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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Lisa See & Jojo Moyes

New York Times bestselling author Lisa See talks with Marrie about her latest novel, China Dolls, finding inspiration, research, and the complicated world of female friendships.  In the second half, Jojo Moyes discusses her novel, One Plus One, compelling characters, difficult points of view, and the drawbacks and advanges of social media for authors.

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(Broadcast date: July 2, 2014)

Sunday, July 20, 2014

David James Poissant & Emma Straub

Marrie Stone talks with short story writer David James Poissant (Jamie), author of the debut collection The Heaven of Animals about collections based around a theme, finding the point of entry into a story, experimental fiction, and much more.  In the second half, novelist Emma Straub, author of The Vacationers, talks about coming from a legacy of writing, the importance of place, and how her novel came together in four short months.

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(Broadcast date: June 25, 2014)

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Sandra Tsing Loh and Courtney Maum on Writers on Writing

Nicole talks to writer and performer Sandra Tsing Loh about her latest memoir The Madwoman in the Volvo: My Year of Raging Hormones, discovering that her voice was better suited to personal stories rather than fiction, and the differences between writing for radio compared to print. Then debut fiction author Courtney Maum discusses her novel I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You and its circuitous journey to publication, how work experience as a corporate namer drove her to change the book's title from its original, The Blue Bear, and how writers are sometimes better off stepping away from the computer and social media.  

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(Broadcast date: July 9, 2014)

Thursday, July 10, 2014

David Fuller & Boris Fishman

Marrie Stone talks with David Fuller, author of Sundance, about enduring characters, generating ideas, and knowing when to pull the plug on ideas that don't work.  In the second half, Boris Fishman, author of A Replacement Life, talks about characters, craft, and revision.

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(Broadcast date: June 11, 2014)