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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.

Jun 27, 2016

Grant Blackwood, author of the Briggs Tanner series, co-author of the Fargo Adventure Series with Clive Cussler, co-author of the Tucker Wayne series with James Rollins, and co-author of Dead or Alive with Tom Clancy, talks to Sean Tuohy about his path to writing, his approach to Jack Ryan Jr. and the Tom...

Jun 24, 2016

Faith Salie, Emmy-winning contributor to “CBS News Sunday,” a panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me,” host of PBS's, “Science Goes To The Movies,” and author of Approval Junkie, talks to Sean Tuohy about what inspired her to write a book, why she loved playing with an unlimited word count, and how...

Jun 22, 2016

Today, we welcome two of founders of The Queens Bookshop Initiative, whose aim is to bring a second bookstore back to Queens, N.Y.

As of this recording, the group's Kickstarter campaign has raised close to $69,000 of its $70,000 goal with 28 hours to go. Time is running out, so if you haven't done so already, donate...

Jun 20, 2016

J. Todd Scott, author of The Far Empty, talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired him to start writing, his path to publishing his debut novel, his music and bourbon recommendations, and his advice to other up-and-coming authors.

Jun 17, 2016

Paul Tremblay, author of A Head Full of Ghosts and Disappearance at Devil’s Rock (available June 21), talks to Daniel Ford about coming late to the writing party, his scattershot writing process, and what it’s like to scare the hell out of Stephen King.