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Saturday, February 09, 2019

Tom Barbash on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Tom Barbash, novelist and short story writer, joins Marrie Stone for the hour to discuss his latest novel, The Dakota Winters. Tom shares his research, his background in journalism, his secret to creating compelling short stories and more. We learn a little about John Lennon, and a lot about Tom, in this informative and fun 58 minutes.

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(Broadcast date: February 6, 2019)

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Pam Houston with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek: Finding Hope in the High Country, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about writing on airplanes, setting, balancing life with writing, finding structure, and more.

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(Jan. 30, 2019)

Monday, January 28, 2019

Tim O'Brien joins Marrie Stone on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Iconic Vietnam War novelist and short story writer Tim O'Brien (author of The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods, Going After Cacciato, and more) joins Marrie Stone for the hour to talk about memory, truth, storytelling, mortality and more. O'Brien shares his philosophy that the sound of the story—its cadence, rhythm, and music—should be its guiding principle. He also discusses his revisitation of Hemingway's work and the powerful persistence of childhood memories.

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(Broadcast date: January 23, 2019)

Friday, January 18, 2019

David R. Gillham and Janet Clare with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

David R. Gillham, author of Annelies, a novel based on Anne Frank and who would she might have been had she lived, and Janet Clare, author of the novel, Time is the Longest Distance, about a woman who learns her father is an Aussie, and goes to find him, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on this latest episode of Writers on Writing.

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(Broadcast date: January 16, 2019)

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Jenn Stroud Rossmann and June Casagrande on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Debut novelist Jenn Stroud Rossmann joins Marrie Stone to talk about her novel, The Place You're Supposed to Laugh. She shares her insights on how she unpacked the novel, writing from a young, black male's point of view, and how her work as a mechanical engineer and professor feeds her fiction.

In the second half, June Casagrande shares her insights and wisdom into grammar and syntax with her latest book, The Joy of Syntax: A Simple Guide to All the Grammar You Know You Should Know. She discusses common mistakes writers make, how to play with syntax in fiction, good examples of bad writing, and more.

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(Broadcast date: January 9, 2019)