Sid_Sanford_Lives_Reading_at_Belmont_Books.mp3
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Robin MacArthur, author of Heart Spring Mountain (out Jan. 9, 2018 from Ecco/HarperCollins), talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her debut novel, how her Vermont home played a role in crafting both the characters and plot, and how she infused the soundtrack playing in her head into the narrative.

To learn more about Robin MacArthur, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Heart_Spring_Mountain_Author_Robin_MacArthur.mp3
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Jeff Shaara, author of Gods and Generals and The Fateful Lightning, returns to the podcast to discuss his new novel, The Frozen Hours. Shaara talks to Daniel Ford about consulting with Korean War veterans, how he chose the characters featured in this narrative, and why, in large part because of those veterans, his writing process was more emotional this time around.

To learn more about Jeff Shaara, visit his official website or like his Facebook page. Also listen to our last podcast interview with Shaara and read our review of The Frozen Hours in December’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

This episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_246_The_Frozen_Hours_Author_Jeff_Shaara.mp3
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Best-selling author Eric Rickstad read from his latest Canaan Crime novel, The Names of Dead Girls, and answered questions from the Writer’s Bone crew during a live podcast recording from Belmont Books on Dec. 7.

To learn more about Eric Rickstad, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @ericrickstad. Also listen to Sean Tuohy’s recent podcast interview with the author!

Today's episode is brought to you by OneRoom and Belmont Books.


Marc Cameron, author of the Jericho Quinn series and the recently published Tom Clancy Power and Empire, talks to Sean Tuohy about writing under a legend’s name, his “unplugged” writing process, and his future plans.

To learn more about Marc Cameron, visit his official website or like his Facebook page.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Tom_Clancy_Power_and_Empire_Author_Marc_Cameron.mp3
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Megan Cassidy, author of ​ the recently published Smothered, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her to write an epistolary novel, crafting characters outside of a typical narrative structure, and exploring how people react and dissect sensational crimes.

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. Also listen to our first interview with the author!

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom, Eric Rickstad and Belmont Books, and Sid Sanford Lives!

Direct download: Episode_244_Smothered_Author_Megan_Cassidy.mp3
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Phoef Sutton, legendary screenwriter and author of the Crush series, talks to Daniel Ford about his new novels Colorado Boulevard and From Away. He may also slip in a “Cheers” story or two!

To learn more about Phoef Sutton, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @phoefsutton. Also listen to our first interview with Sutton.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom, Eric Rickstad and Belmont Books, and Sid Sanford Lives! 

Direct download: Episode_243_Colorado_Boulevard_Author_Phoef_Sutton.mp3
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Richard White, author of Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America and The Republic for Which It Stands - The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865-1896, talks to Daniel Ford about the historians that influenced him early on, his research and writing process, and how he incorporated the American West into The Republic for Which It Stands.

To learn more about Richard White, read his Stanford University bio or follow Oxford University Press on Twitter @OxUniPress.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee is sponsored by OneRoom, Eric Rickstad, and Sid Sanford Lives!


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