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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Jonathan Lethem & Deborah Gaal on Writers on Writing, 88.9 FM, at UC-Irvine

Jonathan Lethem, author of The Feral Detective, and Deborah Gaal, author of The Dream Stitcher, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing.

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(Broadcast date: Nov. 21, 2018)

Friday, November 16, 2018

Marie Lu and Rita Dragonette with Marrie Stone on Writers on Writing, KUCI 88.9FM

Young adult writer Marie Lu returns to "Writers on Writing" to talk with Marrie Stone about her latest duology, Warcross and Wildcard. She talks about the intersection between video gaming and her novels, how to build a compelling world, how her sketchbooks help her build character, and more.

In the second half, debut novelist Rita Dragonette joins to discuss her novel The Fourteenth of September. In addition to talking about the impact of the Vietnam War on her life, she discusses the difficulties of writing a novel over the course of 12 years, mining your own life as a starting point in fiction, the role of critique groups in her writing and more.

The interviews were pre-recorded and ran longer than the allotted on-air time. To access the longer interviews, click on the links below the podcast.

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(Broadcast date: November 14, 2018)

Monday, November 12, 2018

Hallie Ephron and Lisa Brackmann talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing

Hallie Ephron, author of You'll Never Know, Dear, and Lisa Brackmann, author of Black Swan Rising, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing mysteries and suspense. 

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(Broadcast date: Nov. 7, 2018)

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Marcus Zusak and Lisa Unger on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM, with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

Marcus Zusak, author of Bridge of Clay and The Book Thief, and Lisa Unger, author of Under My Skin, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing.

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(Broadcast date: 10/24/2018)

Thursday, November 01, 2018

Rick Moody joins Marrie Stone on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM, Irvine

Rick Moody, author of The Ice Storm, Hotels of North America, and Demonology (among many other works), joins Marrie Stone to talk about taking risks, the importance of playing with form, stoking creativity, living in the world in an artist in today's America, and more.

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(Broadcast date: October 31, 2018)