Writer's Bone

Author Owen King talks to Sean Tuohy about what inspired his novel Double Feature, collaborating with Stephen King on Sleeping Beauties, the value of writing workshops, and what he has planned next.

To learn more about Owen King, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @OwenKingwriter.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and NovelClass.

Direct download: Episode_257_Author_Owen_King.mp3
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Author and screenwriter Drew Yanno talks to Sean Tuohy about how his law background helped his fiction writing, how entering a screenplay contest propelled him into the movie business, and what inspired his novel The Smart One.

To learn more about Drew Yanno, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @drewyanno. Also read Sean’s review of The Smart One.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_256_Author_and_Screenwriter_Drew_Yanno.mp3
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Ann Hornaday—Washington Post film critic, author of Talking Pictures: How to Watch Movies, and co-host of the podcast At the Movies With Arch and Ann—talks to Daniel Ford about this year’s Oscar nominations.

To learn more about Ann Hornaday, visit her Washington Post page or follow her on Twitter @AnnHornaday. Also read our first interview with the film critic. 

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: 2018_Oscars_Prep_With_Washington_Post_Film_Critic_Ann_Hornaday.mp3
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Hermione Hoby, author of Neon in Daylight, talks to Daniel Ford about her first memories of storytelling, the writers who influenced her work, and how she crafted the characters and themes in her debut novel.

During her weekly audio column, FMC host Caitlin Malcuit honors the late Ursula K. Le Guin and questions Mike Nelson's musical taste.

To learn more about Hermione Hoby, 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_Neon_in_Daylight_Author_Hermione_Hoby.mp3
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Author A.J. Finn talks to Daniel Ford about his early love of crime fiction, how his personal experience with depression influenced his debut novel The Woman in the Window, and his whirlwind publishing journey.

To learn more A.J. Finn, like his Facebook page or follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_255_The_Woman_in_the_Window_Author_AJ_Finn_.mp3
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Live from Trident Booksellers & Café, author Min Jin Lee reads from her National Book Award-nominated novel Pachinko and then talks to Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy about her writing process and what it means to be an engaged, thoughtful person in today’s political climate.

To learn more about Min Jin Lee, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @minjinlee11. Also listen to our past interviews with the author: Episode 166 | Friday Morning Coffee.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and Trident Booksellers & Café.


Screenwriter and director Brian Taylor, whose credits include “Crank” and “Gamer,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how being a parent inspired his new film “Mom and Dad,” directing Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair, and his SyFy television show “Happy!”

Caitlin Malcuit also launches her new audio column! She shares what she’s binge-watching at the moment.

To learn more about Brian Taylor, follow him on Twitter @theunrealBT. Also watch the trailer for “Mom and Dad.” 

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

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Mom_and_Dad_Writer_and_Director_Brian_Taylor.mp3
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Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks to Daniel Ford about what led him to journalism, his research and writing process for Dreamland, and his experience testifying in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee about the opioid crisis in the United States.

To learn more Sam Quinones, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @samquinones7.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_253_Dreamland_Author_Sam_Quinones.mp3
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In the Season 1 finale of #NovelClass, Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford discuss Chiara Barzini’s Things That Happened Before the Earthquake.

(Warning: This episode contains spoilers.)

Dave also talks about #NovelClass spinning off into its own podcast (launches Feb. 1!) and the podcast’s first live event on Feb. 21 in Providence, R.I. Stay tuned for more details, but start reading Stephen King’s The Shining in the meantime!

To learn more about Chiara Barzini, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @chiarabarzini.

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

Today's #NovelClass episode is sponsored by OneRoom.


Author Brad Taylor returns to the podcast and talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his new Pike Logan military thriller, Operator Down.

To learn more about Brad Taylor, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @bradtaylorbooks. Also listen to our first podcast interview with the author (way back in 2014!).

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

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Operator_Down_Author_Brad_Taylor.mp3
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New York Times best-selling author Robert Crais talks to Sean Tuohy about his new Elvis Cole and Joe Pike novel, The Wanted.

To learn more about Robert Crais, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_251_The_Wanted_Author_Robert_Crais.mp3
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Annemarie DeClark, author of First Case Scenario, talks to Daniel Ford about her lifelong love of mysteries, how her two aunts helped her refine her debut novel, and what she has planned next for her main character Harlee O’Conner.

To learn more about Annemarie DeClark, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @AuthorDeClark.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_250_First_Case_Scenario_Author_Annemarie_DeClark.mp3
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Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, returns to the podcast and talks to Daniel Ford about her past year promoting her National Book Award-nominated novel, her upcoming book tour, and what it’s like goofing off at the New York Public Library.

She also plugs our upcoming live event at Trident Booksellers & Café on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.!

To learn more about Min Jin Lee, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Pachinko_Author_Min_Jin_Lee.mp3
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Welcome to the first Writer’s Bone podcast of 2018!

Today’s guest is Jardine Libaire, author of White Fur. Libaire’s second novel is a truly unforgettable and original love story, one that starts with a shotgun in a hotel room. The author talked to Daniel Ford at the end of 2017 about her origins as a storyteller, her decision to get an MFA, what inspired White Fur, and plenty of great writing advice that will have you fired up to pick up a pen.

To learn more about Jardine Libaire, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter @Jardineraven.

This episode is sponsored by OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_249_White_Fur_Author_Jardine_Libaire.mp3
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