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A podcast for the conversationalist. Aspiring writers, best-selling scribes, and award-winning screenwriters confront existential dread and writing angst! On our show, you can listen to your favorite authors, screenwriters, and storytellers, as well as learn about new rising stars.

Jul 29, 2016

Washington Post national security reporter Joby Warrick, who won a Pulitzer Prize for Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS, talks to Daniel Ford about why he pursued journalism, what led to the rise of al-Zarqawi and ISIS, and the value of debating foreign policy issues during a Presidential campaign.

Jul 26, 2016

Kat Howard, author of Rose and Rot, talks to Sean Tuohy about getting bit by “a radioactive fairy tale,” her writing process, and what inspired her debut novel.

Jul 22, 2016

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong, author of The New York Times best-seller Seinfeldia, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her to write the book, the blurred line between reality and the show, and what television show is next on her agenda.

Jul 20, 2016

“Star Trek Beyond” screenwriter Doug Jung talks to Sean Tuohy about writing with Simon Pegg, balancing fan service with telling a good story, characters he loved writing for, and how a tight deadline kept the writing process on track.

Jul 18, 2016

Horror authors Joe Hill, Kat Howard, Thomas Olde Heuvelt, and Paul Tremblay talk to Daniel Ford and Sean Tuohy before their recent appearance at Brookline Booksmiths in Brookline, Mass.

The panel discusses how they got into storytelling, why they decided to dive into the horror genre, and what inspired their recent novels.