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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

David Williams, author of the debut novel, When the English Fall, on KUCI-FM in Irvine

David Williams, author of When the English Fall, an epistolary dystopian novel that takes place in Lancaster, PA, after a solar storm disrupts all technology, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about getting an agent and how Nanowrimo helped.

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(Broadcast date: October 4, 2017)

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Nathan Englander and Alisyn Camerota on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine

Novelist and short story writer Nathan Englander joins Marrie to talk about his latest "turducken" of a novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth. They chat about humor, how the personal becomes universal, the benefits of writing as an ex-pat, and how to write intentional chaos.

In the second half, CNN correspondent and novelist Alisyn Camerota joins to talk about her debut, Amanda Wakes Up. She talks about writing what you know, how she did (or did not) predict the 2016 election, her thoughts on how journalism has changed, and the magic of writing 5 minutes a day.

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(Broadcast date: September 20, 2017)

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution, on KUCI-FM 88.9 in Irvine

Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution, and Barbara DeMarco-Barrett talk about typewriters, why they're becoming popular again, and why writers should give them a chance.

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(Broadcast date: Sept. 27, 2017)

Friday, September 22, 2017

Nathan Hill, Author of The Nix, on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine, Calif.

Novelist Nathan Hill, author of The Nix, joins Marrie for the hour. They talk politics, betrayal, what we owe each other and what we don't, how history repeats itself, writing over the course of a decade, weird Amazon reviews, and much, much more.

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(Broadcast date: September 6, 2017)

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Mystery author Wendy Corsi Staub on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine, CA

Wendy Corsi Staub, mystery author with more than 75 books to her credit, talks with B. DeMarco-Barrett about writing mystery and suspense fiction, and her path to becoming a NYT bestselling author. Staub will be a keynote presenter at Ladies of Intrigue, sponsored by the Orange County chapter of Sisters in Crime, on Oct. 1, 2017. More info here.

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(Broadcast date: Sept. 13, 2017)